Freehold of Dorada

The Freehold of Dorada was founded by Adleroth Donoräe; an Amari nobleman and the brother of King Elroth Donoräe III who was exiled from the Kingdom of Adar in the year 585/4 because of growing fears of the evil seeping into the court of Adarond. Adleroth was soon banished from Amar as well, so he and his family took their wealth, and a few loyal retainers and traveled west into far northwestern Corwyn, just east of the Kingdom of Harloch, on the shores of the Vryne River.

Eventually Adleroth established the first Freehold of Dorada, with its largest town named Donareth. Eventually, the Donoräe family became increasingly spiritual and built a great temple on the shores of the Iron Sea, in the city of Elsareth, which at that time was the capitol of the Kingdom of Harloch.

For many centuries, the Freehold was a sanctuary for travelers from the dangers of the Wildlands. A great temple to Berevrom was built in the Freehold , but later destroyed by Wildfolk raids. So the Lord Donoräe of Dorada built a great castle about the newly rebuilt temple. This fortress became known as Berevroms Keep. By the Fifth Age, the Lord of Dorada allied himself with Empress Ravinia, and Dorada became an important province in the Ravinian Empire. The imperial court built its greatest university in the city of Elsareth, called the Academë. Soon Dorada became a center for arts and culture known throughout the Empire.

after the Fall of the Ravinian Empire, a great theologian named Deriyan Montessarë worked with both the Donoräe family and King Irithar of Cyrendar to create a new sanctuary realm for the West; it was named Derianor in honor of this late founder.