Princely State of Harcourt
|Princely State of Harcourt|
|Flag||Coat of Arms|
Harcourt capital in black, Harcourt claims in red.
"Song of the Harcourtians"
This We'll Defend
|Legislature||Harcourt Princely Commission|
|– Established||February 5, 2012|
|Currency||U.S. dollar ($)|
|National Religion||Roman Catholic Church|
|Date formats||Government website|
Harcourt, officially the Principality of Harcourt, is a territorial Micronation in North America. It is located primarily in the American State of Ohio. On February 5, 2012 HRH Prince William I founded Harcourt, as a Principality, on a small estate now known as Fort Swartz.
In early February 2012 Price William I founded Harcourt at an estate known as Fort Swartz. This government soon fell. In November of that same year, Price William reestablished the government, with plans to rewrite the constitution and rebuild the capital.
Government and politics
|Monarchical styles of|
The Prince of Harcourt
|Reference style||His Eminence|
|Spoken style||Your Eminence|
The Prince of Harcourt, officially titled His Eminence, Prince William I, Prince of the Princely State of Harcourt, Servant of the Servants of the Eternal Father, Defender of the Faith. The Duties of the Prince are similar to that of the Pope of Rome, and an earlier King of England.
The National Legislature is the Harcourt Princely Commission. It is currently led by the Chairman, who is appointed by the Prince. the Commissioners serve a term of no longer than two years.
Law and order
The laws of the Principality of Harcourt are similar to those of Confederate Ireland and the United Kingdom. The courts of Harcourt are outlined in her constitution. The Royal Supreme Court, being the highest, is to include 3 justices.
Security and Defence
Harcourt follows a policy of neutrality although there is currently a Royal Guard, there is a possibilty that the army will abolished.
There are currently a grand total of six citizens of Harcourt, according to the national census. In order to become a citizen one must go to the national governemts website and fill out a form for full citizenship.
As a result of its small size, Harcourt has been strongly affected by external cultural influences, most notably those originating in the southern German-speaking areas of Europe, including Austria, Bavaria, and Switzerland.
|1 January||New Year's Day|
|8 January||Norton Day||Day to commemorate Emperor Norton|
|5 February||Harcourt Day||Day to commemorate the founding of our nation|
|23 April||St. George Day|
|29 April||Armed Forces Day||In honor of the Harcourt Guard|
|29 June||Sovereign day||The celabration of the Birthdate of our Prince|
|3 October||German Unity Day||Military Parade, Presidential Dinner|
|22 November||Thanksgiving||National holiday|
|24 December||Christmas Eve||Midnight Mass|
|25 December||Christmas Day|
|31 December||New Years' Eve|
The current flag of the Principality consists of three equal horizontal bars. From top to bottom these include one of black, one of red and one of blue. The national coat of arms includes that of a double-headed Eagle, with the flag turded 90 degrees and in the shape of a sheild.
|Harcourt in General
Politics of Harcourt