kirkjumáldagi (ON) noun

An agreement or contract for a certain church containing a register of its properties, rights and obligations. When property was endowed to a church, these agreements were drawn up by the heirs of the property owner and the bishop. An announcement of the terms had to be made at the General Assembly or the spring assembly.

agreements on church endowment OIce Grg Tíg 268 Refs:

Cederschiöld 1887; CV; Fritzner

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