hæraþshöfþingi (OSw) noun

The hæraþshöfþingi was the ordinary judge at the hæraþsþing (q.v.); he also had some executive obligations.


{hæraþshöfþingi} OSw ÖgL Eb, Db
alderman OSw KrL Kgb Jb Bb Kmb Rb Eb Hb DbI DbII SmbI SmbII Tb Add
OSw MEL Kgb Jb Bb Rb Eb Hb SmbI Tb

district principal OSw ÄVgL Md, Slb, Tb
OSw YVgL Kkb, Frb, Drb, Tb, Jb, Föb, Utgb, Add

judge of the {hæraþ} OSw ÖgL Gb, Bb Refs:

KLNM s.v. häradshövding

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/2413
    (02/29/2024)