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A Norse land owner, or [[chieftain]]. As opposed to a [[King]], or church backed official, a Jarl is master of his lands, so long as his family and oath sworn men will follow him. Gold chain bound, and word oath sworn men of the Over-King. Each a Lord and Master of his Hall, and all that dwell within. Bound to master men of war, and make war for [[King]] and Glory. Ring-givers all.
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A '''jarl''' is a [[Norse]] land owner, or [[chieftain]]. As opposed to a [[King]] or a [[church]]-backed official, a Jarl is master of his lands, so long as his family and oath-sworn men will follow him. [[Gold]] chain-bound, and word oath-sworn men of the Over-King, each is a [[Lord]] and Master of his Hall, and all that dwell within.
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=== Jarls in the SCA ===
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In the [[SCA]], Jarl is an accepted [[alternate title]] for a [[Count]].
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Latest revision as of 21:20, 20 February 2011

A jarl is a Norse land owner, or chieftain. As opposed to a King or a church-backed official, a Jarl is master of his lands, so long as his family and oath-sworn men will follow him. Gold chain-bound, and word oath-sworn men of the Over-King, each is a Lord and Master of his Hall, and all that dwell within.

Jarls in the SCA

In the SCA, Jarl is an accepted alternate title for a Count.