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Can you explain some of the court titles and powers?

From: Raymond E. Feist
Date: 03 March 1997

In terms of landed titles, Earl, Baron, Squire. In terms of court titles, the same. The difference is one of vassalege and court power. Being a captain in the King's army gives you more clout than being a captain in the Duchy of Ran, except in Ran.

Other titles exist, such as Baronet and Segneur (Pronounced "Senior," in Spanish, basically meaning "Sir." As in "Sir James," which is something like a British Knighthood. Baronet is the lowest member of the King or Prince's court who doesn't hold a formal grant of title. Those two are useful for people the Kingdom wants to send on errands with some official rank; especially when dealing with distant nobles who forget to whom they own alligenkce.

Best, R.E.F.

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