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  Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal
However, the dukes of Upper Lorraine gradually came to be known simply as the dukes of Lorraine, because the significance of the Lower duchy declined greatly in the latter half of the eleventh century.
Replacing Francis Stephen in Lunéville was the last Duke of Lorraine, Stanislaus Leszczynski, former king of Poland, Louis XV's father-in-law, with the understanding that it would revert to the French crown upon his death.
It is known as Lorraine Franconian in English, francique or platt (lorrain) in French (not to be confused with lorrain, the Romance dialect spoken in the region).
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She was a daughter of Charles II, Duke of Lorraine and Margaret of the Palatinate.
Isabella inherited the duchy from her father and ruled with her husband, Duke René of Anjou, also Duke of Bar and King of Naples.
Yolande of Anjou (1428-1483), married Frederick of Lorraine, count of Vaudemont; mother of duke René II of Lorraine
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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Dukes of Lorraine family tree
It ranges from the foundation of the Longwy dynasty, in 1047, to the abdication of Francis III of Lorraine in 1737.
The element of family pride is prominent in the poetry of the Megarian Theognis; and in an inscription belonging to the 2nd century B.C. the recipient of certain honours from the community of Gythium is represented as the thirtyninth in direct descent from the Dioscuri and the forty-first from Heracles.
Duke Charles occupied the (Lutheran) county of Saarwerden in 1629.
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On 18 October 1314, at the Diet of Frankfurt, the prince-electors of the Holy Roman Empire failed to elect as successor to Henry VII, Holy Roman Emperor, either the Hapsburg claimant, Frederick the Handsome, the duke of Austria, or the Wittelsbach, Louis IV of Bavaria.
By marriage to Elisabeth, daughter of Albert I of Germany, Frederick was the brother-in-law of Frederick the Handsome, called Frederick III of Germany by his supporters, of whom Frederick of Lorraine was one.
This was an opportunity for Charles IV of France to strengthen the Lorrainer ties to France and he quickly procured the duke's release on the promise that Lorraine would not interfere in imperial affairs.
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 Napoleonic Titles and Heraldry
It was composed of (1) the princes apt to succeed as defined by the Constitution, their spouses and their descendance in legitimate marriage, (2) the sisters of Napoléon, their spouses and their descendants in legitimate marriage to the 5th generation included, (3) the adopted children of the Emperor and their legitimate descent.
In particular, he created a series of titles of princes and dukes for his generals, the "victory titles", in which the name of the title was derived from a particular battle.
There was a declension of titles: if a majorat had been formed, then the son of a prince was a duke, the son of a duke was a count, the son of a count was a baron.
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The Duchy, which occupied most of the modern region of Lorraine in the north-east of France, was the focus of centuries of dispute between France and Germany.
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.
With Stanislas's death in 1766, the long independent history of the Duchy of Lorraine came to an end, and the Duchy was annexed to France.
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 HABSBURG : Encyclopedia Entry
Rulers of Austria (as Dukes 1282–1453, Archdukes 1453–1804, and Emperors 1804–1918),
The duchy of Modena was assigned to a minor branch of the family by the Congress of Vienna.
The kingship of Hungary remained in the Habsburg family for centuries; but as the kingship was not strictly inherited (Hungary was an elective monarchy till 1687) and was sometimes used as a training ground for young Habsburgs, the dates of rule do not always match those of the primary Habsburg possessions.
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 Francia Media:  Lorraine & Burgundy
Upper Lorraine bordered, to the east, on Alsace, part of the Duchy of Swabia, to the south, on the Free County of Burgundy, and to the west, on 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.
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 Florence Art Guide
The origins of the House of the Medici family are to be found buried in the depths of the Tuscan countryside, in other words, in the Mugello, where the castle-villa of Cafaggiolo can be identified as their "cradle".
However the first historical traces of the family were in Florence, where Salvestro, the son of Messer Alamanno dei Medici, joined the "common people" in the well-known revolt of the Ciompi (1378), the largest social upheaval in the history of the Florentine Republic.
By a strange coincidence, Cosimo riunited the two branches of the family: Maria Salviati, his mother, was in fact a Medici through her mother and the blood of Lorenzo the Magnificent ran in her veins.
