Nobility of Adammia

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In the Empire of Adammia, the Nobility are individuals who hold hereditary titles assigned to a subdivision of the Empire. The nobility is structured with the Monarch at the top of a hierarchy, followed by the Archdukes/Archduchesses of Regions, the Dukes/Duchesses of Provinces and the Governors of Colonies, the Counts/Countesses of Counties, and the Barons/Baronesses of any smaller subdivisions. The appointment of Archdukes/Archduchesses is made by the Monarch and the Ruling Council. Dukes/Duchesses may be appointed by their appropriate Archduke/Archduchess with the consent of the Monarch and the Council, Counts/Countesses may be appointed by their appropriate Duke/Duchess with the consent of their appropriate Archduke/Archduchess, and so forth.

The only level of the nobility to hold any substantial influence is that of the Dukes and Duchesses, who represent their Province on the Ruling Council and make up half of their Province's Local Government alongside the elected Councilor of the Province. Although the titles of nobility are hereditary by default, the Monarch and the Ruling Council frequently change the appointed nobles to balance the composition of the Council and prevent members from holding multiple seats. For example, after the 2014 local elections, the Duke of Primoria was changed by Imperial Decree XXVIII from Crown Prince Daniel to Prince Jake following the election of the Crown Prince as Councilor of Primoria.

The regional and provincial levels of nobility are defined by the Supreme Directive, whilst the lower levels are defined by the Counties and Municipalities Act 2017. Counties currently only exist in the provinces of Greater Tytannia and Dank-upon-Bourn, whereas the title of Baron/Baroness tends to be assigned to arbitrary small subdivisions of land such as cities (as is the case with Adamsville).

Archdukes and Archduchesses

Dukes and Duchesses

Counts and Countesses

Lord Mayors, Lady Mayors, Barons and Baronesses

Colonial Governors

  • Duke of Myway - HG Lord Admiral Christopher Hall
  • Governor of Xanada - Lord Oscar Gilmour

Territorial Governors

Nobles in order of precedence

  1. HIM Emperor Adam I, as Emperor of Adammia
  2. Lord Colonel Hall, as Archduke of North Adammia
  3. Lord Helliker, as Archduke of South Adammia
  4. Lord Saunders, as Archduke of Outer Adammia
  5. Lord Patrick Vladek, as Grand Master of the Ordo Vladius
  6. Lord Admiral Hall, as Duke of Myway
  7. Lady Griffiths, as Duchess of Corellia
  8. Lady Simpson, as Duchess of Llanadda
  9. Lord McKenna, as Duke of Greater Tytannia
  10. Lord Michael, as Duke of Metchlia
  11. Lady Thornton, as Duchess of Sheaffia
  12. Lord Gilmour, as Governor of Xanada
  13. HIH Prince Jake, as Steward of Sandal Castle
  14. HIH Emperor Mother Jayne, as Countess of Tytannia
  15. Lady Foster, as Countess of Watertopia
  16. Lord Thompson, as Count of Maternia
  17. Lord Sam Maude, as Count of Elgaria
  18. Lord Gilbert, as Count of South Astonia
  19. Lord Green, as Count of North Astonia
  20. HIH Emperor Father Kevin, as Lord Mayor of Adamsville
  21. Lord Hall, as Baron of Tytannia Ulterior
  22. Lord Hall, as Baron of Sapientia
  23. Lord General Crossland, as Baron of the Imperial Plains
  24. Lord Foster, as Lord Mayor of Attenborough
  25. Lady Worthington, as Baroness of the Jebediah Hills
  26. Lord Gurr, as Baron of the Tytannia Highlands
  27. Lord Colonel Bond, as Baron of Astonville
  28. Lord General Read, as Baron of Astonia Ulterior

See also

Empire of Adammia