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  Brandenburg - LoveToKnow 1911
When Gero died in 965, his mark was divided into two parts, the northern portion, lying along both banks of the middle Elbe, being called the north or old mark, and forming the nucleus of the later margraviate of Brandenburg.
He was gladly received by the king of Poland, and other neighbouring princes, welcomed by a large number of the people, and in 1348 invested with the margraviate by King Charles IV., who eagerly seized this opportunity to deal a blow at his enemy.
Louis, who then undertook the government, made peace with his neighbours, finally defeated the false Valdemar, and was recognized by the Golden Bull of 1356 as one of the seven electors.
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 Margraviate of Meissen at AllExperts
Margraviate of Meissen (German: Markgrafschaft Meißen]]) was a mediæval principality in the area of today's Saxony.
In 1046, the Margraviate went to the Weimar-Orlamünder family and, in 1067, to the Brunonens, whose representative Ekbert II, was deposed during the investiture controversy in 1089.
At the end of 15th century, the ruling area of the Wettin dynasty was spread between the Werra and the Oder.
en.allexperts.com /e/m/ma/margraviate_of_meissen.htm   (547 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Margraviate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
As outlying areas tended to have great importance to the central realms of kings and princes, and they often became larger than those nearer the interior, margraves assumed quite inordinate powers over those of other counts of a realm.
The territory of the Margraviate of Meissen was extended in the 11th century up to the Neisse and later in southern direction to the Erzgebirge.
In 1423, Friedrich the Militant became the Margrave, was assigned the Duchy of Saxony-Wittenberg.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Margraviate   (1047 words)

 Moravia - LoveToKnow 1911
MORAVIA (Ger., Mahren; Czech, Morava), a margraviate and crownland of Austria, bounded E. by Hungary, S. by Lower Austria, W. by Bohemia and N. by Prussian and Austrian Silesia.
Physically Moravia may be described as a mountainous plateau sloping from north to south, just in the opposite direction of the adjoining Bohemia plateau, which descends from south to north, and bordered on three sides by mountain ranges.
Towards the close of the 12th century Moravia was raised to the dignity of a margraviate, but with the proviso that it should be held as a fief of the crown of Bohemia.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Moravia   (1442 words)

In 1371 John divided the country among his three sons, Jobst (Jodocus) receiving the title of Ancient Margrave and Overlord; his two younger sons were also given the title of Margrave, but they were to hold their lands in fief from Jobst.
In 1464 he promised the Moravian Estates that the margraviate should never be separated from the Crown of Bohemia by sale, exchange, or mortgage.
Politically speaking the Margraviate of Moravia is an Austrian crown land, the highest administrative authority being vested in the governor at Brünn.
www.catholicity.com /encyclopedia/m/moravia.html   (2663 words)

The handsome and imposing St Nicholas church was built in the 13th century and restored in 1892.
The district of Cheb was in 870 included in the new margraviate of East Franconia[?], which belonged at first to the Babenbergs, but from 906 to the counts of Vohburg, who took the title of margraves of Cheb.
By the marriage, in 1149, of Adela of Vohburg with the emperor Frederick I, Cheb came into the possession of the house of Swabia, and remained in the hands of the emperors until the 13th century.
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 Fief of Viipuri at AllExperts
Margraviate of Wiburg or fief of Viipuri or Viipuri county, 1320-1534, was for some two centuries a late medieval feudal fief in the southeastern border of Finland and the entire Swedish realm, held by its chatelain, a fiefed, appointed feudal lord.
For extended periods the medieval commanders of Viipuri castle (chatelains, castellans), on the border with republic of Novgorod, did in practice function as margraves, collecting the crown's incomes from the fief in their own name and being entitled to keep them all to use for the defense of the realm's eastern border.
However, the margraviate was, almost without exception, held by descendants (or husbands of such) of their extended family until its very end, over two centuries.
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 Family Tree Maker's Genealogy Site: Genealogy Report: Ancestors of Dean Andrew Enderlin
Georg Michael Enderlin, born 19 August 1775 in Bötzingen, Freiburg, Margraviate of Baden (Germany); died 28 February 1834 in Bötzingen, Freiburg, Grand Duchy of Baden (Germany); married Anna Jenne 22 January 1799 in Bötzingen, Freiburg, Margraviate of Baden (Germany).
Anna Jenne, born 15 January 1780 in Bötzingen, Freiburg, Margraviate of Baden (Germany); died 17 April 1837 in Bötzingen, Freiburg, Grand Duchy of Baden (Germany); married Georg Michael Enderlin 22 January 1799 in Bötzingen, Freiburg, Margraviate of Baden (Germany).
Johannes Gumbert/Gumpert, born 22 December 1791 in Bötzingen, Freiburg, Margraviate of Baden (Germany); died 10 July 1860 in Bötzingen, Freiburg, Grand Duchy of Baden (Germany); married (1) ?; married (2) Anna Maria Jenne 28 December 1817 in Bötzingen, Freiburg, Grand Duchy of Baden (Germany).
familytreemaker.genealogy.com /users/e/n/d/Dean-A-Enderlin/GENE3-0015.html   (1366 words)

