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  • County

    A *County* is a subdivision of a Kingdom. There are 88 Counties in Britain, not including Ireland, each under control of a single [[Earl]].

  • Pictland

    The *Picts* are a collection of seven [[Kingdom | kingdoms]], each ruled by its own king, the Picts farm and fish, but mostly herd livestock. They are just as likely to trade with neighbouring kingdoms as to raid them. Their warriors are heavily tattooed. …

  • Otherworld

    The *Otherworld* is a parallel plane. It is where the [[Fey]] live along with the [[God | Gods]]. Travel between the Otherworld and the Real World can only be done in places where the fabric between the two is weak. These places are called [[Portal | …

  • Kingdom

    A *Kingdom* is an area where all the [[Lord | Lords]] and [[Earl | Earls]] swear fealty to one [[Royalty | King or Queen]]. The Kingdoms of Britain are (from North to South, East to West): * [[Pictland]] * [[Dalriada]] * [[Strathclyde]] * [[The …

  • Dalriada

    Dalriada was started by Irish settlers travelling over the [[Giant's Causeway]] to Scotland. Dalriada consists mostly of farming communities at the moment, but if threatened, they could quickly get reinforcements from Ireland.

  • Strathclyde

    The *Kingdom of Strathclyde* is a [[Kingdom]] centered around [[Alt Clut]], or Dumbarton Rock. Being vastly more organised than the smaller nearby kingdoms, they managed to take over a fairly large share of the island, though they now face their first …

  • The Danelaw

    *The Danelaw* is the part of Britain under direct control of the Danish Vikings. They succeeded in completely taking over the old Kingdom of Northumbria and are already making plans for more conquests. Most of the native population is [[Yahweh | Christian …

  • Wales

    *Wales* actually consists of several smaller kingdoms, each ruled by their own King. While the Welsh kingdoms wage war with themselves over territory, they do not fight with the Anglo-Saxons to the east, preferring a more diplomatic approach. They are …

  • Essex

    The *Kingdom of Essex* is a small [[Kingdom]] but a very rich one. It is relatively close to the European mainland and is in control of [[Lundenwic]], the fastest growing city in Britain, whose position at the mouth of the [[Thames]] results in most …

  • Kent

    The *Kingdom of Kent* is the smallest [[Kingdom]] land-wise, but also the richest. It is situated in South-East England and is therefore closest to the European mainland, strengthening its connection with [[Catholic Church]]. The [[:archbishop-of- …

  • East Anglia

    The *Kingdom of East Anglia* is a smaller Anglo-Saxon [[Kingdom]] bordered by [[Essex]], [[Mercia]] and the North Sea. It has the highest population density in Britain, though it is not as rich as [[Kent]] and Essex.

  • Wessex

    The *Kingdom of Wessex* is second only to [[Mercia]] in size and population, though being closer to the European mainland has left it richer than its northern neighbor. Wessex has been ruled by [[House Goodwin]] since its founding and is currently ruled …

  • Sussex

    The *Kingdom of Sussex* is perhaps the weakest of the Anglo-Saxon [[Kingdom | Kingdoms]]. While the large and very thick [[Anderida Forest]] in its borders is a good source for wood, the local populace fears what may be hidden inside. Because of this [[ …

  • The Fens

    *The Fens*, also known as the *Fenland(s)*, are a naturally marshy region in eastern England. Most of the Fens is located in [[Lincolnshire]], [[Cambridgeshire]], [[Norfolk]] and [[Suffolk]]. The terrain makes for terrible farmland unless drained, but is …

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