AH Royal/Imperial/Noble Titles Game

A thread in the same style as the Explain the AH Quote, the AH Title and Description Game and AH Cultural Descriptions threads

Here’s the game. First poster will create an alternate Royal title/imperial/noble and give it a backstory and history of that title, and then create another one for a second poster to answer, and so on and so forth

Also, if you don’t want to use a Royal title, and use something democratic, like President, Consul, Magistrate, etc, you can

Here is a template example

Title: [Insert Title]
Use: [Insert how long the title was used]
History: [Insert History]

If you got that all down, let’s get started:

Emperor of the Two Romes
 
Title: Emperor of the Two Romes
Use: 112AD - 457 AD
History: Following the deaths of Ceasar IV of the Roman Empire and Theodore II of Romanian Empire, their joint grandson, Crown Prince Julius United the two imperial crowns into one.
The two empires would stay United until around 450 AD when the two empires became engulfed in rebellions, forcing Emperor Romulus XII to abdicate his throne and dissolve his families empire.

Title: Archprince
 
Title: Archprince
Use: 1648-1805
History: although Austria and the Catholics are generally considered to be the winners of the bloody 30-years’ war, they were never able to fully defeat the Protestants and enforce religious unity on all of the empire. As such, certain powerful Protestant princes - such as those of Brandenburg or of the Palatinate - while they were stripped of the rank of elector, we’re instead granted the new, distinguished title of “archprince”, indicating that are not as subservient to the emperor as the other princes, and allowing them to retain most of their sovereignty.

Title: Lawspeaker-General of the Indies
 
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Title: Lawspeaker-General of the Indies

Use: 1739-1795
History: English Translation of the title of the Dutch Republics representative in the Dutch East India Company's territories in South-East Asia. Tasked to ensure the fair treatment of Dutch citizens in VOC courts the role was created after the Henrik Obermann scandal where a non-VOC employed Dutch missionary on his way to China was falsely accused of illegal trading in Batavia, imprisoned and tortured. The role became obsolete with the overrunning of the Dutch Republic in the French Revolutionary Wars and the British takeover of the Dutch possessions. When after the war the Kingdom of the Netherlands was re-established the VOC's territories became the Dutch East Indies, directly governed by the Kingdom and the role became unnecessary.

Title: Prince of Switzerland
 
Use: 1878-2021
History: During the dissolution of the German Confederation in 1866, tensions in the world increased and the Russian Empire offered the Prince of Liechtenstein the opportunity of buying the Russian colony of Alaska. Liechstenstein, deeply interested in increasing their size several times fold, organized a colonial venture with the support of it's two local allies, the Swiss Confederacy and the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Alaska started to be populated by Germans of mainly Swiss, Swabian, Bavarian and Austrian descent, in various phases but Alaska became a vastly German Speaking country in this venture. The popularity of the joint venture, the support of both the German and Austro-Hungarian Empires would see the Prince of Liechtenstein become the elected royal head of Switzerland, uniting the two countries. Johann the II would become Johann the I of Switzerland, and Alaska would officially become a Swiss colony.

Title: Grand Duke of Swabia
 
Title: Grand Duke of Swabia
Use: 1962-present
History: The title adopted by the monarchs of Swabia upon the unification of the Grand Duchies of Baden and Wurttemburg via royal marriage and referendum in 1962.

Title: Grand Chancellor of the Union Congress and States Assembly
 
Use: 1962-present
History: The title adopted by the monarchs of Swabia upon the unification of the Grand Duchies of Baden and Wurttemburg via royal marriage and referendum in 1962.

Title: Grand Chancellor of the Union Congress and States Assembly
Use: 1802-1817
History: During the War of Goblet, industrial workers in Manchester started a protest for bread that turned into a full-blown rebellion following violent reaction from the police in winter 1801. Quickly connecting other revolutionary elements in the isles, the Union Congress and States Assembly elected its first Grand Chancellor in 1802, seeding revolution even at the outskirts of London. After the war the Assembly faced the full might of the Royal Army and collapsed a year later in 1817. There were a total of 3 Grand Chancellors.

Title: Perdana Menteri Singapura
 
Title: Perdana Menteri Singapura
Use: 1949-1965
History: Following the overthrow of the New Batavian monarchy by communists in 1949, the goverment in-exile setted in the city of Singapore with the first Perdana Menteri Singapura (which had the same role as the old "Prime Minster of New Batavia") being elected the following year. The People's Republic of Indonesia (the country that succeeded New Batavia) invaded Singapore in 1965, which resulted in the city-state being annexed and with it the title of Perdana Menteri Singapura.

