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Caerlaw RuleEdit

In order to keep Changeling society from attracting the attention of the Fae, Changelings have decided to ensure that power is not amassed in one place or by one individual. The Caerlaw was set up to prevent a catastrophic war and to keep the peace, the Prydain installed a new system of rule - the High Court. No person may hold the same title more than once every three years. 

  1. High  Monarch - Chairperson of the Court.
    • Has final say on all Court matters, can veto court decisions & essentially has overall rule for the period they are elected. There is only one High King or High Queen per period. Elected by the High Court.
  2. Princes & Princesses - Councillors of the Court
    • Present matters to the court representative of their faction. There are only 3 positions and they answer to the High Monarch or Grand Monarch of their faction. They are elected by the Dukes & Duchesses of the factions at the end of every term.
  3. Earls - Councillor's Seconds
    • The other members of the High Court may elect 2 Earls (seconds) to join the High Court. The High Court member may be present with one of these, or both may be present if the Councillor or Monarch is absent. They may not contest a High Court position whilst they are a second.

National OrganisationEdit

In addition to the organisation of the nations, each region within the nations have their own administrative structures to allow for better governance and division of power. Each region has since developed a similar system of ruleship in order to maintain a seat in the Court of Albion.

  1. Grand Prince or Grand Princess - Head of Faction
    • Elected by the national leaders of each faction. They have the final say in faction politics. There is only one seat per faction.
  2. Duke or Duchess - National Leader
    • Elected by the Barons, Freepersons and Magnates. They have a similar position to the High Monarch in each of the nations and head a council of Barons, Magnates and Freepersons. There is only one seat per nation.
  3. Earls, Counts & Countesses - Faction & Nation councillor's seconds
    • Earls represent the nations to the Grand Prince or Princess and are selected by the national leader, though the Counts act as the Nation leaders' second on their national council. There is one Earl and one Count/Countess.
  4. Barons - Landholders & people of Noble birth.
    • These are wealthy people or those of Noble birth who are expected to represent the best interests of the nation. There are 3 seats available for the national council.
  5. Magnates - Merchants representatives
    • Merchants who buy or talk their way to being elected to the national council represtent the interests of the merchant class. There are 3 seats available for the national council.
  6. Freeperson - Lower classes representatives
    • These are lowborn folk who are fortunate or unfortunate enough to be elected to a political position and but forward the issues that the lowborn face to the national council. There are 3 seats available for the national council.