The custodian of the forces of the royal duchy.
The holder of Dragon's Crossing and as such the one given the duties of maintaining the monument therein dedicated to the Battle of Dragon's Crossing.
The Duke of Arescod is also the King of Ascalon. The Duchy is his personal demesne from which he levies direct taxes.
The Duchy of Arescod is the seat where the Kings of Ascalon have since long reigned. These lands are their home and birthplace, and seen as sacred due to the springs of the Bakavis river sprouting from them.