Lord Theledir the Wight
|“||Democracy is overrated.||”|
—HG Lord Theledir the Wight.
| His Grace,|
Lord Theledir the Wight,
OAO, KCP, OFE, HCAF, PAMH, PAHJ, CSFRM
17th June 2013
24th/27th May - 30th October 2011
14th February - 9th October 2012
12th December 2012
23rd December 2012 - 10:00pm 27th May 2013
|Predecessor||Declan, Darkomere & Vladimir I|
|Successor||Ciprian, Oshav & Vladimir I|
7th January - 18th February 2013
13th June 2012
|Born|| 19th February 1998|
|Citizenship||UK British, Austenasian|
|Residence||House outside Austenasian Emperorsland|
|Allegiance||Military of the Origin Country|
|In service||(On and off): 2011 - 2013|
|Rank||Various over time|
|Battles/wars||Sixth Monovish Civil War, First Chinobian War, Second Chinobian War, Very Brief War, Joke War, Third Chinobian War|
HG Lord Theledir the Wight, Duke of Grantabridge, Baron of Emperorsland, Lord of Glencoe, OAO, KCP, OFE, HCAF, PAMH, PAHJ, CSFRM (born 19th February 1998) is an Austenasian peer. He also established (and, throughout most of its existence, ruled) a micronation called the "Origin Country". He ruled the Origin Country as its monarch four times- as HIM Emperor Dominic, HRM King Urokah, HH Prince Urokah and HM* Prince Vladimir II. Theledir has been a politician and nobleman of the Empire of Austenasia since the 17th June 2013 AD. There he serves as the Governor of the Territory of Emperorsland, the Baron of Emperorsland, the Duke of Grantabridge and a Knight of the Order of the Crown Princess. Theledir is also known to dabble in the occult (especially in magic). As well as all this, Lord Theledir is an aspiring surreal animator, and is known for his YouTube animations, including Bogeyshire.
Theledir has used many pseudonyms over the years. His current one was invented by him in late 2013, either in November or October. Theledir had to choose this new pseudonym for himself due to his newfound interest in Roots English (his old name was partly of foreign origin) and his abandoning of the Dazhódyy community (his old name was a Dazhódyy one). The name "Theledir" is influenced by the name "Thurin", an English name for Thor, and contains the typical Germanic suffix "-ir". The epithet of "Wight" was chosen by Theledir as it is an old English word meaning such things as: "living being", "human being", "brave", "valourous" and "strong", while hinting the occult and paranormal (things which are associated with Theledir).
Lord Theledir the Wight found out what a micronation was as a young lad in primary school by reading a book called Do Not Open: An encyclopedia of the world's best-kept secrets. Theledir the Wight and a friend made plans to make a micronation of their own but never got around to doing it and Theledir soon forgot what they were. In 2009 Theledir and his brother created two micronations made nearly 100% out of soft toys, called Domroom (Theledir's country) and Gappyroom/Ollieroom (Theledir's brother's country). Of course, at this point neither Theledir nor his brother knew that the things they had created were called "micronations". After a year Domroom and Ollieroom were forgotten. In May 2011 Theledir tried to find out what the smallest country in the world was on a laptop while in a "boring" science lesson. The internet gave him varied results- either the Vatican City State or a thing called the Principality of Sealand (a micronation). So later on at home Theledir once again used the internet to discover what the difference was between those two countries, thus rediscovering micronationalism and learning about micronations including Aerica, Atlantium, Dorzhabad and Austenasia. He was about to become a subject of Aerica but instead was persuaded by his mother to establish one of his own. So he did- from the 24th to the 27th May 2011 AD Theledir the Wight created the Domanglian Empire and proclaimed himself "Emperor" of it. The Domanglian Empire eventually turned into the Federal Republic of Domanglia, and the Federal Republic eventually became the Royal Domanglian Federation, and the Royal Domanglian Federation became a Brief Theodorist Realm for a short time before turning back into the Federation, which thereafter became what is known as the Second Absolutism and then the Over-Lorrokha Kingdom before the monarchy fell and Karanys established the Over-Lorrokha Republic in its place, and after that it became the Princely Union of Saint Edward and Domanglia before transforming into Doshevika, which later became known as Saint Edward and Zealand before dissolving.
This micronational creation, although it went by many different names throughout its existence, is now referred to as the Origin Country- and upon its dissolution at 10:00pm on the 27th May in 2013 Anno Domini a new society was immediately established in its place by Theledir. This new society was known as "Las Adevaa". However, Las Adevaa soon dissolved as an organisation and formed the Dazhódyy community, a constructed nation and culture prototype. However, the Dazhódyy nation remained a prototype and the project was eventually abandoned by Theledir after he got involved in the national identity and culture of his own ethnic group, the English nation. All of this happened before the end of 2013. (Note: Theledir has also established other "micronations", like the Union of Sentient Crannist Sivilates and its predecessors and Ossakanada).
