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Barony

In the peerage, baronies form the lowest rank, placed immediately below [URL=/help/org?type=viscount]viscounties[/URL]. A female of baronial rank has the title baroness. The rank of baron was introduced to distinguish those men who had pledged their loyalty to the king under the feudal system. All who held their feudal barony [I]in-chief of the king[/I], that is with the king as his immediate overlord, became alike [I]barons of the king[/I], bound to perform a stipulated military service, and obliged to attend his council.

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Domain of Turturpunk
Terra Occidentalis

Prerequisite: Wooden castle / Keep. 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. You are currently on a bare ground.
Sphere: territorial.
This upgrade is possible from the following types of organisations: Lordship / Town.
Can be a direct vassal of: Archduchy / County / County palatine / Duchy / Empire / Grand Duchy / Grand Principality / Kingdom / Landgraviate / Margraviate / Marquisate / Principality / Tsardom / Vice-kingdom. This organisation is independent.
Minimum number of vassals: 3. This organisation requires more vassals.
Ownership. You must be the owner of this organisation.

Promote

Sphere: territorial.  6000. This action takes place in one of the following buildings: Seigneurial residence. Required skills and resources:

This upgrade is possible from the following types of organisations: Lordship / Town. Minimum number of vassals: 3. Can be a direct vassal of: Archduchy / County / County palatine / Duchy / Empire / Grand Duchy / Grand Principality / Kingdom / Landgraviate / Margraviate / Marquisate / Principality / Tsardom / Vice-kingdom. Requires approval of the following characters:

  • At least one of the superiors of the organisation having one of the following titles: Count palatine / Prince / Landgrave / Duke / Viceroy / Grand duke / Grand prince / Archduke / King / Tsar / Emperor (ignored in case of insurrection).

Vassals

Direct vassals: Lordship, Town, Village, Hamlet. Minimum: 3. Maximum: 6.

Independence tax: 10%.

Transfer tax: 25% 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.

Baron

Head of a barony. The baron can appoint a steward. He manages his domain and supervises military operations throughout his barony.

Baron
Honorary predicate: The Right Honourable.
Oral address: Your Lordship / My Lord / Sir.

Baroness
Honorary predicate: The Right Honourable.
Oral address: Your Ladyship / My Lady / Madam.

×5. . Vassals: . Appointments: Steward. Skills: Leadership 3/lvl, Melee combat 2/lvl, Hunting 1/lvl.

Claim

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

Baron consort

Spouse, with no particular function in the barony.

Baron consort
Oral address: Your Lordship / My Lord / Sir.

Baroness consort
Oral address: Your Ladyship / My Lady / Madam.

×4.5. . 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).

Steward

The steward 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.

Steward
Oral address: Lord Steward / Sir.

Stewardess
Oral address: Lady Steward / 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.