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    Grand Princely Decrees

    Postby Max von Rossheim » Mon Nov 03, 2014 3:59 pm

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    GRAND PRINCELY DECREE Nº 1

    TO ALL AND SINGULAR to whom these Presents shall come, His Majesty the Imperial Regent sends greeting!

    WHEREAS the All Hallows' Day Treaty makes provision for the rule of the Sangunese Emperor over certain territories on the continent of Cibola;

    AND WHEREAS in the absence of a reigning emperor it is necessary to make provision for governance of those territories;

    LET IT THEREFORE BE KNOWN that we, Max the First, King of Leichenberg and Imperial Regent, do hereby decree that the territories depicted upon the map contained in the First Schedule to this Decree be combined into a new state by the name of the Grand Principality of Treisenberg and the Common Bailiwicks in Low Saxon and Grossfürstentum Treisenberg und die Gemeinen Vogteien in High Saxon;

    AND BY THE AUTHORITY AFORESAID we do further decree that the said Grand Principality of Treisenberg and the Common Bailiwicks be constituted henceforth in accordance withe the Basic Law of the Grand Principality of Treisenberg and the Common Bailiwicks contained in the Second Schedule to this Decree.

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    FIRST SCHEDULE: MAP OF THE GRAND PRINCIPALITY OF TREISENBERG AND THE COMMON BAILIWICKS

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    SECOND SCHEDULE: THE BASIC LAW OF THE GRAND PRINCIPALITY OF TREISENBERG AND THE COMMON BAILIWICKS

    THE BASIC LAW OF THE GRAND PRINCIPALITY OF TREISENBERG AND THE COMMON BAILIWICKS

    Chapter 1: The Nature of the State

    Article 1
    The official name of this state is the Grand Principality of Treisenberg and the Common Bailiwicks in Low Saxon and Grossfürstentum Treisenberg und die Gemeinen Vogteien in High Saxon.

    Article 2
    The Grand Principality of Treisenberg and the Common Bailiwicks is a sovereign necrarchy in which supreme authority is vested in the Emperor of Sangun, who is styled Grand Prince of Treisenberg, Duke of Rossheim and Slavonia, Count of Volksburg in Low Saxon and Grossfürst zu Treisenberg, Herzog von Rossheim und Slawonien, Graf zu Volksburg in High Saxon .

    Article 3
    The capital of the state is the city of Alttreisen.

    Article 4
    Low Saxon (English) and High Saxon (German) are the official languages of the state.

    Chapter 2: The Nature of Society

    Article 5
    Subjects of the necrarch belong to one of three estates:

    (i) The Estate of Lichknechts or Leichenknechtenstand;

    (ii) The Estate of Lichdwarrow or Leichenzwergenstand;

    (ii) The Estate of Cibolan Saxons or Siebenberge Sachsenstand.

    Article 5.1
    The Estate of Lichknechts comprises the undead soldiers, administrators and priests who serve the necrarch.

    Article 5.2
    The Estate of Lichdwarrow comprises the undead dwarves who mine beneath the mountains on behalf of the necrarch.

    Article 5.3:
    The Estate of Cibolan Saxons comprises the living human burghers who inhabit the cities.

    Article 6
    Beneath the three estates, there exists a servile class of non-sapient necrorobotic and necromechanical constructs known as zombots, or Zomboter in the language of the Cibolan Saxons. Zombots are manufactured from the corpses of the living and are the necrarch’s possessions.

    Chapter 3: The Rights of the Living

    Article 7
    All living human beings are free and equal. No living human being shall be held in slavery or servitude.

    Article 8
    All living human beings who are of age have the right to marry and establish a family, regardless of race or sexual orientation.

    Article 9
    All living human beings have the right to freedom of thought and conscience.

    Article 10
    The necrarch’s living subjects have the right to move and settle freely within the cities of Alttreisen, Eiswig, Moorheim and Volksburg.

    Article 11
    The necrarch’s living subjects have the right to own property within those cities in which free settlement is permitted. They may not be unjustly or arbitrarily deprived of that property.

    Article 12
    The necrarch’s living subjects have the right to work.

    Article 13
    The necrarch’s living subjects have the right to a standard of living adequate for their health and well-being.

    Article 14
    The necrarch’s living subjects have the right to education.

    Article 15
    The necrarch’s living subjects are exempt from royal taxation, with the exception of such temporary and extraordinary taxes as may be required in times of national emergency.

    Chapter 4: The Obligations of the Dead

    Article 16
    Within the realm, the dead are the property of the necrarch.

    Article 17
    The corpse of a human being shall be surrendered to the agents of the necrarch upon death.

    Article 17.1
    The corpse of a Treisenbergish national shall be retained for posthumous service.

    Article 17.2
    The corpse of a non-national may be redeemed by the next of kin or appropriate foreign government upon payment of a corpse tax.

    Chapter 5: The Undead

    Article 18
    The only undead permitted within the state are:

    (i) undead members of the House of Rossheim;

    (ii) undead subjects of the necrarch;

    (iii) undead possessions of the necrarch.

    Article 18.1
    Undead members of the House of Rossheim have all the rights of the necrarch’s living subjects.

    Article 18.2
    All other undead are subject to the necrarch’s will in all things.

    Chapter 6: The Administration of the State

    Article 19
    The state is organised into four bailiwicks, or Vogteien:

    (i) The Bailiwick of Treisenberg or Vogtei Treisenberg, which has its seat of administration in the city of Alttreisen;

    (ii) The Bailiwick of Südkap or Vogtei Südkap, which has its seat of administration in the Südkap Fortress (Festung Südkap);

    (iii) The Bailiwick of Südmoorland or Vogtei Südmoorland, which has its seat of administration in the city of Moorheim;

    (iv) The Bailiwick of Volksburg or Vogtei Volksburg, which has its seat of administration in the city of that name;.

    Article 20
    Each bailiwick is administered by a bailiff, or Vogt in the language of the Cibolan Saxons. The bailiffs are lichknechts appointed by the necrarch.

