Gronholt

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Gronholt
Gronholt's Neighbours
Gronholt's Neighbours
System information
X:Y Coordinates 466.05 : -261.11 [e]
Planets 2+[1]

Note: X and Y are coordinates (light years on XY plane) relative to Terra at (0, 0)

Gronholt
Geophysical
Jump point
distance
8[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Baroness Jennifer Tsanma (3055)[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Clan Invasion Era[edit]

During the early 3050s a joint expedition involving a team made up from representatives of both Gronholt and the neighbouring world of Hoonar found extensive gem and mineral deposits on the southern of Hoonar's two continents. Initially, the governments of both planets responded very favourably, seeing the prospect of future wealth for both worlds; however, Duke Vellant Deedman, the ruler of Hoonar, subsequently refused to share any of the resources or proceeds with the government of Gronholt.[1]

Baroness Tsanma of Gronholt attempted to negotiate with Duke Deedman, and when that was unsuccesful, the Baroness called for arbitration by the Federated Commonwealth government. However, the government of the time was distracted by the Clan Invasion and the arbitration available was equally unsuccessful. Incensed, the Baroness resorted to hiring mercenaries and launched a planetary assault to take control of Hoonar. By 3055 the Baroness and her forces had seized control of southern Hoonar, but had failed to gain any ground on the nothern continent due to the resistance offered by the Hoonar Planetary Militia. As a result, the Baroness continued to recruit mercenaries for further attacks in 3055 while Duke Deedman of Hoonar made appeals to the Commonwealth government for assistance.[1] Gronholt was a poor world to begin with, and with the economy under increasing strain, popular support for Baroness Tsanma's campaign was rapidly waning as she attempted to launch her next major assaults, and units employed by the Baroness found themselves facing increasing problems obtaining spares, supplies and ammunition.[37]

The Jihad[edit]

One of seven worlds to form the breakaway state known as the Malagrotta Cooperative in 3073, Gronholt was assaulted by the Remagen CrMM on the 7th of March 3076. The Remagen CrMM broke the two companies of pirates garrisoning Gronholt - a mix of Death's Consorts and miscellaneous smaller pirate bands - and forced the few survivors to retreat to the nearby world of Great Gorge, reclaiming Gronholt for the Federated Suns.[27][28]

Military Deployment[edit]

3079[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Planets within 2 jumps (60 light-years)
Closest planets first:
Planet Distance (LY) Jumps 2750 3025 3030 3040 3052 3057 3062
Hoonaar 6.72 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Baranda 17.08 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Adelson 17.29 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Vackisujfalu 25.56 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Olindo 26.75 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Great Gorge 27.47 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Fetsund 28.22 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Sodertalje 38.39 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Fuveau 38.60 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Malagrotta 39.67 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Gurrnazovo 47.71 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Redondo 49.30 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Csomad 50.09 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Jaboatao 51.89 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Hot Spots Contracts, p. 3, "Crucis March Contract FC 56601-001-2"
  2. Handbook: House Davion, p. 18, "Federated Suns at their Founding [2317] Map"
  3. Handbook: House Davion, p. 48, "Federated Suns after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  4. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  5. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  6. Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  7. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  8. Field Report 2765: Federated Suns, p. 29, "Federated Suns Armed Forces Deployment Map - [2765]"
  9. Handbook: House Davion, p. 54, "Federated Suns after First Succesion War - [2822] Map"
  10. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  11. Handbook: House Davion, p. 60, "Federated Suns after Second Succesion War - [2864] Map"
  12. House Davion (The Federated Suns), "Federated Suns Map - [3025]"
  13. Handbook: House Davion, p. 70, "Federated Suns after Third Succesion War - [3025] Map"
  14. Handbook: House Davion, p. 72, "Federated Suns after Fourth Succesion War - [3030] Map"
  15. Handbook: House Davion, p. 76, "Federated Suns after War of [3039] - [3040] Map"
  16. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  17. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3050] Map
  18. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, Inner Sphere - [3052] Map
  19. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  20. Handbook: House Davion, p. 78, "Federated Suns after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  21. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, Inner Sphere - [3063] Map
  22. Handbook: House Davion, p. 82, "Federated Suns after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  23. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  24. Jihad Hot Spots: 3076, p. 26, "Timeline of the Jihad"
  25. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 51, "The Jihad In Review"
  26. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - 3075"
  27. 27.0 27.1 Jihad Hot Spots: Terra, p. 21, "Timeline of the Jihad"
  28. 28.0 28.1 Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 55, "The Jihad In Review"
  29. Field Report: AFFS, p. 21, "Federated Suns Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  30. Field Report: Periphery, p. 22, "FiltVelt Coalition Region Deployment Map - August 3079"
  31. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  32. Field Manual: 3085, p. Vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  33. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  34. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  35. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  36. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  37. Hot Spots, p. 3, "Contract FC 56601-001-2"
  38. Field Report: AFFS, p.17

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