XII. KING FLAVIUS CHINDASVINTH.
A will must be published in the presence of a priest, or of witnesses, within six months.
A written will must be published within six months, either in the presence of a priest or of witnesses. And if anyone suppresses a will through fraud, he shall be compelled to pay as much out of his own property to the beneficiaries of the said will, as they are entitled to according to its provisions.
(trans. S.P. Scott 1910: 69; slightly altered)