leþsn (OSw) laizn (OGu) ledsn (OSw) lezn (OSw) læzn (OSw) noun

The obligation and ability to trace a disputed object to one who could prove that it was legally acquired, potentially back through several transactions.


finding a guarantor OSw HL Mb
ownership passed from the preceding owner OSw MEL Tb
proof of provenance OSw MESt Rb
OSw UL Mb
OSw VmL Mb

provenance OSw UL Mb, Rb
OSw VmL Mb

tracing OSw BjR
OSw KrL Tb
OSw SdmL Tjdb
OSw YVgL Tb

tracing back to the provenance of a purchase OSw ÖgL Kmb
tracing to an assignor OSw DL Bb, Tjdb
warrant for ownership OGu GL A 37
Expressions:

ræna taks ok leþsnar, ræna taks ok leznar (OSw)

deprive of the right to put matters into the hands of a surety man and permit proof of provenance OSw VmL Mb

Refs:

Schlyter s.v. leþsn

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/3206
    (02/22/2024)