Lords can shift leadership of their alliance to another alliance member. The exchange takes place 72 hours after the decision is reached, and cannot be cancelled.
Lords can appoint any member into an aide who can also accept or reject member applications.
Lords can accept or reject applications from players outside of the alliance.
Lords can expel players who have already joined the alliance. This is done at the lord's discretion, but this power is revoked if the alliance is subjugated into a vassal.