"I will not rise without your blessing, nevertheless," said the ealdorman.
These are the ealdorman or earl, and the scirgerefa or sheriff.
But the castle of the youthful ealdorman Oswald could not be taken without siege operations.
The other was Eanulf the ealdorman, and as I entered he rose up and faced me.
The ealdorman Wulfheard gathered together the levy of fighting men, attacked the host, and put it to flight with great slaughter.
I say with the ealdorman, let us up and drive them out, showing them what Saxons are made of.
Ulfketyl, the ealdorman, gave them much money, hoping to buy peace from the merciless pagans.
And many said that Osric should be the man, for he was an ealdorman of Dorset.
Nunna had fallen in the hour of triumph, and Sigebald, the ealdorman, was lost to Dorset also.
If any of this happens before a king's ealdorman's junior, or a king's priest, 30s.