contender for the throne
Duke Harcourt is the lord of Nent. He seems to have a deep-seated distrust of arcane magic. It goes so far that he began arresting all arcane casters in Nent, including Ashaurok.
He has stripped House Harkshire of all their lands and titles, and has …
Baron Edwards is the lord of Mensington. There is really not much known about him.
Mensington is a socially stratified city with arcane spellcasters as the high caste, and non-casters (called Mundanes) as the low caste.