The Shallow Sea

History

The Shallow Sea Kingdoms

Kingdom of Visokland

Culture
Hairstyle: Both males and females wear their hair short, long hair being considered touching the shoulders. They wear their hair in braids decorated with wooden bands, sometimes more precious materials like ivory if the person is more affluent
Clothing: Formal dress consists of a vest with bare arms, generally tight fitting trousers, and open sandals in the summer. Shoulders are often tattooed and shown off during the warmer months. In the winter when cold demands it is acceptable to wrap one’s feet up to the knee with light cloth.

Army
The Vojska: The 5000-man professional standing army that is centered in the capital. It’s broken into 5 1000-man divisions, led by a general each. Each man is given a horse, regardless of whether or not they are support staff, and is expected to have at least basic proficiency with the short bow.
The Levies: Every adult who is capable of serving, generally starting at 16 years old and capping at around 50, is honor bound to report for military service in times of war. It’s generally acceptable that adolescents are exempt if their parents are called.

Kingdom of Langthold
850k sq miles

Culture
Hair is worn generally just past the shoulder and braided into one long back braid or sometimes a longer back braid and side braids
Formal dress in the summer consists of tunics with flared sleeves and a baggy trouser tucked into mid-shin high boots. The outfit is supplemented with a wool undershirt and cloak worn over one shoulder during the winter months

Army
The Langtvorn: Essentially a mercenary company, in order to
The Levies: Each landholder is required to supply their liege with a certain number of troops in times of war. They tend to be trained and equipped with their own supplies however and are rarely top notch

The Highlands
5 million Langts live in the highlands in much the same lifestyle as they have always lived. They are hunters and gatherers, some sending furs and meat down the river for gold.

Kingdom of Vegurhold

Culture

Army
The Vegurvorn:
The Levies: Each landholder is required to supply their liege with a certain number of troops in times of war. They tend to be trained and equipped with their own supplies however and are rarely top notch

Kingdom of Seigurhold

Culture

Army
The Seigurvorn:
The Levies: Each landholder is required to supply their liege with a certain number of troops in times of war. They tend to be trained and equipped with their own supplies however and are rarely top notch

Kingdom of Strondhold

Culture

Army
The Strondvorn:
The Levies: Each landholder is required to supply their liege with a certain number of troops in times of war. They tend to be trained and equipped with their own supplies however and are rarely top notch

The Shallow Sea

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