    Article 21
    The cities of Alttreisen, Eiswig, Moorheim and Volksburg each have a civic council or Stadtrat which is freely elected by the living citizens of that city who are of age and good character. The civic council:

    (i) is responsible for the welfare of the living inhabitants of the city and the provision and maintenance of those public services and facilities required to support them;

    (ii) has the authority to appoint and dismiss living public officials within the city, with the exception of those in the necrarch’s service;

    (iii) has the authority to levy such taxes as may be deemed necessary for the provision and maintenance of public services and facilities, subject to the oversight of the local bailiff.

    Chapter 7: The Symbols of the State

    Article 22
    The greater arms of the realm are blazoned as follows: Or an Eagle Displayed Gules, beaked and langued Azure. The whole ensigned by a Grand Ducal Crown and encircled by the Collar of the Order of the Golden Skull and for Supporters, on either side a Horse Argent unguled Or.

    Article 23
    The flag of the realm is a horizontal tricolour of blue, red and yellow. The width of the flag is three-fifths of its length and the width of each stripe is equal to one third of the width of the flag.

    Chapter 8: Amendments to the Basic Law

    Article 24
    The Basic Law may be changed or amended only by the necrarch in person and in accordance with the procedure established by him.


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    Grand Princely Decree Nº 2

    Postby Max von Rossheim » Fri Nov 07, 2014 9:47 am

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    GRAND PRINCELY DECREE Nº 2

    TO ALL AND SINGULAR to whom these Presents shall come, His Majesty the Imperial Regent sends greeting!

    WHEREAS it is necessary to amend the Imperial Charter of the Empire of Sangun and South Cibola in order to admit the Kingdom of Tiěyá and the Khanate of Karalakh;

    LET IT THEREFORE BE KNOWN that we, Max the First, King of Leichenberg and Imperial Regent, do hereby ratify the amended Imperial Charter of the Empire of Sangun and South Cibola as contained in the Schedule to this Decree.

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    SCHEDULE: THE IMPERIAL CHARTER OF THE EMPIRE OF SANGUN AND SOUTH CIBOLA

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    IMPERIAL CHARTER OF THE EMPIRE OF SANGUN AND SOUTH CIBOLA

    Chapter 1: General Provisions

    Article 1
    The official name of this state is the Empire of Sangun and South Cibola in Low Saxon, Kaisertum Sangun und Südsiebenberge in High Saxon and 三郡・南七山帝国 Sangun-Nanshichizan Teikoku in Sangunese.

    Article 2
    The Empire of Sangun and South Cibola is a confederal union of sovereign states under the leadership of the House of Rossheim. It comprises:

    (i) The Empire of Greater Sangun (大三郡帝国 (Dai Sangun Teikoku);

    (ii) The Grand Principality of Treisenberg and the Common Bailiwicks (Grossfürstentum Treisenberg und die Gemeinen Vogteien);

    (iii) The Kingdom of Leichenberg (Königreich Leichenberg);

    (iv) The Kingdom of Steeria (Königreich Stiermark);

    (v) The Kingdom of Riskai and the Idunn Isles (Riskaiar og Iðunnareyja Konungsríki);

    (vii) The Kingdom of Tiěyá (Königreich Tiěyá; 鐵崖王國 Tetsugai Ōkoku/Tiěyá Wángguó);

    (vii) The Khanate of Karalakh (Karalax Xanliki);

    (viii) The Principality of Kujirashi-Walstadt (Fürstentum Walstadt; 鯨市公国 Kujirashi Kōkoku).

    Article 2.1
    The Empire of Greater Sangun and the Grand Principality of Treisenberg and the Common Bailiwicks are the sovereign dominions of the Sangunese Emperor and are collectively known as the Lands of the Sangunese Crown (Sangunische Kronlände; 諸領邦の三郡皇冠 Shoryōhō no Sangunnōkan).

    Article 2.2
    The Kingdom of Leichenberg is the sovereign realm of Max I of the House of Rossheim.

    Article 2.3
    The Kingdom of Steeria is the sovereign realm of Max II of the House of Rossheim.

    Article 2.4
    The Kingdom of Riskai and the Idunn Isles is the sovereign realm of Sadamara Aptrgangr of the House of Rossheim-Nidaros-Riskai.

    Article 2.5
    The Kingdom of Tiěyá is the sovereign realm of the House of Gǔ.

    Article 2.6
    The Khanate of Karalakh is the sovereign realm of Nela Khan Karalakhli.

    Article 2.7
    The Principality of Kujirashi-Walstadt is a demesne of the Bovic Tapferite Empire of the Natopian Nation.

    Article 3
    Each constituent state retains full sovereignty over and within its own territory.

    Article 4
    The House of Rossheim has no claim to the Kingdom of Tiěyá or the Principality of Kujirashi-Walstadt.

    Article 4.1
    Neither the Principality of Kujirashi-Walstadt nor the Bovic Tapferite Empire of the Natopian Nation has any claim to the Lands of the Sangunese Crown or the other constituent states of the Empire.

    Article 4.2
    Neither the Kingdom of Tiěyá nor the House of Gǔ has any claim to the Lands of the Sangunese Crown or the other constituent states of the Empire.

    Article 5
    The cities of Yasutomi and Alttreisen are the capital cities of the Empire.

    Article 6
    Low Saxon (English), High Saxon (German) and Sangunese (Japanese) are the official languages of the Empire. Low Saxon is the working language of the common administration.

    Chapter 2: The Emperor

    Article 7
    The head of the confederation is styled Reigning Emperor of Sangun, Emperor of South Cibola, Grand Prince of Treisenberg, Duke of Rossheim and Slavonia, Count of Volksburg in Low Saxon, Kaiser zu Sangun und Südsiebenberge, Grossfürst zu Treisenberg, Herzog von Rossheim und Slawonien, Graf zu Volksburg in High Saxon and 今上三郡皇・南七山皇帝・トライゼンベルク大公・ロスハイム及びスラボニア公・フォルクスブルク伯 Kinjō Sangunnō, Nanshichizan Kōtei, Toraisenberuku Taikō, Rosuhaimu oyobi Surabonia Kō, Forukusuboruku Haku in Sangunese.

