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The Province of Avignon sigil; Four quartered ends of a shield with the colours of the family de Courtnay, Red and Blue. Topped with the crown of a Marquis (In common, Margrave or Markgaf in the new Anhald tongue) On the top left crown the lion of de Courtnay, under it the Golden Sun of Ignis Synnove. On the bottom left a Gryphon to represent the heritage of House Arcturian, and finally a Golden Gate.

Warmth of the sun embraces the traveler entering the region of Avignon, the rolling hills and the gentle overlook of mountains of the Province of Avignon. South-east of the lands of Anhald, the last known region of the Layovarde culture stands; the Province of Avignon, headed by House de Courtnay, Vassals to the Crown of Anhald, but however, standing proud and true with the old culture of the Lavoyarde people, and the language of Lavoyarde. The Province of Avignon is ruled by a Markgaf in the New Anhald language, however, in official documents and the such, it is referred to as a Marquis in the Lavoyarde language.

Ruler:
Marquis Francis de Courtnay I

Ruling House:
House de Courtnay

Hierarchy:
I: Marquis Francis de Courtnay
II: Counseil d’Avignon:

- Mistress of Coin: Lady Arabella de Courtnay (Tomato150 )
- Mistress of Internal Relations: Marquise Njorun de Courtnay (Cukie1 )
- Mistress of Relations: Lady Lucia de Courtnay (Landem )
-Master of Men: N/A
-Master of Law: Lord Benjamin Hotspur (Fishymatt )
III: Vassal Nobility (Knights, Minor and Major Lords, etc.)
IV: The Rest

Official Language(s):
The main language spoken in Avignon is Lavoyarde [X] and such is reflected in the use of the language on signs and other buildings in the Province. However, Common is the second most used language.

Official Religion:
Ignis Synnove, however, many of the Nobility class uses the branch of the Church du’Feu and not the High Church of Anhald.

Settlements:
I: City of Avignon, the Capital of the Province du’Avignon.
II: The Manor of Aldbourne.

Military:
The Military of the Province d'Avignon is mixed between the forces of the Gardee Dore Bannermen and the Knights of the Order d'Magnus.

Relations:
House Anhald - Liege Lords (Cap )
House Hotspur - Vassals (Fishymatt )
House Hammond - Vassals (BoredBrit )
House Brus - Vassals (Jasper151627237 )

Resources:
-Gold, mined in the mountains behind the City of Avignon
-Goldsmiths and Silversmiths
-Coin Mints
-Arts
-Statutes
-Silks

Climate:
The climate of Province du’Avignon is similar to that of the midland of Spain, most fitting with the climate and weather of Madrid. With the average high of the winter months reaching between 10-15 Degrees and in the summer between 30-35 degrees. Province d’Avignon experiences a high amount of rain during the months of the Spring and Winter, however, the summer is very dry, experiencing very high amounts of sunlight.

Culture:
The Culture of the Province d’Avignon is mixed with two influences, the first being the culture of the House de Courtnay and the second being the influence of the old Lavoyard culture, that unlike Anhald, is still rich and practiced in Avignon. However, the culture is heavily influenced by Lavoyarde culture, or New Arcturian culture;
I: Lavoyarde Culture - [X]
II: House de Courtnay - [X]

 
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Note: I love the idea of having Embassies for House de Courtnay in as many regions and cities as possible, if you want to build one in your settlement please contact me or comment below and we will set things up!

Embassy in Tambry:


High Commissoner Of Tambry: N/A
X: 10541.391
Y: 68.123
X: 7053.279
Built recently after the actions of Bannermaid Raan that caused a conflict in the city of Tambry, Marquis Francis set up the Embassy in the desire to lessen the blow caused by Raan and seek to heal wounds caused.

 
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Can I request this please be pinned to the top, thank you.
 

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Note: I love the idea of having Embassies for House de Courtnay in as many regions and cities as possible, if you want to build one in your settlement please contact me or comment below and we will set things up!

Embassy in Tambry:


X: 10541.391
Y: 68.123
X: 7053.279
Built recently after the actions of Bannermaid Raan that caused a conflict in the city of Tambry, Marquis Francis set up the Embassy in the desire to lessen the blow caused by Raan and seek to heal wounds caused.

 
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