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History of the Lords and Counts of Eltz

Hans-Jacob-zu-Eltz

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.



History of the former landowners of Woffleben

Live in today as Woffleben 511 Population. The first mention of the place dates back to 927. In this document it is, that King Henry I. his wife, Mathilde, a tenth of the Wafilieba Zorgegau gave. Findings from the Pre-Roman Iron Age in the vicinity of the station show, that the area was inhabited in prehistoric times. In 1103 a church was built in the village, the 1751 has been described as dilapidated temple. A year later the church had to be demolished, But even 1755 konnte[...]