 History of BW - The Margraviate of Baden and the County of Württemberg at the beginning of the 15th century
History of BW - The Margraviate of Baden and the County of Württemberg at the beginning of the 15th century
The Margraviate of Baden and the County of Württemberg at the beginning of the 15th century
The margraviate received in 1387 a part of the County of Eberstein.
www.pantel-web.de /bw_mirror/history/bw304_e.htm   (797 words)

 The Divine Right of the Hohenzollern
The original importance of the two border states — Brandenburg and Austria (Eastern Margraviate) — is traceable to the fact that they were the advance guard of Germany against the neighboring Slavs, whether for defensive or offensive purposes.
Even Pomerania, whose feudal lords were the margraves of Brandenburg from the time of the 12th century, had not been entirely incorporated in the kingdom of Prussia in the year 1815, and by the time the electors of Brandenburg tried to appropriate it piecemeal, it had long since ceased to be a slavic state.
In the beginning of the 15th century the Margraviate of Brandenburg belonged to the house of Luxemburg, at the head of which was Sigismund, who at the same time wielded the scepter of Imperial Germany.
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 Kingdoms of Eastern Europe - Slovenia
After the collapse of the Roman Empire, Slovenia followed the same path as its neighbours, being controlled successively by the Huns (c.400-c.460), the Ostrogoths (c.460-488), undergoing Slav incursions during the sixth century before falling to the Avars until c.745.
Then the Bavarii ruled (c.745-788), followed by the Carolingian Franks (788-843), Germany (843-907), Hungary (907-955), and then back to Germany as part of Carinthia until it was established as a margraviate.
The margraviate passes to the Patriarchate of Aquileia.
www.history.kessler-web.co.uk /KingListsEurope/EasternSlovenia.htm   (127 words)

 Burgau Information
Burgau ruled the whole region and was raised to the level of a margraviate in 1212.
In 1301 Burgau became an exclave of Austria.
When the Holy Roman Empire ceased to exist in 1806, the margraviate was dissolved and the region was annexed by Bavaria.
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 Duke of Lower Lorraine Information
In 959, the Duke Bruno divided the duchy into two margraviates (or vice-duchies): Lower Lorraine and Upper Lorraine (or Lower and Upper Lotharingia).
The duchies took very separate paths therafter and were only briefly reunited under Gothelo I from 1033 to 1044.
Margraviate of Ename, later called Imperial Flanders or the county of Aalst
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 Albrechtsburg Meissen: Timetable   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Out of the military camp a castle develops, which is given the name Misni, after the small river Meisa (Meisabach).
Establishment of the Margraviate of Meissen and appointment of a margrave, who governed the state on behalf of the King.
Konrad the Great (1125-1156) becomes the first Wettin to be invested with the Margraviate of Meissen.
www.albrechtsburg-meissen.de /index.php?id=45&L=1   (960 words)

 Mighty Monarchs VI (Austria) - Austrian Quiz
Mighty Monarchs VI covers the rulers of Austria from the creation of the Margraviate (976 AD) to the collapse of the Austro-Hungarian Empire (1918 AD).
* In 976 AD the Margraviate of Austria was created by Otto II, Holy Roman Emperor, to secure his empire's eastern frontier.
The title of Margrave was given to this man - founder of the Babenberg dynasty.
www.funtrivia.com /quizdetails.cfm?id=83461   (173 words)

 WHKMLA : History of Brandenburg-Prussia, General Observations
The history of Brandenburg is dominated by two dynasties, the Askanier Dynasty which created the Margraviate of Brandenburg, and the Zollern Dynasty (rechristened Hohenzollern Dynasty by historians of the nationalistic-romanticist 20th century) which turned Brandenburg- Prussia into a military and later also political great power.
Accounts of the History of Brandenburg-Prussia therefore tend to shift focus; in chapters dealing with the earlier history, the focus is on the two nuclei of the later great power - the Margraviate of Brandenburg and the state of the Teutonic Order, centered on East Prussia.
Chapters dealing with the 19th century focus on the history of the entire state and her central government.
www.zum.de /whkmla/region/germany/bragenobs.html   (359 words)

 Columbia Encyclopedia- Carniola - AOL Research & Learn
The first known inhabitants, a Celtic tribe called the Carni, were displaced by the Romans, who made Carniola part of their province of Pannonia.
The region became a march, or margraviate, under Bavarian suzerainty in the 10th cent.
It passed to the Austrian Hapsburgs in 1282 and was made (1364) a titular duchy.
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 Regents of Mantua
From 1328 did these belong to the house of Gonzaga and they bought the title margrave (or marquis) of Mantua from the emperor 1432.
In 1530 were they elevated to ducal status and from 1536 were they also in control over the margraviate of Monferrato, which also became a duchy 1573.
A French collateral branch of the house of Gonzaga inherited the duchies 1627 after they had won the war over the Mantuan succession with French support.
www.tacitus.nu /historical-atlas/regents/italy/mantua.htm   (162 words)

