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Grand Duchy

A grand duchy is a territory whose ruler is a grand duke or a grand duchess. The grand duke is a monarch (ruler) ranking lower than an emperor or a king, but higher than a duke or sovereign prince.

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Old holm oaks

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

Promote

Sphere: temporal. 640 arpents.  110000. 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 organizations: Duchy. Minimum number of vassals: 4. Can be a direct vassal of: Empire / Holy See / Tsardom. 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 organization having one of the following titles: Tsar / Emperor.

Claim

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

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.

New seat

The seat of this organization can be moved in a radius of 640 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: Margraviate, Marquisate, County, District, City, Barony, Lordship, Town, Abbey, Priory. Minimum: 4. Maximum: 9. The vassal and the suzerain both pay a surtax equal to 3% of the vassalage tax every 1000 arpents of distance.

Independence tax: 5%.

Grand duke

Chief of the Grand Duchy. The Grand Duke can appoint the chancellor and other high officials. He manages the grand ducal estate and supervises military operations throughout the Grand Duchy. As sovereign, he has the authority to assign titles of nobility to his subjects.

Grand duke
Honorary predicate: His Royal Highness.
Oral address: Your Royal Highness / Sir.

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

×8. . Vassals: . Appointments: Chancellor, Chamberlain, Seneschal, Treasurer, Admiral, Marshall. Skills: Leadership 5/lvl, Ceremony 4/lvl, Management 3/lvl, Melee combat 3/lvl, Hunting 3/lvl, Prayer 1/lvl, Music 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.

Grand duke consort

Spouse, with no particular function in the grand duchy.

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

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

×7.5. . 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.

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: Organization 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: Organization 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: 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.

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

Maximum number of recipients: 3.

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