Neu Odenwaldkries

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The Dukedom of Neu Odenwaldkries is a peerage title awarded by The Royal Manticoran Navy: The Official Honor Harrington Fan Association, Inc..

Neu Odenwaldkries was created as a title on 3 August 2013[1] when Admiral of the Red Sir James Friedline was created Baron Neu Odenwaldkries.

In 2015, Friedline was promoted to the rank of Earl of Neu Odenwaldkries and then on 30 December 2020 was made Duke of Neu Odenwaldkries in the 2022 New Years Honors List.[2]

Barony of Neu Odenwaldkries

# Name Elevated Rank
1 ADM James Friedline KR 3 August 2013 Baron

Earldom of Neu Odenwaldkries

# Name Elevated Rank
1 VADM James Friedline 2015 Earl

Dukedom of Neu Odenwaldkries

# Name Elevated Rank
1 ADM James Friedline 31 December 2021 Duke

Coat of arms of the Duke of Neu Odenwaldkries


BLAZON: Azure on a cross between a lion rampant in canton and three Manticoran stars all Argent an oak branch issuant from base leaves in cross Sable.


The escutcheon is ensigned with the coronet of a Manticoran duke.


Wissen ist die Wurzel aller Weisheit (Knowledge is the root of all wisdom).

Orders and decorations

Escutcheon encircled by the riband of the Order of the Star Kingdom. Pendant from the achievement are representations of the Order of the Golden Lion, the Order of Queen Elizabeth, and the Saganami Cross.


Geographical description of territory