Í Íslendingabók er m.a. getið um Alþingi: “A man who owned land in Bláskógar had been outlawed for the murder of a slave; he was called Þórir kroppinskeggi. …
thingvellir-901The land afterwards became public property, and the people of the country set it apart for the use of the Althing. Because of that, there is common land there to provide the Althing with wood from the forests and pasture for grazing horses on the heaths.”

Sjá meira undir Frásagnir.