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The Kronberg from origin to the disintegration

The family was one of the Rhenish Knights Circle, from about 1220 to extinction of the male line 1704 their headquarters at the castle had Kronberg im Taunus on the present city of Kronberg. Ancestor was 1192 Wigand mentioned in documents of Askenburne.



Biography of the knight Hans von Schweinichen

Hans von Schweinichen was anno 1552 Born at Castle Grodziec and he comes from a branch of the Silesian knightly Schweinitz. He began his career as a private tutor and at Marshal Friedrich IV. and at Duke Joachim Friedrich von Brieg. At the age he separated from Good Mertschiitz, settled in Legnica and bought a house there.