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    Courting the Red Lion

    Cilicia, the western frontier of the former Armenian Empire during the reign of Tigranes the Great. A plain filled with rich soil surrounded by the Taurus Mountains, it was the perfect land for any...
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    Sticky: Re: Principality of Antioch

    Tancred was surprised by Bohemond's words, though it was not unreasonable. The crusaders had no support from the local populace and they would need all the help they could get from the rest of...
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    Sticky: Re: Principality of Antioch

    Tancred smirked, he had never liked the Romans of Constantinople and had refused to swear the oath like his cousin Richard.

    "I agree with you, cousin Richard. The Armenians of Cilicia have little...
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    Sticky: Re: Principality of Antioch

    Tancred made a slight bow to his cousin. After the victory at Jerusalem had the crusaders finally had the time to rest and freshen up. Tancred wore the chainmail armor in the Italo-Norman tradition,...
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    Lordship of Alexandrette

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    The Lordship of Alexandrette, vassal of the Principality of Antioch, was founded in 1099

    Budget
    - Income: 2,475 dinars...
  6. Thread: Ascalon

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    Re: Ascalon

    Tancred de Hauteville and his men were among the Crusader host at Ascalon. He attended the war council of Godfrey of Bouillon.
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    Sticky: Re: Principality of Antioch

    Tancred arrives in Antioch with his cousin Richard to meet with Bohemond.
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    Re: Victor's Gathering

    Tancred stepped forth and cast his vote for Godfrey of Bouillon.
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    Re: Victor's Gathering

    Tancred de Hauteville, worn and weary from the previous day, attended the gathering as well. He stood among the other Italo-Norman lords.
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    Re: The Siege of Jerusalem

    The battle flew by in a daze, a mix of sweat and blood and dust and screams all around. The fighting on the walls had been brief as they had quickly pushed forward to reach the ground and open the...
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    Re: The Siege of Jerusalem

    "Men, brothers of the Cross... today, we march into battle and into history as saviors, warriors for the holy cause."

    Tancred looked at his men as they climbed the siege tower at the northern...
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    Re: The Siege of Jerusalem

    Tancred, who had entered alongside his cousin Richard, nodded in agreement and stepped forth. His French had the distinct tinge of the Normans of Southern Italy, influenced by the Italian and Arab...
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    Re: The Siege of Jerusalem

    Vittorio Spinola sighed to himself when he noticed the arrival of Guglielmo Embriaco at the meeting. The man had a remarkable talent for angering Spinola, which had made the journey from Genoa to...
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    Re: The Siege of Jerusalem

    The scorching sun of the Levant stood high in the sky as Tancred exited his tent after his morning prayers. The young knight covered his eyes as he looked towards the holy city of Jerusalem, that...
  15. Thread: Sign Up Thread

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    Re: Sign Up Thread

    https://www.roman-catholic-saints.com/images/xTancred.png.pagespeed.ic.GUlPyil4L2.jpg

    Age: 24 (born 1075)
    Title: Chevalier de Hauteville
    Spouse: Unmarried
    Children: None
    Traits (6 points):...
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    Re: Congress - The House of Representatives

    Gustav Lindberg rose once more.

    "With all due respect, Mr. Speaker, our exports are already being grievously harmed by the heavy import tariffs that the European powers put on American goods...
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    Re: The Presidential Residence

    A letter arrives at the president's office, bearing the seal of the Governor of Pennsylvania.
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    Re: New York Courier Headquarters, New York

    "I completely agree, Mr. Hamilton. Our United States would tear themselves apart over all manner of issues if not for a federal government able to keep them in check and steer a course to our...
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    Re: New York Courier Headquarters, New York

    Hamilton is welcomed by a secretary who leads him to Edward Harris' office. Harris is in heated discussion with a few other men concerning some other newspaper, though exactly what is intelligible...
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    Re: The United States Almanack (Issues Thread)

    Harris Family
    Henry Harris
    State power vs. Federal power +4
    No National Bank vs. National Bank +3
    State militia reliance vs. Standing military +5
    No tariffs vs. Tariffs +1
    Pro-French vs....
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    Re: Congress - The House of Representatives

    Gustav Lindberg rose once the business of the Speaker had been taken care of.