    Article 8
    The Emperor:

    (i) represents the Empire internationally;

    (ii) exercises sovereignty over the Lands of the Sangunese Crown.

    Article 9
    The Emperor is elected for a term of thirty years Ab Sectora Condita by majority vote of the Council of Princes.

    Article 10
    Only a legitimate member of the House of Rossheim may be elected Emperor.

    Article 11
    The Emperor resides in the imperial city of Yasutomi.

    Chapter 3: The Council of Princes

    Article 12
    The Council of Princes comprises:

    (i) the King of Leichenberg:

    (ii) the King of Steeria;

    (iii) the King of Riskai and the Idunn Isles;

    (iv) the Queen of Tiěyá;

    (v) the Khan of Karalakh;

    (vi) the Prince of Kujirashi-Walstadt.

    Article 13
    The Council of Princes:

    (i) elects the Emperor;

    (ii) advises the Emperor;

    (iii) discusses matters of common concern to the constituent states.

    Article 14
    The Council of Princes meets in the city of Alttreisen.

    Chapter 4: Admission and Secession of States

    Article 15
    Additional consituent states may be admitted to the Empire with the assent of the Emperor and the Council of Princes.

    Article 16
    A new constituent state must renounce all claim to the Lands of the Sangunese Crown or the territory of the other constituent states as a condition of admission.

    Article 17
    All constituent states with the exception of the Lands of the Sangunese Crown have the inalienable right to secede from the Empire.

    Chapter 5: Symbols of the Empire

    Article 18
    The Flag of the Empire is is a green Scandinavian cross, bordered with white, upon a purple field, with a black upper hoist canton bearing the three white horizontal bars of Sangun. The width of the flag is two-thirds of its length and the two quarters closest to the hoist are squares with sides equal to seven twentieths of the width of the flag. The width of the green cross is equal to one fifth of the width of the flag and the width of the white border is equal to one twentieth of the width of the flag. The length of each of the three white horizontal bars is equal to one sixth of the length of the flag and the width of each bar and the vertical distance between them is equal to one twentieth of the width of the flag.

    Article 19
    The Coat of Arms of the Empire is an Escutcheon Sable charged with three Bars couped Argent, encircled by the Collar of the Order of the Golden Skull and borne upon the breast of Double-headed Eagle displayed Gules, armed and langued Azure, each head crowned by a Royal Crown and holding in its dexter claw a Sceptre and a Sword and in its sinister claw an Orb, all beneath the Imperial Crown Proper.

    Chapter 6: Amendments to the Charter

    Article 20
    This Imperial Charter may be amended or rescinded only with the assent of the Emperor and the Council of Princes.


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    Grand Princely Decree Nº 3

    Postby Max von Rossheim » Thu Mar 19, 2015 9:30 am

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    GRAND PRINCELY DECREE Nº 3

    TO ALL AND SINGULAR to whom these Presents shall come, His Imperial Majesty the Grand Prince of Treisenberg sends greeting!

    WHEREAS it is necessary to amend the Imperial Charter of the Empire of Sangun and South Cibola in order to admit the Principality of Light;

    LET IT THEREFORE BE KNOWN that we, Max the First, Grand Prince of Treisenberg, Duke of Rossheim and Slavonia, Count of Volksburg, do hereby ratify the amended Imperial Charter of the Empire of Sangun and South Cibola as contained in the Schedule to this Decree.

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    SCHEDULE: THE IMPERIAL CHARTER OF THE EMPIRE OF SANGUN AND SOUTH CIBOLA

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    IMPERIAL CHARTER OF THE EMPIRE OF SANGUN AND SOUTH CIBOLA

    Chapter 1: General Provisions

    Article 1
    The official name of this state is the Empire of Sangun and South Cibola in Low Saxon, Kaisertum Sangun und Südsiebenberge in High Saxon and 三郡・南七山帝国 Sangun-Nanshichizan Teikoku in Sangunese.

    Article 2
    The Empire of Sangun and South Cibola is a confederal union of sovereign states under the leadership of the House of Rossheim. It comprises:

    (i) The Empire of Greater Sangun (大三郡帝国 (Dai Sangun Teikoku);

    (ii) The Grand Principality of Treisenberg and the Common Bailiwicks (Grossfürstentum Treisenberg und die Gemeinen Vogteien);

    (iii) The Kingdom of Leichenberg (Königreich Leichenberg);

    (iv) The Kingdom of Steeria (Königreich Stiermark);

    (v) The Kingdom of Riskai and the Idunn Isles (Riskaiar og Iðunnareyja Konungsríki);

    (vii) The Kingdom of Tiěyá (Königreich Tiěyá; 鐵崖王國 Tetsugai Ōkoku/Tiěyá Wángguó);

    (vii) The Khanate of Karalakh (Karalax Xanliki);

    (viii) The Principality of Kujirashi-Walstadt (Fürstentum Walstadt; 鯨市公国 Kujirashi Kōkoku);

    (ix) The Principality of Light (Fürstentum des Lichts).

    Article 2.1
    The Empire of Greater Sangun and the Grand Principality of Treisenberg and the Common Bailiwicks are the sovereign dominions of the Sangunese Emperor and are collectively known as the Lands of the Sangunese Crown (Sangunische Kronlände; 諸領邦の三郡皇冠 Shoryōhō no Sangunnōkan).

    Article 2.2
    The Kingdom of Leichenberg is the sovereign realm of Max I of the House of Rossheim.

    Article 2.3
    The Kingdom of Steeria is the sovereign realm of Max II of the House of Rossheim.

    Article 2.4
    The Kingdom of Riskai and the Idunn Isles is the sovereign realm of Sadamara Aptrgangr of the House of Rossheim-Nidaros-Riskai.