Title: King of Bavaria-Batavia
 
Use: 1949-1965
History: Following the overthrow of the New Batavian monarchy by communists in 1949, the goverment in-exile setted in the city of Singapore with the first Perdana Menteri Singapura (which had the same role as the old "Prime Minster of New Batavia") being elected the following year. The People's Republic of Indonesia (the country that succeeded New Batavia) invaded Singapore in 1965, which resulted in the city-state being annexed and with it the title of Perdana Menteri Singapura.

Title: King of Bavaria-Batavia
Use: 1815-1825
History: Used by Maximilian I after Napoleon I made him king of Batavia. After the successful invasion of Russia, Napoleon I reorganized the the monarchs of his European "allies". Part of this reorganization he restored then reformed the Kingdom of Holland into the Kingdom of Batavia. He also gave the Kingdom to Maximilian I of Bavaria to reward his loyalty and to spite his brother the former Louis I of Holland. The union of the two kingdoms would continue until Maximilian I's death when the Kingdom of Batavia would be restored to the House of Bonaparte.

Title: High Overking of New England
 
Title: High Overking of New England
Use: 1111-1563
History: Shortly after Leif Ericson's Vinland colony was founded settlers for England created a colony named New England in Vinland. After many wars with the natives, its boundaries were the Great river to the north, the Muhhenkunnetuk river to the west and the ocean to the south and east. This colony grew slowly until the Normans took over England in 1109. This lead to a mass Exodus of English nobles and skilled workers who did not want to live under the French Normans. Edmund the son of the last English King was proclaimed High Overking and ruler of New England shortly after his arrival. He founded the Godwin dynasty which lasted until 1560s when the last Overking's heir and grandson became King of England

First Counsel of the Russian States
 
First Counsel of the Russian States
Use: 1789-1790
History: After a long and bloody democratic revolution against the Russian czar a popular figurehead by the name of Vladimir loztock would be elected as first Counsel of the United Russian state. He would be beheaded 6 months later by the resurgent survivors of the previous czars family after a quick and bloody coup.

The Lord protector of Roma
 
The Lord protector of Roma
Use: 1871-1920
History: Following the failed attempt by the short-lived Kingdom of Italy to take Rome, the Emperor of the French Napoleon III - fresh from his victory against the Prussians - re-asserted France's role as the guarantor of the Papal State. This time, the Emperor desired to turn this guarantorship into an official relationship of suzerainty, by declaring himself - after strong-arming the Pope - as the "Lord Protector of Rome". The title, as well as the monarchy, would be abolished following the Third French Revolution in 1920.

Title: Caudillo Exultado y Jefe Superior de las Todas Juntas Generales del Pueblo, Nacion, y Dios
 
Title: Caudillo Exultado y Jefe Superior de las Todas Juntas Generales del Pueblo, Nacion, y Dios
Translated: Exulted Caudillo and Superior Chief of the All General Meetings of the People, Nation, and God
Use: 1936-1995
History: When the civil war erupted in Spain, no one expected it to be a three way split with the Catholic Communist Army supported by Soviet Union coming out on top.
Catholic Communist military leader, Enrique Líster Forján (21/4/1907–8/12/1994) took over the role as Leader of the new Communist Spain, he created the title that fitted the new office.
With his victory being rejoiced by many he used the term “Exulted”
“Caudillo” came from the fact that he was the head of the Communist assembly along with the title “Superior Chief of the All General Meetings of the People, Nation”
“and God” was added to make him more powerful than the cardinals, bishops and even the pope himself.
He served in office until his death in 1994, and was succeeded by his protege however within the year of his death the country’s economy collapsed throwing a revolt against the communist party.

Ceasare of Albion
 
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Ceasare of Albion
Use: 306-312
History: When Constantius Chlorus died in 306, his son Constantine was made Caesare of Albion by the Roman troops located in Brittania. Constantine used this title until he defeated Maxentius in 312. This victory gave him full control of Italy and he naturally took the title of Augustus. The title of Caesare of Albion was never reused.

King of Austria
 
Title: King of Austria
Use: Various points
History:
Although Austria has traditionally been ruled by an Archduke as part of a larger empire on several occasions men have attempted to title themselves as King of Austria. Initially this term was used by Charles Albert of Bavaria during the war of Austrian succession. And also following the dissolution of the Holy Roman empire some thought was given by the Hapsburgs to restyle themselves as kings. However it would not be until the end of the great war in 1917 and the breakup of Austria-Hungary that the title would gain official recognition. With king Charles I of Austria being crowned in 1918 in Vienna as King of Austria, Duke of Bohemia, Prince of the Slovaks, King of Galacia, and Grand Duke of Croatia. Today the title remains in use and is the primary title of the monarchs of the Austrian Confederation.

