The Kingdom of Pictland was proclaimed a Sovereign nation in exile on 3 March 1812, in a Decretum Regius by His Majesty King George III, Hereditary High King of the Northern Picts — not to be confused with the mentally disturbed King George III, King of England.
The Decision to create, and otherwise establish this national entity, arose out of a deep concern for the obvious loss and erosion of the cultural heritage, customs, and traditions of Pictland, this caused mainly by the encroachment of the British Government, and their complete suppression of the entire nation.
The acts of genocidal warfare perpetuated upon the populace did not help. In an effort to retain their National Identity, they were forced to leave their homeland and re-establish their Sovereign Government among the colonies and ex-colonies of their oppressors.
Their first priority is to represent their 1,000,000+ subjects, and to try to make the best of their current circumstances.
Royal authority is held by H.M. King Derile Pentland II, a resident of Ketchikan, Alaska. The Kingship is a hereditary position, and is passed by tanistry from His Majesty to a designated heir apparent.
The responsibilities of His Majesty include carrying out and safeguarding the laws and customs of the Kingdom of Pictland.
The King is also responsible for managing the country's affairs by establishing policies along with the Pictish High Council in accordance with Pictish law, in order for Pictish sovereignty and unity to be respected, for the peoples' wellbeing to be protected, and for the overall growth and development of their nation.
Since the inauguration of King of Derile Penland II, they have strived to serve their people and country as their fathers did.
The Kingdom of Pictland is a proud member of the Micronational Professional Registry (MPR), a premier serious unrecognised government organisation (SUGO). The Kingdom of Pictland is also registered with Corporations Independent Long Island (CILI), and is thus recognised by both the goverments of Independent Long Island and the United Micronations Multi-Oceanic Archipelago.
The Cesidian Root maintains a .PIC top-level domain (TLD) for the Kingdom of Pictland.