LögréttaOld Icelandic Dictionary - lögrétta
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "lögrétta" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
lögrétta Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) the legislature in the Icelandic Commonwealth; also the place where the legislative sittings were held; ganga til lögréttu, to proceed to the ~;
- 2) in Norway, and also in Iceland after the union with Norway, public court of law.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᚴᚱᛁᛏᛏᛅ
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