Ancher, Peter Kofod

, a Danish lawyer of the eighteenth century, filled several situations of importance in the Danish administration, and about the end of that century bore the title of counsellor of conference. He wrote many elementary works on the civil and criminal law of Denmark, which differs from the Roman in many particulars; but his principal and most learned and useful work, is “The History of Danish law from the time of king Harold to that of Christian V.1769, 3 vols. 8vo, which is in the Danish language. 2


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