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 Moore, Simpson, Ballard Family Tree - England and Scotland to Australia
You will see from the family tree that the history of the families is very clearly documented and verified back to the early 1800's.
He is a crucial link as family lore claims that he is a son of Hugh Percy, second Duke of Northumberland.
Famly tradition claims that Richard was a son of Hugh 2nd Duke of Northumberland but who died young - either due to being gored to death by a bull or subsequent to wounds obtained in a duel.
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 Hissem_Six Family
It is generally thought that the Six Family of America derived from a German Family, surnamed Sixt, that came to America during the great Palatine Emigration of 1709 to 1710.
The proposed progenitor of the family was born in 1625 in Germany.
Family legend says he shot his brother, William, and was sent to the asylum as a result.
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 Nordic and Celtic (Iberian) DNA Project - Family Project Website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Family Tree DNA members from all around the globe can join who can show that they are grandchildren and great-grandchildren of European heritage.
Nowhere is this better illustrated than the manner in which the Norwegian-French William, duke of Normandy, conquered all of England and established a line of kings and queens that is still on the throne.
Although Burgundy and Lorraine are now gone as such, Switzerland and Monaco are Modern pieces of the former, and the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg are Modern pieces of the latter.
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 Hissem_My Family
This part of the family descends from the same Thomas Sayre who was a founder and one of the first settlers of Southampton, Long Island.
The Lorraine area had been relatively quiet for the previous years, but with the addition of the presence of the 42nd the action increased.
There was a lightning-struck tree, which had fallen over onto another tree, creating a perfect ramp to climb into the higher branches.
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 Ozment DNA Project - Family Project Website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The island of Nerthus was Sjælland (Zealand), and it is further to be observed that the kings of Wessex traced their ancestry ultimately to a certain Scyld, who is clearly to be identified with Skiöldr, the mythical founder of the Danish royal family (Skiöldungar).
Currently, there are Rashfield families in MS and AR, but there were none in the 1881 British Census.
The family's move came in 1786 (Caroline Co., MD, land sold by Richard and Rachel) or in 1787 (Guilford Co., NC, land purchased by Richard Sr.) when James was ~18-20 (b.
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 A Survey of the Red Dukes' State of Tuscany in the year of the Lord 2005
Under the despotic regime of the Dukes, taxation was scandalous compared that of England at that time, personal liberties were menaced, local communities were loosing their autonomy and wealth.
The Great Dukes’ State of Tuscany was conquered by the State of Piedmont and Sardinia in 1859, during the war of unification of the Italian peninsula into a wider, unified, centralized modern state, ruled by the Savoia dynasty.
The Great Dukes’ State, which had been hated by Tuscans for many generations as it represented the end of freedom, was peacefully accepted by the city and its rural surroundings, but not without profound spiritual resistance.
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 Acadian Genealogy Homepage; Time Magazine article!
Once the hobby of self-satisfied blue bloods tracing their families back to the Mayflower, genealogy is fast becoming a national obsession--for new parents basking in the glow of family life, baby boomers wrestling with their first intimations of mortality, and various ethnic groups exploring their pride and place in a multicultural society.
Lorraine St-Louis-Harrison, a Canadian genealogist, had a hard time tracing her French-speaking grandfather until she realized that an English census taker had transcribed St Louis as "Salway." Likewise, immigrants disembarking at Ellis Island found their names arbitrarily Anglicized.
Stokes, the former Dallas principal, thought his family might be related to Robert E. Lee, as several generations had a family member with the middle name Lee or Lea in honor of the general.
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 The Surname Family Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Lind family is one of the oldest in Scotland.
Odette is descended from the Digby family and is a 5
Her mother came from the Havelock family that traces its origins in England to Havelock the Dane.
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 Family Genealogy Books
The family of Anthony Souder, born 1730, and Margarite Maurer, born 1739, of York County, Pennsylvania, and Loudoun County, Virginia.
John Olin established the family in RI, and the towns of Shaftesbury and Bennington, VT. **The Coursen (Corson) Family, 1612 to 1917, with the Staten Island Branch - Percival Glenroy Ullman.
