Definition of Eorls
1. eorl [n] - See also: eorl
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eorls
Literary usage of Eorls
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Short Constitutional History of England by Henry St. Clair Feilden (1895)
"The word Atheling, (Ethel), at first denoted any one of noble blood, but, with the rise of the thegns and the consequent absorption of the eorls (infra), ..."
2. The Monks of the West, from St. Benedict to St. Bernard by Charles Forbes Montalembert, Aurélien Courson (1872)
"... and the eorls; individual independence and aristocratic federation; fusion of the two races. — The conquered Britons lose the Christian faith. ..."
3. Introduction to the Study of English History by Samuel Rawson Gardiner, James Bass Mullinger (1881)
"Thi eorls superseded by the Thegns. neighbour, but to be protected, without the burden of constantly being called out for military service in the most ..."