Originally Posted by Tempestra
Given that cities are almost always just a single holding, "gravelkind" is just primogeniture, basically.
Gavelkind, not gravelkind. As in gavel, the thing used by a judge or auctioneer to keep order.
Originally Posted by vz02
Does anyone knows why are cities always open elective? Some history insight?
Merchant republics and elected mayors rather than hereditary noble estates.
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