List of Alexandrian Monarchs

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The Kingdom of Alexandria originally was composed of the provinces of Baudrix and Valenciennes, united by the marriage by treaty of Queen Isolde of Baudrix and King Francis Joseph of Valenciennes in 680 A.D.

House of Markion

Main article: House of Markion

The House of Markion was named after the then-capital of the Kingdom - Markion, Baudrix.

(1) Duarchy King Francis Joseph I, Queen Isolde I (680 - 695)
- Queen Isolde dies in 695, according to the Marriage Treaty, King Francis Joseph I continues to rule until his death.
(2) Francis Joseph I (695 - 707)
(3) Alexander I (707-713)
(4) Thibert I (713-727)
(5) Alexander II (727-735)
(6) Clodomir I (735-751)
(7) Clovis I (751-768)
(8) Clovis II (768-780)
(9) Charibert I (780-806)
(10) Josephus I (806-827)
(11) Childbert I (827-829)
(12) Clovis III (829-839)
(13) Alexander III (839-869)
(14) Clodion I (869-887)
(19) Pharamond I (887-903)
(20) Alfred I (903-932)
(21) Grimaud I (932-963)
(22) Augustus I (963-979)
(23) Thierry I (979-1000)
(24) Justinian I (1000-1016)
- Verenea invades Alexandria in the Third North Cibolan War, claiming the Crown of Alexandria through King Francis Joseph I's line, in 977 A.D. Verenea seizes Port-Real in the year 1000, and executes Justinian I and most of the Royal Family.

Verenean Occupation

Alexandria ruled by the Verenean monarchs based out of modern-day Valenciennes (western part of Valenciennes).
Harold I (1016-1053)
Eagerbert I (1053-1089)
Renald I (1089-1098)
- Alexandrian uprising, return of Prince Joseph from exile, Verenean dominance broken.

Restoration of the House of Markion

(25) Joseph I (1098-1114)
- Second Verenean War, Verenea invaded and vanquished, annexed into Alexandria (west Valenciennes).
(26) Robert The Pious (1114-1126)
(27) Justinian II (1126-1141)
(28) Phillip I (1141-1159)
- Died childless, House of Markion extinguished.

First War of the Throne (1159-1162)

- Duke of Carvajal's forces capture Port-Real.

House of Carvajal

(29) Louis I (1159-1172)
(30) Louis II (1172-1185)
(31) Louis III (1185-1205)
(32) Phillip II (1205-1216)
(33) Phillip III (1216-1233)
(34) Henry I (1233-1244)
(35) Louis IV (1244-1252)
(36) Phillip V (1252-1264)
(37) Louis V (1264-1270)
(38) Louis VI (1270-1289)
- Known as "The Holy", became a great patron of the Church of Alexandria, made saint by the Church.
(39) Henry II (1289-1304)
(40) Louis VII (1304-1329)
(41) Louis VIII (1329-1353)
- After Louis VIII's death, Robert, Count of Artoix, led a coup and overthrew the House of Carvajal to prevent the Black Prince Louis from succeeding to the throne.

Second War for the Throne and Regency

Robert, Count of Artoix (1353-1357)
- Never claimed the title of "King", set up a Regency Council with himself as Steward of the Throne seeking to install the 12-year-old Prince Albert to the throne at age 18, defeated by the Black Prince Louis.

Restoration of the House of Carvajal

(42) Louis IX (1357-1371)
- Known as the "Black Prince" during his father's reign, he was deeply unpopular. Led a ruthless regime in a quest to centralize power at the expense of the nobility.
Louis X (1371-1388)
- Known as the "Good Prince", his reign deeply contrasted that of his father's, established the Charte Royale (written basic law that served as the Kingdom's Constitution), first Estate-General meets.
(43) Charles I (1388-1399)
(44) Charles II (1399-1429)
- Known as "The Bold" for his military conquests, he conquered the Kingdom of Ibelin and made it part of Alexandria.
(45) John I (1429)
- Died of tuberculosis in the first year of his reign, throne passed to his brother Phillip.
(46) Phillip VI (1429-1435)
- Known as "the Tall" for his large stature.
(47) Charles III (1435-1454)
(48) Charles IV (1454-1485)
(49) Louis IX (1485-1497)
(50) Francis I (1497-1507)
(51) Charles V (1507-1513)
- Died of smallpox with no direct legitimate heir. Throne passed to the son of his sister Marie, who married the Duke of Artoix.

