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 As a peer you enjoy the rights and responsibilities of a peer (See [[VersaillesPeerage|Peerages]]). ​ Choose you peerage - there were great variations in the amount of money earned by each title, it is quite possible to be a rich Chevalier that earns more than a poor Comte. As a peer you enjoy the rights and responsibilities of a peer (See [[VersaillesPeerage|Peerages]]). ​ Choose you peerage - there were great variations in the amount of money earned by each title, it is quite possible to be a rich Chevalier that earns more than a poor Comte.
   * Title   * Title
-    * A duke (Latin dux, literally leader"​) was the governor of a province, usually a military leader." +    * A duke (Latin dux, literally ​"leader"​) was the governor of a province, usually a military leader. 
-    * A count (Latin comes, literally companion"​) was an appointee of the king governing a city and its immediate surroundings,​ or else a high-ranking official in the king's immediate entourage (the latter called "​palace counts"​ or "​counts Palatine"​)." +    * A count (Latin comes, literally ​"companion"​) was an appointee of the king governing a city and its immediate surroundings,​ or else a high-ranking official in the king's immediate entourage (the latter called "​palace counts"​ or "​counts Palatine"​). 
-    * A marquis was a count who was also the governor of a march",​ a region at the boundaries of the kingdom that needed particular protection against foreign incursions (margrave in German)."+    * A marquis was a count who was also the governor of a "march",​ a region at the boundaries of the kingdom that needed particular protection against foreign incursions (margrave in German).
     * A viscount was the lieutenant of a count, either when the count was too busy to stay at home, or when the county was held by the king himself     * A viscount was the lieutenant of a count, either when the count was too busy to stay at home, or when the county was held by the king himself
     * A baron (a later title) was originally a direct vassal of the king, or of a major feudal lord like a duke or a count     * A baron (a later title) was originally a direct vassal of the king, or of a major feudal lord like a duke or a count
-    * A castellan (ch+ótelain) was the commander in charge of a castle. ​ A few castellanies survived with the title of sire"​."​+    * A castellan (chatelain) was the commander in charge of a castle. ​ A few castellanies survived with the title of sire"​."​
   * +10 Contacts (amongst up to 3 NPCs)   * +10 Contacts (amongst up to 3 NPCs)
   * +10 for **Memory**   * +10 for **Memory**
roleplaying/versailles/versaillesplanned.txt · Last modified: 2014/03/20 21:14 by curufea