She told him that Harold was indeed behaving very foolishly, buying horses and engaging jockeys and surrounding himself with strange men. Lord Mowhurst. In his account of the Gallic Wars, Commentarii de Bello Gallico, Julius Caesar describes a strange event that took place after a hailstorm, and caused. Nude. pact. Under English Common Law, if you are owed £1, you cannot accept 95p in settlement. According to the Master of the Rolls in , Mr Justice.