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History of the Lords and Counts of Eltz

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A well-known representatives of this family was Jacob von Trier Elector. He was born the son of Johann Eltz, Bailiff in Landeck and the merge of Breitbach in 1510. After graduation, he was on 15. September 1525 be sworn as a canon of Trier.