Author name: Crusader King



UI Summary: Grain is the Main traded staple Food for most counties with feudal or clan governments, except for those that live from exploiting other edible resources. Cultivar yields are better in Farmlands or Floodplains, and worse in Desert or Taiga terrain. Yields are best with Manor Houses, very good with Farms & Fields and …

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Agricultural industry is used to calculate the production of Grain, Cotton, Oil, Wine, Linen, Dates, and Sugar. Except for grain, which can be grown in all regions, each of these resources have a limited number of regions where it is possible to grow them. Agricultural product is determined by all Building(s), and the final output …

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Timber production refers specifically to commerce oriented to the building industry—especially the ship-building industry—but also timber as fuel. UI description: Timber represents wood of enough quality available in the Holding for construction, from either local sources or trade. Rich wood sources are found in Forest or Taiga terrain, and is usually unavailable in Desert or …

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Stone is used especially as a building material. Stone Base Value The primary sources of stone in a holding are the product of local stone quarries and the likelihood of stone byproduct from each ore mined effectively imported to the county. Stone Quarries (base = +0.1%) Simple Stone Quarries: +3% Shallow Ore Mines: +5% Watermills: …

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Salt exports can be divided into: Salterns Salt mines / saltworks Salt Production Most important producers: Bay of Biscay, Languedoc and Provence (but also present in all coasts, especially for fisheries) Genoese trade for Hyères (Between Toulon and Niece). Famous in NW Europe [Pounds 1994]. 200m cwt/y Genoese trade [Adshead 1992] Grasse · Francia · …

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Alum Mines Phocaea (Phokaia) best known ‘western’ Alum mine. Exploitation started first half 13th c. [Jacoby 2017] Phocaea (Phokaia) · High Medieval · 200% · Byzantium · Orthodox. For Colonna (Koloneia) – best quality. Exploitation started first half 13th c. [Jacoby 2017] Colonea (Koloneia) · Late Medieval · 300% · Byzantium · Orthodox. Transported by …

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Mercury & Salammoniac

Both Mercury and Salammoniac had medicinal uses in the Muslim world, later exported to the West and the East under its influence. Cinnabar ore was also used as dyestuff, whereas Salammoniac could be used (like Alum) in dyeing and leather tanning. Mines Almadén is a renown mercury mine in the Muslim and non-Muslim world. Exported …

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Marble & Alabaster

Mines Marble Mines Famous Carrara marble mines Lucca (Carrara) · Early Medieval · 100% · Italy · Catholic. Attika marble mines Athens (Attika) · Early Medieval · 100% · Byzantium · Orthodox. Belgian limestone Namur (Namur) · Early Medieval · 25% · Germania · Catholic. Belgian limestone Tournai (Tournai) · Early Medieval · 25% · …

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Tin & Zinc

Tin Mines Cornwall and Devon tin mines (almost monopoly in Christian Europe) Okehampton (Devon) · High Medieval · 300% · Britannia · Catholic. Al-Andalus (Ocsobona) was a main source of Tin for the Islamic world that were exhausted after the Christian occupation Mertola (Ocsobona) · Early Medieval · 100% · Iberia (Muslim) · Muwalladi. Erzgebirge, …

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Iron & Metallurgy

Iron Mines Iron ores were usually open pits, involving mostly rural unspecialized work, performed by anyone and everywhere… All iron mines are new. Scandinavia Dalarna mines (the only one apart from Basque with important excedent). Dalarna called Järnberaland ‘iron-bearing country’ [Graham-Campbell 2011] Mor (Jrnberaland) · High Medieval · 200% · Scandinavia · Catholic. Trondheim iron …

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