Let's see how the Cormyr stuff goes over this month, though. I'm afraid it might be overshadowed by other announcements just made by WotC, yanno?
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Cormyr has an unbroken line 1450+ years long. But it's also a stable monarchy, with people whose job it is too keep records of births and deaths and the events of reigns and all that good stuff. The Royal Lineage has a central conceit that there's no reason this particular document wouldn't exist in FaerŻn, in Cormyr, in a vault somewhere (because, you know, Crown secrets and all that). It's a real, living thing, just like a Burke's Peerage or other direct examination of the nobility of a real-world, living realm.
Which is kind of why I like it so much.