In recognition of the bravery, ingenuity and perseverance of Pavians during the war, the Crown Prince has dedicated part of his homeland the duchy of Bedford to the commons.
The land was placed in trust through a decree of the Crown Prince today, in what lawyers are calling the “first of its kind” and an “unclear practice”.
Pavians have been encouraged to build residential, civic and commercial buildings in the area. The architecture bureau has “relinquished” its powers in the area, to allow “a flourishing of local architectural freedom”.
Local nobility CedarValiant, the Count of Artega, was appointed as manager of the commons.
“It is a very good opportunity for new Pavians to contribute while our lovely architecture bureau takes their time perfecting our future resident housing,” they said.
The transfer is a bid to increase the number of new citizens settling in Pavia and promote construction across the country.
The Crown Prince also ceded a portion of crownland into his duchy to offset the transfer to the people.
His office did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
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