Matthew Hughes, 1st Duke of Wirthgrad

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The Duke of Wirthgrad
Hughes at MicroCon 2023
Prime Minister of Kapreburg
Assumed office
7 November 2023
Preceded bySander Koff
Personal details
Born27 September 2006 (2006-09-27) (age 17)
Political partyMonarchist-Libertarian Party
Military service
Allegiance Kapreburg
Branch/service Kapresh Royal Army
Years of service2019-present
Unit Royal Kenton Rifles
Battles/warsGreat Des Plaines Valley War
Midlothian War

Matthew Hughes, 1st Duke of Wirthgrad CKE GFP is a Kapresh soldier, holding the rank of Colonel in the Kapresh Royal Army. He also serves in the Parliament of Kapreburg.

Activities and interests


Matthew is a connoisseur of country music. Some of his favorite artists are Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, and Marty Robbins. His favorite album is Gunfighter Ballads and Trail Songs by Marty Robbins. He also enjoys bossa nova, classical, and folk music.


Matthew's favorite sport is NASCAR. He is a fan of NASCAR because his grandfather and uncle used to race at local short tracks. His favorite NASCAR driver is Ryan Blaney. Matthew also enjoys watching baseball. His favorite major league team is the Chicago Cubs and his favorite frontier league team is the Windy City Thunderbolts. Additionally, he is on the varsity bowling team for his high school.

Nemean games

Matthew Hughes competed in his first Nemean Games in 2023. Matthew played under Kapreburg at the Nemean Games, bringing home 2 golds and 1 silver medal. He brought home gold in bowling and archery, his silver was for soccer.

2023 Kapresh national soccer team after scoring second place at the Nemean Games. Hughes is in the top row on the left.

Titles, styles, honors, and arms

Titles and styles

25 November 2020 – 18 February 2021
Able bodied seaman Matthew Hughes
18 February 2021 – 16 June 2021
Petty Officer Matthew Hughes
16 June 2021 – 23 August 2021
Petty Officer Sir Matthew Hughes, First Lord Hughes CKE
23 August 2021 – 1 July 2023
Colonel Sir Matthew Hughes, First Lord Hughes CKE
1 July 2023 – present
His Grace, Colonel Matthew Hughes, the Duke of Wirthgrad CKE OFP


Coat of arms of Matthew Hughes, 1st Duke of Wirthgrad
On a wreath of the colours Argent and Sable, a campfire Proper atop a grassy mound Vert
Sable, on a chevron Argent cotticed Or surrounded by 3 lions rampant of the second, 5 ermine spots of the field
On the dexter a deer rampant Sable langued and armed Argent, on the sinister a horse rampant Argent langued and armed Sable
A chess board proper
PACEM PER VIRES (Latin: Peace through strength)


Ribbon bars worn by Matthew Hughes