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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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No domain.
This action takes place on one of the following buildings: Seigneurial residence. You are currently on a bare ground.

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 organizations: 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 organization having one of the following titles: Count palatine / Prince / Landgrave / Duke / Viceroy / Grand duke / Grand prince / Archduke / 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.

Vassals

Direct vassals: Lordship, Town, Village, Hamlet. Minimum: 3. Maximum: 6. The vassal and the suzerain both pay a surtax equal to 50% of the vassalage tax every 1000 arpents of distance.

Independence tax: 10%.

Baron

Head of a barony. The baron can appoint a seneschal. 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: Seneschal. Skills: Leadership 3/lvl, Melee combat 2/lvl, Hunting 1/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.

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).

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.

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