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The Royal House of the Westfold rules over the Realm of the Westfold Sovereignty under King Ilthor: Thane, Lord, and High Indúna of all the Endhro race, who presides over the courts at Dragontail Towers. The governing and maintenance of the land is achieved by the Lords of the Great Houses of the Realm and their vassals.
Royal Decree of the West
Shires (divisions) of the Westfold Sovereignty
Sorted by socio-political importance:
- Firth of Pearl - Home to the Twin Cities and mercantile center of the west.
- Ansíen-un? - "The Faces of God" (or Gable), a royal shire situated below Crest Palace.
- Austshire? - "The Warm Plains", a bowel-like valley that encircles lands rich in fruit.
- Breë River Valley? - The wide vale running from the entrance to the Tilled Land?, all the way to the Aust Marshes.
- Adamastorshire - Low-lying lands Aust and east of Pearl and Wells
- The Tilled Lands? - "The Land of Wyverns", a protected bowel-like valley of grape vineyards and wine-making
- The Black Land? - a peninsula of wheat-fields owned primarily by Abbot Black?.
- Over-the-mountains - the eastern extent of the sovereignty, guarded by the mercantile folk of the Elf-home Of Cálenædhon
- The Grublands - the western part of Over-the-mountains.
- Hermes Hills - A rugged coastline running east-west from Lost Boot Lagoon?, where the River of Butter? reaches the sea, and onwards to Stanford?.
The Great Houses
The Great Houses of the Realm are the noble tribal families of the Endhro. At the time of the Charter of the Thanes?, the heads of each house were gifted a copy of royal prospectus, The Realm Of The Westfold Sovereignty, a lore-book and reference work containing all the key knowledge required for a Kraal-master to preside over his fiefdom.
- King Ilthor II - the Great Chief of the Westfold.
- Lord Gauntlett? - Master of Coin
- Abbott Black? - A wealthy, religious noble, custodian of The Black Land
- Prince Celardor? - Kraalmaster of the Tilled Lands
- The Realm Of The Westfold Sovereignty - a lorebook of royal charter of which only a few copies were ever made.
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