Titles of Nobility FAQ

Republic of Aquitaine Titles are Ancestral Designations that continue today in numerous countries.
The terms were originally used for the higher class of society.  

The Title Warrant is signed by the Senior Noble Man to the Republic of Aquitaine, Duke Norman I,
certifying your Nobility. 
Any queries to the Republic of Aquitaine website on your Noble Title
will be substantiated by the Ministry of Immigration and Naturalization.


Your Title shall be worded on all Documentation, for example,
"Winston Ervin" shall be designated, "Baron Winston Ervin", there is numerous
adaptabilities to this format, contact us for different formatting.

As with all distinguished designations bestowed by the Republic of Aquitaine,
if a person identifies with the historic definition and measures applied to that designation,
which is a necessity, but basically desires the empowerment and devotion
that coincides with a honorable designation, they can request one.


Here are some of the historic details of the titles listed below.


Duke

A duke usually is in charge of vast areas of land called a duchy.
The duchy earns an income through farming, real estate rentals and other businesses.
If the duke won a seat in The House of Lords, Parliament,
he would also do political work there.

A duchess would be in charge of running the estate,
working with town councils, working with charities.
If she is a duchess in her own right, and has won a seat
in The House of Lords, she would also be involved in politics.


Marquis

A marquis is a nobleman of hereditary rank in various European monarchies
and some of their colonies. The term originally denoted a count holding a march,
or mark (frontier district). They were originally counts who were granted extra powers
because they guarded border areas. This gave them precedence over other counts (in England, earls).

A woman with the rank of a Marquess, or the wife of a Marquess, is a Marchioness


Count

A count or countess is a nobleman (woman). The word count from Latin—meaning
"companion", and later "companion of the emperor" or "delegate of the emperor".
The British equivalent is an earl. In the late Roman Empire, the Latin title
comes meaning (imperial) 'companion' denoted the high rank of various courtiers
and provincial officials, either military or administrative.

A Count was generally in charge of a county or territory.

A woman with the rank of a Count, or the wife of a Count, is a Countess


Baron

His responsibilities were first to his king and next to the people on
his estates. The king required the people of their courts to perform certain duties
as well as serve in the military. If they showed their loyalty to the king through these duties
they could gain more titles, lands, and good marriages for their children/family members.
If they didn't they could loose everything in a stroke of a pen. The nobility also had
the duty to make sure the people on their estates were protected and that the crops
were produced because a percentage went to the king and the church.
They also sat as judge in cases of dispute or crimes and handed down sentences.

A woman with the rank of a Baron, or the wife of a Baron, is a Baroness


Knight

The knight was one of three types of fighting men during the middle ages:
Knights, Foot Soldiers, and Archers. Knights believed in the code of chivalry.
They promised to defend the weak, be courteous to all women, be loyal to their king,
and serve God at all times. Knights were expected to be humble before others,
especially their superiors. Knighthood was eventually merged into the nobility as a lower noble title.

 

Please contact us to inquire on the availability of these titles.

 

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