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Topic: Elector Palatine

  Johann Wilhelm, Elector Palatine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Johann Wilhelm II, Elector Palatine, also known as Johann Wilhelm von Pfalz-Neuburg, (April 19, 1658 – June 8, 1716) was Elector Palatine (1690-1716), Duke Palatine of Neuburg/Danube (1690-1716), Duke of Jülich and Berg (1679-1716), and Duke of Upper Palatinate and Cham (1707-1714).
He was the son of Philipp Wilhelm von Pfalz-Neuburg and Elisabeth Amalie von Hessen-Darmstadt and was born in Düsseldorf, where he resided, rather than in Heidelberg, which had been largely destroyed.
In the Peace of Rijswijk (1697), he was restored to many of the possessions which had been taken by the French, with the provision that the Palatine not revert to Protestantism.
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 Search Results for "Elector"
...Frederick I, elector of Saxony, or Frederick the Warlike, 1370-1428, elector of Saxony (1423-28).
8) Maximilian I, 1573-1651, elector and duke of Bavaria.
...Maurice, duke and elector of Saxony, 1521-53, duke (1541-47) and elector (1547-53) of Saxony.
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 Frederick V, Elector Palatine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On the table is the Cap representing his separate office as Elector of the Palatinate.
Frederick V (German: Friedrich V. August 16, 1596 – November 29, 1632) was Elector Palatine (1610–23), and, as Frederick I (Czech: Friedrich Falcký), King of Bohemia (1619–20).
Born at Jagdschloss (Hunting Lodge) Deinschwang near Amberg in the Upper Palatinate, Frederick V succeeded his father as Elector of the Rhenish Palatinate in the Holy Roman Empire in 1610.
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That part of the old Rhenish Palatinate which lay on the Right Bank of the Rhine was annexed by Baden at the beginning of the Nineteenth century, and is now part of the state of Baden-Württemberg, including the cities of Mannheim and Heidelberg, which had been the capitals of the old electorate.
In the Golden Bull of 1356, the Palatinate was made one of the secular electorates, and given the hereditary offices of Archsteward of the Empire and Imperial Vicar of the western half of Germany.
When the senior branch of the family died out in 1559, the Electorate passed to Frederick III of Simmern, a staunch Calvinist, and the Palatinate became one of the major centers of Calvinism in Europe, supporting Calvinist rebellions in both the Netherlands and France.
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 Frederick V of the Rhine - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
FREDERICK V. (1596-1632), elector palatine of the Rhine and king of Bohemia, son of the elector Frederick IV.
After some hesitation the elector yielded to the entreaties of Christian I., prince of Anhalt (1568-1630), and other sanguine supporters, and was crowned king of Bohemia at Prague on the 4th of November 1619.
Soon afterwards the Palatinate was overrun by the Spaniards and Bavarians, and after a futile attempt to dislodge them, Frederick, called in derision the "Winter King," sought refuge in the Netherlands.
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 Early Germans
Frederick was driven from Bohemia and in 1623, deposed as Elector Palatine.
The Palatinate was originally a feudal district whose ruler, the Count Palatine, a prince of the Holy Roman Empire, exercised all prerogatives of a king.
In 1214, on the death of the reigning count, the Palatinate was given by the German King Frederick II to Otto, the infant son of Louis I, Duke of Bavaria.
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 Royal Family of Europe - pafg15 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Karl Philipp Elector Of PALATINE was born on 4 Nov 1661 in, Neuburg A. Donau, Schwaben, Bavaria.
Wolfgang Prince Of PALATINE was born on 5 Jun 1659 in, Dhusseldorf, Rheinland, Prussia.
Franz Ludwig Prince Of PALATINE was born on 18 Jul 1664 in, Neuburg A. Donau, Schwaben, Bavaria.
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 Thirty Years' War - LoveToKnow 1911
One or two small military failures, and the enormous political blunder of bringing in the elector palatine, sealed the fate of the Bohemian movement, for no sooner had Frederick accepted the crown than Maximilian let loose the Army of the League.
The fall of Gustavus practically determined the intervention of France, for Richelieu supported all electors, Catholic or Protestant, against the central power at Vienna as part of his anti-Spanish policy, and French assistance was now indispensable to the Protestants.
