The Grand Council

The Grand Council

The major governmental body of Cothair Dochais.

Council Positions

Prince of Cothair Dochais (executive)
– Three candidates are nominated by popular election, Prince is chosen by vote in Grand Council

Danegian Provincial Adviser (purely advisory role to the Prince)
– Formerly appointed by Danegian Empire, now successions are chosen before the death of the current advisor, which has tended towards heredity.
– While much direct power at this point, the advisor still bears significant influence through weight of tradition and the strong support of the daneg population.

Maatist Bosrahip (high priest, enforced by Danegian Empire)
– The Bosrahip is selected through a secret Maatist ritual overseen by the votary which is undertaken by any worshiper wishing to test themselves.
– Can veto any nomination to Grand Council. Backing for this power came from Danegian Empire, but has remained unchallenged since the fall except in deep secret because of few dare to challenge the authority of the church.

Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal (adviser to Prince)
– Selected by Prince

Lord High Chancellor (courts)
– Each Great Clan nominates one, popular election selects

Lord High Exchequer (treasury and taxes)
– Each Great Clan nominates one, popular election selects

Lord High Constable (army)
– Each Great Clan nominates one, popular election selects

Lord High Admiral (navy)
– Each Great Clan nominates one, popular election selects

Lord Great Chamberlain (court ceremony)
– Each Great Clan nominates one, popular election selects

Minister of Trade (exploration)
– Selected by Prince

Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries (food production and distribution)
– Selected by Prince

The Grand Council

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