danaarver (OSw) dana arf (OSw) dana arff (OSw) noun

An unclaimed inheritance, usually after a foreigner, that was passed on to the king or the bishop.


{danaarver} OSw ÄVgL Äb
OSw DL Gb
OSw HL Mb
OSw UL Kgb, Mb (table of contents only)
OSw VmL Mb

escheat OSw KrL Kgb Äb DbI
OSw MEL Kgb Äb DbI
OSw MESt Äb

inheritance without heirs within the realm OSw ÖgL Äb
unclaimed inheritance OSw SdmL Kgb, Mb, Till Refs:

Brink forthcoming; KLNM s.v. danefæ; SAOB s.v. danaarf; Schlyter s.v. dana arver; Söderwall s.v. dana arver

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/877
    (12/10/2022)