lønlæghe (ODan) noun

Illegal sexual relations between unmarried people. The woman’s kin prosecuted and her guardian received any fines, which could only be taken once.


intercourse in secrecy ODan JyL 2

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/3461
    (04/15/2024)