I was wondering if any of you veterans can give me some pointers on a few matters when it comes to handing out landed titles.
I have recently won a crusade on Jerusalem and after getting about 7 counties, and multiple cities, temples, etc, I was at about 31/10 of my demense size.
My question is what to do next... I have several unlanded brothers/nephews, as well as an two unlanded sons (not of age). I can create the Kingdom of Jerusalem and two duchies, but what is the best way of going about handing out this land? My original thought was to give the Kingdom of Jerusalem and the Duchies to my son while holding on to as much as I can so when he inherits, I can still control it all. What should I do about all the counties (20 or so) in my control? It seems boring to have all these counties in the control of just one or two men, but on the other hand, if I hand them out to brothers/cousins/etc, when my next of kin comes, they will likely not be loyal to me.
In general, I'm wondering what the best way is to ensure most if not all of the lands I have controlled stay in my control for the future generations.