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Duchy

A duchy is a country, territory, fief, or domain ruled by a duke or duchess. Dukes are the rulers of the provinces, the superiors of the counts and the highest-ranking peers of the king.

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Old holm oaks

No domain.
This action takes place on one of the following buildings: Organization seats / Public buildings / Seigneurial residence. You are currently on a building of type: Holm oaks.

Promote

Sphere: temporal. 480 arpents.  25000. This action takes place in one of the following buildings: Organization seats / Public buildings / Seigneurial residence. Required skills and resources:

This upgrade is possible from the following types of organizations: Landgraviate / County palatine / Margraviate / Marquisate / County. Minimum number of vassals: 4. Can be a direct vassal of: Empire / Holy See / Kingdom / Tsardom. Requires approval of the following characters:

  • At least one of the superiors of the organization having one of the following titles: King / Tsar / Emperor.

Claim

This action takes place in one of the following buildings: Public buildings / Organization seats / Seigneurial residence / Places of worship.

Requires approval of the following characters:

  • All heirs having precedence over the claimant; they don't need to be present at the scene of the action and can give their consent from afar.

New seat

The seat of this organization can be moved in a radius of 480 arpents. This action takes place in one of the following buildings: Organization seats / Public buildings / Seigneurial residence.

Requires approval of the following characters:

  • The owner of the territorial organization.

Vassals

Direct vassals: Marquisate, County, District, City, Barony, Lordship, Town, Abbey, Priory. Minimum: 4. Maximum: 8. The vassal and the suzerain both pay a surtax equal to 4% of the vassalage tax every 1000 arpents of distance.

Independence tax: 10%.

Duke

Head of the duchy. The Duke can appoint a seneschal and a treasurer. He manages the ducal domain and supervises military operations throughout the Duchy.

Duke
Honorary predicate: The Most Noble / His Grace.
Oral address: Your Grace / Dear Duke / Duke / Sir.

Duchess
Honorary predicate: The Most Noble / Her Grace.
Oral address: Your Grace / Dear Duchess / Duchess / Madam.

×7. . Vassals: . Appointments: Seneschal, Treasurer, Lieutenant general. Skills: Leadership 5/lvl, Management 3/lvl, Ceremony 3/lvl, Melee combat 3/lvl, Hunting 3/lvl.

Claim

This action takes place in one of the following buildings: Public buildings / Organization seats / Seigneurial residence / Places of worship. Required skills and resources:

Requires approval of the following characters:

  • All heirs having precedence over the claimant; they don't need to be present at the scene of the action and can give their consent from afar.

Duke consort

Spouse, with no particular function in the duchy.

Duke consort
Honorary predicate: His Grace.
Oral address: Your Grace / Dear Duke / Duke / Sir.

Duchess consort
Honorary predicate: Her Grace.
Oral address: Your Grace / Dear Duchess / Duchess / Madam.

×6.5. . Vassals: .

Marriage

This action takes place in one of the following buildings: Places of worship. Required skills and resources:

Requires approval of the following characters:

  • At least one character having one of the following titles: Pope / Patriarch / High priest / Primate / Archbishop / Bishop / Archdeacon / Dean / Priest, from the same spiritual obedience as the domain (excommunicated characters are ignored).

Seneschal

The seneschal has all the rights to manage the domain alongside the lord. This title must be granted to a character of confidence, able to react in his absence.

Seneschal
Oral address: Lord Seneschal / Sir.

Seneschal
Oral address: Lady Seneschal / Madam.

×4. . Skills: Management 4/lvl.

Appointment

This action takes place in one of the following buildings: Organization seats / Public buildings / Seigneurial residence / Places of worship. Required skills and resources:

Maximum number of recipients: 1.

Treasurer

Manages organization finances, expenses and revenues. The treasurer also has access to the purchase and sale of resources.

Treasurer
Oral address: Lord Treasurer / Sir.

Treasurer
Oral address: Lady Treasurer / Madam.

×4. . Skills: Management 4/lvl.

Appointment

This action takes place in one of the following buildings: Organization seats / Public buildings / Seigneurial residence / Places of worship. Required skills and resources:

Maximum number of recipients: 1.

Lieutenant general

Second in command of the army. The lieutenant general supervises military operations alongside the lord. He is the equivalent of a provincial marshal.

Lieutenant general
Oral address: General.

Lieutenant general
Oral address: General.

×4. . Vassals: . Skills: Leadership 3/lvl, Melee combat 2/lvl.

Appointment

This action takes place in one of the following buildings: Organization seats / Public buildings / Seigneurial residence / Places of worship. Required skills and resources:

Maximum number of recipients: 2.

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