“The Earl Marshal is responsible for overseeing the conduct of all martial arts activities, including but not limited to tournament lists, wars, combat archery, and fencing, as well as such related activities as scouting and target archery. The Earl Marshal bears primary responsibility for promoting both the safety and the authenticity of the martial arts in the kingdom, but works with other officers in their areas of mutual interest.” (Corpora, Article VII.D)
In Ealdormere, all group marshals report to the Earl Marshal. The Earl Marshal supervises the other Kingdom marshals, mediates disputes over rules and conduct, and implements changes to the Rules of the List. The Earl Marshal directly supervises both melee combat and tourney combat. He or she runs Crown Tournament.