morþgæld (OSw) mordgæld (OSw) morgiald (OSw) morþgiald (OSw) morþgælld (OSw) noun

atonement for murder OSw KrL DbI
OSw MEL DbI

compensation for murder OSw DL Mb
OSw SdmL Mb
OSw UL Äb, Mb
OSw VmL Äb, Mb

frankpledge fine OSw MEL Rb
murder fine OSw ÖgL Db Rb

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/3684
    (05/23/2024)