örskotshelgr (ON) örvarskotshelgr (ON) noun

An area of sanctuary or legal immunity determined by the range of a bowshot.


bowshot OIce Grg Klþ 2 Þsþ 52, 62 Lbþ 191, 215 Fjl 222 Hrs 234
OIce Llb 31
OIce Js Lbb 27
OIce KRA 11
Refs:

CV s.v. örskotshelgr; Fritzner s.v. örskotshelgr; Hertzberg s.v. örskotshelgi

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/4059
    (06/23/2024)