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  Rhenish Palatinate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Although the Palatinate was geographically separate from Bavaria, the two were ruled as a single state for the next 130 years.
In a clear breach of the treaty the French encouraged a separatist movement for a Rhenish Republic.
The French reorganised their occupation Zone by founding new states and in 1947, the Palatinate was combined with Rheinhessen (formerly part of Hesse), and the southern part of the Prussian Rhine Province to form the German federal state Rhineland-Palatinate.
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 Rhenish Palatinate
In the Carlovingian period the count palatine was merely the representative of the king in the high court of justice.
For the Palatinate little was gained by the war, which lasted until 1505; only the city of Neuburg on the Danube with its environs was ceded to the sons of Rupprecht, who had fallen in battle, as the "New Palatinate", while the rest was given to Upper Bavaria.
The occupation of the Palatinate by the French (1688-89) was also to the advantage of the Catholics, as the French gave them complete or joint possession of a number of churches, and the title to the property thus attained by the Catholics in many places was upheld by the Peace of Ryswick.
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 PALATINATE - LoveToKnow Article on PALATINATE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Palatinate was ruled by Louis of Bavaria on behalf of his son until 1228, when it passed to Otto who ruled until his death in I2~.
At the peace of Westphalia in I648 the Palatinate was restored to Fredericks son, Charles Louis, but it was shorn of the upper Palatinate, which Bavaria retained as the prize of war.
His successor was his kinsman, Charles Theodore, count palatine of Suizbach, a cadet of the Zweibrucken-Neuburg line, and now with the exception of one or two small pieces the whole of the Palatinate was united under one ruler.
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 Palatinate. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The Rhenish Palatinate extends from the left bank of the Rhine and borders in the S on France and in the W on the Saarland and Luxembourg.
The name of the two regions came from the office known as count palatine, a title used in the Holy Roman Empire to denote the secular prince who ruled a region in the absence of the Holy Roman Emperor; the title was used in other European countries during the medieval and early modern periods.
The Rhenish Palatinate flourished in the 15th and 16th cent., and its capital, Heidelberg, was a center of the German Renaissance and Reformation.
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 History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
More extensive than the present Rhenish Palatinate, these territories also included the northern part of modern Baden (but not the bishopric of Speyer and other enclaves in the palatine lands W of the Rhine).
The Upper Palatinate and the electoral vote were taken from Frederick and transferred to Bavaria, but at the Peace of Westphalia (1648) a new vote was created for Frederick's successor, Charles Louis, and the Rhenish lands, devastated in the war, were returned to his control.
In 1803, Maximilian ceded the palatine lands E of the Rhine to Baden, Hesse-Darmstadt, and Nassau, but in 1806 he became king of a much-enlarged Bavaria, and at the Congress of Vienna (1815) he recovered part of the Rhenish Palatinate W of the Rhine, including Speyer and other enclaves.
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 Palatinate: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A palatinate is an area administered by a count palatine (count palatine: A count who exercised royal authority in his own domains), originally the direct representative of the sovereign but later the hereditary ruler of the territory subject to the crown's overlordship.
The Upper Palatinate (Upper Palatinate: the upper palatinate (oberpfalz) is one of the seven administrative regions of bavaria,...
The colour palatinate is a shade of lilac or purple, and is used in numerous heraldic devices within the university.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Rhenish Palatinate
Ruled by counts of the Wittelsbach dynasty from 1214 on (apart from almost 20 years of annexation by France after 1795), the area was devastated during the Thirty Years' War (1618-1648) and by French invasion in 1689.
In 1815, the Rhenish Palatine passed to the Wittelsbach family's Bavarian line; although it was geographically separate from Bavaria, the two were ruled as a single state for the next 140 years.
The union with Bavaria was finally broken in the reorganization of German states after World War II: the Rhenish Palatine became part of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate in 1946.
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That part of the old Rhenish Palatinate which lay on the right bank of the Rhine is called Electoral Palatinate (Kurpfalz) and, annexed by Baden at the beginning of the 19th century, it now forms part of the state of Baden-Württemberg.
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.
Due to the practice of division of territories among different branches of the family, by the early 16th century junior lines of the Palatine Wittelsbachs came to rule in Simmern, Kaiserslautern, and Zweibrücken in the Lower Palatinate, and in Neuburg and Sulzbach in the Upper Palatinate.
