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Johann Franz Eckher of Kapfing and Liechteneck


The family belongs to the old Bavarian landed gentry. Johann Franz saw the light of day on 16.10.1649 Train at the Castle, the son of Johann Christoph Abensberg (1608-1685) and his wife Regina of Kürmreith. He began as a page at Prince Albert Bishop Sigismund of Bavaria, Freising. 1671 He graduated from the Munich Jesuit High School and studied theology. 1673 he received a canonry of Freising and received a year later ordained a priest. Since 1684 He was dean of the cathedral and the main opposition to the provost of the chapter on Zeller bodies village. Am 29.1.1695[...]

Historic Genealogical Report from the Lords of Schaffgotsch

A very special jewel is this picture currently being browsed the internet works. It is handwritten and 331 Pages long. To the smallest detail is the Schaffgotsch described since its first appearance in history. First mentioned 1174 Hugo dictus Scof in Franconia. 1360 Gotsche Schoff is invested with the castle Kynast. After they had acquired the dominion Trachenberg, was the cousin of Adam Schaffgotsch as Barons Trachtenberg 1592 elevated to the peerage. 1627 Emperor Ferdinand II gave. the family the title Semper Free (Ritterbürtige) with[...]