minnungamæn (pl.) (OSw) noun

Men who verified ownership, particularly of land and boundary markers between villages, probably as a reminiscence of an old oral legal custom.


men with (good) memory OSw HL Kkb, Jb, Blb Refs:

Brink 2010b, 132; Brink 2014a; SL HL, 280 note 39

Citation
  • ‘minnungamæn (pl.)’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/3621
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