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  Duchy of Lorraine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Duchy, as well as the modern region of Lorraine, was the focus of centuries of dispute between France and Germany.
Lorraine, after siding with the Emperor in the Thirty Years War, was largely occupied by the French in 1641.
Replacing Francis Stephen in Lunéville was the last Duke of Lorraine, Stanislaus Leszczynski, former king of Poland, Louis's son-in-law, with the understanding that it would revert to the French crown upon his death.
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 (Bertha, Princess Of LORRAINE - Henri II Count Of LORRAINE )   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ermengarde Duchess Of LORRAINE (ABT 0971 - ____)
Gerberge Princess Of LORRAINE (ABT 0925 - ____)
Gisela Princess Of LORRAINE (ABT 0869 - 0908)
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 LORRAINE - LoveToKnow Article on LORRAINE
Lorraine in Medieval Times,The original kingdom of Lorraine was the northern part of the territories allotted by the treaty of Verdun (August 843) to the emperor Lothair I., and in 85l formed the inheritance of his second son, King Lothair.
Thi~ kingdom of Lorraine was situated between the -realms of th East and the West Franks, and originally extended along thi North Sea between the mouths of the Rhine and the Ems including the whole or part of Frisia and the cities on the righi bank of the Rhine.
Attacked by the emperor, the duke of Lorraine was forced at the treaty of Amance (1218) to acknowledge himself the vassal of the count of Champagne, and to support the count in his struggles against his ancient ally the count of Bar.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /L/LO/LORRAINE.htm   (4736 words)

  
 GUISE - LoveToKnow Article on GUISE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
GUISE, HOUSE OF, a cadet branch of the house of Lorraine (q.v).
The partition between the brothers Anthony and Claude was ratified by a further agreement in 1530, reserving the lapsed honors of the kingdoms of Jerusalem, Sicily, Aragon, the duchy of Anjou and the countships of Provence and Maine to the duke of Lorraine.
The Guises, as cadets of the sovereign house of Lorraine and descendants of the house of Anjou, claimed precedence of the Bourbon princes.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /G/GU/GUISE.htm   (3892 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Lorraine
By the Treaty of Verdun in 843, the empire of Charlemagne was divided in three parts: Ludwig the German received Eastern Franconia; Charles the Bald, Western Franconia; and Lothair I, the strip of land lying between the two and reaching from the North Sea to the Rhone, with Italy in addition.
The southern part, Upper Lorraine, or the Land of the Moselle, extended to the south-east of the Vosges and to the Sichelberg, with the Archbishopric of Trier and the Bishoprics of Metz, Toul, and Verdun.
Besides, the dukes were, as a rule, involved in the quarrels of the German suzerain and also took part in the Crusades; for piety and devotion to the Church distinguished most of them, in spite of their warlike character.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/09362a.htm   (2421 words)

  
 Lorraine (Traditional province, France)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In 1431, the Duchy of Lorraine, except the Three Bishoprics (Metz, Toul and Verdun) was ceded to the house of Anjou.
Duke René II defeated and killed Duke of Burgundy Charles le Téméraire in Nancy in 1477.
The cross of Lorraine resurfaced in June 1940, when it was adopted as the emblem of the Free France, the small group of soldiers who had refused the capitulation and rallied General de Gaulle in London.
fotw.vexillum.com /flags/fr-lo.html   (2888 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Duke of Lorraine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Dukes of Lower Lorraine abandoned this style in favour of Duke of Brabant.
The penultimate duke of Lorraine, Francis III, abdicated from his possessions in 1737 in order to become Emperor of Austria, by his marriage with Maria Theresa of Austria.
The last Duke of Lorraine was Stanislaus Leszczynski, former king of Poland.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Duke-of-Lorraine   (358 words)

  
 Search Results for "Duke"
...Charles V, duke of Lorraine, (Charles Leopold), 1643-90, duke of Lorraine; nephew of Duke Charles IV.
...Charles I, duke of Lower Lorraine, 953-992?, duke of Lower Lorraine (977-91); younger son of King Louis IV of France.
...Maurice, duke and elector of Saxony, 1521-53, duke (1541-47) and elector (1547-53) of Saxony.
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 Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
He was born in Nancy, Lorraine in France, the second son of Leopold Joseph, duke of Lorraine, and his wife Elizabeth Charlotte, daughter of Philippe I of Orléans.
At the age of 15, when he was brought to Vienna, he was established in the Silesian Duchy of Cieszyn, which had been mediatized and granted to his father by the emperor in 1722.
He succeeded his father as Duke of Lorraine in 1729, but the emperor, at the end of the War of the Polish Succession, desiring to compensate his candidate Stanislaus Leszczynski for the loss of his crown in 1735, persuaded Francis to exchange Lorraine for the grand duchy of Tuscany.
www.lighthousepoint.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Francis_I,_Holy_Roman_Emperor   (506 words)

