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 +  * **Baron/​Baronne** - 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.
 +  * **Beliefs** - Any convictions a character has. This can be something as simple as France is the greatest nation in the world: 4" or something silly like "The King should never wear grey: 3". Religious matters, political ideas and philosophy should all be expressed as Beliefs if the character has any opinions on the matter. A character should have at least three or more beliefs."​
 +  * **Chatelain/​Chatelaine** - A castellan (ch+ótelain) was the commander in charge of a castle. A few castellanies survived with the title of sire". "
 +  * **Chevalier** - A knight.
 +  * **Comte/​Comtesse** - 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"​)."​
 +  * **Duc/​Duchesse** - A duke/​duchess (Latin dux, literally leader"​) was the governor of a province, usually a military leader."​
 +  * **Dauphin/​Dauphine** - The heir to the throne.
 +  * **Marquis/​Marquise** - 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)"​
 +  * **Prince/​Princesse** - The son or daughter of the sovereign.
 +  * **Roi/​Reine** - The king/queen (Latin rex) the sovereign.
 +  * **Seigneur/​Dame** - A lord or lady.  A member of a noble family that isn't a peer.
 +  * **Vicomte/​Vicomtesse** - 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.
roleplaying/versailles/versaillesglossary.txt · Last modified: 2013/03/13 00:39 (external edit)