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  • Corifae

    Proud and old by the measure of men, Corifae was founded by [[Salien]] tribes migrating across the seas in [[Timekeeping | 8 EC]], 73 EC, and finally in 139 EC. During the early period of the Salien inhabitation of [[History of Morlonde | Morlonde]], …

  • Timekeeping

    Record keeping in [[History of Morlonde | Morlonde]] has been beset by two variant systems ever since the [[Salien]] tribes landed on her shores. The older, and more innaccurate system, was introduced by the [[Cymren]] sages and is known as Morlonde …

  • High Worship

    The High Worship is the official religion of the kingdom of [[Corifae]]. Centered around the worship of a variety of familially related Gods, it has a highly complex system of theological doctrine which deals …

  • War of the Thorns

    In the year 589 CE the kingdom of [[Savorn]], under the kingship of [[Carloen Fyrnesse]], claimed the position of overlordship over the whole of northern [[History of Morlonde | Morlonde]]. This move was opposed by a great many magnates, chief amongst …

  • The Fenaine

    This organization was founded in the mists of time, before the [[War of the Thorns]]. It is believed that the ancient seers and sages of the pre-[[History of Morlonde | Morlonde]] [[Salien]] tribes began the tradition of the Fenaine; historical …

  • Talmon Guiyon

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    Born in 582 CE, Talmon Guiyon was a Magister of the School of Transmutation and also the court wizard to King [[Harmyr …

  • Council of Magisters

    The Council of Magisters was a body founded by [[Talmon Guiyon]] in 633 CE to govern [[the Fenaine]], a secret society composed of the wizards of [[Corifae]]. During Guiyon's lifetime the Council oversaw the enforcement of the laws and the …

  • liturgies

    The gods of the Elnean Liturgy each hold fast to their own holy doctrines. Whilst the [[High Worship]] is a unified temple, the cultures of clerical devotion that fall beneath it's umbrella are vast and different indeed. Theseholy books include the …

  • Westreth

    One of the ancient [[Salien]] kingdoms, Westreth figured prominently in the [[War of the Thorns]] in which the men under [[Reynard Cestrelle]] strove against the so-called overlordship of [[Carloen Fyrnesse]]. After the war it became part of the …

  • World Mountain

    According to the [[High Worship]], there are nine worlds that comprise the universe.

    Elnain. The dwelling of the gods at the peak of the mountain. This is where most of the epic stories of Elneas and his children take …

  • History of Corifae

    The kingdom of Corifae traces its origins back to the [[War of the Thorns]] in 589-602 CE. The unified Savorn-Westreth [[House of Valaes]] is the first to be given kingship and wear the [[Icons of Kingship in Corifae | horned crown]] in the form of the …

  • Icons of Kingship in Corifae

    The horned crown, iron rod, and amber orb are all classical icons of kingship within [[Corifae]]. These three items come from ancient traditions of kingship and have profound religious significance for Corifaen kings.

    The Horned Crown

    The …

  • House of Valaes

    The House of Valaes was the first [[Salien]] royal house to have dominion over the greater portion of Morlonde. Formed from the union of the Cestrelle and Fyrnesse lines at the end of the [[War of the Thorns]], the first Valaean king was the famed [[ …

  • Regions of Corifae

    The regions of [[Corifae]] can be roughly divided according to the geography of [[history of morlonde | Morlonde]]. Each region has a different set of political circumstances as well as dangers.

    [[Shire of Whitestone]]

    The Shire of …

  • Shire of Whitestone

    The Shire of Whitestone includes the following counties, provinces, and castles:

    [[Duchy of Savorn]]

    [[Fordland County]]

     [[Castel Roenwood]]

    [[Barony of Hilbend]]

    [[ …

  • Alfraed Tallifer

    Born in 1113, King Alfraed was crowned after the death of his father Halmyr in 1153. He is a fit king, though sometimes particularly bellicose. He has a particular hatred of Soleice due to the escalating confrontations over border disputes.

    King …

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