An earl is a member of the nobility among some of the early Norreni, though they were properly pronounced as jarl. The earl/jarl is usually seen as a chieftain of a particular territory.

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A Jarl is a title held by a territorial chieftain in Viking Age Scandinavia, ranking only below a Konung (king). Originally, the word simply referred to the ruling class, above karls (free men) and thralls (slaves). Eventually it developed into a title roughly similar to a duke.

Jarl is an Norse cognate of Earl.

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