    Article 2.5
    The Kingdom of Tiěyá is the sovereign realm of the House of Gǔ.

    Article 2.6
    The Khanate of Karalakh is the sovereign realm of Nela Khan Karalakhli.

    Article 2.7
    The Principality of Kujirashi-Walstadt is a demesne of the Bovic Tapferite Empire of the Natopian Nation.

    Article 2.8
    The Principality of Light is a constituent state of the Island Federation of Gong and Jingdao.

    Article 3
    Each constituent state retains full sovereignty over and within its own territory.

    Article 4
    The House of Rossheim has no claim to the Kingdom of Tiěyá, the Principality of Kujirashi-Walstadt or the Principality of Light.

    Article 4.1
    Neither the Principality of Kujirashi-Walstadt nor the Bovic Tapferite Empire of the Natopian Nation has any claim to the Lands of the Sangunese Crown or the other constituent states of the Empire.

    Article 4.2
    Neither the Kingdom of Tiěyá nor the House of Gǔ has any claim to the Lands of the Sangunese Crown or the other constituent states of the Empire.

    Article 4.3
    Neither the Principality Light nor the Island Federation of Gong and Jingdao has any claim to the Lands of the Sangunese Crown or the other constituent states of the Empire.

    Article 5
    The cities of Yasutomi and Alttreisen are the capital cities of the Empire.

    Article 6
    Low Saxon (English), High Saxon (German) and Sangunese (Japanese) are the official languages of the Empire. Low Saxon is the working language of the common administration.

    Chapter 2: The Emperor

    Article 7
    The head of the confederation is styled Reigning Emperor of Sangun, Emperor of South Cibola, Grand Prince of Treisenberg, Duke of Rossheim and Slavonia, Count of Volksburg in Low Saxon, Kaiser zu Sangun und Südsiebenberge, Grossfürst zu Treisenberg, Herzog von Rossheim und Slawonien, Graf zu Volksburg in High Saxon and 今上三郡皇・南七山皇帝・トライゼンベルク大公・ロスハイム及びスラボニア公・フォルクスブルク伯 Kinjō Sangunnō, Nanshichizan Kōtei, Toraisenberuku Taikō, Rosuhaimu oyobi Surabonia Kō, Forukusuboruku Haku in Sangunese.

    Article 8
    The Emperor:

    (i) represents the Empire internationally;

    (ii) exercises sovereignty over the Lands of the Sangunese Crown.

    Article 9
    The Emperor is elected for a term of thirty years Ab Sectora Condita by majority vote of the Council of Princes.

    Article 10
    Only a legitimate member of the House of Rossheim may be elected Emperor.

    Article 11
    The Emperor resides in the imperial city of Yasutomi.

    Chapter 3: The Council of Princes

    Article 12
    The Council of Princes comprises:

    (i) the King of Leichenberg:

    (ii) the King of Steeria;

    (iii) the King of Riskai and the Idunn Isles;

    (iv) the Queen of Tiěyá;

    (v) the Khan of Karalakh;

    (vi) the Prince of Kujirashi-Walstadt;

    (vii) the Prince of Light.

    Article 13
    The Council of Princes:

    (i) elects the Emperor;

    (ii) advises the Emperor;

    (iii) discusses matters of common concern to the constituent states.

    Article 14
    The Council of Princes meets in the city of Alttreisen.

    Chapter 4: Admission and Secession of States

    Article 15
    Additional consituent states may be admitted to the Empire with the assent of the Emperor and the Council of Princes.

    Article 16
    A new constituent state must renounce all claim to the Lands of the Sangunese Crown or the territory of the other constituent states as a condition of admission.

    Article 17
    All constituent states with the exception of the Lands of the Sangunese Crown have the inalienable right to secede from the Empire.

    Chapter 5: Symbols of the Empire

    Article 18
    The Flag of the Empire is is a green Scandinavian cross, bordered with white, upon a purple field, with a black upper hoist canton bearing the three white horizontal bars of Sangun. The width of the flag is two-thirds of its length and the two quarters closest to the hoist are squares with sides equal to seven twentieths of the width of the flag. The width of the green cross is equal to one fifth of the width of the flag and the width of the white border is equal to one twentieth of the width of the flag. The length of each of the three white horizontal bars is equal to one sixth of the length of the flag and the width of each bar and the vertical distance between them is equal to one twentieth of the width of the flag.

    Article 19
    The Coat of Arms of the Empire is an Escutcheon Sable charged with three Bars couped Argent, encircled by the Collar of the Order of the Golden Skull and borne upon the breast of Double-headed Eagle displayed Gules, armed and langued Azure, each head crowned by a Royal Crown and holding in its dexter claw a Sceptre and a Sword and in its sinister claw an Orb, all beneath the Imperial Crown Proper.

    Chapter 6: Amendments to the Charter

    Article 20
    This Imperial Charter may be amended or rescinded only with the assent of the Emperor and the Council of Princes.


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    Grand Princely Decree Nº 4

    Postby Max II » Wed Jul 29, 2015 12:16 pm

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    GRAND PRINCELY DECREE Nº 4

    TO ALL AND SINGULAR to whom these Presents shall come, His Imperial Majesty the Grand Prince of Treisenberg sends greeting!

    WHEREAS we are desirous of annexing certain territories to the Grand Principality;

    LET IT THEREFORE BE KNOWN that we, Max the Second, Grand Prince of Treisenberg, Duke of Rossheim and Slavonia, Count of Volksburg, do hereby annex to the Grand Principality of Treisenberg and the Common Bailiwicks the territories depicted in yellow on the map contained in the Schedule to this Decree.

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    SCHEDULE: MAP OF THE ANNEXED TERRITORIES

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    Grand Princely Decree Nº 5

    Postby Max II » Wed Jul 29, 2015 12:39 pm

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    GRAND PRINCELY DECREE Nº 5

    TO ALL AND SINGULAR to whom these Presents shall come, His Imperial Majesty the Grand Prince of Treisenberg sends greeting!

