leiðarþing (ON) noun

A þing ‘assembly’ held in autumn in each OIce district known as sýsla (ON) (see sysel), where its leader (ON sýslumaðr, see sysluman), informed the inhabitants of events at the preceding alþingi (ON) ‘General Assembly’.

autumn assembly OIce Þfb 7 Refs:

Jón Viðar Sigurðsson 2015; KLNM s.v. leið

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/3170