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  Schleswig - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Schleswig was a Danish duchy that evolved in the 11-12th century.
The Duchy of Schleswig was in personal union with the kingdom of Denmark from 1460, and a fief under the Danish Crown until 1864.
In 1864 Schleswig-Holstein became a part of Prussia until a referendum in 1920 resulted in the region being split with Northern Schleswig rejoining Denmark, and Southern Schleswig voting to remain a part of Germany.
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 Schleswig-Holstein - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Duchy of Schleswig was originally an integral part of Denmark, but was in medieval times established as a fief under the Kingdom of Denmark, with the same relation to the Danish Crown as for example Brandenburg or Bavaria had to the German Emperor.
According to the line of succession of Denmark and Schleswig, the crowns of both Denmark and Schleswig would now pass to Duke Christian of Glücksburg (the future King Christian IX), the crown of Holstein was considered to be more problematic.
The passing of a common constitution for Denmark and Schleswig in november 1863 then gave Otto von Bismarck a chance to intervene and Prussia and Austria declared war on Denmark.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Schleswig-Holstein   (1659 words)

 Propaganda Postcards of the Great War (World War 1) - Schleswig
Schleswig is the Duchy which forms the territorial commonality between Germany and Denmark.
Prussia occupying and administering Schleswig and Austria occupying Holstein.
Schleswig, a province of mixed ethnic German and Danish population had been an integral part of Prussia, the German Empire's dominant state for 48 years.
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 Schleswig-Holstein: Just the facts...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The former Duchy of Schleswig (additional info and facts about Schleswig), (Slesvig in Danish (A Scandinavian language that is the official language of Denmark)), has been divided between Denmark and Germany since 1920.
The Duchy (The domain controlled by a duke or duchess) of Schleswig was originally an integrated part of Denmark, but was in medieval times established as a fief under the Kingdom of Denmark, with the same relation to the Danish Crown as for example Brandenburg or Bavaria had to the German Emperor.
The exception is that Schleswig had never been part of Germany before the Second War of Schleswig (additional info and facts about Second War of Schleswig) in 1864.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/s/sc/schleswig-holstein1.htm   (1439 words)

The Diocese of Schleswig, though, did not include the whole of the later Duchy of Schleswig, as the north-western part belonged to the Diocese of Ripen, and the Islands of Alsen, Arö and Fehmarn to the Diocese of Funen.
On the death in 1459 of Adolf VII, son of Gerhard VI, the line of the counts of Schauenburg became extinct, and the estates of Schleswig and of Holstein elected in 1460 as duke and count the Danish King Christian of the Oldenburg dynasty, who was the sob of Adolf's sister.
In 1536 Lutheranism was declared the religion of the state by Christian III, the exercise of the Catholic faith was forbidden, and the property of the diocese was confiscated.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/13542a.htm   (2852 words)

 History of Schleswig Holstein
The area settled by the Saxons was bounded by the Eider river in the north, the North Sea towards the west, and the Elbe river in the south.
In 1237, Duke Abel of Schleswig marries the daughter of Count Adolf IV of Holstein-Stormarn and thus establishes a relationship between the two houses.
In 1260, Mechtild, the widow of Duke Abel of Schleswig, mortgages her possessions between the Eider river and the Sliefjord in favour of her brothers the counts Gerhard I and Johann I. Other areas, such as the City of Eckernförde and the Danish Wold, are mortgaged in favour of the Holsteiners.
www.genealogy-sh.de /history/e/history.htm   (3942 words)

Historical data: The duchy of Schleswig and the duchy of Holstein (from 1474 onwards) were to be "forever undivided": This was the promise of king Christian I of Denmark, given to the knights when he was elected sovereign.
Further renunciations of the Gottorfs, who, in the meantime, had ascended the throne of the czars, ensued, so that, at the end of the 18th century, the duchies were once again united under one (the Danish) sovereign.
The problem of northern Schleswig with its Danish majority was at last solved in the time of the Weimar Republic.
www.fortwaynemaennerchor.us /schleswig.html   (974 words)