    WHEREAS we wish to make provision for the administration of those territories recently annexed to our Grand Principality;

    LET IT THEREFORE BE KNOWN that we, Max the Second, Grand Prince of Treisenberg, Duke of Rossheim and Slavonia, Count of Volksburg, do hereby decree that:

    1. The territories depicted in white on the map contained in the Schedule to this Decree be annexed to the Bailiwick of Südkap;

    2. The territories depicted in yellow on the map contained in the Schedule to this Decree be annexed to the Bailiwick of Südmoorland, which shall be known henceforth by the name of Grossmoorland;

    3. The territories depicted in pink on the map contained in the Schedule to this Decree be erected into a new bailiwick by the name of Nordmark;

    4. The territories depicted in orange on the map contained in the Schedule to this Decree be erected into a new bailiwick by the name of Feld;

    5. Article 19 of the Basic Law of the Grand Principality of Treisenberg and the Common Bailiwicks be amended to read:

    The state is organised into six bailiwicks, or Vogteien:

    (i) The Bailiwick of Treisenberg or Vogtei Treisenberg, which has its seat of administration in the city of Alttreisen;

    (ii) The Bailiwick of Südkap or Vogtei Südkap, which has its seat of administration in the Südkap Fortress (Festung Südkap);

    (iii) The Bailiwick of Grossmoorland or Vogtei Grossmoorland, which has its seat of administration in the city of Moorheim;

    (iv) The Bailiwick of Volksburg or Vogtei Volksburg, which has its seat of administration in the city of that name;

    (v) The Bailiwick of Nordmark or Vogtei Nordmark;

    (vi) The Bailiwick of Feld or Vogtei Feld.


    6. Article 20 of the Basic Law of the Grand Principality of Treisenberg and the Common Bailiwicks be amended to read:

    Each bailiwick is administered by a bailiff, or Vogt in the language of the Cibolan Saxons. The bailiffs of Treisenberg, Grossmoorland and Volksburg are lichknechts appointed by the necrarch. The King of Steeria is bailiff of Südkap, the Queen of Tiěyá is bailiff of Nordmark and the Prince of Walstadt is bailiff of Feld.


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    SCHEDULE: MAP DEPICTING THE ADMINISTRATIVE REORGANISATION OF THE ANNEXED TERRITORIES

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    Grand Princely Decree Nº 6

    Postby Max II » Wed Aug 05, 2015 1:43 pm

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    GRAND PRINCELY DECREE Nº 6

    TO ALL AND SINGULAR to whom these Presents shall come, His Imperial Majesty the Grand Prince of Treisenberg sends greeting!

    WHEREAS our cousin Octavia, sometime Empress of Greater Sangun and Queen of Leichenberg, was not properly compensated for the loss of these thrones;

    MINDFUL that the northern sections of the region known as das Große Feld must be settled before the land reverts to barbarism;

    RECOGNISING that the climate and terrain of this region is not dissimilar to that of our said cousin's Principality of Highpass;

    BELIEVING that she is well placed to undertake the settlement of this area;

    LET IT THEREFORE BE KNOWN that we, Max the Second, Grand Prince of Treisenberg, Duke of Rossheim and Slavonia, Count of Volksburg, do hereby erect the territory depicted in yellow upon the map contained in the Schedule to this Decree into an autonomous principality by the name of Hochfeld;

    AND BY THE AUTHORITY AFORESAID we do further grant the said Principality of Hochfeld to our beloved cousin Octavia, Princess and Lichgravine of Highpass,as an immediate fief of the Empire of Sangun and South Cibola.

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    SCHEDULE: MAP DEPICTING THE BOUNDARIES OF HOCHFELD

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    Grand Princely Decree Nº 7

    Postby Max II » Wed Aug 05, 2015 1:52 pm

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    GRAND PRINCELY DECREE Nº 7

    TO ALL AND SINGULAR to whom these Presents shall come, His Imperial Majesty the Grand Prince of Treisenberg sends greeting!

    WHEREAS we are of the opinion that certain territories may be better administered as an integral part of our grandfather's realm;

    LET IT THEREFORE BE KNOWN that we, Max the Second, Grand Prince of Treisenberg, Duke of Rossheim and Slavonia, Count of Volksburg, do hereby cede the territory depicted in red upon the map contained in the Schedule to this Decree.

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    SCHEDULE: MAP DEPICTING THE TERRITORY CEDED TO THE KINGDOM OF LEICHENBERG

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    Grand Princely Decree Nº 8

    Postby Max II » Wed Aug 05, 2015 3:03 pm

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    GRAND PRINCELY DECREE Nº 8

    TO ALL AND SINGULAR to whom these Presents shall come, His Imperial Majesty the Grand Prince of Treisenberg sends greeting!

    WHEREAS the Bailiwick of Südkap is far too underpopulated to merit the expense of a separate administration;

    LET IT THEREFORE BE KNOWN that we, Max the Second, Grand Prince of Treisenberg, Duke of Rossheim and Slavonia, Count of Volksburg, do hereby decree that:

    1. The Bailiwick of Südkap is hereby dissolved.

    2. The territory of the former bailiwick shall be allocated as follows:

    (i) The territory depicted in red upon the map contained in the Schedule to this Decree is hereby ceded to the Kingdom of Steeria.

    (ii) The trrritory depicted in yellow upon the map contained in the Schedule to this Decree is hereby incorporated within the Bailiwick of Grossmoorland.

    3. Article 19 of the Basic Law of the Grand Principality of Treisenberg and the Common Bailiwicks shall be amended to read:

    The state is organised into five bailiwicks, or Vogteien:

    (i) The Bailiwick of Treisenberg or Vogtei Treisenberg, which has its seat of administration in the city of Alttreisen;

    (ii) The Bailiwick of Grossmoorland or Vogtei Grossmoorland, which has its seat of administration in the city of Moorheim;

    (iii) The Bailiwick of Volksburg or Vogtei Volksburg, which has its seat of administration in the city of that name;

    (iv) The Bailiwick of Nordmark or Vogtei Nordmark;

    (v) The Bailiwick of Feld or Vogtei Feld.


