myrþrung, f.n: murder, homicide. (MURTH-rung / ˈmɝɹθ-ɹʌŋ)

Walters Art Museum: The murder of Thomas Becket in the Carrow Psalter. English, ca. 1250.
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2 thoughts on “myrþrung

  1. Reblogged this on babbitman and commented:
    This seems an appropriate Old English word to re-blog, having recently written my ode to the thorn character (þ = th) and discussed murder and manslaughter on Amie’s blog (I used to work on homicides in a former career)…


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