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  • Ferd

    The Ferd is the militia of an Anglian kingdom, composed of all able-bodied men. The Ferd practices several times per year when not otherwise called into service, and its members are provided with food, tents, spears, and supplies, but no mounts, armor, …

  • Gesith

    A Gesith is a companion of a Cyning, or King, in Anglian and Saxon noble society. Eventually, this title would be replaced by Thegn. It is the approximate equivalent of a Baron in Norman England, the noble ruler of a shire or sæte and vassal of a King.

  • Icling

    The Iclingas ("EACH-ling-ahs) are the royal house of the Anglian Kingdoms of Mercia and East Anglia, as well as ealdormen and leaders of their Sætan (sub-kingdom tribes, literally "dwellers"). It is rumored that there is a strain of lycanthropy which …

  • Eoredmenn

    Eoredmenn, sometimes called "Eormenn", are the devastating shock troops of the Angles. At long range, they fire arrows. At medium range, they grasp lances handed them by their gar-cnihts (squires) and charge, braced for impact by the use of heavy-duty …

  • Merewalh

    Lord Merewalh is the son of King Penda and Queen Cynewise. His realm, Magonsæte, takes up the northwestern corner of the Kingdom of Mercia, occupying much of what was once the Welsh Kingdom of Powys. His lands, though not very productive and …

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