    4. Article 20 of the Basic Law of the Grand Principality of Treisenberg and the Common Bailiwicks shall be amended to read:

    Each bailiwick is administered by a bailiff, or Vogt in the language of the Cibolan Saxons. The bailiffs of Treisenberg, Grossmoorland and Volksburg are lichknechts appointed by the necrarch. The Queen of Tiěyá is bailiff of Nordmark and the Prince of Walstadt is bailiff of Feld.


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    SCHEDULE: MAP DEPICTING THE ALLOCATION OF THE TERRITORY OF THE FORMER BAILWICK OF SÜDKAP

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    Grand Princely Decree Nº 9

    Postby Max II » Tue Sep 01, 2015 9:43 am

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    GRAND PRINCELY DECREE Nº 9

    TO ALL AND SINGULAR to whom these Presents shall come, His Imperial Majesty the Grand Prince of Treisenberg sends greeting!

    WHEREAS we wish to restore to our beloved wife and cousin Octavia, sometime Empress of Greater Sangun and Queen of Leichenberg, the royal dignity that is rightfully hers;

    LET IT THEREFORE BE KNOWN that we, Max the Second, Grand Prince of Treisenberg, Duke of Rossheim and Slavonia, Count of Volksburg, do hereby proclaim the Principality of Hochfeld a sovereign kingdom by the name of the Kingdom of Highfield;

    AND BY THE AUTHORITY AFORESAID we do further recognise our said wife and cousin, Octavia Princess of Hochfeld, as Queen of Highfield, with full sovereignty over that realm.

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    Grand Princely Decree Nº 10

    Postby Max II » Fri Oct 30, 2015 7:57 am

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    GRAND PRINCELY DECREE Nº 10

    TO ALL AND SINGULAR to whom these Presents shall come, His Imperial Majesty the Grand Prince of Treisenberg sends greeting!

    WHEREAS the Principality of Walstadt has seceded from the Empire;

    AND WHEREAS the present administrative structure is inefficient and requires reform;

    LET IT THEREFORE BE KNOWN that we, Max the Second, Grand Prince of Treisenberg, Duke of Rossheim and Slavonia, Count of Volksburg, do hereby decree that:

    1. The Bailiwick of Feld is hereby dissolved and its territory ceded to the Kingdom of Highfield;

    2. The Bailiwicks of Grossmoorland and Volksburg are hereby ceded to the Kingdom of Leichenberg;

    3. Article 2 of the Basic Law of the Grand Principality of Treisenberg and the Common Bailiwicks be amended to read:

    The Grand Principality of Treisenberg and the Common Bailiwicks is a sovereign necrarchy in which supreme authority is vested in the Emperor of Sangun, who is styled Grand Prince of Treisenberg in Low Saxon and Grossfürst zu Treisenberg in High Saxon .


    4. Article 10 of the Basic Law of the Grand Principality of Treisenberg and the Common Bailiwicks be amended to read:

    The necrarch’s living subjects have the right to move and settle freely within the city of Alttreisen.


    5. Article 19 of the Basic Law of the Grand Principality of Treisenberg and the Common Bailiwicks be amended to read:

    The state is organised into two bailiwicks, or Vogteien:

    (i) The Bailiwick of Treisenberg or Vogtei Treisenberg, which has its seat of administration in the city of Alttreisen;

    (ii) The Bailiwick of Nordmark or Vogtei Nordmark.


    6. Article 20 of the Basic Law of the Grand Principality of Treisenberg and the Common Bailiwicks be amended to read:

    Each bailiwick is administered by a bailiff, or Vogt in the language of the Cibolan Saxons. The bailiffs of Treisenberg is a lichknecht appointed by the necrarch. The Queen of Tiěyá is bailiff of Nordmark.


    7. Article 21 of the Basic Law of the Grand Principality of Treisenberg and the Common Bailiwicks be amended to read:

    The city of Alttreisen has a civic council or Stadtrat which is freely elected by the living citizens of that city who are of age and good character. The civic council:

    (i) is responsible for the welfare of the living inhabitants of the city and the provision and maintenance of those public services and facilities required to support them;

    (ii) has the authority to appoint and dismiss living public officials within the city, with the exception of those in the necrarch’s service;

    (iii) has the authority to levy such taxes as may be deemed necessary for the provision and maintenance of public services and facilities, subject to the oversight of the local bailiff.


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    Grand Princely Decree Nº 11

    Postby Lyssansa Rossheim » Mon Apr 18, 2016 2:47 pm

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    GRAND PRINCELY DECREE Nº 11

    TO ALL AND SINGULAR to whom these Presents shall come, Her Imperial Majesty the Grand Princess of Treisenberg sends greeting!

    WHEREAS it has been proposed to unify the Empire of Sangun and South Cibola with the Kingdom of Minarboria;

    LET IT THEREFORE BE KNOWN that we, Lyssansa, Grand Princess of Treisenberg, do hereby ratify the Treaty of Sansabury as contained in the Schedule to this Decree.

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    SCHEDULE: THE TREATY OF SANSABURY

    THE TREATY OF SANSABURY

    FOR THE UNIFICATION OF

    THE KINGDOM OF MINARBORIA

    AND

    THE EMPIRE OF SANGUN AND SOUTH CIBOLA


    TO ALL AND SINGULAR to whom these Presents shall come, Lyssansa, Queen of Minarboria and of Lichbrook, Reigning Empress of Sangun, Empress of South Cibola, Grand Princess of Treisenberg, &c., and the members of the Council of Princes of the Empire, send greeting!

