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An Alderman was a high ranking civilian official in the country of Kashkur. A council of them ran the town of Anvegad, and had the authority to marry people.[1]

HistoryEdit

Siege of Anvil GateEdit

During the Siege of Anvil Gate, Alderman Buyal Casani led the council of Aldermen in the town. He co-ordinated with Captain Ranald Sander and Lt. Victor Hoffman to keep the civilian population calm and organized.[2] One of the Aldermen later married Sgt. Samuel Byrne and Sheraya Byrne.[3] As the civilian leaders of the town, the Aldermen were also expected to carry out legal punishments, however Casani refused to execute a man who had stolen rations from the garrison.[4]

Known AldermenEdit

Behind the ScenesEdit

Alderman is a member of a municipal assembly or council in many jurisdictions founded upon English law. The term may be titular, denoting a high-ranking member of a borough or county council, or denote a council member chosen by the elected members themselves rather than by popular vote.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Gears of War: Anvil Gate pg 240
  2. Gears of War: Anvil Gate pg 224-225
  3. Gears of War: Anvil Gate pg 226, 240
  4. Gears of War: Anvil Gate pg 407-412
  5. "Alderman". Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary. 2010. <http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alderman>. 2010. http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alderman. Retrieved 11 January 2010. 

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