The Heimburg the resin and its first dynasty of the Lord of Heimburg

By the mid- 12. Century, the castle was owned by the Duke Heinrich (the lion) of Saxony, descended from the tribe of Guelph. To that conclusion, it comes with a certificate of 1143, in which a “ministerialis the Heimenburgk” called. The year 1143 Duke Henry was a significant year, was closed because of the Reichstag held in Goslar finally peace between the Guelphs and Hohenstaufen. The oldest history of Heimburg, however for reliable statements of the Saxon annalists with 1115 dated. Of the Heimburg we learn then again something from the year 1180, as in the decisive battle of Duke Henry the Emperor Frederick I.. Duke Power was finally crushed. In 1195 Duke Henry died. With him began the series regulars of the noble family von Heimburg.

In 1267 documented in the Count Ulrich II. and Albrecht I.. of Regenstein named as owner of the castle, and especially as Count von Heimburg. Your name designation was no permanent, Rather, the two brothers in many documents called again with their tribe names as counts of Regenstein. The successor of the Lords of Regenstein-Heimburg have owned the castle again and get to the exit of the family knew.

The genealogy of the family home of Castle dates back to become known designs of master effects, sometimes unreliable, sometimes incomplete, partly as a free invention.

The second generation of the family von Heimburg is by documentary testimony of the three sons of Anno I.

1. The Luppold. (1173)
2. Year II. (1154-1188)
3. Erkenbert (1154-1188)

Of the three brothers will Luppold have been the older, in the 1187 is already considered dead. In the third generation in a line of division was the progeny of the three brothers, the second generation. Luppold apparently left only one daughter, The recording took place in the monastery Drübeck. The older line was the offspring of Anno II. represents:

1. Year III. (1202-1248)
2. Henry I. (1202-1237)

The younger line included the descendants of Erkenbert von Heimburg:

1. Luppold II. (1202-1205)
2. Henry II. (1202-1227)
3. Nicolaus I. (1204-1205)

Among the people of this generation came Anno III. von Heimburg clearly considered the most important by far personality emerge from the historical sources. He was the head of sex and played in the contemporary history of Duke Otto of Brunswick as the representative of a prestigious known by wealth and power noble family a special role. In the documents, he is noted as the Council of the Duke. As the wife is a known Adelheid, without their precise origin.

The fourth generation of the family von Heimburg grew to a considerable extent with the descendants of Anno III.

1. Henry III. (1223-1268)
2. Year IV. (1237-1288)
3. John (Twin brother)
4. Year V. (1252-1278)
5. Henry IV. (1252-+1288)
6. Year VI. (1256-1304)
7. Year VII. (1252-1289)
8. Henry V. (1252-1277)
as well as 9 Sisters

The younger branch lists the descendants of Henry I..

1. Nicolaus II. (1230-1260)
2. Lippold III. (1230-1261)
3. Cunegonde (1230)
4. Adelheid (1230)

Wappenbeschreibung in Wikipedia: (see Figure)

The original emblem of the will of the Line Goltern out. It shows three red gold bars. On the helmet with red and gold helmet covers two as the designated shield buffalo horns.

The coat of arms Line Eckerde Tincture has a confused and shows in red with three gold bars. On the helmet with red and gold helmet covers two as the designated shield buffalo horns.



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