Duchy of Albemarle
"Honor above all things"
|Official religion(s)||Christian, unaffiliated|
|- Prince||Lothian 1|
|- Number of seats||- 9|
|- Last election||- Right of Ascension|
|Time zone||Eastern Standard Time|
|National sport||Flounder Gigging|
|National drink||Sweet Tea|
|National animal||White Tail Deer|
|Patron saint||Saint John the Baptist|
In 1995, the original Bertie Family holdings in Nags Head, North Carolina were sold off and land situated just north of Jordan Island, North Carolina was acquired for HM King Michael and Queen Willamita and their son, Michael Truman Bertie. In 1997, King Michael proclaimed Albemarle's independence. He ruled most graciously until his passing in late 2005 when, Queen Willamita was named Regent of Albemarle until the Heir Apparent came of age. On September 24, 2012, HM King Truman I was coronated King of Albemarle.
The Kingdom of Albemarle became the Duchy of Albemarle on June 3, 2013 after negociations with HRH Prince Lothian of Lyonesse accepted the Kingdom under the Commonwealth Nations within the Principality of Lyonesse
The Duchy of Albemarle is a Monarchy, with its Head of State being HG Duke Truman I. Albemarle reports to the Royal Council of Lyonesse and HRH Lothian I, Prince of Lyonesse.
The Duchy of Albemarle is a fundamental Christian unaffiliated society of people. Christianity is the official religion of Albemarle but, other religions are permitted as a part of the "freedom of religion" principles, as long as those religions do not conflict with official Religion of Albemarle.