The sovereign or royal consort of Aethelmearc, entitled to wear a crown of gold, to be addressed as Your Majesty, to sit the throne of the Kingdom of Aethelmearc and to make awards to their subjects. The Aethelmearc monarch rules in conjunction with their consort and in accordance with Aethelmearc Kingdom Law. See also queen.
The King and Queen of the Aethelmearc Kingdom are chosen by right of combat in a Crown Tournament. The sovereign and consort (A Queen may be the tournament victor making the King their consort) rule as Prince and Princess for six months before ascending the thrones in an elaborate Coronation ceremony.
The first King of Aethelmearc was Yngvar the Dismal.