Land-erfðOld Norse Dictionary - land-erfð
Meaning of Old Norse word "land-erfð" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. a law term, if a stranger died in a place, and no lawful heir appeared for three years, the king of the land in which he died took the inheritance, N. G. L. i. 50.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛅᚾᛏ-ᛁᚱᚠᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)