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Earl of Flandrisborg

Gorgun was the Earl of Flandrisborg under Arthur.

A member of the nobility. The title earl is Anglo-Saxon and is the same as the Scandinavian jarl (‘chieftain’), they ruled their territories in a king’s stead. During the medieval times, in Scandinavia, the title was replaced with hertig, duke, which later on became equivalent with Count on the Continent.