Duke Degwin Zabi

Duke Degwin is the current ruler of the Zabi Demesne and one of the three editors of the Royal Herald. The Herald is accepting submissions from all walks of life, PM any of our editors to find out more.
33 articles written by Duke Degwin Zabi

In my travels across our fair kingdom, on both court and personal business, I have visited every duchy and sampled the great variety of foods that exist within our realm. In this series, I will show you how to create some of Nirath’s best dishes found in homes, taverns, and feasts across the kingdom. In this part, I will show you how to prepare and serve One Pan Lamb

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((Recently while suffering the aftereffects of a flashbang during a training exercise I started thinking about the different methodologies of law enforcement in the modern world, and the evolution of law in our world (specifically England and Wales) and began to think about how this would look in CoE. The following article is an adaptation of a mix of Medieval and Renaissance policing ideals with a bit of Victorian and modern theories intertwined and is written in character. As always actual in-game practices will be limited by the mechanics available.))

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In my travels across our fair kingdom, on both court and personal business, I have visited every duchy and sampled the great variety of foods that exist within our realm. In this series, I will show you how to create some of Nirath’s best dishes found in homes, taverns, and feasts across the kingdom. In this part, I will show you how to prepare and serve Trison Steak in Garliced Butter.

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My dear reader, I was recently at court invited to write an article regarding the social structure of Nirath, unfortunately, the complexities of our society cannot be unleashed in a single broadsheet and set loose to sow confusion even among those who should know better. While we, of course, understand the written and unwritten rules within our society I feel it unfair to future generations and to visiting foreigners to condense a native’s comprehension into a thousand words and so I present a series on The Five Estates of Nirath for you dear reader. We define these estates as Those Who Rule, Those Who Pray, Those Who Work, Those Who Travel and Those Who Fight. Each estate has a function within society and each is important in its own sphere. In this series, I shall examine each estate how they interact with each other and a ruler’s relation to them. In this part I will discuss Those Who Rule ((This is mostly an exploration of feudalism in a fantasy setting with some leadership and governance tips thrown in. Obviously, each tribe has its own cultural foibles which unfortunately takes some of the strategies of government out of the hands of the …

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In my travels across our fair kingdom, on both court and personal business, I have visited every duchy and sampled the great variety of foods that exist within our realm. In this series, I will show you how to create some of Nirath’s best dishes found in homes, taverns, and feasts across the kingdom. In this part, I will show you how to prepare and serve Baked Mete Ryalle

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Almost immediately after the announcement that the dukes of Skywind and Feann had merged into a single political entity, messengers were dispatched once again to courts throughout the continent with news of a new alliance. The Grand Duchy of Feann entered into an alliance with Duke Rojax of Lyon.

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As Lady Ariadna Montcada begins her great work cataloguing the Domains and Houses of our great kingdom I have endeavoured to put together a simplified heralds guide to Armorial Achievements, more commonly known as Coats of Arms. ((This piece is a mixture of RL convention, in-game mechanics, and some generic fantasy stuff. Enjoy))

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