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SUCCESSION


Failure to Attend Coronation

Should the Crown Prince and Princess, through no fault of their own, be unable to attend their Coronation, such steps as are necessary and acceptable to them and to the Crown shall be taken, that they may be Crowned.

Consort Unwilling to Reign

Should the Consort of the winner of the previous Crown Tournament be unable or unwilling to start their reign, the winner of the previous Crown Tournament must either choose another as Consort-elect (provided that the other was eligible at the time of the Coronet Tournament and is still eligible) prior to the Coronation, or abdicate.

Sovereign Unwilling to Reign

Should the Sovereign-elect or both the Crown Prince and Princess be unable or unwilling to start their reign, a Curia Regis shall be called to make preparations for a Crown Tournament which shall be held at the beginning of the Coronation event or, if this date shall have passed, at the earlist date practicable. Entry into this Tournament shall be restricted to those fighters and consorts who were eligible to enter the previous Crown Tournament and who remain eligible, except for the victor of the previous Crown Tournament, and their consort who shall both be barred. The winner and consort of this Tournament shall be Crowned immediately.

Inability to Complete Reign

Should either the Sovereign or Consort become unable or unwilling to complete their reign, the other may continue to reign alone and shall contain all the power of the Crown.

The Regent

Should both the Sovereign and the Consort become unable or unwilling to complete their reign, the Champion of Lochac shall be Regent, and shall have all the powers of the Crown. The Regent may not fight or be fought for in the Crown Lists.

Duties of the Regent

If the Crown has abdicated without heirs, the Regent shall crown the winner and consort of the next Crown Tournament as King and Queen immediately. If the Crown fails to complete their reign after Their heirs have been chosen, the Regent shall crown the Crown Price and Princess at the next scheduduled Coronation event.


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