Prince of the Isles
 
Title: Prince of the Isles
Use: From 1728
History: First used by Prince William Augustus, alongside the lesser and separate titles of Duke of Cumberland, Marquess of Berkhamstead, Earl of Kennington, Viscount Trematon. It referred to the British domains within the English Channel - Alderney, Guernsey, Jersey and Sark. This is not an inheritance title, much like the title of Princess Royal, it exists only for the life of the holder before being absorbed back into the crown. It became tradition for the title, and associated lands and properties such as Elizabeth Castle, to be granted to second sons of the sovereign, often in conjunction with the Dukedom, until the Equal Titles and Succession Act of 2010 which reissued the letters patent that, following the death of Robert, Prince of the Isles, Duke of York, the titles of Prince of Wales, and Prince of the Isles would be granted to the eldest and second child of the sovereign respectively, resulting in the creation of Margaret of Wales as Princess of the Isles upon her father's succession to the throne in 2018.



Lord Commander of the Tropics
 
Title: Lord Commander of the Tropics.
Use: 1731-Present
History:


The title was created by the British king as a response to the fall of Port Royale and the subsequent collapse of the majority of the British Caribbean by the infamous pirate Zack Swallow, who proclaimed himself "King of the Caribbean", the British crown gave the title to Malachi Comstock, who started a cruel and quick campaign against the pirates, driving them off Port Royale and reassuring British domain in the Caribbean in less than 10 years, Swallow was captured but the ship that transported him disappeared along him.

The title remained of political and military use until Mountbatten was murdered, then became a honorary title in the British military.

Consul of the French National Republic.
 
Title: Lord Commander of the Tropics.
Use: 1731-Present
History:


The title was created by the British king as a response to the fall of Port Royale and the subsequent collapse of the majority of the British Caribbean by the infamous pirate Zack Swallow, who proclaimed himself "King of the Caribbean", the British crown gave the title to Malachi Comstock, who started a cruel and quick campaign against the pirates, driving them off Port Royale and reassuring British domain in the Caribbean in less than 10 years, Swallow was captured but the ship that transported him disappeared along him.

The title remained of political and military use until Mountbatten was murdered, then became a honorary title in the British military.

Consul of the French National Republic.
1877: After the end of the Parisian Commune and the Civil War between Proto-Socialists and goverment troops in France the Former Empire was weakened. Facing an hostile United Germany Anger and Sadness was great amongthe French people. The anger was big when in reaction to the Anarchist and Socialist activity the monarch had been restored by Royalist elements. The Tricolore had been banned, the Bourbon symbols restored. But France didn't get any better. The people became angry and miltant over the King's gradual Restauration of absolute monarchy in 18th Century style and his appeasement of the German Empire. Eventually a rightwing-revolutionary movement grew among the army seeking to destroy the monarchy. In 1877 the 4th Revolution took place with National Guard troops storming the Royal palace in Paris. The the Parisian people did rise again, the Rest of the country followed. Once again a French King was forced to flee, it didnt help that he chose to flee to Germany. Meanwhile France had been declared The National Republic governed by a Consul again. In this Revolutionary athmosphere war against Germany was declared again, the mobilisation began....


The Arch-Cancellor of the United Duchies of America
 
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The Arch-Cancellor of the United Duchies of America
Office Established: 1776

History:
This position was established as part of the overtly aristocratic American Revolution (1775 - 1783). The position is usually for the head of government as the Grand Overseer of the Grand Duchies [Head of State] appoints him to the office for which he can serve for an indefinite time.

Lord Regent Steward of the United Kingdom of Albion and Hibernia
 
Office Established: 1776

History:
This position was established as part of the overtly aristocratic American Revolution (1775 - 1783). The position is usually for the head of government as the Grand Overseer of the Grand Duchies [Head of State] appoints him to the office for which he can serve for an indefinite time.

Lord Regent Steward of the United Kingdom of Albion and Hibernia
A position proposed after the merging of Spain and and England after the successful Spanish Armada Invasion and the removal of Queen Elisabeth I. by Catholic conspiracy. In the following years the Catholic faith was fully restored England under a Catholic King. Through intermarriage the Royal houses of Spain and England merged and the two countries had been ruled in Personal Union. With times England only had been referred to as Albion, Spain as Iberia. The Catholic Church became the Center of power. Further more the new Catholic superpower invaded Ireland and renamed the Island Hibernia. The Catholic poulation didn´t have much trouble with being ruled by a Spanish-Albion Catholic superpower. The Hibernian Catholic Church willingly served the crown as the Pope approved the fusion of the two Britannic realms. In the 17th Century both Royal male lines of Albion and Iberia died out. A Lord Regent Steward of the United Kingdom of Albion and Hibernia had been established to rule the Catholic realms. For the next centuries the stewards remained in control of government, a Royal heir never to be introduced again.

The Grand Master of the St. Dominikus Knight Order
 
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