    WHEREAS it has become evident that the mode of governance originally devised for the Empire of Sangun and South Cibola is no longer adequate;

    AND WHEREAS the duly elected Empress Lyssansa has offered a model of greater and more stable union with her realm of Minarboria;

    AND WHEREAS the faith of that realm has begun to take root in the rest, and we are desirous of maintaining peace and amity between the believers of our various realms and those who follow the Shrub-God;

    LET IT THEREFORE BE KNOWN that the following Articles have been negotiated and agreed upon by the Empress and the Council of Princes, in good faith and without effort of evasion:

    Article I.
    The Imperial Charter of the Empire of Sangun and South Cibola is hereby rescinded by the provisions of Article 17 of that document.

    Article II.
    The Empire of Sangun and South Cibola is hereby dissolved.

    Article III.
    The Kingdom of Minarboria, the Empire of Greater Sangun, the Grand Principality of Treisenberg and the Common Bailiwicks, the Kingdom of Leichenberg, the United Kingdom of Steeria and Highfield, the Kingdom of Riskai and the Idunn Isles, the Kingdom of Tiěyá, and the Khanate of Karalakh do hereby establish a new union by the name of the Empire of Minarboria, to be constituted in accordance with the Imperial Root Law contained in the Schedule to this treaty.

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    SCHEDULE: THE IMPERIAL ROOT LAW OF THE EMPIRE OF MINARBORIA

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    THE IMPERIAL ROOT LAW OF THE EMPIRE OF MINARBORIA

    Chapter 1: The Nature of the Empire

    Article 1
    The Empire of Minarboria is the greater garden of the Shrub-God Minarbor. It comprises:

    (i) The original Minarborian territories situated on the continent of Benacia, which are known as the Imperial Shrublands;

    (ii) The Empire of Greater Sangun (大三郡帝国 (Dai Sangun Teikoku);

    (iii) The Grand Principality of Treisenberg and the Common Bailiwicks (Grossfürstentum Treisenberg und die Gemeinen Vogteien);

    (iv) The Kingdom of Leichenberg (Königreich Leichenberg);

    (v) The United Kingdom of Steeria and Highfield (Vereinigtes Königreich Stiermark und Hochfeld);

    (vi) The Kingdom of Riskai and the Idunn Isles (Riskaiar og Iðunnareyja Konungsríki);

    (vii) The Kingdom of Tiěyá (Königreich Tiěyá; 鐵崖王國 Tetsugai Ōkoku/Tiěyá Wángguó);

    (viii) The Khanate of Karalakh (Karalax Xanliki).

    Article 1.1
    The Imperial Shrublands, the Empire of Greater Sangun and the Grand Principality of Treisenberg and the Common Bailiwicks are known collectively as the Lands of the Imperial Crown.

    Article 1.2
    The Kingdom of Leichenberg, United Kingdom of Steeria and Highfield, Kingdom of Riskai and the Idunn Isles, Kingdom of Tiěyá and Khanate of Karalakh are known collectively as the Imperial Realms.

    Article 2
    The capital of the Empire is the city of Sansabury.

    Article 3
    Overdolor English is the language of the Imperial Administration. Laqi, Lywind English, High Saxon and Sangunese are official languages of the Empire.

    Chapter 2: The Empress

    Article 4
    The Empire is a federated necrarchy under the leadership of the Bride of Minarbor, Lyssansa of the House of Rossheim, who is styled Empress of Minarboria with the qualification of Imperial Jolliness.

    Article 5
    As the Bride of Minarbor, the Empress of Minarboria possesses supreme executive, legislative and administrative authority over the Lands of the Imperial Crown. Within these territories, submission to her will is politely requested by the Shrub-God himself.

    Article 5.1
    Within the Imperial Shrublands, the Empress:

    (i) possesses supreme legislative authority: no law can come into force without her personal approval.

    (ii) possesses supreme administrative authority: on the highest level of administration her authority is direct and on subordinate levels of administration, she determines the degree of authority of the officials who act in her name and in accordance with her orders;

    (iii) appoints and dismisses all state officials whose appointment or dismissal has not been otherwise determined by law;

    (iv) issues Royal Decrees for the organisation and functioning of state administration, as well as directives essential for the execution of the law;

    (v) has the right to pardon the accused, to mitigate the sentence and even to completely forgive transgressions, including the right to terminate court actions against the guilty and to free them from trial and punishment;

    (vi) has the right to act freely in all matters that are not otherwise subject to existing law.

    Article 5.2
    Within the of Greater Sangun and the Grand Principality of Treisenberg and the Common Bailiwicks, the Empress exercises supreme authority in accordance with local law.

    Article 6
    The Empress has the sole right to bestow and revoke citizenship.

    Article 7
    The Empress is the commander-in-chief of the armed forces of the Empire.

    Chapter 3: The Regent Interdum

    Article 8
    The Empress may appoint a Regent Interdum to maintain the basic functions of government during her absence.

    Article 9
    The Regent Interdum has the authority to:

    (i) Enforce the law of the Empire, including the Root Law;

    (ii) Undertake defensive military action within the borders of the Empire;

    (iii) Receive representatives of foreign states;

    (iv) Maintain the administration of the Lands of the Crown.

    Article 10
    The Regent Interdum is prohibited from:

    (i) Amending the Root Law;

    (ii) Entering into treaties with foreign states or organisations;

    (iii) Undertaking military action beyond the borders of the Empire;

    (iv) Interfering in the administration of the Imperial Realms.

    Article 11
    Any decrees or decisions of the Regent Interdum not expressly confirmed by the Empress upon her return are to be deemed invalid.

    Chapter 4: The Council of Necrarchs

    Article 12
    The Council of Necrarchs is the supreme legislative body of the Empire. It comprises:

    (i) the Empress of Minarboria, or the Regent Interdum in her absence;

    (ii) the King and Queen of Leichenberg;

    (iii) the King and Queen of Steeria and Highfield;

    (iv) the King of Riskai and the Idunn Isles;

    (v) the Queen of Tiěyá;

    (vi) the Khan of Karalakh.

    Article 13
    The Council of Necrarchs is presided over by the Empress.

