Duke/Duchess is a title of honour, often hereditary. It is below High King or High Queen in rank and above Count. The Dukes of the Kingdom of Vornair have pledged their fealty to the High King Evelake I of Clan Rhyne. Dukes manage the Duchy of the Kingdom of Vornair, capable of calling upon their vassals and fielding their own armies for the protection of their lands and the Kingdom of Vornair. Dukes are frequently called upon to advise the High King.