Ebenthali nobility

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Noble Titles of Ebenthal
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The Ebenthali nobility (Portuguese: Nobreza Ebentálica) is a social class and the peerage of the Kingdom of Ebenthal. It consists of members of the immediate families of aristocrats who bear noble titlles, courtesy titles or honorifics. Proper nobles (suo jure) carry the titles of prince, duke, marquis, counts or barons. Ebenthali peers are sometimes referred to generically as lords. Noble titles are granted and revoked solely at the Monarch's discretion. All titles are personal, lifelong and non-transferable, and their inheritance depends on the Sovereign's confirmation. The Constitution of Ebenthal mandates that nobles be treated in their own right as His/Her Grace with the exception of non-royal princes, who are treated as His/Her Highness. Traditionally nobles may be addressed as Lord/Lady followed by their names or the territorial designation of their title.

The nobility of Ebenthal is registered at the Registry of Nobility and Knighthood of the Realm, an independent agency overseen by a King of Arms, who in turn is appointed by the King of Ebenthal. Historically, the Ebenthali nobility are very powerful and influential politically and enjoy some exclusive privileges such as dining rights, the right to a private audience with the Monarch and the right to serve a lifetime term in the House of Aristocrats, the upper chamber of the parliament of Ebenthal. There are currently 33 titled nobles in Ebenthal, accounting for 14.8% of the population, evidencing a 41% reduction in the noble population which previously accounted for 29.6% of the national population at 56 nobles.


The Ebenthali nobility dates back to the nobility of the Kingdom of Roschfallen, from which Ebenthal was created in August 2014. The first noble titles recognized in Ebenthal were those of its founders, initially Roschfallenian titles, but absorbed when the system was established of nobility and peerage Ebenthali. In October 2015, with the enactment of the Ebenthal constitution, all public offices were exclusively reserved for the nobility, as Ebenthal was declared an aristocratic state, as opposed to a democratic state. This system was in effect until 8 March 2021 when parliament passed a constitutional amendment that abolished the aristocratic state.

Also, from its establishment in 2014 until December 2019, Ebenthal's nobility hierarchy determined which public offices a person could hold, e.g., mayors had to be barons (later counts were accepted), ministers of state had to be marquises, members of the Tribune of Truth should be an earl and the Prime Minister should be a Duke. After pressure from the King Arthur II, parliament abolished this system on the second day of his reign, on 30 December 2019, as a condition for the newly enthroned monarch to remain on the throne.

In 2022, Ebenthal's nobility system underwent a simple aesthetic reform that consisted purely of changing the territorial designation of some extant titles, instigated by the Luso-Germanic Cultural Commission created by the House of Aristocrats to reshape Ebenthali culture and aesthetics in something more cohesive. This reform was followed by another in late February 2023 which saw the abolition of 23 peerages and the creation of non-royal princely titles in the form of strictly honorary honors bestowed exclusively on the country's greatest foreign allies.


The Constitution of Ebenthalgrants titled nobility the exclusive right to sit for life in the House of Aristocrats, upper chamber of the Konkrëse, upon appointment by the Sovereign. Occupying such position, the nobility oversees the civilian politics with the powers to reject or ammend the lower chamber's bills and to propose their own, independently from the government. They are not barred from running for seats in the House of Councillors, the lower house of parliament. Nobles also have the exclusive right to request a private audience with the Monarch. They also enjoy of exclusive dining rights, i.e., the right to use the dining facilities offered to the members of certain organizations, the right to be tried by his peers in a court composed of nobles only, as opposed to a civil court, as well as be located right after the royalty on the state official order of precedence. All privileges of a noble are lost if a noble disclaims his or her noble title. A noble by marriage loses the privilege upon marrying a commoner but a noble suo jure does not. Individuals who hold courtesy titles, however, do not have such privileges by virtue of those titles.


New titles must be jointly registered with the Registry of Nobility and Knighthood and the Ministry of the Interior's Registry and Citizenship Department. Titles of nobility must appear on all Ebenthali official documents next to the name. Citizens can open an application at the Registry of Nobility and Knighthood for the recognition of titles of nobility of foreign origin by the Ebenthali State, so that such titles would be absorbed by the national peerage system.


The Ebenthali nobility and aristocracy works through a mixture between the Portuguese system and the British Peerage. The titles that are granted do not incumbent upon automatic heredity, which may or may not be confirmed or granted by the monarch. Likewise, the monarch can revoke any title or right of heredity at will. In the Ebenthal system of nobility there is no title of viscount.

List of titles


  •       Subsidiary title.
  •       Dormant title.
Arms Title Created Grantee Monarch
1 The Prince of Oldenhoff 2022 Thomas de Albuquerque-Maryen Arthur II
2 The Prince of Andrasingen 2021 Oscar Götzö-Thomaz-Rocha
3 The Prince of Bannen 2021 Marco Antonio Rino
4 The Princess of Kheenich 2021 Maria of Sildavia


  •       Subsidiary title.
  •       Dormant title.
Arms Title Created Grantee Monarch
1 The Duchess of Guterfolg 2022 Gabriela Amorim Arthur II
2 The Duke of Nëbensee 2023 Nícollas Reis
3 The Duchess of Zerrenthin 2023 Luísa Somme
4 The Duke of Aureanburgh 2016 Raphael Sousa
- The Duchess of Montana 2016 Larissa Sousa Santos
Luísa Somme
Arthur I
- The Duke of Zentar 2014 Adriano Moreira
5 The Duke of Grünewald 2019[a] Thiago Walker
Gustavo Grünewald
Mateus I


  •       Subsidiary title.
  •       Dormant title.
Arms Title Created Grantee Monarch
1 The Marquis of Rozandir 2020 Jonathan Scherer-Arrais Arthur II
2 The Marquis of Braunau 2022 Hans Scherer
3 The Marquis of Schönwallia 2022 Vinicius Dias
4 The Marquis of Gehhilfe 2023 Thiago Walker
5 The Marquis of Recceswinth 2014 Luiz Elias Vasco Arthur I
6 The Marquis of Telesia 2019 Lucas Lira
7 The Marquis of Kalifornien 2016 Henrique Heinrich
8 The Marquis of Lüttenbühl 2017 Rodrigo Scherer-Arrais
9 The Marquis of Jännerarch 2014 Adriano Moreira
10 The Marquis of Grünhufe 2019 Allan de Pádua Mateus I


  •       Subsidiary title.
  •       Dormant title.
Arms Title Created Grantee Monarch
1 The Count of Välenciën 2020 Bruno de Moraes Arthur II
2 The Countess of Barcelos 2021 Beatriz Barcelos
3 The Count of Goethe 2022 Eduardo Goethe
4 The Count of Ivrea 2020 Daniel Corston
5 The Count of Maldras 2020 Ariel Silva
6 The Count of Aldringen 2019 André Marquadt
7 The Count of Grzebuła 2020 Eric Grzebuła
8 The Count of Gesetzhausen 2014 Pedro Reis
9 The Count of Nordwind 2018 Henrique Silva Arthur I
10 The Count of Lyns 2019 Diogo Bonfim
- The Count of Verdefort 2015 Raphael Viana


  •       Subsidiary title.
  •       Dormant title.
Arms Title Created Grantee Monarch
1 The Baron of Koehler 2023 João Koehler Arthur II
2 The Baron of Sommerlath 2023 Rupert Ruschel
3 The Baroness of Durchbohrterthron 2022 Marlene Viana
4 The Baron of Ristën 2016 Filipe Luco Arthur I
5 The Baron of Linz 2014 Ruy Menezes


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