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Burgundy
Duchy of Burgundy
Timeline: Principia Moderni II (Map Game)

OTL equivalent: OTL Netherlands,Belgium
Munich COA of Burgundy
Flag Coat of Arms
Tentative Map change3
Duchy of Burgundy
Anthem "das Deutschlandlied"
Capital Charlesopolis
Largest city Brusels
Other cities Bruges,
Language German, Latin,Burgundian Italian as of 1555
Religion
  main
 
Roman Catholic
  others Orthodox Catholicism, Lefevrism, Kappelism
Ethnic Group German, Italian
Demonym Burgundian
Government Duchy
  legislature Council(Senate) of Burgundy
Duke Duke Francesco I
  Royal house: Burgund
Established 1384
Currency Imperial Mark

The Once Duchy of Burgundy now is a Kingdom Member state from the Holy Roman Empire that occupies the territories in northern Netherlands and Belgium and a small patch of land in the east border of France.

History

in 1450 The Duke Philipp III of Burgundy initiates a small campaign through the higher classes of Burgundians to Push for the idea of United Roman Empire in which he agrees with the other dukes of the Empire.

in 1452 by orders of the Duke Philipp initiates making a defense and Exploration Ship through the Entire Northern Sea the Duchy initiates a Process of naval Expansion.

In 1455 the naval exploration has made progressed, several maps of the Mediterranean and England coast lines as well an Trading and Commerce Expansion in the cities like Bruges continues growing as the centre of the Economical Expansion in the duchy.

In 1457 the duke asks the Friesland and the Nearby states to join into a stronger Region United by the same culture, they denied the request.

the Kanaren Islands are claimed by the Burgundians and outpost begin being established in the eastern Islands as well growing explorations initiates in western Africa's coast.

In 1458 the conversion of the guanche in the Burgundian Canary Islands starts and the population from Burgundians initiate travelling into The Kanaren. Trading with Iceland is started the Isle Of Jan Mayen named discovered by Jan Engelsman. France vassalization offer is declined as Duke Philipp states that he will only offer reverence to Emperor Frederick III of the Romans.

In 1459 the Portuguese and the Burgundians initiate treaties to divide the Kanarien Islands. The duchy initiates campaigns and various attempts and plans to vassalize Friesland. Tthe entire found territories by the Burgundians are claimed for Emperor Frederick III and a small outpost is set in Continental Africa. Novgorod accepts the offer of an alliance with Burgundy and Duke Philip continues keeping the vassalization by the French from spreading farther into the duchy. The Burgundians accept England's offer for an alliance.

There's no major event until 1510 when Burgundy enters into the colonization of Antilia beginning with the settling of Neu Antwerp and Brasilea. Ever since, they have been present in the expansion of the Atlantian colonialism and aided the Mayan Empire to expand.

Expansion

Claimed or Found it

Kanaren Islands - 1457

Jan Mayen Islands - 1458

Aaland - 1458

Neu Zeeland - 1506

Neu Antwerp -1507

Brasilea - 1510

Colonialism

Since 1510 Burgundy has made its expansion into the New World something simple, and currently has managed to expand into a great portion of the northern Atlantis continent (OTL South America) and parts of Brazil, mainly divided in five Regions.

Neu Antwerp

IIt's the most important of the two colonies of the Burgundians and it's the center of all Antilian sea operations of the Kingdom and is subdivided in five major areas

Capitaincy of Neu Zeeland

It's the northernmost possession of the Burgundian Kingdom in Atlantis and Antilia, discovered in 1506 during the Scouting of the Antilian Sea.

Culture

Influenced mainly by the German nations in the east and the French In the west it's mainly more culturally similar to the German nations due to being involved in the Holy Roman Empire.

The religion is Roman Catholicism and its capital is Brussels despite its major economical center being Bruges.

Ever since the beginning of the the Schism in 1510 the Kappelists have gained and lost ground in the Kingdom of Burgundy. Nevertheless, they have not gained enough ground as to launch a coup or revolt on the kingdom. Nevertheless, the Orthodox from 1450 did manage to gain enough land and the culture is divided into four major axis. Catholicism with endorse the King and the royal family. Lefevrism with the endorsement of the Catholic population who has refused or lost its belief in the Pope. Kappelism with support of outsiders and the Orthodox with support of the Royal family as well,

Government

It's a Kingdom like Bavaria in the HRE and its current King Is Francesco I

Political Affairs

Alliances allied with

  • England
  • most of the HRE
  • Castille
  • Novgorod
  • Brandenburg
  • Maya Empire
  • France
  • Anhalt
  • Saxony
  • Portugal

Enemies

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