- "He was the brains behind King Maric's armies and drove out those damned Orlesians. King Maric rewarded him by making him a Teyrn. Can you imagine? A commoner became a high nobleman just like that."
―One of Loghain's personal guards, about Teyrn Loghain Mac Tir
Despite his common birth, Loghain was elevated to nobility by his friend King Maric Theirin and given the title and chose the name "Mac Tir" for his family's new noble house in acknowledgement for his service during the rebellion against the Orlesian Empire.