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A palatinate is an area 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 Palatinate was destroyed in the Wars of the French Revolution - first its left bank territories were occupied, and then annexed, by France starting in 1795, and then, in 1803, its right bank territories were taken by the Margrave of Baden.
Deriving from Durham's history as a Palatine County, the sporting colours of the University of Durham are known as Palatinates, the equivalent of Blues at Oxford and Cambridge.
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 What is the Palatinate? - Palatines to America   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In German history, the Palatinate, or Pfalz in German, was the lands of the count palatine, a title held by a leading secular prince of the Holy Roman Empire.
The Lower or Rhenish Palatinate was in southwest Germany between Luxembourg and the Rhine River.
The Upper Palatinate was located in northern Bavaria, on both sides of the Naab River as it flows south toward the Danube, and extended eastward to the Bohemian Forest.
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Zweibrücken was chartered in 1352 and passed (1385) to the Palatinate branch of the Bavarian house of Wittelsbach.
Charles X of Sweden was the nephew of John II, duke palatine of Zweibrücken; his son, Charles XI of Sweden, inherited Zweibrücken in the late 17th cent., and the duchy remained in personal union with Sweden from 1697 until the death (1718) of Charles XII.
ZweibrUcken was chartered in 1352 and passed (1385) to the Palatinate branch of the Bavarian house of Wittelsbach.
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 The Palatinate (Early Coonrod Migration)
Frederick was driven from Bohemia and in 1623, deposed as Elector Palatine.
While the land of the Palatinate was good for its inhabitants, many of whom were farmers, vineyard operators etc., its location was unfortunately subject to invasion by the armies of Britain, France, and Germany.
There were many reasons for the desire of the Palatines to emigrate to the New World: oppressive taxation, religious bickering, hunger for more and better land, the advertising of the English colonies in America and the favourable attitude of the British government toward settlement in the North American colonies.
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Rheinpfalz or Niederpfalz), often called simply the Palatinate, is a...
...The state was formed in 1946 by the merger of the Rhenish Palatinate, Rhenish Hesse, the southern portion of the former Rhine Province of Prussia (including Koblenz...
Rhenish Palatinate wine trade; manufactures include metal products, paper, and processed foods.
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 Search Results for Rhenish Palatinate - Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Geographically, the Palatinate was divided between two small territorial...
Rheinhessen-Pfalz is bordered by France to the south, Saarland Land to the west,...
German king from 1400 and, as Rupert III, elector Palatine of the Rhine from 1398.
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Palatine, hill, Rome - Palatine, hill: see Rome before Augustus and Roman Empire under Rome.
Frederick III, elector palatine - Frederick III (Frederick the Pious), 1515–76, elector palatine (1559–76).
Palatinate: History - History Emperor Frederick I bestowed (1156) the title count palatine on his half-brother Conrad,...
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 Palatinate - ENCYCLOPEDIA - The History Channel UK
The Rhenish Palatinate flourished in the 15th and 16th cent., and its capital, Heidelberg
The region became involved in the War of the Grand Alliance with Louis XIV, who ordered the destruction (1688-89) of the Rhenish Palatinate.
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 Rhenish Palatinate: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Rhenish Palatinate (Rheinpfalz, sometimes "Lower Palatinate" or Niederpfalz) occupies rather more than a quarter of the German (German: A person of German nationality) Bundesland (Bundesland: germany is a federation of 16 states called länder (singular land) or unofficially...
Frederick V, Elector Palatine (Frederick V, Elector Palatine: more facts about this subject) (1596 - 1632)
See also Palatinate (Palatinate: A territory in southwestern Germany formerly ruled by the counts palatine)
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 Middle East Open Encyclopedia: Rhenish Palatinate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This is an extract from The Middle East Open Encyclopedia, made possible through the Wikimedia Foundation.
Iraq Museum International always displays the most recent published revision of the source article, Rhenish Palatinate; all previous versions may be viewed here.
They link directly to authoring tools for you to start writing a particular article.
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 Rhineland-Palatinate --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
It has had a long history of division and possession by foreign powers.
The Rhenish Palatinate included lands on both sides of the middle Rhine River between its Main and Neckar...
Artifacts, art, and lectures......you can find it all at the Palatinate Museum.
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 AllRefer.com - Rhenish Palatinate, Germany (German Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
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 Palatinate: History
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