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

Gronholt nearby systems (3151)
Gronholt nearby systems (3151)
(Map Legend)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates 466.046 : -261.113[e]

The Gronholt system was home to at least one habitable world and as at 3145 was located in the June Operational Area of the Periphery March within the Federated Suns.[1][2]

System Description[edit]

The Gronholt system is located near the Baranda and Hoonaar systems.[3][4]

System History[edit]

The Gronholt system was colonized during the Star League era at some point after the end of the Reunification War.[5][6]

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 neighboring 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 favorably, 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.[36]

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 Northern 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.[36]

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] Complicating the supply issues for the mercenaries were the lack of traders to source supplies from independently, as Gronholt was considered so impoverished that many of the interstellar traders claimed to not even know where the system was.[38]

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.[28][29]

Planetary Rulers[edit]


Military Deployment[edit]


Nearby Systems[edit]

Closest 20 systems (15 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Hoonaar 6.7 Baranda 16.9 Adelson 17.1 Vackisujfalu 25.4
Olindo 26.5 Great Gorge 27.2 Fetsund 27.9 Sodertalje 38.1
Fuveau 38.3 Malagrotta 39.3 Gurrnazovo 47.3 Redondo 48.8
Csomad 49.7 Jaboatao 51.4 Sanurcha 55.1 June 60.3
Gillingham 60.5 Jodipur 61.3 Armington 62.1 Jacobabad 62.3


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  34. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
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  39. Field Report: AFFS, p.17