frithkøp (ODan) friðkaup (ON) noun

Payment to the king by an offender sentenced to outlawry for the return of his friþer (q.v.).


offer of payment to get the peace back ODan VSjL 53
paying for the peace ODan ESjL 3
payment to get the peace back ODan JyL 2
purchase of peace OIce Mah 4 Refs:

Fritzner s.v. friðkaup; Olesen 2000, 19

Citation
  • ‘frithkøp’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/1466
    (10/01/2022)