The aim of Menota is to preserve and publish medieval texts in digital form and to adapt and develop encoding standards necessary for... East Nordic is roughly the language of Denmark and Sweden, West Nordic that of Norway and later of Iceland. The right to demand regular contributions from the population was the most important economic prerogative of lordship in medieval society. DESC SOURCE.
Speculum 87 (4):1261-1262 (2012). The Nordic Model and the Estonian Political Discourse.