naþir (OSw) nathe (ODan) noun

The king could pardon an arsonist (ODan JyL) and execute an excommunicate who refused to ask for forgiveness (OSw HL), and parents could show mercy to a daughter who went against their choice of husband (OSw SdmL).


forgiveness OSw HL Kkb
mercy ODan JyL 3
ODan SkBL
OSw KrL Kgb DbI Add
OSw MEL Kgb DbI
OSw MESt Rb DbI Dob
OSw SdmL Gb

pardon OSw MEL Kgb
OSw MESt Kgb

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/3777
    (05/22/2024)