Legal History

Elector Arch-Chancellor of the Reich and Philip Charles of Eltz

At the 30.1.1729 died at his residence in Mainz Lothar Franz von Schönborn, Elector-Archbishop of Mainz and the Bishop of Bamberg, next to his uncle, Johann Philipp, the second major Reichserzkanzler from a gender, that for almost three generations of the image “Germany sacred” certain critical. His death was the undisputed right of the cathedral chapter to elect a successor to the Mainz Erzstuhl not come into force, But the chapter had been in October 1710 the deceased with the Count Palatine Francis Louis of Neuburg line of a coadjutor to the side[...]



The history of the nobility as a cemetery

In every great historical movement, the nobility played an important role; In general, it was that of a stubborn and doomed opponent of all progressive forces, have directed their attention to the historian – an opponent of the monarchy and its management arrangements, of trade- and economic thinking, of the rising middle class pictures, whose values ​​are set by the emergence of a modern and historical research made possible only. Hereditary elites, one might term the “Adel” define, have always been involved, the European past to make. The fate of various[...]



The Valais district administrator or stag since the year 1500

The major contracts, the 1569 closed with the return of the two bailiwicks Evian and Valley between the Valais and the Duke of Savoy were and some of the prior trial reports have been written both in German and in French and Latin.



The life history of the State Minister Robert Victor von Puttkamer

Robert was on Victor von Puttkamer 5. More 1828 Frankfurt on the Oder was born the second son of the former Council on Court of Appeal of Eugene Puttkamer. His life-stages, starting with a description of his descent, the history of the sex of Puttkamer and the von Zitzewitz. His youth and life as a district administrator to 1866, Puttkamer government as President and Chief President and 1879, Standing up to the Puttkamer 1881, Career as a Minister of the Interior, his reforms, correspondence with Bismark and a description of the reign of Kaiser Wilhelm I activity.



Contest and Wittelsbach, and the Lower Lusatia XIV. Century

The author of this book has made it his mission, a particularly important period of time to edit because of archival research, could be adapted for a variety valuable material. It deals with the time of the loss of Lusatia from the Margrave of Meissen until the annexation of Bohemia, one of the gentlemen Ascanians and Wittelsbach, the pledge of the Wettin rulers and Bolkos Schweidnitz extensive period of almost 70 Years, with the main emphasis of the Wettin period 1350-1364.