Holy Roman Empire of Flevelt

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Latin Empire of Flevelt
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Motto
Long live the fourth Rome (Latin: Vivat quartum Romae)
Anthem
"Glory to Flevelt"
Capital city Hesslin
Largest city city of Pavia
Official language(s) English, Fleveltish
Official religion(s) No Official Religion
Short name Flevelt
Demonym Man/Woman of Flevelt or Fleveltish
Government elective monarchy
- Latin Emperor Vacant (Council of Regents)
- Prince Primate Vice Regent Audrey of Pavia
Legislature Imperial Diet (currently dissolved)
Established 2016
Area claimed 20km²
Population 27 (official 2016 census)
Currency U.S. Dollar / Paper and Gold Ducats (gold plate standard)
Time zone Byzantine time*
National sport Four Square
National animal Double headed eagle
Patron saint St. Matthew of Galilee (unofficial)
This nation is a member of the League for Micronation cooperation

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The The Holy Roman Empire of Flevelt is a extinct self declared Sovereign State, commonly referred to as a "Micronation" founded on June 12, 2016 and converted into a Confederation by october of 2016.

Etymology

The Latin Empire of Flevelt is named so after the great germanic Holy Roman Empire of western Europe. Flevelt is a traditional term use to refer to "one who works with water." The Prefix "Holy Roman" was added to the empire after the first Emperor Kyle of Hesslin claimed the title King of pavia-Jerusalem.

History

The Holy Roman Empire of Flevelt was founded after the member states of the Confederation of Folsom voted on forming a Empire. The Prince-Primate Kyle of Hesslin was elected Latin Emperor on June 12, 2016 . The Member states Hesslin, Mont-Rouge, and Mont-Fleury were the founding members of the empire. Later the Grand Duchy of Pavia, the Tsardom and Despotate of melvak, and the Electoral Emirate of Clevia were formed and granted seats in the Imperial Diet. Currently, the Kingdom of the Oda is lobbying for a seat in the Imperial Diet as well.

Government and politics

The Latin Empire of Flevelt holds three governing bodies: The Emperor and his deputies" The Emperor hold the powers of pardon and veto over all institutions and subjects. In addition he may call a meeting of the Imperial diet, command the Imperial Army, may exile a subject found guilty of a crime of the second degree or higher, holds authority over the Great Council of state, and may enact Imperial edicts and directives to any governing institution. The Great Council of state acts as enactors of the Emperor. The Lord High Chancellor writes government papers, heads foreign affairs, acts as keeper of the the Great Seal, and is head of the Imperial Chancellery. The Grand Marshal commands the Imperial Army and in times of war is commonly proclaimed the Imperial Field Marshal General of the Empire and leads the Holy Roman Imperial or National Army. The Palatine acts as chief Justice of the empire and the Emperor's personal representative to both foreign and native peoples. The Gonfaloniere of the empire is the standard bearer of the empire and is a king of arms of sorts. The Vassal-In-Chief is the highest noble and is the representative of the nobility and people to the Emperor. The Master secretary organizes and records meetings of the council. The Imperial Diet: The Imperial Diet is the highest legislature of the empire. The Imperial diet is formed by the seven Electors which may pass laws and elect the new emperor. Each Elector hails from a different “vassal state” of the empire. The Nobility and their deputies: The Nobility are a collection of hereditary and even some elected persons who act as a governors of the regions of the empire. The nobles not representative of the emperor, they rule in their own right and may make local laws and appointed local officials. However, the nobles may not act in a dystopic or cruel way and may be challenged by his/her people. All nobles bear titles and may style themself lord or lady.

Law and order

Justice in Flevelt is seen as one of the most important aspects of government. The chief judges of the empire are the Palatine and the Emperor. Both share the power to oversee a Court of Law however the Palatine almost always uses this power instead of the Emperor. The “Police” of the empire are local Bailiffs, gentry, and Nobility. There are three decrees of crime. The first Decree of crimes are murder, armed robbery, and other forms of bodily harm which will result in one being exiled and handed over to the criminal’s native authorities. Second degree crimes are High Treason, financial and real estate fraud, and unarmed robbery which will result in exile imprisonment and potentially another form of specific punishment. Third degree crimes are Treason, abuse of power, and other forms of corruption which are punishable by fine and remove of office.

Foreign relations

Foreign relations in flevelt are managed by the Imperial Chancellery and it’s chief, the Lord High Chancellor. The empire has engaged in communications with the Kingdom of Shorewell and now holds a Alliance.

Military

The military of Flevelt is comprised of two components. The Imperial Army is commanded by the Grand Marshal, who is almost always also the Gonfaloniere of the Empire. The Imperial Army is the personal army of the Emperor and can be called the empire’s standing army. The Holy Roman Imperial Army or the “National Army” is only raised in times of war or great emergency and is comprised of all fighting age men and women of the empire. The H.R.E. Army is always lead by the emperor and a Field Marshal General chosen by the Imperial Diet. The Imperial Diet must be consulted before the H.R.E. Army is raised. The empire uses seven military ranks, them being: Man-at-Arms, Sergeant-at-Arms, Captain, Captain-General, Marshal of the Empire, Field Marshal General, Grand Marshal ,and Commander-in-Chief of all the armies and forces raised and to be raised within the Empire. There are five additional offices that are not a standing military ranks, them being: Commandant, Master of the Citizen Army, Senior Officer of the Empire, Chief Magistrate of War, and Supreme Commander (the latter is only used in a state of emergency).

Geography and climate

The Latin Empire of Flevelt holds very little land however, the land that it does hold is mostly local bedrooms and other properties donated to the Empire by subjects and citizens.

Economy

The Latin Empire of Flevelt currently produces no exports other than its labor force which works exclusively in the United States. Sun energy and imported U.S. energy is used to power homes and which cost the nation some independence. Currently the nation hopes to procure coins to act as the gold plate standard Ducat but, presently uses only U.S. dollar as currency.

Culture

Culture of the Flevelt is "The Same as the United States really... and may change in the future"- Kyle of Flevelt.

Media

The Empire is currently working on a state news channel called "Imperial News." Which would report on state occasions such as ceremonies and Diet sessions and general politics of the Empire.

Regency

The Fleveltic government is currently in a state of regency. The Emperor has resigned his post and therefore a Council of Regents exercises the powers of the Monarch. The head of the council of regents is Vice Regent Audrey of Pavia, Princess of Pavia who also acts as primate pro tempore of the Imperial Diet which is presently dissolved. Kyle of Hesslin, King in Hesslin acts as head of government in the Imperial Diet's stead as Vicegerent (not to be confused with Vice Regent). The Office of Coinage is controlled by the Vice-Chancellor Ethan of Mont Rouge, formerly the Latin Emperor. Lastly, the Imperial household, palaces and imperial guard are under the supervision of the High Steward Kylssa, Lady Mayor of Vileland.