Mæthlfriþ

The peace of an assembly.

Malefactio

Stolen property.

Malificator

Wrongdoer, evildoer.

Manbote

The payment made to a lord for a killing.

Mánslaga

Murder.

Mánswara

Perjurer.

Mariagium

Dowry.

Maritagium

Marriage.

Messuage

A dwelling house with adjacent land and outbuildings.

Monetarius

Moneyer.

Morgengifu, Morgengyfe

Morning-gift, the gift from husband to wife on the morning after the consummation of a marriage.

Mort d'ancestor

An assize brought by the rightful heir against a person wrongfully taking possession of his or her inheritance after the death of an ancestor (lit. ‘death of ancestor’).

Mundbyrd

Protection, safekeeping.

Murdrator

Murderer.

Murdrum

Murder.