Jarl (plural jarls)
(historical) A Scandinavian noble; Earl (poetic) a highborn, noble or warrior.
Hird (plural hirds)
An informal retinue of personal armed companions, hirdmen or housecarls.
þing or Thing (genitive þings, plural þing)
thing: a regional parliament of nearby clans, traditionally headed by an elected jarl.
Æsir (singular Áss, sometimes Aes)
The principal group of benevolent deities in the Norse pantheon.
Ætt (genitive ættar, plural ættir)
Family, clan, extraction, pedigree
fimbulvetur (genitive singular fimbulvetrar, nominative plural fimbulvetur)
A harsh winter preceding the end of the world. During this time ties of blood will no longer be respected: the next-of-kin will lay together and brothers will kill brothers.
húskarl (plural húskarlar)
(historical) A member of the Scandinavian royal household troops.