    Article 14
    The Council of Necrarchs issues Imperial Decrees for the organisation and administration of the Empire as a whole.

    Chapter 5: The State Arbors

    Article 15
    The First State Arbor is reserved for the Empress and other necrarchs. It is here that the Council of Necrarchs meets and from here that Imperial and Royal Decrees are proclaimed.

    Article 16
    The Second State Arbor is reserved for citizens and it is from here that the internal affairs of the Empire are conducted.

    Article 17
    The Third State Arbor is reserved for the subjects of foreign states and their representatives and it is from here that the external affairs of the Empire are conducted.

    Chapter 6: The Imperial Shrublands

    Article 18
    That portion of the Imperial Shrublands under direct Imperial lordship is known as the Lichnina.

    Article 18.1
    The Lichnina comprises:

    (i) The Lichgraviate of Lywall, which has its seat of administration in the city of Lynik;

    (ii) The Lichgraviate of Lachmeren, which has its seat of administration in the city of Merensk;

    (iii) The Lichgraviate of Novodolor, which has its seat of administration in the city of Novodolorsk;

    (iv) The Royal Forest of Litel, which has its seat of administration in the settlement of Swainmote Lodge.

    Article 18.2
    The three lichgraviates are each administered by a governor appointed by the Empress.

    Article 18.3
    The Royal Forest of Litel is administered by a Deep Singer appointed by the Empress, who is styled Verderer of Litel.

    Article 19
    The remaining territory of the Imperial Shrublands is divided between five autonomous jurisdictions:

    (i) The Garden of Whisperwood;

    (ii) The Marquessate of &zeter;

    (iii) The Jollity of Toastytop;

    (iv) The County of Gloomvale;

    (v) The Principality of Highbloom.

    Article 19.1
    The Garden of Whisperwood is a palatine jurisdiction held by Fleurette de Taniere-Gaudin of the Deep Singers and her lawful successors, who are styled Warden of Whisperwood.

    Article 19.2
    The Marquessate of &zeter is a palatine jurisdiction held by Clarence Etzeterra, who is styled Marquess of &zeter.

    Article 19.3
    The Jollity of Toastytop is a palatine jurisdiction held by Lord Toastypops.

    Article 19.4
    The County of Gloomvale is a palatine jurisdiction held by the Von Schatten Company.

    Article 19.5
    The Principality of Highbloom is a palatine jurisdiction held by the Princess Royal Octavia, who is styled Princess of Highbloom.

    Article 19.6
    The designated holder of each jurisdiction possesses regalian rights over and within that territory.

    Chapter 7: The Imperial Realms

    Article 20
    The Imperial Realms are sovereign necrarchies within the Empire.

    Article 20.1
    The Kingdom of Leichenberg is the realm of Max I and Mira Raynora the Younger of the House of Rossheim.

    Article 20.2
    The United ingdom of Steeria and Highfield is the realm of Max II and Octavia of the House of Rossheim.

    Article 20.3
    The Kingdom of Riskai and the Idunn Isles is the realm of Sadamara Aptrgangr of the House of Rossheim-Nidaros-Riskai.

    Article 20.4
    The Kingdom of Tiěyá is the realm of the Gǔ Dynasty.

    Article 2.5
    The Khanate of Karalakh is the realm of Nela Khan Karalakhli.

    Article 21
    The necrarch of each Imperial Realm exercises supreme authority over his or her own territory in accordance with local law.

    Chapter 8: The Church of Minarbor

    Article 22
    The Church of Minarbor is the established church of the Empire.

    Article 23
    As the Bride of Minarbor, the Empress is supreme head of the church.

    Article 24
    As the first children of his garden, the Deep Singers are entrusted by the Shrub-God with the running of his church.

    Article 25
    The highest cleric of the church shall be the Resector of Sansabury, who is appointed by the Queen to minister to her capital and serve as the attendant of Minarbor. From the Resector will stem all other consecrations and appointments of the clerics of the church.

    Article 26
    The everyday governance of the church shall be in the hands of the Holy Synod, comprised of the Resector of Sansabury, the Cultor of Toastytop, the resector and two seniormost cultors of each of the jurisdictions of Lywall and Lachmeren, Novodolor, Whisperwood, &zeter, Gloomvale and Highbloom, and the seniormost cultor of the realms of Greater Sangun, Treisenberg and the Common Bailiwicks, Leichenberg, Steeria and Highfield, Riskai and the Idunn Isles, Tiěyá, and Karalakh.

    Article 27
    The Resector of Sansabury shall preside over the Holy Synod as the representative of the Shrub-God Minarbor and his Bride, and shall be empowered to veto or repeal the acts the Synod.

    Chapter 9: The Symbols of the Empire

    Article 28
    The flag of the Empire consists of a black field edged with two narrow stripes, the upper stripe of Lywind Blue and the lower stripe of maroon. In the centre, there is a representation of the Shrub-God Minarbor surrounded by a wreath or torse of alternating twists of Lywind Blue and maroon.

    Article 29
    The great seal of the Empire consists of a representation of the Shrub-God Minarbor surrounded by a wreath or torse of alternating twists of Lywind Blue and maroon. Beneath the torse, a pair of green leafy tendrils extend from a scroll bearing the motto "Pro virgulto omnia".

    Chapter 10: Amendments to the Imperial Root Law

    Article 30
    The Imperial Root Law may be changed or amended only by the Council of Necrarchs.


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    For the Kingdom of Minarboria:
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    For the Empire of Greater Sangun:
    Lyssansa

    For the Grand Principality of Treisenberg and the Common Bailiwicks:
    Lyssansa

    For the Kingdom of Leichenberg:
    Max (I) and Mira

    For the United Kingdom of Steeria and Highfield:
    Max (II) and Octavia

    For the Kingdom of Riskai and the Idunn Isles:
    Sadamara Aptrgangr

    For the Kingdom of Tiěyá:
    Sàohuáng

    For the Khanate of Karalakh
    Nela Khan Karalakhli


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