Hausmacht is a policy decision available to Austria and Bavaria. It has the same effect for both civilizations: it strengthens the civs' Lancer units and Castles, and enables them to hire Mercenaries from other territories.
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Available to: Austria, Bavaria
Researched at: Town Hall
Cost: 50 Food, 100 Florins
Historical Background[edit | edit source]
The German term "Hausmacht" describes the hereditary territorial property of a dynasty in a feudal state. The Hausmacht was of great importance in the Holy Roman Empire as the allodial power of a king was dependent on the size of his power. Many German dynasties seeked an expansion of their power and therefore pursued an intensive allodial policy.
The Hausmacht was strengthened through territorial acquisition or strategic marriage.