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duchy rankFerrara
Primary culture
Romagnol (Latin)

Capital province
Ferrara (113)

Feudal Nobility Government monarchy.png

State religion

Technology group
WesternWestern technology group
Ferraran ideas
Traditions.png Traditions:
+10% Light ship combat ability
+10% Siege ability

Papal influence.png Papal Recognition

+1 Yearly papal influence
+25% Religious unity

Institution spread.png Center of Culture

+10% Institution spread

Artillery combat ability.png Alfonso I's Reforms

+10% Artillery combat ability

Diplomatic reputation.png Margraves of Este

+1 Diplomatic reputation

Trade power.png Resisting Venetian Control

+25% Domestic trade power

Prestige.png Este Castle

+0.5 Yearly prestige
+15% Fort defense

Naval leader fire.png The Ferraran Arsenal

+1 Naval leader fire
−50% Flagship cost

Idea bonus.png Ambition:

+20% Ship trade power

Ferrara is an Italian two province country in the Emilia-Romagna area. It belongs to the Holy Roman Empire. Ferrara is the primary nation of the Romagnol culture.



Main article: Italian minor missions



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As the heart of the Renaissance, our nation is blossoming culturally. We have just entered the beginning of what looks like a prolonged artistic rebellion, especially in the field of architecture and literature. The cultural evolution is not aiding our country in maintaining peace within our borders however. Our country is continuously stricken by foreign states seeking power and territorial gain.
Potential requirements

  Italy does not exist.

The country:

If the country is AI-controlled then it:


The country:


If the country:

  • is a member of the Holy Roman Empire but not the emperor or an elector then:
    • all its provinces are removed from the HRE.
    • the emperor gets the  event ‘Italy breaks out of the Empire’.
    • the emperor gets the opinion modifier ‘Left the Holy Roman Empire’ towards the country, worth  −150 opinion with a yearly decay of 1.

The country:

If   Italy:


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