House of Artoix

Named after the title belonging to the family, the Dukedom of Artoix. Title absorbed into the Crown.
(52) Charles VI (1513-1535)
(53) Louis XII (1535-1559)
(54) Henry III (1559-1564)
(55) Charles VII (1564-1590)
(56) Phillip VII (1590-1622)
- Rio Grande and San Martin are absorbed into the Empire by conquest. Dies in battle, buried in Los Santos, San Martin.
(57) Phillip VIII (1622-1626)
(58) Louis XIII (1626-1660)
(59) Francis Joseph II (1660-1702)
- Overthrown by the Revolution of 1702, which was not a success and he was soon restored.

Revolution of 1702

Famine, an economic downturn, and high tax burden on poor and middle classes trigger unrest, Francis Joseph II deposed.
The National Convention (1702-1704)
- Attempts to create a parliamentary democracy called the United Kingdom of Alexandria and install Princess Elisabeth, the King's sister, as Queen. Deposed by the Royalist Army. The Principality of Mantua passes from the Alexandrian Crown to the House of Montillet.

Restoration of the House of Artoix

(59) Francis Joseph II (1705)
- New Constitution of the Kingdom of the Union of Alexandria ratified, Estates-General powers' expanded over finances and other aspects of governance. With his offspring killed by disease, intrigue, and war during the Revolution of 1702, the Alexandrian Crown passes to the King's cousin, the Duke of Nubinar.

House of Carrillo

Initially known as the House of Nubinar, in 1756, the name of the dynasty was changed by the establishment of the Alexandrian Empire in 1715 as the House of Carrillo.
(60) Louis XIV (1705-1740)
- Proclaims the establishment of the Alexandrian Empire, House of Carrillo, acquires Santander through the War of Santanderian Succession, installs brother as King of Santander.
(61) Francis II (1740-1756)
(62) Phillip IX (1756-1774)
- Overthrown by the Revolution of 1774. He died while living in exile in Santander on September 18, 1779.

Revolution of 1774

The National Assembly (1774-1775)
The Constituent Assembly (1775-1777)

Alexandrian Commonwealth

President Joseph Thiers (1777-1781)
- President Joseph Thiers was elected as the first President of the Alexandrian Commonwealth. He was overthrown in a popular revolution to restore the House of Carrillo.

Restoration of the House of Carrillo

(63) Francis Joseph III (1781-1819) - Empire of the Alexandrians proclaimed, parliamentary monarchy established, Kingdoms of Santander and Corcovado absorbed into the Empire.
(64) Louis XV (1819-1831)
(65) Louis XVI (1831-1850)
(66) Charles VIII (1850-1874)
(67) Charles IX (1874-1919)
(68) Louis XVII (1919-1959)
(69) Edgard I (1959-1986)
(70) Edgard II (1986-now)

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A Parliamentary Monarchy

The Empire of the Alexandrians can best be described as a Parliamentary Democracy within the framework of a Constitutional Monarchy. The unicameral National Assembly of Alexandria, composed of the Crown, the First Consul, and the Deputies of the Empire, is the supreme legislative body. All naturalized citizens of Alexandria are eligible to sit in the National Assembly.

The day-to-day governing is handled by Consuls and other ministers and secretaries with a parliamentary mandate appointed by the Emperor. These ministers, headed by the First Consul of the Empire, together form His Imperial Majesty's Government, also referred to as the Consulate. Although in theory all the power of the Realm reposes in the Sovereign and is dispensed through his hands, in practice all executive acts of the Crown are carried out by the Government in His Imperial Majesty's name.

Whether in the National Assembly or on the Consulate or at the High Court of Justice, exciting opportunities to participate in lawmaking and the governing of the Empire abound. All Alexandrian citizens are invited to sit in the Imperial Assembly as Deputies; many seek further opportunities, however, becoming Consuls or ministers, officers of the Empire, judges, local officials or members of the Imperial Household.