brennuvargr (ON) noun

There is no mention of a fatal outcome for the crime committed by a brennuvargr. According to GuL the punishment could be outlawry and loss of all property.

arson-wolf ONorw EidsL 50.13
arsonist OIce Llb 30
ONorw MLL Llb 28

fire-wolf ONorw GuL Llb Refs:

KLNM s.v. mordbrand; ONP s.v. brennuvargr

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