Gif þegen geþeáh, ðæt he wearþ to eorle, ðonne wæs he syððan eorlrihtes weorþe
if a thane thrived, that he became an earl, then he was thenceforth worthy of an earl's right,
- L. R. 5 ;
- Th. i. 192, 8.
Bosworth, Joseph. “eorl-riht.” In An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary Online, edited by Thomas Northcote Toller, Christ Sean, and Ondřej Tichy. Prague: Faculty of Arts, Charles University, 2014. https://bosworthtoller.com/9531.Checked: 1