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Göttingen house brands and family coat of arms

Stadtwappen_Goettingen

Göttingen is probably in the year 1209 by the Count Palatine Henry (Son of Henry the Lion) the city charter and get out of this time is the old city seal: It shows a right to the side of the viewer striding lions (the emblem of Guelph dukes) under a pointy roofed with three square towers occupied arc. The central tower is a single storey, wider and higher than the other and stuck with a knob, the sides are two stories, each with 4 Glazed windows and stuck with a Kreuchen. Between the towers[...]



The poll tax description of the principalities of Gottingen and Calenberg Grubenhagen 1689

In the years 1664, 1675, 1678, 1686 and 1689 the people were burdened, because the ruler of the Principality-Calenberg-Göttingen, the poll tax rose to the war fund to supplement.