On the 17th June 2013 AD Theledir made a return to micronational politics by turning the garden in his home (and the gravel path by the north of the house) into a territory of the Empire of Austenasia, the territory being named Emperorsland. Due to this annexation by Austenasia a new Austenasian province called Karanyssia (named after Theledir's pseudonym at the time: Karanys Dómynus) and a new Austenasian duchy called Grantabridge (half of Grantabridge's name was chosen by Theledir) both had to be set up, and Theledir became the Baron of Emperorsland, the Governor of Emperorsland and the Duke of Grantabridge. This has sparked a new career for Theledir the Wight as an Austenasian politician and peer.
It may interest you to know that from May to the 30th October 2011 Lord Theledir was the Emperor of the Origin Country, between the 31st October 2011 to the 7th January 2012 and then again from the 8th January to the 27th January 2012 and once more from the 29th January to the 14th February 2012 he was the Federal Chancellor of the Origin Country, from the 14th February to the 9th October 2012 he was the King of the Origin Country, from the 9th October to the 18th October 2012 he was the Prince-Elector (head of government) of the Origin Country, from the 20th October to the 21st November 2012 he served as the Popular Premier (head of state and co-head of government, a title he made himself) of the Origin Country, from the 21st November to the 23rd December 2012 he was the Premier (head of government) of the Origin Country and the Chief Minister of Busorov, and he served as the Sovereign Prince of Origin Country briefly on the 12th December 2012 and again from the 23rd December 2012 to 10:00pm on the 27th May 2013. He has held many other micronational political positions, far too many to list, including being the Sovereign Prince of the Principality of Monovia from the 7th January to the 18th February 2013.
Political viewsnationalism, cultural and ethnic purism, populism, environmentalism, agrarian socialism, state socialism, pro-welfare state-ism, imperialism (especially European), British unionism (yet devolutionism), euroscepticism, ideological republicanism, anti-schooling and sometimes small amounts of anarchism.
As a nationalist and cultural and ethnic purist, Lord Theledir dislikes multiculturalism heavily, believing that all the wonderful cultures and ethnicities of the world should be preserved using separation, a lack of mingling and anti-immigration - that humanity should be split up into non-territorial nation-states (and those who have been unfortunately been created by inter-ethnic mingling between very different ethnic groups should establish their own nations and nation-states/join already created artificial nations and nation-states of this sort).
Also as a nationalist and cultural, ethnic, and linguistic purist, Theledir has become involved in English nationalism. He doesn't want England to become independent from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, but he does want it to be highly devolved, and the English nation to be kept pure, culturally, linguistically and ethnically, and true to its Anglo-Saxon Germanic routes (this is why he does not mind that he is quarter German- the English are just Germanian colonists who have formed their own branch of Germanic identity). This is why he supports anti-immigration and Roots English. His agrarian attitude also links in with his love of England- he wishes for the preservation and de-urbanisation of the traditional English countryside, forests and all other areas of natural beauty in England (he in fact lives in a traditional rural English village which is under threat from an urbanisation programme known as Northstowe. This is the cause of his agrarian beliefs).
As a republican, Lord Theledir believes that it is simpler and generally better for sovereignty to be invested in the entire populace instead of with one or two individuals (monarchy) or three or more (but not the entire populace) (oligarchy). However, Theledir belives that the argument over where sovereignty should lie is too much of a large, overrated fight that distracts the masses from proper problems (republics can have hereditary heads of state, monarchies can have elected ones, republics can be corrupt, monarchies can be democratic...this is why Theledir believes the sovereignty argument shouldn't be such a big one). Theledir supports monarchy in one-man states and micronations, such as Austenasia. He also states that most real-life republics are "dull entities" (Theledir heavily supports tradition and national culture in government, as can be observed from the slogan he created, "coronation over inauguration"). The few real-life republics Theledir actually supports include San Marino and Luxembourg (Luxembourg has had sovereignty invested in the people instead of the crown since the 15th May 1919, technically making it a republic). On a micronational and historical scale, Theledir supports the the systems of the semi-republic Sandus and the Republic of Venice. Lord Theledir has said that he wouldn't dream of taking the power away from the British Royal Family. He would instead keep the monarchy as it is, just with sovereignty invested with the British people, making the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland a "mock-monarchy" like Luxembourg. He is extremely loyal to the British Royal Family.
|“|| Democracy is overrated. The people should have a say in how they are governed, for sure, but in many cases the people do not know what they want. They may think that they want something, but in reality their wish may just be the wish of a politician, a wish that has been implanted into their minds via propaganda. And, of course, people can be stupid. This is why I support meritocracy.
