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Leader Louis Thuylemans

Joseph des Vinandy-Windsor (honorary)

Founded 1664 AN
Headquarters 's Koningenwaarde
Political ideology Imperialism, monarchism, reactionarism
Political position Right-wing
Colours Yellow
Parliamentary seats
70 / 150

The Ultraroyalisten is a political party in Batavia. Their main goals are the defence of the monarchy as a powerful institution (especially in emergencies) with an even stronger aristocracy. It seeks to protect the rights of the landholders, industrialists, Catologian Church and nobility, while limiting the rights of the common man and worker. It doesn't seek the abolishment of the Lagerhuis, but promotes actions which keep the poorer classes from actively participating in the voting and parliamentary process. Despite its name choice, the strong support for the monarchy is merely an attempt to give the aristocratic regime some sense of legitimacy. The party members are therefore known to be anti-Vinandists, as a domestic king or queen would hold too much influence in government affairs.

des Vinandy-Windsor

In the 1668 Lagerhuis elections, it lost its absolute majority, but remained the second largest party with 70 of 150 seats. In the 1672 election it lost almost all its seats, with exception of two (as most Ultraroyalist had not gone to vote as a protest against the government).

Over the next couple of years, the party was reduced to a shadow of its former self. Despite - or because of - its loss in support among the voting class, the party started to distinguish itself from other parties by openly supporting the ascension of a Kalirion on the Throne. David Ayreon-Kalirion had long been their favourite candidate, but eventually a personal union between Batavia and Shireroth was advocated.

It was during the Batavian Revolution in 1685 AN that the party regained its prominence: the red wave which spread throughout the country led to the loss of the government's majority in the Lagerhuis. With no king on the Lion Throne and the successor having been evacuated out of fear for life, the Ultraroyalists succeeded in pushing Salome on the Throne as a stewardess.


During the 1690's, Louis Thuylemans began replacing Joseph des Vinandy-Windsor - who, due to old age was retiring - as chairman of the party. In 1698 AN, he officially took the reins. Thuylemans, who had enjoyed the benefits of Shirerithian rule during his short-lived college days when Salome had become Staatsholder (1686–1691), was a staunch proponent of the Kalirionists.

However, at the same time, he started distancing himself from the idea of placing a foreigner on the Lion Throne. His good personal relations with Frederik Alfons des Vinandy brought in a fair share of Vinandists, who could find themselves in the ideals of a strong monarchy.

The Ultraroyalisten opposed the sale of the Brettish Isles to the Calbain by the Second Starck Administration in 1709 AN, which increased their popular support among the masses.