Definition of Wergeld

1. Noun. (archaic) In Anglo-Saxon and Frisian customary law, a reparative payment, usually demanded by the surviving kindred of a person guilty of homicide, according to the victim's rank. ¹



2. Noun. (context: paganism) recompense. In current usage in Heathenry. ¹

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Definition of Wergeld

1. a price paid for the taking of a man's life in Anglo-Saxon law [n -S]

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wergeld (current term)
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