What is a King’s most important duty?
Is it the defense of the realm? Or perhaps the growth of the kingdom’s borders? What about developing the economy? Fostering strong diplomatic alliances? Shepherding the souls of his subjects to Christ? How about just keeping his subjects happy and healthy?
When it comes down to it, there are a lot of responsibilities that come with the crown, so it’s a bit daunting to choose one as most important. But if I had to pick… and I suppose I do, since I was the one who posed the question in the first place… I’d say that the most important duty of a King in this era was to create an heir and a few spares.Click here to be able to read the full rough transcript.