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From: Gary Erickson <>
Subject: Re: Translation Please?
Date: Sun, 09 Sep 2007 20:23:17 GMT
Oi! Kan du si meg inntil hvilket år i Norge var disse sakene?
Dette var en god beskrivelse, en god forklaring. Takk.
Helmer Christiansen (Oncable.dk) wrote:
> There was a distiction between lejermaal and hor (=adultery).
> In a _Lejermaal_ both man and woman were unmarried. They were punished with
> a fine of 3/4 pound of silver for the man and half the amount for the woman
> (Christian V's Danish Law 6-13-1 from 1683. Probably the same rule applied
> in his Norwegian Law). Soldiers were exempted from lejermaal fines if it was
> a first time offence. If the couple later married the fines were reduced.
> _Hor_ was adultery committed by married people. Third time offence punished
> by death. The man beheaded and the woman put in a sack and drowned (DL