Duchy de Ys
Garde le Roy
|Greater Raleigh, North Carolina |
|Capital city||City of Ys|
|Official language(s)||English, Lyonian|
|Government||Moralistic Absolute Monarchy|
|- Prince||HRH Lothian I|
|- Duke||HG George, Duke of Ys|
|Legislature||Royal Court of Lyonesse|
|- Number of seats||- Nine (9)|
|- Last election||- Right of Ascension|
|Time zone||Eastern Standard (USA)|
|National sport||Tournament, The Joust|
|Patron saint||Saint Joseph|
Duchy de Ys (pronounced = "yees")Established July 1, 2012, under the protection and Realm of the Most Sovereign Principality of Lyonesse. Ys has been granted lands in the greater Angola Bay Reserves area of North Carolina by HRH Lothian I of Lyonesse to HG George, Duke of Ys, brother of the Prince through a Royal Land Grant from the Crown. HG George also holds an Estate in the Raleigh, North Carolina area that serves as a Royal Consulate to the North Carolina Government from Lyonesse.
George, Duke of Ys
Born George Davis Lane on September 6th and brother to HRH Lothian I, Prince of Lyonesse. HG George was placed into the line of succession and seneschal of the Tribe of Ys in January 2012. He has issue of one son, Christopher Alexander Lane. HG George served in the United States Army's 82nd Airborne Division, Germany, France, and two tours of Duty in South Korean before his Honorable Discharge. He became Finance Officer for the State of North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources until he retired.
Lyonesse Ministry of Foreign Affairs
HG George, Duke of Ys has been named by HRH Lothian I as the Lyonian Minister of Foreign Affairs and High Chancellor of Lyonesse. Given His Grace's educational background and his abilities in these areas to secure foreign relations with those entities capable of positively affecting the Lyonian economy, he was the perfect choice for this posting.
All relations by Foreign Dignitaries go through His grace's Office and are directed from the Royal Court and HRH Lothian I once initial relations are made.