Kingdom of Oesterholz
Head of State: High King Elgard Arnsson of Oesterholz
Government: Tribal Monarchy
Primary Races: Humans
Primary Religion: Kollsvikan Pantheon
Slavery? Indentured Servitude. Convicts and Prisoners of War may be pressed into service. A Karl may volunteer for service in order to pay off a debt.
Jarls (Petty kings)
Karls (Free Commoners)
Thralls (Indentured Servants)
As of very recently, an arrangement has been struck between the King of Oesterholz and the Emperor of the Hessen Empire, and sealed through a political marriage between Prince Ivar of Oesterholz and Princess Laura, Emperor Adelard’s older sister. The King of Oesterholz may remain the King, provided that he swear an oath of fealty to the Emperor. Oesterholz will pay taxes and provide troops for the Imperial Army, as well as enforcing Imperial laws, and in return receives the full protection of the Empire.