One or two hereditary offices in government isn't necessarily a bad thing. Hereditary offices allow officeholders to be trained from a young age to be good at their job, and tend to add culture and tradition to government. If this were applied to a neutral head of state with few powers, which would be brilliant, it would also stop anyone from gaining constitutional absolute power.
Representative democracy is incredibly silly. The very idea of getting people to chose different people with inevitably different views to rule for them is preposterous. The only democracy for me is pure democracy!
Therefore, I believe that leaders should be made meritocratically (excluding those mostly ceremonial officeholders whose positions should be hereditary), while many governmental decisions should be made by means of pure democracy.
—HG Lord Theledir the Wight.
So, in conclusion to this section so far, Lord Theledir believes parliamentary republics (republics [countries where sovereignty is ultimately embedded in the people] that use the parliamentary system [where the executive branch gets its legitimacy from, and is held accountable to, the legislative branch]) that have non-executive, politically neutral, hereditary heads of state who are not a part of the legislature and have only a few powers (those powers only being used in the interest of the people), very small meritocratically-chosen legislatures with meritocratically-chosen heads of government (these leaders would be made meritocratically via meritocratic tests, etc.), much direct democracy, much tradition and culture in government, no formal claim to the land the country is situated in, only one, pure ethnic group (or more if the country is divided into different subdivisions for different ethnic groups), much natural environmental preservation and expansion, much wilderness and countryside and few cities and towns, much animal rights, some plant rights, welfare, much socialist nationalisation, a few, small capitalist businesses, non-schooling methods of education, militia-style people's militaries (one per country) and little government involvement in policing (relying on government-regulated vigilante groups instead) are the best possible countries. Unfortunately, no country that entirely fits this description yet exists.
No U.K. political party is entirely in line with Theledir's views, in fact most are far-off. Therefore, Theledir supports parties temporarily in order to help them carry out small amounts of his ideas in government. For example, despite it being very capitalist while Theledir is a socialist, Theledir currently supports the United Kingdom Independence Party to help get the United Kingdom out of the European Union (as Theledir is very eurosceptic, despite being a lover of Europe as a continent) and to help put a firm limit to immigration and to expand British pride.
Lord Theledir wishes a return to most of the major empires of the world, including the British Empire, the Second Reich and the ancient Chinese Empire (obviously not identical to their previous forms, though).
Theledir the Wight is a conlanger. Conlanging and linguistics are hobbies of his. When he started trying to make his own constructed language in 2011, he thought he could do so simply by changing how the English language is spelt. This dialectal creation evolved into the Dazhódyy language - Theledir's under-construction language. Theledir has stopped working on this project as he has abandoned his Dazhódyy nation (late 2013), putting his conlanging career on hold. The Dazhódyy language remains unfinished.
Lord Theledir the Wight currently does not belong to any religious group. However, Lord Theledir has been an aspiring magician since September 2013 AD. From magic and other areas of the occult does Theledir "discover things that conventional science has not yet discovered". As a magician, Theledir the Wight writes his own Book of Shadows, which contains all his magical knowledge. Theledir firmly believes in angels and ghosts, him and his family having had paranornal experiences with them in the past. He also has a theory that his Cox ancestors are actually a line of witches (not in an evil way, mind).
Theledir was baptised an Anglican of the Church of England. He went to a Church of England primary school, but during his time there he converted to Hellenic polytheism (he was highly interested in Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome, the British Iron Age and, to a lesser extent, Ancient Egypt), and in various periods of time at this school he was also a self-declared Buddhist, spiritualist and atheist. He was an atheist for quite a long time, and it wasn't until sometime during his secondary school years (when he became interested in English and U.K. British patriotism) when he converted back to Anglicanism of the Church of England. Theledir, however, has rarely worshiped at his local parish church (although he would have done so if he had had more of a choice). Theledir has been interested in the occult for a very long time (obviously this runs in his blood, as at least two members of his family are/were Freemasons), and this was one of the things that caused his second and final split with Christianity. This, and self-proclaimed Odinist, Trace Fleeman. You see, in 2013 Trace Fleeman caused Theledir to research Christianity and Odinism. Theledir thus discovered that the original Christians (and the Jews) did not believe in an afterlife much, and that the modern Christian idea of Heaven and Hell comes from Germanic paganism. This was the last straw for Theledir- due to paranormal experiences that his family (and others) have had he strongly believes in some sort of afterlife, and the fact that the original Christians did not believe the same thing to their successors really makes one lose confidence in the faith. So, Lord Theledir the Wight is no longer a religious fellow, but a magical one, instead.
Lord Theledir is roughly 75% English and 25% German, so is roughly of 100% Germanic ethnicity, as far as he knows. He is very proud of his Anglo-German fusion, stating that his blood is a mix of two fine peoples. Of course, Lord Theledir is descended from the British royals and French nobility, so he may have very slight amounts of French, Norman, Danish, Scottish etc. blood also. As mentioned previously, Theledir is heavily involved with the ethnical, cultural, linguistical (generally national) purism of the English nation.