 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Albert III Achilles (); (9 November 1414 – 11 March 1486), often known simply as Albert Achilles, was a Prince-elector of the Margraviate of Brandenburg.
He was soon actively engaged in its administration, and by the Treaty of Prenzlau in 1472 he brought Pomerania also under his supremacy.
Having established his right to levy a tonnage on wines in the mark, he issued in February 1473 the Dispositio Achillea, which decreed that the Margraviate of Brandenburg should descend in its entirety to the eldest son, while the younger sons should receive the Franconian possessions of the family.
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 Paradox Interactive Forums - View Single Post - Olden Abbaye of Morimond - Treaties Directory -
Purpose: To end disputes between the Margraviate of Baden and the Archbishopic of Wurzburg.
Article I: The Margraviate of Baden will drop the tax toll of 10% on Eastern goods for traders who are citizens and their main homeland is in the Archbishopic of Wurzburg.
Article II: The Archbishopic of Wurzburg and the Margraviate of Baden will cease all kinds of hostilities, and promote a policy of friendship and brotherhood between the two nations.
www.europa-universalis.com /forum/showpost.php?p=2637921&postcount=147   (282 words)

 .:Powiat choszczeński:.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The profitable location of Choszczno  along important communication and trade routs was a reason why the city soon received a location privilege and became the capital of the region.
century (1535-1571) the New Margraviate undergoes positive changes- internal stabilization and recovery from all the war damages.
In the 18th and 19th century New Margraviate was a part of
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 The maps in this section show the history of Germany and its unification in the Nineteenth Century in more detail than ...
German dynasts often divided their domains between their sons, creating collateral branches that could succeed in each others dominions (and thus reunite them) if one of the branches became extinct.
It became a Grand duchy in 1805 and was greatly enlarged by Napoleon.
A morganatic branch of its Royal Family became the Mountbattens, originally Princes of Battenberg, ancestors of Lord Milford Haven, Lord Carisbrooke and Lord Mountbatten of Burma.
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 Geological maps of Europe (1780-1918)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Map of the population of the Moravia and the Austrian Silesia (Kořistka, Karel)
Geological map of the Margraviate of Moravia and the Duchy of Silesia (Foetterle, Franz)
Geological map of the Margraviate of Moravia and the Duchy of Silesia, zpracovaná F. Foetterlem na základě požadavku Wernerova sdružení pro geologický výzkum (Foetterle, Franz)
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 Royal Spas of Europe - Bayreuth
A multitude of modern sporting facilities and bathing possibilities, in particular the Lohengrin Thermal Springs with its state-licensed medicinal mineral water — assure our guests the highest possible health care and that special feeling of well-being.
The city looks back on a history of more than 400 years as a margraviate residence.
The margraviate Opera House, the “Neue Schloss” and the historic park “Eremitage” with its baroque castles and fountains must be included among the city’s most famous tourist attractions and should be part of every visit to the city.
www.royal-spas.net /englisch/bayreuth.htm   (339 words)

 Genealogy.com: The Weybrecht-Weybright-Waybright Family
MARTIN5 WEYBRECHT (JOHANN GEORG4, GEORG3, HANS MICHAEL2, LEONARD1) was born 1689 in Schonbrunn, Margraviate of Brandenburg Germany, and died Abt.
March 04, 1726/27, Schonbrunn, Margraviate of Brandenburg Germany.
September 20, 1727, Schonbrunn Margraviate of Brandenburg Germany.
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 Location of the meeting
After that the site near the Steen became the most important centre of habitation and it was from this nucleus that our modern-day city developed.
At the end of the tenth century Antwerp became a margraviate, a bord-er province of the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation.
The River Scheldt was the border and the County of Flanders lay on the other side.
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 List of states in the Holy Roman Empire - TvWiki, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Originally a margraviate; raised to a duchy in 1155
Margraviate from 1112, and an electorate from 1803
County (unification of county of Bergen, margraviate of Valenciennes and the southern county of the Brabant shire)
www.tvwiki.tv /wiki/List_of_states_in_the_Holy_Roman_Empire   (1053 words)

 Kingdoms of Germany - Baden
Baden was a minor margraviate which emerged in lower western Germany during the general political collapse which began in the eleventh century
The margraviate is divided, forming Baden-Durlach and Baden-Baden.
Louis William's forces form part of the Imperial Army which defeats the Turks in Hungary.
www.kessler-web.co.uk /History/KingListsEurope/GermanyBaden.htm   (136 words)

 Privilegium Minus - Legal System - German Archive: The Privilegium Minus (as opposed to the later Privilegium Maius, ...
Privilegium Minus - Legal System - German Archive: The Privilegium Minus (as opposed to the later Privilegium Maius, which was a forgery) is a document issued by Emperor Frederick I on September 17, 1156.
It included the elevation of the Margraviate of Austria to a Duchy, which was given as an heritable fief to the House of Babenberg.
The Privilegium Minus (as opposed to the later Privilegium Maius, which was a forgery) is a document issued by Emperor Frederick I on September 17, 1156.
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