In the autumn the elector of Bavaria was reconciled to the emperor and his army re-entered the field.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Palatine,
Born in Prague, he was the son of Frederick the Winter King, elector palatine and king of Bohemia, and Elizabeth, daughter of James I of England.
Frederick III FREDERICK III [Frederick III] (Frederick the Pious), 1515-76, elector palatine (1559-76).
Paul, Fürst Esterházy von Galantha, 1635-1713, was elected palatine (regent) of Hungary in 1681 and distinguished himself in the defense of Vienna (1683) and the reconquest of Hungary from the Ottomans.
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Maximilian was elevated to the dignity of Elector of the Empire with the deprivation of that title from the Elector Palatine 25 Feb 1623 (this title restored by the Treaty of Westphalia 1648, increasing the number of Electors).
The Electorate of Bavaria passed to the Elector Palatine, head of the senior line, by the terms of the Treaty of Westphalia.
The achievement is borne on a mantle purpure, fringed and tasselled or, doubled ermine and surmounted by the Royal Crown of Bavaria.
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 Edward Palatine - Jesse Parker
Elector Palatine King Frederick V of Bohemia and Queen Elizabeth Stewart.
Parents: Elector Palatine King Frederick V of Bohemia and Queen Elizabeth Stewart.
Sophia Palatine was born on 13 Oct 1630 in Netherlands.
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 Augustus I
Augustus I, elector of Saxony, was the younger son of Henry, Duke of Saxony, and consequently belonged to the Albertine branch of the Wettin family.
The elector, however, was continually haunted by the fear that the Ernestines would attempt to deprive him of the coveted dignity, and his policy both in Saxony and in Germany was coloured by this fear.
Although a sturdy Lutheran the elector hoped at one time to unite the Protestants, on whom he continually urged the necessity of giving no cause of offense to their opponents, and he favored the movement to get rid of the clause in the peace of Augsburg concerning ecclesiastical reservation, which was offensive to many Protestants.
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Palatines to America is an organization for people researching the origins of their German-speaking ancestors, no matter where they originated.
The Palatinate was situated west of the Rhine and north of the French (Alsatian) border.
The slope of the Palatine Forest (Pfaelzer Wald) is one of the biggest wine-producing areas in Germany.
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 Electoral -- Recommendations and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Specifically in the United States, electors are delegates who have the right to vote in the U.S. Electoral College for the President of the United States.
The prince-electors or electoral princes of the Holy Roman Empire — German: ''Kurfürst'' (singular) ''Kurfürsten'' (plural) — were the members of the electoral college of the Holy Roman Empire, having the function of electing the Emperors of Germany.
Electoral fusion is an arrangement where two or more political parties support a common candidate, pooling the votes for all those parties.
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 Frederick III, The Pious (1515-1576)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Lutheran princes wished to root out Calvinism in the Palatinate, but were not willing to exclude the elector from the benefits of the religious peace of Augsburg, which were confined to the adherents of the confession of Augsburg, and the matter came before the diet in 1566.
The elector was an ardent supporter of the Protestants abroad, whom, rather than the German Lutherans, he regarded as his co-relgionists.
The elector died at Heidelberg on the 26th of October 1576, and was succeeded by his elder surviving son, Louis (1539—1583), who had offended his father by adopting Lutheranism.
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 Traditionshop:Deutsches Heidelberg Geschichte
Elector Ruprecht I. Founder of the Palatine Electorate.
Elector Otto-Heinrich, one of the most typical ruling figures of the German Renaissance, patron of the sciences and arts.
The famous Palatine library (Bibliotheca Palatina) was presented by Duke Maximilian of Bavaria to Pope Gregory XV and transferred to rome (1623).
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 Lauser Notes
A palatinate is a territory administered by a count palatine, originally the direct representative of the sovereign, but later the hereditary ruler of the territory subject to the crown's overlordship.
The historical Electoral Palatinate was a much larger territory than that which later became known as the Rhenish Palatinate (Rheinpfalz), on the left bank of the Rhine.
In 1619 Elector Frederick V (the "Winter King") (the son-in-law of King James I of England) accepted the throne of Bohemia from rebellious Protestant noblemen.
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Forwarding a letter from the County of Monterey regarding the attack of Welschbillig and expressing the desire that reprisals be made in enemy territory for devastations in the electorate of Trier (the only enemy territory in the hands of the allies being that of the elector of Cologne).