 Schleswig-Holstein. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Schleswig-Holstein is drained by the Eider River, which forms the historic border between the former duchies of Schleswig (in the north) and Holstein (in the south).
Schleswig was placed under Prussian administration and Holstein under Austrian administration, while the duchy of Lauenburg (also lost by Denmark in 1864) went to Prussia in return for a money payment to Austria.
The Austro-Prussian War of 1866 ended with a swift (7 weeks) Prussian victory; Schleswig, Holstein, and Lauenburg were annexed to Prussia and became the province of Schleswig-Holstein.
www.bartleby.com /65/sc/SchleswgH.html   (1002 words)

 Schleswig-Holstein   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The underlying issues were complex: the kingdom of Denmark and the duchies of Schleswig and Holstein were component parts of the Danish Monarchy and were united in the person of the king/duke.
Schleswig was a Danish fief, Holstein a member of the German Confederation.
Schleswig had a strong Danish element in the north, Holstein was German.
cscwww.cats.ohiou.edu /~Chastain/rz/sleswig.htm   (400 words)

The former Duchy of Schleswig, (Sønderjylland in Danish language), is since 1920 divided between Denmark and Germany.
Northern Schleswig, today the Danish county of South Jutland, was ceeded to Denmark after a referendum following Germany's defeat in World War I.
The Duchy of Schleswig was in early medieval times split off from the Danish kingdom, also Holstein was later united in a duchy.
www.gamesinathens.com /olympics/s/sc/schleswig_holstein.shtml   (605 words)

 Deutsche Wappen - German Civic Heraldry-Bundesland/State SCHLESWIG -HOLSTEIN
The arms of Schleswig are the three lions, which are derived from the Danish national arms.
Ever since the lions have been the symbol of Schleswig and appear as such in the arms of the Danish Kings, as one of their territories.
From 1386-1495 the coounts of Holstein were the vassals of the Danish King in Schleswig.
www.ngw.nl /int/dld/schleswh.htm   (312 words)

 Schleswig-Holstein   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Queen Margrethe was forced to accept fait accompli and grant Schleswig as a hereditary Danish duchy to Gerhard IV 1386.
The nobility in Schleswig and Holstein however elected the Danish king Christian I as duke and count after he promised that Schleswig and Holstein would for all eternity be undivided and united.
But Schleswig and Holstein were divided again 1544 in the same manner as in 1490.
home.student.uu.se /o/orma1967/Kartor/Danmark/schleswig-holstein.htm   (669 words)

 Schleswig on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The duchy of Schleswig, created in 1115, was a hereditary fief held from the kings of Denmark.
His descendant, Christian I of Denmark, inherited (1460) both Schleswig and Holstein, but he was obliged to recognize the inseparability of the two territories and to affirm that they were bound to the Danish crown by a personal union only.
Schleswig and Holstein (which had also become a duchy) underwent complex subdivisions, although theoretically the principle of the inseparability of the two duchies was not violated.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/S/Schleswg.asp   (587 words)

Schleswig is the oldest town in northern Europe, dating back to 804.
We think this may be a school (based on the playground equipment), but it's made of purple glazed brick.
A small church in Schleswig we mistook for the Dom.
taylorrhome.dyndns.org /Germany/Schleswig_gallery.htm   (268 words)

 RAF Schleswig | Schleswig Germany | Schleswig Jagel | RAF Schleswig Land
The meaning of the name Schleswig is 'village by the Schlei'.
Thus the name Schleswig can be translated as "Village by the Bay".
At the end of the war, the airfield at Jagel near Schleswig became home ground for a squadron of RAF Hawker Typhoon fighter-bombers, who moved to the airfield on 4th may 1945.
adenairways.com /schleswig   (267 words)

