Sophie Dorothea of Württemberg was the fourth of twelve children and the eldest daughter of Duke Frederick Eugene of Wurttemberg marriage with Sophia Dorothea Friederike of Brandenburg-Schwedt, She was born on 25. October 1759 to Szczecin. She was the sister of King Frederick I of Württemberg's first. and the great niece of Frederick the Great. At his request, and Catherine the Great, it came to engagement with the widowed Tsarevich Paul. The ceremony took place in Berlin on 23. July 1776. Ludwig von[...]
Born 1481 the son of Margaret and Schweickhardt of Sickingen by the High Castle, married to Hedwig of Flersheim, with which he 6 Children had… He was important as a supporter of the Reformation and as the leader of the Rhenish and Swabian knights. His influence was the saw to, dass Carlos I. Charles V of Spain as. German Emperor was.
It was in 1760 as the captain of Hussars Friedrich Adolf von Riedesel, Baron zu Eisenbach, The beautiful 15-year-old Frederica von Massow met. Mr. von Massow, King Frederick II. sent to the allied army, was living in Minden. Riedesel, First in the Hessian service, was created Duke Ferdinand of Brunswick commanding. A year later, Riedesel was wounded by a bullet in the shoulder, and came at the request of his bride in her parents' house to Minden. Riedesel father was not impressed by this connection, because of the[...]
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.
The sex is a chronicle of Raven says, from the Leutitiern in Western Pomerania. The family messages were originally niedergelgt in the archives of Brandenburg and Friedland's, but were lost during the 30-year war. It seems, as if the Ravensche sex was among the colonists, Turning again to the Prince Pribislaw used around the year 1169 to uplift the country convened to Mecklenburg. A certificate from the monastery of Sonnenkamp 28. June 1240 Raven mentions a friar at the “militibus Christi” Knights of the Sword; a document of the Dukes of[...]