Note 082
From Chapter 38 of the Decline & Fall

In his original edict published at Lyons (A.D. 501), Gundobald establishes and justifies the use of judicial combat. (Leg. Burgund. tit. xlv. in tom. iii. p. 267, 268.) Three hundred years afterwards, Agobard, bishop of Lyons, solicited Lewis the Pious to abolish the law of an Arian tyrant (in tom. vi. p. 356-358). He relates the conversation of Gundobald and Avitus.

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