The Marshallate

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Earl Marshal

The Earl Marshal is one of the eight Great Officers of Lochac. They are the principal martial officer of the Crown, and the Head of the Marshallate and they are responsible for:

  1. Development of the new combat standards of the Kingdom as required.
  2. Encouraging the development of chivalry on the field.
  3. Maintenance, publication and enforcement of the Kingdom standards for construction and use of weapons and armour.

The Earl Marshal shall be a warranted marshal in the Kingdom.

Deputies to the Earl Marshal

The Earl Marshal, in consultation with the Crown, appoints five of the the Lesser Kingdom Officers as their deputies in the areas of rapier, archery, equestrian and heavy combat. The Earl Marshal can appoint other deputies with specific duties, such as Seige, and Youth Combat. The Earl Marshal may subsume one or more of these roles into their own office should they so desire.

Deputy Earl Marshal for Heavy Combat

The Heavy Combat Marshal is one of the ten Lesser Kingdom Officers. They serve under the Earl Marshal and are responsible for:

  1. Encouraging the development of combat standards and chivalry on the field in all actions in Lochac involving heavy combat or its derivatives, in cooperation with the Marshallate.
  2. The maintenance and enforcement of the Kingdom of Lochac's standards for construction and use of heavy infantry weapons and heavy infantry armour.

Deputy Earl Marshal for Rapier

The Rapier Marshal is one of the ten Lesser Kingdom Officers. They serve under the Earl Marshal and are responsible for:

  1. Encouraging the development of combat standards and chivalry on the field in all actions in Lochac involving rapier combat or its derivatives, in cooperation with the Marshallate
  2. The maintenance and enforcement of the Kingdom of Lochac's standards for construction and use of rapier combat weapons and armour.

Deputy Earl Marshal for Archery

The Archery Marshal is one of the ten Lesser Kingdom Officers. They serve under the Earl Marshal and are responsible for:

  1. Encouraging the development of combat standards and chivalry on the field in all actions in Lochac involving archery and other projectile weapons, in cooperation with the Marshallate.
  2. The maintenance and enforcement of the Kingdom of Lochac's standards for construction and use of projectile weapons and armour for plumed combatants.

Deputy Earl Marshal for Equestrian

The Equestrian Marshal is one of the ten Lesser Kingdom Officers. They serve under the Earl Marshal and are responsible for:

  1. Encouraging the development of combat standards and chivalry on the field in all actions involving Equestrian martial arts or its derivatives, in cooperation with the Marshallate.
  2. The maintenance and enforcement of the Kingdom of Lochac's standards for construction and use of equestrian martial equipment.

Deputy Earl Marshal for Siege

Deputy Earl Marshal for Youth Combat

Keeper of the Lists

The Keeper of the Lists is one of the ten Lesser Kingdom Officers. They serve under the Earl Marshal and are responsible for:

  1. The organisation and coordination of tournaments as directed by the Crown and in cooperation with the College of Heralds and the Marshallate.
  2. Maintaining the records and results of combats in the whole of Lochac including target archery.
  3. Maintaining the list and documentation pertaining to Lochac's authorised participants in armoured fighting, combat archery (and other projectile weapons), rapier combat and equestrian activities.