 DESTINATION - Schleswig   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In the age of the Vikings the trading centre of Haithabu was located just outside the gates of the present town.
The more recent Schleswig has an attractive Old Town and a number of unusual museums.
Schleswig is 120 km north of Hamburg and 30 km south of the Danish border.
www.germany-tourism.de /e/city_schleswig.html   (335 words)

Abel and his heirs caused Denmark considerable problems because of their disloyalty to the crown, and they made alliances with the German counts of Holstein (house of Schauenburg) at an early stage.
This would have resulted in the return of Schleswig to the Danish crown and that Holstein would have been inherited by a different branch of the house of Schauenburg.
Because its dukes did not take part in the government of Schleswig and Holstein is this duchy marked as a part of the king of Denmark’s domains in the maps below.
www.tacitus.nu /historical-atlas/scandinavia/schleswig-holstein.htm   (628 words)

 SCHLESWIG - LoveToKnow Article on SCHLESWIG   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The town, which obtained civic rights in 1200, also became the seat of the dukes of Schleswig, but its commerce gradually dwindled owing to the rivalry of Lbeck, the numerous wars in which the district was involved, and the silting up of the Schlei.
At the partition of 1544 the old chteau of Gottorp, originally built in.1160 for the bishop, became the residence of the Gottorp line of the Schleswig-Holstein family, which remained here till expelled by the Danish king Frederick IV.
See Sach, Geschichte der Stadt Schleswig (Schleswig, 1875); and Jensen, Schleswig und Umgebung (Schleswig, 1905).
36.1911encyclopedia.org /S/SC/SCHLESWIG.htm   (427 words)

 Schleswig-Holstein (Germany)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A province of Prussia until 1946, Schleswig-Holstein was declared a Land by the British Military Government on 23rd August 1946.
The arms of Schleswig takes up the first field in the arms of Schleswig-Holstein —; it is parted per pale with the arms of Holstein and is turned in courtoisie, a usual practice in German heraldry when two arms are put together thus.
The arms of Schleswig takes up the second field in the Greater State Arms of Denmark, as can be seen in the Danish royal standard.
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 Schleswig-Holstein: District Schleswig-Flensburg
The landscape Angeln on the one side and the town Schleswig on the other side, are rather different parts of this district.
Driving through idylic and picturesque medows and fields framed by "Knicks", one arrives in the town Schleswig at the "Schlei".
In front of the town Schleswig, near the village Idstedt, the armys of the Germans and Dans crossed swords in the 19.
www.genealogienetz.de /reg/SCN/Schlesflens/kreis-e.html   (465 words)

 Genealogy in Schleswig Holstein
Such documents exist for only about 10 percent of the emigrants; 90 percent of emigrants either never made an application or the document was lost.
Prior to 1870 there were about 347 church parishes in Schleswig Holstein (within today's borders).
They came from all over the duchies of Schleswig and Holstein.
www.hans-peter-voss.de /gen/e   (658 words)

 Schleswig Encyclopedia Article, Description, History and Biography @ CreatedByGod.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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 Genealogy in Schleswig Holstein, Germany
Ancestors of Heinrich Johannes Stühr in the church parishes of Schleswig, Tolk, Sterup, Satrup, Norder-Brarup, Süder-Brarup and Havetoft.
The inhabitants of the duchy of Schleswig on the 13.February of the year 1803 = This database is built by the transcriptions of the census 1803 of the southern part of the duchy of Schleswig, and corrected and replaced by the informations of the church books (see the note).
This web-site is built to avoid having to answer to the same questions over and over again.
www.genealogy-sh.com   (1086 words)

Schleswig, Iowa, United States [City]; population was 851 in 1990; housing units was 406 in 1990; location is 42°10'N 95°26'W; land area is 1.18 square miles (753 acres); FIPS code is 71130 [SourceCBP]
Schleswig, Iowa, United States [Populated Place] is in Crawford County; location is 42°9'55"N 95°26'12"W; elevation is 1,497 feet [SourceGSP]
Schleswig, Iowa, United States Postal Service Zip Code is 51461 [SourcePSZ]
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