  
 WHKMLA : History of Lorraine, 1635-1697
During the Thirty Years' War (1618-1648), Lorraine was an ally of the Emperor; in 1635 France entered the war, Lorraine was occupied by French troops from 1634 to 1661, battleground in the Franco-Spanish War (1635-1659) which included the troubles caused by the Fronde.
Duke Charles of Lorraine continued to fight for his Duchy, as a Spanish ally; in 1653 he was arrested by the Spanish who distrusted his loyalty.
According to the Treaty of Rijswijk, LEOPOLD JOSEPH was recognized as Duke of Lorraine (1697; formally, Duke 1690-1729)).
www.zum.de /whkmla/region/germany/lorraine16351697.html   (413 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Charles IV, duke of Lorraine (French History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
In 1633, French troops invaded Lorraine in retaliation for Charles's support of Gaston d'OrlEans.
Although he joined the Spanish during the Fronde, he communicated with the French government and as a result was imprisoned by the Spanish (1654–59).
Expelled once more by the French in 1670, Charles later helped to instigate the alliance of Spain and the Holy Roman emperor with the Dutch in the third of the Dutch Wars.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/C/Charles4dLo.html   (296 words)

  
 WHKMLA : History of Lorraine, 1697-1737
According to the Treaty of Rijswijk, Leopold Joseph was recognized as Duke of Lorraine (1697; formally, Duke 1690-1729)); he had the Cathedral of Nancy constructed (although Nancy did not officially become a diocesis until 1778).
Parts of Lorraine were occupied by the French; yet Duke Leopold maintained a neutral position and managed to stay out of the war.
François I. (Duke of Lorraine 1729-1737) married Habsburg heiress Maria Theresia (1736); in 1729 he introduced a policy of austerity to reduce the state debt.
www.zum.de /whkmla/region/germany/lorraine16971737.html   (544 words)

  
 Charles, Duke of Lower Lorraine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Charles of Lorraine (953-993) was the son of King Louis IV of France and Gerberga.
Having been excluded from the throne of France, Charles became Duke of Lower Lorraine.
While waging war for the French throne, with his cousin, Hugh Capet, Charles was taken prisoner and was confined until his death in 993.
www.americancanyon.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Charles,_Duke_of_Lower_Lorraine   (152 words)

  
 32nd Generation (cont.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Gerard de Lorraine III (IV), Duke of Upper Lorraine was born circa 1010 or 1028 in Dashburg, France.
Hedwig de Namur, Duchess of Lorraine was born circa 999 in Namur, Namur province, Belgium.
Frederick von Hohenstaufen I, Duke of Alsace and Swabia [scrapbook] was born circa 1050 in Hohenstaufen, Swabia, Bavaria.
boazfamilytree.com /edebeauchamp/aqwg45.htm   (597 words)

  
 Francia Media:  Lorraine & Burgundy
To the east, Upper Lorraine bordered on Alsace, part of the Duchy of Swabia, on the south, the Free County of Burgundy, and on the west, Champagne.
Isabel, the Heiress of Lorraine, marries a grandson of Duke Louis I of Anjou, son of King John II of France.
The genealogy of the Dukes of Savoy is continued in the section on the Kings of Sardinia.
www.friesian.com /lorraine.htm   (11703 words)

  
 Royal Family of Europe - pafg14 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Francois I, Duke Of LORRAINE was born in 1517 in .
Charles II Duke Of LORRAINE was born in 1543 in .
Jean LORRAINE was born in 1488 in Of, Joinville, Haute-Marne, France.
www.ishipress.com /royalfam/pafg14.htm   (1378 words)

  
 Articles - John, Cardinal of Lorraine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
John of Lorraine (April 9, 1498, Bar-le-Duc – May 18, 1550, Neuvy-sur-Loire) was cardinal of Lorraine, archbishop of Reims, Lyon and Narbonne, bishop of Metz, Toul, Verdun, Thérouanne, Luçon, Albi, Valence, Nantes and Agen.
John was the son of René II, Duke of Lorraine and younger brother of Antoine, Duke of Lorraine and Claude, Duke of Guise.
He was extremely dissolute, but as an open-handed patron of art and learning, as the protector and friend of Erasmus, Marot and Rabelais he did something to counter-balance the general unpopularity of his calculating brother, the duke of Guise.
www.worldhammock.com /articles/John,_Cardinal_of_Lorraine   (234 words)

