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Duke Christoph von Mecklenburg

In the Duchy of Mecklenburg ruled in the first half of the 16. Century together, the two brothers Henry V. the peaceable and Albrecht VII. the Fair. Henry took the position, that the community government is to obtain equal rights maintain, But Albrecht called for a full inheritance of the land, the government and the income. It was after much back and forth a middle ground. The brothers shared in 1534 Offices and income, so that now distinguish between Mecklenburg-Schwerin and Mecklenburg-Güstrow had. But the principle of community government remained intact.