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The monarchy of Nhoor

Mae esgidiau gwyn yn gwrthyrru
Overview · Geography · Maps · History · Politics · Monarchy · Military · Economy · Culture · Religion
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Dydw i ddim yn mwynhau'r gwiberod du yn y swyddfa


General information
Before the Nhoor established their dominance over the region that is currently known as Nhoor, there were other ethnic kingdoms and realms, most notably the First and Second Kinaera Kingdoms (see History of Nhoor). Up to the 17th century, the area was divided in several smaller states, three of which (Ta̦rleqh, Orleqh, and Camhɵrlanh) were dominant. The rule of Ta̦rleqh was taken over by the Hangate of Tachil and its successors and under its influence Ta̦rleqh managed to assert its dominance over the entire area. Formal unification took place in 1644 with the establishment of the Dominion of Nhoor under the rule of the House of Cenharruc, which lasted until the death of King Armhad V in 2017.

Following King Armhad V's confinement to a mental institution in 1978, the government started looking for a successor, as the King had no children or other close relatives except for Queen Kadra, the widow of his cousin King Urhod V. There are a couple of more remote branches of the family tree which are intertwined with the royal houses of other countries but these lines were only briefly investigated. Nothing noteworthy happened until Prince Maximus of Havalland presented a claim to the throne of Nhoor in July 2019. Talks were successful and on 29 February 2020, Prince Maximus succeeded to the throne as King Elerha Maximus (Elerha Mecsimis in Nhoor).


List of Kings and Queens of Nhoor
A family tree can be found here.

Monarch

Born

Reigned

Died

Spouse

Children

Osvīd

1611

1644-1647

1647

1) Heldoro (1612-1642)
2) Umhīlī (1621-1702)

1a. Antārī (1633-1714)
1b. Aste̦lī (1635-1702)
1c. Armhedī (1636-1693)
1d. Arabenī (1642-1688)
2. Armhad (1646-1694)

Armhad I

1646

1647-1694

1694

Anhī (1650-1693)

Armhad (1672-1689)
Urhod (1675-1678)
Ily-Nheva (1679-1712)
Elerhī (1684-1771)

Ily-Nheva

1679

1694-1712

1712

Camhwqo (1682-1704)

Umhīla (1704-1745)

Umhīla

1704

1712-1745

1745

1) Onorī (1709-1728)
2) Gamo (1711-1798)

1. I̦ldurud (1728-1766)
2. Urhod (1731-1770)

I̦ldurud (VII)

1728

1745-1766

1766

Calavī (1729-1753)

Armhad (1751- 1789)

Armhad II (first time)

1751

1766-1767

1789

n/a

n/a

Urhod I

1731

1767-1770

1770

n/a

n/a

Armhad II (second time)

1751

1770-1789

1789

Anhī (1750-1846)

Urhod (1771-1836)

Urhod II 'The Great'

1771

1789-1836

1836

Rhato (1773-1859)

Urhod (1795-1851)
Umhīlī (1803-1898)
Osvīd (1807-1843)

Urhod III

1795

1836-1851

1851

n/a

n/a

Umhīlī (f)

1803

1851-1898

1898

n/a

n/a

Armhad III

1859

1898-1920

1920

(foreign name) (1864-1896)

n/a

Urhod IV

1862

1920-1939

1939

(foreign name) (1865-1937)

Armhad (1888-1967)

Armhad IV

1888

1939-1967

1967

Mufáni of Osea (1890-1973)

Armhad (1912-1964)
Acāver (1914-1964)
Nheva (1923-1948)

Urhod V

1939

1967-1971

1971

Kadra of Osea (*1942)

Acāver (1965-1970)

Armhad V

1947

1971-2017

2017

n/a

n/a

throne vacant

n/a

2017-2020

n/a

n/a

n/a

Elerha Maximus

1991

2020-present

n/a

n/a

n/a

The Royal Family of Nhoor was hit by a series of unfortunate events in the 50s and 60s of the 20th century, with several members of the already small family dying before their time due to e.g. drug overdoses or car accidents. When the last remaining member Armhad V ascended the throne in 1971 after his cousin Urhod V died after hitting his head while swimming alone in his private pool, Armhad was in his early twenties and wholly unprepared to assume the royal duties. On top of that, he turned out to have a mental illness and was eventually declared insane and confined to a mental institution in 1978 where he died in 2017.

The King's unsuitability to lead the country had caused Nhoor's politicians to draft a change of the Constitution which came into effect in 1978, a couple of months before the King was declared insane. The monarch's political powers, which already had been significantly reduced in the early 20th century, were abolished completely and the role of head of state became a fully ceremonial one. In absence of the King, the role of head of state is executed by the Chairperson of Parliament.

After Armhad V's accession to the throne in 1971, the government considered asking him to lift the exclusion to succession of the descendants of princess Calivī, the elder sister of king Armhad III, but a dispute immediately arose among these distant relatives who would have priority to succeed; it was therefore decided to maintain the status quo and to look for a completely new King (or Queen) elsewhere. Officially, the country's leading politicians were looking for a new Royal Family, but rumours had it that many of them secretly found the situation rather satisfactory and weren't looking very actively. Only a small minority of republicans wishes to abolish the monarchy altogether. Nothing substantial happened until Prince Maximus of Havalland made his claim to the throne in 2019 and succeeded to the throne in 2020.

