Ah, the conflicts… 😏
thew : Old English thēaw – custom, usage; cognate with Old High German thau (later dau), discipline.
witanegemot : advisory council to the king, which also “elected” each new king by acclamation – none could be king without consent of the Witan.
eardland : homeland, native land or region; probably descended from a Proto-Indo-European root meaning “plough-lands” (cf. “ard,” a primitive plough).