On Christopher Oram's darkly minimal set, Russell Beale's thane is similarly subtle - not the world's most obvious warrior, certainly, but one who has a quiet, coiled energy.
He is more thane than prince, for his position here has always been that of able warlord.
Immediately afterwards comes the news that the king has created Macbeth thane of Cawdor.
The room suggested men, and Margaret, keen to derive the modern capitalist from the warriors and hunters of the past, saw it as an ancient guest-hall, where the lord sat at meat among his thanes .
In Scotland such shires were administered by a class of ministerial tenants known as thanes .
The Klar, a thanedom of hill dwarves, were subjugated by the Hylar following the Dwarfgate War, and many now act as servants to the Hylar, though they have their own underground city on the banks of the Urkhan Sea.
The name of Banff, by which the family was afterwards ennobled, seems to be derived from the ancient thanedom of Boyne.
The Capital of Throndheim, Sudania, is the largest of these thanedoms ; it is the traditional seat of power of the royal family, and the King is also Thane of Sudania.
This province originally separated itself from the unification of thanedoms that later became Nordland to join with the province Mekia and form the realm of Mekia.
It was widely believed by the common people that before 1066 the Anglo-Saxon inhabitants of this country had lived as free and equal citizens, giving allegiance to kings, earls, and thanes democratically and conditionally.