Acting heads of state of Nhoor between 2017 and 2020

  • 2017 - 2019 : His Relevancy Ōphɵd Carōmhīqh

  • 2019 - 2020 : Her Relevancy Leymhī Arcarany-Ƨach


Titles, residences etc of members of the Royal Family
Most of the titles used by members of the Royal Family have been introduced in the Household Act issued in 1804 by King Urhod II. Kings and Queens of Nhoor have been styled and have pronounced the oath as mentioned below since the accession to the throne by king Armhad III in 1898. The informal rhwd has been accepted by all monarchs since King Armhad IV (1939-1967); danha is in this case conjecture and based on the styles of female members of the royal family, as there have been no reigning Queens since that moment. It is however the prerogative of the reigning King or Queen to decide whether or not the informal style is accepted.

The English translation of the oath is the one issued by the Royal Household; the translation is a bit pompous and doesn't always reflect the Nhoor original (for starters, the Nhoor language has no plural forms, but in English only one 'Heaven, Earth, and Sea' sounds less poetical).

Title
Mhwjy/Lāste li Nhōrili (The King/Queen of Nhoor)

Style
Maje̦steqho Mhwjy/Lāste [name] li Nhōrili (His/her Majesty, King/Queen [name] of Nhoor)

Maje̦steto (Your Majesty) (formal)

Rhwd/danha (sir/madam) (informal)

Oath
Demher tava Gerchēmh li Nhōrili, Covardadur, Sonujedur, sa Sa̦vēmh nōq [non-regal name] acanhoe̦sw̦q anh cosa̦ s och pw lwrdachire ehegɵte̦ oca̦r henna a̦sytahen Mhwjɵ̦t/Lāsteto, gil tavagil chwrbonitonc erenese̦ oca̦r, nōq acanharmesw̦q dus Cwrd li Jorali iminese̦ s abaqwre oca̦r, s nōq hīƨerije̦sw̦q dus Curhos s Gerch abramhene oca̦r, wch [regal name].

Before you the People of Nhoor, the Heavens, the Earths, and the Seas, I [non-regal name] stand today, accepting this call to be your King/Queen, offering my allegiance to you, swearing that I will uphold and preserve the Laws of the Dominion, and vowing to defend the Land and the People as [regal name].

Official residence
The Royal Palace Sanhirhōty in the city centre of Sārruc (the capital city of Nhoor)

Main living residence
Castle Amhordēqh outside the city of Chur

Titles of other members of the Royal Family

  • Heir Apparent (informally called 'Crown Prince', always the monarch's oldest son): Pradam li Churili, 'Prince of Chur'

  • Heir Presumptive (if identified): Cāja̦mīrneƨy (m)/Cāja̦mīrneƨe̦ra (f) li Almani̦li, 'Archduke/-duchess of Almany'

  • Oldest daughter of the monarch: E̦ch pw Hacon, 'First Lady'

  • Second son of the monarch: Ja̦mīrneƨy li Qhōmhili, 'Duke of Qhōmh'

  • Second daughter of the monarch: Ja̦mīrneƨe̦ra li Cinhardali, 'Duchess of Cinharda' (title never used until present)

  • Oldest son of the Heir Apparent: Ja̦mīrneƨy li Camhɵrlanhili, 'Duke of Camhɵrlanh'

Other titles can be given to other family members according to the Monarch's discretion.


Other lists of monarchs

Monarchs of the Second Kinaera Kingdom (House of Ocurhda)

1102 - 1114

Amhored I

1252 - 1277

I̦ldurud

1114 - 1153

Amhored II

1277 - 1294

Amhored IV

1153 - 1160

Amhored III

1294 - 1296

Zamha III

1160 - 1197

Devirnī (f)

1296 - 1324

Armhad

1197 - 1226

Zamha I

1324 - 1368

Narhato̦ (f)

1226 - 1252

Zamha II

Archdukes of Ta̦rleqh (House of Cɵrh-Nhomhɵz)

1368 - 1375

Lɵcmws I

1499 - 1520

Pharus

1375 - 1388

Elō

1520 - 1537

Lɵcmws II

1388 - 1405

I̦ldurud I

1537 - 1549

I̦ldurud III

1405 - 1419

I̦ldurud II

1549 - 1562

I̦ldurud IV

1419 - 1423

Arvīd

1562 - 1580

I̦ldurud V

1423 - 1462

Acāver I

1580 - 1587

Qhod-Uba

1462 - 1499

Acāver II

Interim rulers

  • 1587 - 1608 Numav the Explorer (recognised as Archduke)

Barhèn't not being Archdukes

  • 1587 - 1596 Shukura Alahmoot (appointed as Barhèn by the Hangate of Tachil)

  • 1596 - 1601 Ahiga Azim (appointed as Barhèn by the Hangate of Tachil)

  • 1601 - 1604 Assyl T'ordem (appointed as Barhèn by the Empire of the Iskarian Isles)

  • 1604 - 1608 K'avene Yilema (appointed as Barhèn by the Empire of the Iskarian Isles; inherits the Archducal title from Numav in 1608)

House of Cenharruc

  • 1608 - 1619 K'avene Yilema (same as previous; declares himself Archduke I̦ldurud VI in 1608)

  • 1619 - 1628 Acāver III

  • 1628 - 1640 Osvīd I

  • 1640 - 1644 Osvīd II (becomes King Osvīd of Nhoor)

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