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Archduchy

A archduchy is a territory whose ruler is an archduke or archduchess. The archduke ranks in honour lower than an emperor or a king, but higher than a duke or sovereign prince. Only direct vassals of an [URL=/help/org?type=empire]empire[/URL] can receive this title.

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Domain of Turturpunk
Terra Occidentalis

Regalia: Archducal Hat, Imperial Orb. Requires one of these regalia in the domain.
Prerequisite: Wooden castle / Keep. At least one of these buildings is missing in the domain, or it is in rubble or not sufficiently developed.
Prerequisite: Barracks. At least one of these buildings is missing in the domain, or it is in rubble or not sufficiently developed.
Prerequisite: Places of worship. At least one of these buildings is missing in the domain, or it is in rubble or not sufficiently developed.
Prerequisite: Palace. At least one of these buildings is missing in the domain, or it is in rubble or not sufficiently developed.
This action takes place on one of the following buildings: Seigneurial residence / Places of worship. You are currently on a bare ground.
Sphere: temporal.
This upgrade is possible from the following types of organisations: Duchy / Grand Duchy.
Can be a direct vassal of: Empire. This organisation is independent.
Minimum number of vassals: 5. This organisation requires more vassals.
Ownership. You must be the owner of this organisation.

Promote

Sphere: temporal. 800 arpents.  150000. This action takes place in one of the following buildings: Seigneurial residence / Places of worship. Required skills and resources:

This upgrade is possible from the following types of organisations: Duchy / Grand Duchy. Minimum number of vassals: 5. Can be a direct vassal of: Empire. Requires approval of the following characters:

  • At least one character having one of the following titles: Pope, from the same spiritual obedience as the domain (excommunicated characters are ignored).
  • At least one of the superiors of the organisation having one of the following titles: Emperor (ignored in case of insurrection).

New seat

The seat of this organisation can be moved in a radius of 800 arpents. This action takes place in one of the following buildings: Organisation seats / Public buildings / Seigneurial residence.

Requires approval of the following characters:

  • The owner of the territorial organisation.

Vassals

Direct vassals: Margraviate, Marquisate, County, District, City, Barony, Lordship, Town, Abbey, Priory. Minimum: 5. Maximum: 10.

Independence tax: 3%.

Transfer tax: 5% every 1000 arpents of distance. This tax is levied on each transfer made to this organisation. Half of the amount of this tax is deducted from the amount collected by the recipient, so that both parties contribute to the transfer costs.

Archduke

Head of Archduchy. The Archduke can appoint the chancellor and other high officials. He manages the archducal domain and supervises military operations throughout the archduchy.

Archduke
Honorary predicate: His Royal Highness.
Oral address: Your Royal Highness / Sire.

Archduchess
Honorary predicate: Her Royal Highness.
Oral address: Your Royal Highness / Madam.

×8.5. . Vassals: . Appointments: Chancellor, Chamberlain, Seneschal, Treasurer, Admiral, Marshall. Skills: Leadership 5/lvl, Ceremony 4/lvl, Hunting 4/lvl, Management 3/lvl, Melee combat 3/lvl, Music 3/lvl, Prayer 1/lvl.

Claim

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

Requires approval of the following characters:

  • At least one character having one of the following titles: Archbishop / Primate / Patriarch / Pope, from the same spiritual obedience as the domain (excommunicated characters are ignored).
  • 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 (ignored in case of insurrection).

Archduke consort

Spouse, with no particular function in the archduchy.

Archduke consort
Honorary predicate: His Highness.
Oral address: Your Highness / Sir.

Archduchess consort
Honorary predicate: Her Highness.
Oral address: Your Highness / Madam.

×8. . Vassals: . Skills: Ceremony 3/lvl.

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: Archbishop / Primate / Patriarch / Pope, from the same spiritual obedience as the domain (excommunicated characters are ignored).

Regent

The regent exercises the office of sovereign while waiting for the holder to be appointed.

×7. . Vassals: . Appointments: Seneschal, Treasurer, Admiral, Marshall.

Regency

This action takes place in one of the following buildings: Public buildings. 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 (ignored in case of insurrection).

Chancellor

Governs along with the prince. The Chancellor can appoint other high officers. He supervises military operations on all the subjects.

Chancellor
Honorary predicate: His Excellency.
Oral address: Your Excellency / Excellency / Lord Chancellor / Sir.

Chancellor
Honorary predicate: Her Excellency.
Oral address: Your Excellency / Excellency / Lady Chancellor / Madam.

×6. . Vassals: . Appointments: Treasurer, Admiral, Marshall. Skills: Management 5/lvl, Leadership 3/lvl, Ceremony 2/lvl.

Appointment

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

Maximum number of recipients: 1.

Chamberlain

Manages the area along with the lord and can appoint a seneschal.

Chamberlain
Oral address: Lord Chamberlain / Sir.

Chamberlain
Oral address: Lady Chamberlain / Madam.

×5. . Appointments: Seneschal. Skills: Management 4/lvl, Ceremony 2/lvl, Leadership 2/lvl.

Appointment

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

Maximum number of recipients: 1.

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: Organisation seats / Public buildings / Seigneurial residence / Places of worship. Required skills and resources:

Maximum number of recipients: 1.

Treasurer

Manages organisation 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: Organisation seats / Public buildings / Seigneurial residence / Places of worship. Required skills and resources:

Maximum number of recipients: 1.

Admiral

Commander of the fleet. Honorary title.

Admiral
Oral address: Lord Admiral / Sir / Admiral.

Admiral
Oral address: Lady Admiral / Madam / Admiral.

×4. . Vassals: . Skills: Leadership 3/lvl.

Appointment

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

Maximum number of recipients: 1.

Marshall

Commander of the army. The marshal supervises the military operations. He is informed of troop movements and attacks throughout the territory and can deploy the troops of the sovereign.

Marshall
Oral address: Lord Marshall / Sir / Marshall.

Marshall
Oral address: Lady Marshall / Madam / Marshall.

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

Appointment

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

Maximum number of recipients: 1.