Stolen territory is territory owned by one faction, but another claims as their own.
It causes the kings to snarl and bicker over ownership, this is mostly hidden from the player and isn't a huge factor to the gameplay. However, recovering lost territory is the most common reason a kingdom starts a war with another kingdom.
- they were the prior owners
- belonged to them at game start
Each factor increases the likelihood of war and the likelihood of the fortification being targeted by a military campaign.
Sometimes there are border incidents in claimed villages, where local notables say they have been mistreated by their overlords and petition the original or last owners for protection. The petitioned faction considers this a provocation and can declare war because of it.
Conflict List in WarbandEdit
In Warband, there are prior owner claims at game start:
NOTE: a comment in the source suggests Tilbaut Castle was supposed to be held by the Kingdom of Vaegirs and claimed by the Kingdom of Swadia.