inlænding (OSw) noun

A collective tax of 40 marker from each hæraþ (q.v.) given to a newly elected king arriving in the province (possibly only Östergötland) on his journey through the realm (OSw eriksgata). In MEL the right, granted by the king, for a violator of the king’s sworn peace (see eþsöre) to return to the kingdom after paying 40 marker.

provincial tax OSw ÖgL Db
right to return to the kingdom OSw MEL Eb Refs:

KLNM s.v. eriksgata; Schlyter s.v. inlænding

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