handran (OSw) handran (ODan) handrán (ON) noun

Forcefully, though without weapons, taking something, including disputed property, from another person’s hands or custody. The punishment for this offence could be relative to the value of the goods.


forcible seizure from someone’s grasp OIce Grg Vís 86, 87
OIce Llb 44

hand rapine ODan ESjL 2
ODan JyL 2
ODan SkL 167
ODan VSjL 65

hand-robbery ONorw GuL Llb, Tfb
OSw YVgL Rlb, Add

hand-seizure OIce Grg Rsþ 228
OIce Þjb 7, 16

robbery from a person’s hands OSw ÄVgL Rlb Refs:

Hertzberg s.v. handrán; KLNM s.v. ran; Schlyter s.v. handran

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/1996
    (01/30/2023)