innestkone (ODan) noun

The female equivalent of the male innestman (see innismaþer) appears concerning her responsibility for stolen goods found behind locks, to which she, presumably, had the keys.


tenant’s wife ODan JyL 2

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/2498
    (05/23/2024)