  
 FRANCIA
The Carolingians of Lorraine did not last much longer than the royal lines, though their blood continued in their in-laws among the local nobility, most importantly the house of Alsace, which succeeded to the Duchy of Lorraine and the County of Flanders.
Lorraine in the north is only briefly a separate kingdom and then settles down as a Stem Duchy of Germany.
Henry of Guise was of the house of Anjou and Lorraine, descendants of King John II of France.
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 Edwards - pafg95 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Bernard II Duke Of Saxony.Bernard married Bertrade Of Norway.
Ada Of AMIENS, Countess Of Ponthieu was born in 1030.
HENRY I, Duke Of Burgundy was born in 1035 in Burgundy, France.
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 Berry-Hill/Exhibitions
Inherited by the Duke Leopold Joseph 1 of Lorraine
Subsequently, the Gonzaga inheritance was claimed successfully by the Duke of Lorraine, though a smaller number was divided amongst the Princess of Salm, the Princess of Condé, and the Princess of Hanover.
Count Querini, agent of the Duke of Lorraine, tried, unsuccessfully, to sell a number of pictures in London, of which this is thought to be one, and was forced to take them back to Venice.
www.berry-hill.com /exhibitions/020101/detail/montagna.html   (507 words)

  
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Francis I (December 8, 1708 - August 18, 1765) was Holy Roman Emperor and grand duke of Tuscany.
He was the second son of Leopold Joseph, duke of Lorraine, and his wife Elizabeth Charlotte, daughter of Philippe I of Orleans.
At the age of fifteen, when he was brought to Vienna, he was established in the Silesian duchy of Teschen, which had been mediatized and granted to his father by the emperor in 1722.
www.online-encyclopedia.info /encyclopedia/f/fr/francis_i__holy_roman_emperor.html   (384 words)

  
 Lorraine Cross   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Godefroy de Boullion, duke of Lorraine, flew this cross in his standard when he took part in the capture of Jerusalem in 1099 during the first crusade.
In recent times the Lorraine cross was used by General de Gaulle as a symbol of freedom in the French resistance during the 2.
Today the Lorraine cross is the symbol of the global fight against tuberculosis and lung diseases.
www.udel.edu /fllt/faculty/aml/CrossLorraine.html   (236 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Music: Such Sweet Thunder: Music of the Duke Ellington Orchestra   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Lorraine Feather, and this recording, proves that she is more than a singer, but a real jazz artist.
This new CD from Lorraine Feather has to be the slickest recipe ever created: one part nostalgia (Ellington's tunes and rhythms), one part SMOKIN' new, hip arrangements of same, one part modern lingo and sensibility, a splatter of patter, a dash of psychological insight, and a sweet-crisp crust topped with a dollop of whipped cream.
Lorraine's reinterpretations of these old chestnuts are inspired, humorous and filled with compassion for the human condition.
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 Articles - Nicholas II, Duke of Lorraine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Nicholas II (December 12, 1612 – January 25, 1670), was Duke of Lorraine between 1634 and 1661, when he abdicated for his son.
He was the youngest son of duke Francis II of Lorraine, destined to the church.
Nicholas was Cardinal of Lorraine until 1634, when the forced abdication of his older brother Charles turned him into the Duke.
www.gaple.com /articles/Nicholas_II,_Duke_of_Lorraine   (227 words)

  
 COON-KUHN - STEADMAN Connections
Gilbert Duke of LORRAINE and Gerberge Queen of FRANCE were married on 29 Jan 1043/44.
Parents: Thierry I (Dietricht I)Duke of Upper LORRAINE and Hedwig Countess of FORMBACH.
Simon I Duke of LORRAINE and Adelheid DE LOUVAIN were married in 1112.
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 AllRefer.com - Charles V, duke of Lorraine (French History, Biography) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Charles V, duke of Lorraine, French History, Biographies
Charles V (Charles Leopold), 1643–90, duke of Lorraine; nephew of Duke Charles IV.
Deprived of the rights of succession to the duchy, he was forced to leave France and entered the service of the Holy Roman emperor.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/C/Charles5dLo.html   (250 words)

  
 Ancestors from New England and Europe - pafg286 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Guillaume III (I) Duke of Aquitaine and Count of Poitiers *-6673 [Parents] was born about 929 in of Poitiers,Aquitaine,Vienna,France.
Charles Prince of France, Duke of Lorraine +-6613 [Parents] was born before 953 in of Laon,Aisne,France.
She married Charles Prince of France, Duke of Lorraine +-6613.
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