This Trubey family traces its American beginnings to a soldier bought and brought from Germany by England to assist the British in quelling the rebellious Colonials during what is known on this side of the Atlantic as the American Revolution.
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 Callaway Family Association - March 2005 CFANet
It could be some "Callaway" news, a family story, a family photo, a favorite family recipe, results from your family line research, or any item you think would be of interest to our readers.
She is also stuck on the family ancestry, unable to go beyond William W. Callaway, born Jan. 24, 1776, died Feb. 1860.
This is a Georgia family (probably from the Peter line) that migrated to Mississippi, then Texas and on to Oklahoma when it was opened up for homesteading.
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 Awesome Directory - Genealogy - Royalty
From Johann V of Nassau to William III of Orange - Genealogy of the Orange-Nassau family, Royal House of The Netherlands.
Genealogy of the Lords of Strijen - Descend of Queen Beatrix of The Netherlands from the lords of Strijen.
The von/zu Salm family - The von Salm - (362 individuals, 40 ancestors) and the von Stein - von Dhaun (20 individuals, 12 ancestors) families.
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 John, Cardinal of Lorraine information - Search.com
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.
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One startling tie in was that the Freeman family was, according to an informant, one of the top 13 Illuminati families.
For instance, within the Sinclair family only certain branches have kept up their generational occult heritage, and are aware of what is going on.
The Houses of Hapsburg-Lorraine (whose titles are dukes of Lorraine and Kings of Jerusalem), Plantard, Luxembourg, Montpezat, Montesquiou, among many others including the Freeman family, and hundreds of others.
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 Family Tree Hosting Services, Genealogy Research & Missing Persons - WHOSYERDAD-E Wikigenealogy
The Cadman Family of Derbyshire and Yorkshire, England
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 abel Genealogy
FAMILY DIFRANCESCO Anna DiFrancesco came to the United States in 1905 with Donato DelNegro,husband of her niece Filomena Checchia.
REESE FAMILY Mariam Reese was born in 1860 in Wales and settled in Audenried, Pennsylvania (Yorktown)about 1883.
BRISLIN FAMILY Neil Brislin came to the United States as a child with several brothers and sisters from Ireland and settled in Mauch Chunk, Pennsylvania (Carbon County).
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 WHKMLA : History of Lorraine, 1737-1766
During the War of Austrian Succession (1741-1748), briefly an Austrian force threatened Lorraine, but had to recross the Rhine when Prussia again attacked the Austrian position in Bohemia.
Formally, the Duchy of Lorraine remained a separate entity until 1789.
Your family tree is still incomplete, even though you have already visited numerous public offices and institutions because of it.
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 Recommended Hotels - 4 Star Hotels in Brittany - France.com
The original structure from the 18th-century is the old cistercian guest quarters.
Near Nantes, a true jewel of the Renaissance, this was once the property of the Dukes of Anjou and Bretagne.
Tucked away in the heart of a tree-filled park spanning 17 hectares, the Château de la Vérie, in the framework of a delightful setting, will host you for business stays, trips taken with family, frien...
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 Genealogy index
This is my genealogy page with royal and noble family trees, including lists of rulers of many European countries.
An alphabetical list of countries, royal and noble families you can find here or choose some of the Houses on the left.
And there is a list of some interesting links on the Web.
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 Dukes of Lorraine family tree - Definition, explanation
Dukes of Lorraine family tree - Definition, explanation
It ranges from the foundation of the Longwy dynasty, in 1047, to the abdication of Francis III of Lorraine in 1737.
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 Dukes of Lorraine family tree - All About All
Dukes of Lorraine family tree - All About All
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On the King family tree it is possible to trace our ancestors back to the 600's thanks to work carried out by my Great Grand Uncle William Louis King, pictured below.
Frederick Frederic de Lorraine who became Pope Stephen IX, Alexander Iden the Knight who slayed Jack Cade the rebel to the King and many more Kings, Counts and Dukes.
On the Sanders side of the family it is believed the Banks can be traced back to the Bankes family who owned Corfe Castle Kingstone Lacy both in Dorset.
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