landráð (ON) noun

Landráð ‘high treason’ was one of the most serious crimes, on a par with murder and pledge breaking. See GuL ch. 132.


betrayal against one’s land OIce Mah 4
high treason OIce Js Mah 5
ONorw GuL Tfb, Leb

treason OIce Mah 2, 24 Þjb 19
ONorw FrL KrbA 46 Mhb 4 Bvb 1
Refs:

KLNM s.v.v. edgärdsman, fredløshed, konfiskation, majestätsförbrytelse

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/3057
    (02/22/2024)