Realm History

33-26-4
Rulership disputed after the death of Lisa Nidias, who left no heir.
31-10-4
Nelia Nidias has abdicated and handed control of the realm to Lisa Nidias.
30-30-3
Nelia Nidias was elected to the position of ruler.
30-25-4
Nelia Nidias has abdicated without a successor.
30-5-1
Nelia Nidias was elected to the position of ruler.
29-60-2
Nelia Nidias has abdicated without a successor.
28-1-2
Nelia Nidias was elected to the position of ruler.
27-56-3
Nelia Nidias has abdicated without a successor.
24-40-5
Nelia Nidias was elected to the position of ruler.
24-17-2
Gwain Lance Geddy has abdicated without a successor.
22-7-3
Arthur Geddy has abdicated and handed control of the realm to Gwain Lance Geddy.
21-8-2
Alexandrea Pauletta has abdicated and handed control of the realm to Arthur Geddy.
20-41-2
Alexandrea Pauletta was elected to the position of ruler.
20-36-3
Zander Letholdus has fallen to slumberblight and thus left the office of Commissioners Court.
20-36-3
Acot Delamontagne has fallen to slumberblight and thus left the office of Commissioners Court.
20-36-3
Celeste Montuvè has fallen to slumberblight and thus left the office of Lord Steward.
20-36-3
Zander Letholdus has abdicated without a successor.
20-21-1
Agnes von Ducset has fallen to slumberblight and thus left the office of Commissioners Court.
20-21-1
Edward Montuvè has fallen to slumberblight and thus left the office of Grand Count.
20-21-1
Daniel Reed has fallen to slumberblight and thus left the office of Commissioners Court.
20-21-1
Agnes von Ducset has fallen to slumberblight and thus left the office of Lord Lieutenant.
20-21-1
Edward Montuvè has fallen to slumberblight and thus left the office of Commissioners Court.
18-41-4
Daniel Reed was elected to the position of Plenum of Representatives.
18-33-6
Seelintanov Russkiv has fallen to slumberblight and thus left the office of Defender in Slumber.
17-36-3
Seelintanov Russkiv was elected to the position of ruler.
17-34-3
Seelintanov Russkiv has abdicated without a successor.
16-17-6
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16-15-5
Seelintanov Russkiv has abdicated without a successor.
15-7-4
Seelintanov Russkiv was elected as ruler.
15-4-4
Arthur Geddy has abdicated without a successor.
14-43-1
Rulership passed to Arthur Geddy upon the death of Artorius Audemer Banneth-Geddy.
14-42-6
Rulership passed to Arthur Geddy upon the death of Artorius Audemer Banneth-Geddy.
14-17-2
Cleopatra Banneth-Geddy has abdicated and handed control of the realm to Artorius Audemer Banneth-Geddy.
14-14-1
Rulership passed to Cleopatra Banneth-Geddy upon the death of Elizabeth von Geddy.
14-13-6
Rulership passed to Cleopatra Banneth-Geddy upon the death of Elizabeth von Geddy.
13-54-4
Founded by Elizabeth von Geddy as a subrealm of Eldamar with rulership granted to Elizabeth von Geddy.

The Unitary Counties of Insula

Name
Insula
Designation
Duchy
Capital
Hammercrest
Ruler
Official Language
English

Insula is a part of Eldamar.

Realms that are a part of Insula: Inactive realms that are a part of Insula:

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Realm Details

estates
141
Population
155271
Size
160 square leagues
First Ones
34

Realm Positions

Duke / Duchess

This is the rulership position for the realm.


Holder:
Lord Steward

Oversees the education of new knights/nobles, keeping record of service for each new member until their completion.


Holders:
  • Nobody

Type of Position: Interior
Commissioners Court

The Court oversees the law of the land, creating laws, dictating policy, creating taxes, road construction, etc. All members have voting rights, except for the Grand Count who has the power to veto. The Court also tries administrative and civil cases. The Court functions under the discretion of the monarch.


Holders:
  • Nobody

Type of Position: Executive
Grand Count

A position held by the monarch's heir to the thrown of Insula, who is also the Marquise of Versaille. They rule until they transition to become the Duke/Duchess. The Grand Count presides over the Commissioners Court, exercising full rights as the members of the court itself, including veto power. For more on the Grand Count, look on Insula's main page.


Holders:
  • Nobody

Type of Position: Executive
Lord Lieutenant

Leader of Insula's military and member of the Central Military Commission of Eldamar.


Holders:
  • Nobody

Type of Position: Military

Diplomatic Relations To Other Realms

Clanlands d'Serrai - Friend

Realm Description

Government Type

The Central Government exercises authority in accordance with the Duchess. The unitary counties are bound to the exercise of powers and authorities within the Central Government.

Government Structure

The Unitary Counties of Insula shall two branches of government; the Sovereign and the Commissioner's Court.

The Monarch is the royal family of the Duke or Duchess. The person holding the title of Duke or Duchess shall be the Head of State of Insula. The Duke/Duchess has unlimited power over the affairs of Insula and the government as a whole.

The Commissioners Court is a collective body of the Counts/Countesses of the counties in Insula. They exercise power delegated to them by the Sovereign. They can create law, exercise military, and other powers granted to them by the Duke/Duchess.

The Monarch

The Duchess is the crowned monarch of Insula. She is the Head of State and the realm’s highest representative in international affairs. The monarch is also commander in chief of the armed forces, and the symbol of national unity. The monarch’s most important functions include the duty to summon and dissolve the legislature, appoint and accept the resignation of the prime minister and cabinet ministers, ratify laws, declare wars, and sign treaties decided upon by the government. The monarch has unlimited power over the affairs of Insula and the government as a whole.

The Commissioners Court

The Commissioners Court is made up of the Counts/Countesses of the counties of Insula. The Court is presided over by the Grand Count who is the Marquise/Marquess of the Grand March of Versaille. The Court oversees the law of the land, creating laws, dictating policy, creating taxes, road construction, etc. All members have voting rights, except for the Grand Count who has the power to veto. The Court functions under the discretion of the monarch.

The Grand Count also serves as Insula's Judge, hearing and trying cases and passing verdicts. Every noble and knight and peasant of Insula is tried by the Grand Count, including those on the Commissioners Court. The Grand Count has jurisdiction throughout Insula on all matters such as administrative, economic and financial matters, criminal and civil matters, offenses against the Monarch, offenses between lords, and is the authoritative information on local customs and rights.

Regional Government

The Regional Government is the government of a county, consisting of a Count/Countess, appointed by the Monarch serving a life term. The Regional Government may pass specific regulations so long as they conform to legislation of the Commissioners Court. They may also receive funds from the central government and also levy their own taxes. Regional governments may establish local governments if they choose to.

Security

All new knights must serve a compulsory three month military service. The Commander-in-Chief of the military is the Monarch, with the Marquise being the High General. As High General, the Marquise must maintain domestic order, conduct investigations and security throughout Insula, including the highways and borders. Furthermore, on the foreign affairs, the High General must conduct military action against any foreign country it chooses. He must also maintain a large military in Insula.

Education

All new knights, at the same time while serving in the military, must complete a course in economics, government, and war, which is administered by a noble appointed by the monarch or the commissioners court.