Archive for April 2010

The Life of Field Marshal Count Yorck von Wartenberg

The tradition of family called England as the home of York's. There, the sex flourish in the Earl of Hardwicke, though nothing but the coat of arms bears witness to the old relationship. (Blue St. Andrew's cross in silver shields) As Catholics and loyal supporters of the Stuarts, they had emigrated in the first of which fall under Charles XII of Sweden and gene. came to the Prussian Baltic coast. A marriage was the occasion to change his religion. Therefore probably originates in the proportion of the goods Gustkowski Buetow, after which Yorcks grandfather John[...]



Digitised parish registers on Ebay

Ebay in the church book duplicates are available from the following communities: Alverdissen, Lieme and Lemgo, Wermelskirchen, Heiden (Lip) Elbrinxen, Aldekerk, Afden St. Gertrude, Breberen St. Maternus, Dremmen St. Lambert, Simmerath St. Johann, Moers et seq. reformed, Borth, Büderich and Ginderich, Orsoy ev. reformed, Juchen St. James, Augustdorf, Euskirchen, Hoexter, Corvey, Dhünn, Korschenbroich, Wipperfürth, Meinberg, Lipperode, Amelunxen, Neukirchen, Würselen, Varenholz, Bad Driburg, Beverley Bruchhausen, Lennep, Brake, Falkenhagen, Cappel, Stommeln, Barntrup, Blomberg and other… Link to Ebay



The last Hohenstaufen

Power and position of the Church and the Hohenstaufen party after the death of Emperor Frederick II, with the transfer of the crown of Sicily to Edmund of England… The next chapter is devoted to King Manfred with the death of Innocent IV vonPapst, the double election of the Year 1257 in Germany, the battle of Montaperto, the investiture of Count Charles of Anjou with the kingdom of Sicily… the following chapter with King Conradin, growing opposition to Charles's regiment, the position of the German princes to the Italian question, Conradin train from Verona to Rome..



Antiquitates Gandersheimenses: Or Historical Description Of Uhralten kayser Lichen freemen worldly empire-Stifft Gandersheim

It was the Duke of Saxony Liudolf (+849) (Eponym of Liudolfings) in the 852 founded the monastery Gandersheim. The city experienced a golden age under the Liudolfingern in 10. Century. Roswitha of Gandersheim lived about that time….



Silesian country people

An excellent book of remembrance, Silesian-born men and women from the time of 1180 to the the Present with a brief outline of the history of Silesia.