On the transportation of the powder to Bournonville; rumors that the French garrison of Trier was to be reinforced.
The Swedish envoy has informed the elector of Brandenburg that Louis XIV would be disposed to come to terms with the elector Palatine and the Swedish government would be glad if the elector of Brandenburg used his influence in the matter.
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In 1526 Jakob Kautz (q.v.), a native of the Palatinate (Grossbaclenheim) and a Lutheran preacher at Worms, became an Anabaptist.
The representative of the Palatinate Anabaptists was Rauff Bisch of Odernheim.
In 1801 the Kurpfalz was dissolved in the Treaty of Luneville.
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 The Thirty Years War: The Palatinate and Westphalia
On 21 January 1621 that prince, one of the seven Electors, possessor of one of the most ancient titles of the Empire, was made an outlaw.
In this compact, the Palatinate was placed under truce until July 1621 and the Union formally abandoned the defense of the Palatinate unless Frederick should renounce his pretensions to the Bohemian throne.
Outraged by the Emperor’s elevation of Maximillian to the Elector’s rank, and concerned, at long last, by the implications of Spanish and Imperial control of the lower Rhineland, the anti-Habsburg powers began once more to support the efforts of the feckless Frederick to regain Bohemia.
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 Succession Laws of the Wittelsbach (Palatinate, Bavaria)
As a result of the Elector Palatine's acceptance of the Bohemian throne in defiance of the Emperor, the electoral vote of the Palatinate was transferred to Bavaria (1623).
Elector Maximilian Emanuel had married the daughter of Emperor Leopold I and the Infanta Marguarita Theresa of Spain, and their son Joseph Clemens was one of the closest relatives of the king of Spain Carlos II, whose death without issue was widely expected.
The rights of the Palatine branch to the whole Bavarian inheritance were founded on a series of treaties, beginning with the treaty of Pavia in 1329, and strengthened by a series of treaties made during the lifetime of the last Elector of Bavaria (treaties of 1766, 1771, 1774).
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After 1257 the number of electors was narrowed to seven, but there was no agreement as to who they were.
Charles IV to issue (1356) the Golden Bull (so called because of its golden seal), which regulated the procedure of elections and coronations and confirmed the electoral rights of the archbishops of Mainz, Trier, and Cologne, the king of Bohemia, the count palatine of the Rhine, the duke of Saxony, and the margrave of Brandenburg.
Frederick III, elector palatine - Frederick III (Frederick the Pious), 1515–76, elector palatine (1559–76).
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The Elector Palatine at this time was Karl IV Theodor, who ruled as Elector from 1742-1799.
Karl's successor in 1799 was the Duke of Zweibrucken, Maximilian IV Joseph, who was to become the last Elector Palatine.
In 1803 Maximilian ceded the Palatinate territory east of the Rhine to Baden, Hesse-Darmstadt, and Nassau.
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 The Thirty Years War: The Battle of White Mountain and the End of the Bohemian Rebellion
The three religious electors, the Electors of Mainz, Trier and Cologne were Catholic, as was Ferdinand.
The Elector of Saxony was a Lutheran; the Electors of Brandenburg and the Palatinate Calvinist.
The Elector also demanded a mortgage over the Lusatias to defray his expenses and some vague comfort that Lutherans would be protected from the Imperial wrath.
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 I1212: Frederick V Elector Palatine Of The Rhine ( - 29 NOV 1632)
I1212: Frederick V Elector Palatine Of The Rhine (- 29 NOV 1632)
Spouses of Frederick V Elector Palatine Of The Rhine
Descendants of Frederick V Elector Palatine Of The Rhine and Elizabeth Stuart
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 THIRTEENTH GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
She was married to Frederick V of BOHEMIA-PALATINE Elector of Palatine (son of Frederick IV of PALATINE Elector) on 14 Feb 1613 in London, ENGLAND.
Rupert of PALATINE Prince was born in 1619 in Prague - son of Elector Frederick V of Palatine.
Elizabeth of BOHEMIA-PALATINE was born in Bohemia - dtr of Frederick V.
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 FOURTEENTH GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
King Frederick V of Bohemia Elector Palatine of the Rhine died in 1632.
Duke Charles Lewis of Bavaria Elector Palatine died in 1680.
Frederick Henry of Bohemia was born in 1614.
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