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History of the Isles!

Brief history of the Isle of Sodor-Myst (Sodor)

The rulers of Sodor are the Archduke Croft who is the Patriarch of the Croft family. The Croft’s have ruled the Sodor since 1300. The Goro’s have been Dukes since the 1380s.

The jurisdiction of the Sodor is composed of (Peerage (#1-6) and Land Gentry (#7-10) are based upon the English system):

  1. Archduke (1)
  2. Duke (9/Archduke)
  3. Marquesse (5/Duke)
  4. Earl (5/Marquesse)
  5. Count (5/Earl)
  6. Baron (7/Count)
  7. Knight
  8. Laird
  9. Esquire
  10. Gentleman

Sodor is 124 miles (200 km) wide east to west and 102 miles (164 km) long north to south and Myst Isle is 62 miles (100 km) long and 51 miles (82 km) wide.

American States & Territories

There are the 50 states and the 11 territories.

States:

Alabama (AL) Alaska (AK) Arizona (AZ) Arkansas (AR) California (CA)
Colorado (CO) Connecticut (CT) Delaware (DE) Florida (FL) Georgia (GA)
Hawaii (HI) Idaho (ID) Illinois (IL) Indiana (IN) Iowa (IA)
Kansas (KS) Kentucky (KY) Louisiana (LA) Maine (ME) Maryland (MD)
Massachusetts Michigan (MI) Minnesota (MN) Mississippi (MS) Missouri (MO)
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South Dakota (SD) Tennessee (TN) Texas (TX) Utah (UT) Vermont (VT)
Virginia (VA) Washington (WA) West Virginia (WV) Wisconsin (WI) Wyoming (WY

Territories:

Guam
Northern Mariana Islands
Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands
Philippines
Cuba
Panama Canal
Mexico
Canada
Marshall Islands
Federated States of Micronesia
Palau

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