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County

Count (male) or countess (female) is a title for a noble of varying status, but historically deemed to convey an approximate rank intermediate between the highest and lowest titles of nobility.

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Domain of Turturpunk
Terra Occidentalis

Prerequisite: Great hall / Palace / City hall. 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: Great hall / Palace / City hall. You are currently on a bare ground.
Sphere: temporal.
This upgrade is possible from the following types of organisations: District.
Can be a direct vassal of: Archduchy / Duchy / Empire / Grand Duchy / Grand Principality / Holy See / Kingdom / Principality / Tsardom / Vice-kingdom. This organisation is independent.
Ownership. You must be the owner of this organisation.

Promote

Sphere: temporal. 240 arpents.  10000. This action takes place in one of the following buildings: Great hall / Palace / City hall. Required skills and resources:

This upgrade is possible from the following types of organisations: District. Can be a direct vassal of: Archduchy / Duchy / Empire / Grand Duchy / Grand Principality / Holy See / Kingdom / 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: Prince / Duke / Viceroy / Grand prince / Grand duke / Archduke / King / Tsar / Emperor (ignored in case of insurrection).

New seat

The seat of this organisation can be moved in a radius of 240 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: City, Viscounty, Barony, Lordship, Town, Village, Hamlet. Maximum: 6.

Independence tax: 10%.

Transfer tax: 20% 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.

Count

County chief. The count can appoint a seneschal. He manages his estate and oversees military operations throughout the county.

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

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

×6. . Vassals: . Appointments: Seneschal. Skills: Leadership 3/lvl, Management 2/lvl, Ceremony 2/lvl, Melee combat 2/lvl, Hunting 2/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).

Count consort

Spouse, with no particular function in the county.

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

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

×5.5. . 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: Organisation seats / Public buildings / Seigneurial residence / Places of worship. Required skills and resources:

Maximum number of recipients: 1.