    "Mr. Speaker, gentlemen of this House. Since the ratification of our new Constitution, it falls to Congress to vote...
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    Re: Inauguration of Arthur Lionheart, 1789

    Harris made a slight bow with his head.

    "Thank you. Yet despite the service we have done for our country, here we stand without armies and fleets. How are we to defend ourselves should one of the...
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    Re: Congress - The House of Representatives

    Gustav Lindberg waved with his hand as well.

    "Mr. Bellerose has my support as well. Let us elect the Speaker so that this House can begin its very first session."
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    Re: Inauguration of Arthur Lionheart, 1789

    "You are too modest, Mr. Hamilton. From New England to Georgia, your name is known far and wide for your contribution to our new and improved Constitution. It is a blessing that we rid ourselves of...
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    Jokern's Characters and States

    1789


    Thomas Lindberg

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    Gustav Lindberg

    Henry Harris
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    Re: Inauguration of Arthur Lionheart, 1789

    Henry Harris notices the arrival of Thomas Sanford and decides to talk with the naval captain. He strides up to Sanford and greets him with a nod.

    "Commander Sanford? Henry Harris, I believe we...
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    Re: Inauguration of Arthur Lionheart, 1789

    Thomas nodded as he sipped his wine.

    "I will toast to that, Mr. Bok! I hope that our merry agreement tonight will continue between our two neighboring states. New York and Pennsylvania gain...
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    Re: Inauguration of Arthur Lionheart, 1789

    Thomas turned around and smiled at the inebriated man who greeted him, shaking his hand.

    "Ah, thank you Mr... Bok, isn't it? A pleasure to make your acquaintance. Congratulations to you as well,...
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    Re: Inauguration of Arthur Lionheart, 1789

    Harris nodded.

    "Indeed, such is the work that is required in our new republic. Who better to lead us then, than a son of Massachusetts, whose brave militias at Lexington fired the first shots of...
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    Lindberg Hall, Pennsylvania

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    Lindberg Hall was built after the Revolutionary War in 1785, commissioned by Thomas Lindberg. It serves as the main...
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    New York Courier Headquarters, New York

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    New York Courier was founded in 1787 in response to the Continental Congress. Having grown considerably...
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    Harriswood Mansion, New York

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    Harriswood Mansion began construction in 1785 when Henry Harris...
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    Re: Inauguration of Arthur Lionheart, 1789

    General Henry Harris, the "Hero of Saratoga", attended the celebrations dressed in his uniform from the Revolution, impeccably cleaned and ironed for the occasion. He had originally questioned the...
  34. Thread: Sign Up Thread

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    Re: Sign Up Thread

    The Lindbergs can trace their lineage in North America back to the first Swedish colonizers who settled along the Delaware river. In 1646, the soldier Johan “the Elder” Lindberg and his family...
  35. Thread: Sign Up Thread

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    Re: Sign Up Thread

    The Harris family does not sport a long and privileged history in America, yet it has within a generation risen to prominence and fame in New England thanks to its current head and founder - Henry...
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    Re: [Test] The Battle of Turnhout

    I'll claim the position of the Austrian general.
  37. Re: Early American RPG Character & Family Planning Thread

    Thomas Lindberg, born 1740
    Occupation: United States Senator from Pennsylvania
    Spouse: Anna Lindberg (née Eriksdotter), born 17
    Issue:
    - Gustav "Gus" Lindberg, born 1764, woodworker and captain...
  38. Re: Early American RPG Character & Family Planning Thread

    Henry Horace Harris, born 1731
    Spouse: Mary Harris (née O'Connor), born 1734
    Occupation: Farmer, former Major General of the Continental Army
    Issue:
    - Edward Lloyd Harris, born 1758, physician...
  39. Re: Early American RPG Character & Family Planning Thread

    I think I'll claim the Nathanael Greene spot, then.
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    Re: Triumph of the South-Victor, Aragost, FA 1140

    Aerion slowly rose and stepped forth before the High King. He immediately knelt again before the throne. He grit his teeth before meeting Eldacar's gaze. The man looked much older and frailer than...
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