hreppsfundr (ON) hreppfundr (ON) noun

A meeting of householders belonging to a commune (ON hreppr). It is thought that this refers to a special meeting of the members convened to deal with communal issues, such as determining who was responsible for maintaining a dependent. Might also refer to a guild meeting (ON gildisfundr).

special commune meeting OIce Grg Hrs 234 Refs:

CV; Fritzner; GAO s.v. hrepp; Grg II:371−72; Jón Jóhannesson 2006, 88; Lýður Björnsson 1972−79: I:47−48, 58−59

  • ‘hreppsfundr’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.