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
fire-wolf ONorw GuL Llb Refs:

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

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/698
    (05/26/2022)