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Chronicle of the city and the principality of Blankenburg, the County of Regenstein and monasteries, and Michael Stone Walkenried

From the contents: The original inhabitants of this region, The Hermann Battle, Traces of Doringer, Counts of Regenstein, Description Harzgau, Duke Henry of Saxony, Count Hans von Blankenburg, Death of the Emperor Henry III., the cabins- and mining in Harzgau, genealogical table of the counts of Blankenburg. History of the Count of Regenstein and Albert Dietrich of Wernigerode, the century of raids, Genealogy of the Earls of Reinstein, and the peasant wars in the resin.



The last Count of Hohenstein

The last Count of Hohenstein, Ernst VII. was on 24. February 1562 Born at the chateau in Klettenberg. Already 1567 his mother died, Margaret, Born Countess of Barby. She died at the castle Lohra and was buried in the town church to Bleicherode. 1580 Ernst came to government. 1590 his first wife died Juliane von Barby. At the 18. June 1592 he married a second time to Agnes, Daughter of the Count of Eberstein, Lord Neugarden. At the 8. July 1593 Ernst died VII. in Walkenried. His[...]



Home literature for the district of Nordhausen and environment

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The district of Nordhausen is the northernmost district of Thuringia. Neighboring districts are in the north and east of Saxony, the two- Anhalt counties resin and Mansfeld-Südharz, in the south of Kyffhäuserkreis, the west of the county Eichsfeld and northwestern districts of Lower Saxony Osterode and Goslar. In the Middle Ages, the region belonged to the county Hohnstein, Nordhausen was himself from 1220 Free Imperial City. By the Peace of Westphalia, the county was in large part to Prussia. In 1802 Nordhausen lost his imperial city status. 1816 entstand ein Kreis Nordhausen innerhalb der neugebildeten preußischen  [...]