bæsingr (ON) noun

A ‘cribling’; an illegitimate child born to a mother under penalty of full outlawry (a child born to an outlawed father was known as a vargdropi).


cribling OIce Grg Arþ 118 Refs:

CV; Fritzner; GrgTr II:7; ONP; KLNM s.v. oäkta barn

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/860
    (07/03/2022)