manntalsþing (ON) noun

An assembly held to number the men available for service in the naval levy, and to prepare the muster lists. It was held each year, probably at some time between 15 May and 15 June.

levy census assembly ONorw FrL Leb 8
mustering thing ONorw GuL Tfb, Leb
spring county meeting ONorw FrL Intr 17 Refs:

Helle 2001, 83; Jón Viðar Sigurðsson 2015, 17−24; KLNM s.v. ting; Robberstad 1981, 394

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