kirkjutíund (ON) kirknatíund (ON) noun

The church-tithe. Signifies the one quarter of the annual tithes in Iceland which went to churches. Of the remaining three quarters, one quarter each was apportioned to the poor, the bishop and priests.

tithe for churches OIce Grg Tíg 258
OIce KRA 15

CV; Fritzner; Hertzberg

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