manndrápsþing (ON) noun

A þing ‘assembly’ summoned at killings, presumably at a þing location close to the scene of the killing or to the home of the accused. All householders receiving a summons were obliged to participate.


assembly held on account of a murder ONorw GuL Tfb
manslaughter assembly OIce Kge 34 Refs:

KLNM s.v. ting; Jón Viðar Sigurðsson, 2015

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/3512
    (04/20/2024)