Theledir the Wight also has irises which can appear green, a dark shade of turquoise or even blue, depending on the openness of the pupil and the lighting of the environment. Interestingly, Theledir also has a ring of yellow zig-zags surrounding his pupil. He loves his rare and original irises, describing them as being the "ultimate eyes". His brother also has these "ultimate eyes". Neither of his parents do, however, and Theledir actually had blue eyes for a very long time. Mentioned already, Theledir believes these irises to be "ultimate", the best the human race can possibly achieve. Therefore, he believes that other iris types, especially brown, are dull in comparison (he in fact wishes to have the brown eye type minimised in scale and the blue and green eye types preserved and enlargened, before the brown, with its genetic dominance, engulfs the entire species to create a very dull world).
Outside of Austenasia, political etc. views and the occult
Lord Theledir is interested in linguistics and languages throughout the world and history.
Theledir is a self-declared writer & artist (specialising in cartoons). He has his own (now defunct) comics company called DC Comics 2, which he has had for many years. Theledir has always been the only member of DC Comics 2, and his special little company has produced various imaginative works like the Percy the Pea series. Theledir hopes to create a mythopoeia lengendarium for the English nation. This project should begin in the near future.
Theledir is a self-declared director/writer/actor of videos and animator of animations, having made many videos over the years, most of which he has put on YouTube. His most notable animations are those in the surreal Bogeyshire internet series.
Theledir loves bicycling on his road bike called Old Reliable II, a bicycle he has had since Christmas 2012, a replacement for his old mountain bike, Old Reliable I, a bike he had owned since 2009, a replacement in itself to what has become known as the Silver Mountain Bike, a replacement for his first bike, the Tomato Club Bike. Theledir also loves to ride his recently (2013) acquired, adult, two-wheeled, Swiss-designed kick scooter he calls Helvetia (formerly Helvetica). Theledir also loves to swim, scuba dive and weight-lift, as well as watch TV, films and play video games. English Draughts has always been a favourite board game of Theledir, as he finds board games highly enjoyable, and he has discovered a technique for English Draughts via which one cannot possibly lose. Other hobbies include reading and playing outdoor games and other sports unmentioned above, such as swimming.
It may interest you to know that Theledir owns a 10 sqft piece of land in the Scottish Highlands. Because of this, he gets to use the traditional title of "Lord of Glencoe". Food-and-drink-wise, Theledir is stereotypically a huge fan of tea (his favourite blends being English breakfast, Earl Grey, Yellow Label and green, all with sugar and maybe English breakfast with milk), cake and fab consumption (although it should be noted that Theledir maintains quite a healthy diet apart from these delicacies). Theledir has been a vegetarian for about three years now (as mentioned previously, he is environmentalist and pro-animal rights).
Theledir's family on his mother's side is of English ethnicity, and is notorious for the many criminals and madmen it has produced throughout history. One member was banished to Australia for beating his master (thus establishing a whole colony of family-members in that area), and another was the last person to be whipped in Bedlam (aka. Bethlem Royal Hospital). Indeed, the modern family line is said to have originated from a monk illegally impregnating a woman and running away with her.
Despite the former naughtiness of the family, the family has changed. In particular, the group of family members that include Theledir (descendants of a Victorian auctioneer, Martin I) are "upper class", polite individuals, many of whom are businessmen and enjoy such English sports as hunting. However, a small part of the family's criminal past is still visible, as it is customary for these family members to tease each other and the people around them, having a harsh but hilarious sense of humour. It has become a tradition for this branch of the family to be called Martin, after the auctioneer of the same name. So far there have been four Martins- Martin I (the Victorian auctioneer and great-great-grandfather of Theledir the Wight), Martin II (the son of the auctioneer and great-grandfather of Theledir the Wight, a war hero and great cricketer who established clubs around the world, married Winefred Lord), Martin III (the son of the cricketer and a noble businessman and Freemason, the grandfather of Theledir the Wight, married Maureen Cox) and Martin IV (the first-born son of Martin III, another excellent businessman and high-ranking Freemason, the uncle of Theledir the Wight, married Tanya). Martin IV is the only surviving Martin, and he has no sons, only daughters. Theledir is the first born grandson of Martin III, so he would be the "heir" of Martin IV and the auctioneer's entire line. You could even call him "Martin V", as one of his English middle names is Martin. However, this is not the case as he is, in fact, a bastard child.
- Knight of the Order of the Crown Princess
- Member of the Order of the Flatlandian Empire
- Comrade of the Socialist Federated Republics of Monovia
- Presidential Award of Honour and Justice
- Honourary Citizen of the Ashukov Federation
- Presidential Award of Merit and Honour
- Officer of the Austenasian Order