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brought Georg Philipp Telemann and Wolfgang Caspar Printz as Kapellmeister to his court in Zary.
Henry IX was a son of Count Henry XXIV and his wife, Baroness Eleonore of
In Schleiz on 10 August 1682, Emilie Agnes married firstly Balthasar Erdmann, Count of
-Pless (Sorau, 9 January 1656 - Sorau, 3 May 1703). They had five children:
In Dahme on 13 February 1711, Frederick married Emilie Agnes Reuss of Schleiz, Dowager Countess of
-Pless. They had no children.
Henry Ernest was married on 11 December 1738 in Sorau to Marie Elizabeth, daughter of Count Erdmann II of
. She died on 29 July 1741 in Wernigerode as a result of the birth of their second daughter.
Heinrich XI married on 4 April 1743 in Köstritz to Countess Conradine Reuss of Köstritz (1719–1770), youngest daughter of Heinrich XXIV, Count Reuss of Köstritz, and his wife, Baroness Marie Eleonore Emma of
Emilie Agnes Reuss of Schleiz (11 August 1667 - 15 October 1729), was a German noblewoman member of the House of Reuss and by her two marriages Countess of
-Pless and Duchess of Saxe-Weissenfels-Dahme.
The coat of arms of the town most likely comes from the Barons of
-Pless. The current emblem is based on a drawing made by Heraldic artist Otto Hupp in 1898.
Henry Louis Ernest
(23 February 1904 in King William's Town, Cape Province – 7 September 1983 in East London, Cape Province) was a South African cricketer who played in two Tests in the 1927-28 series against England.
He was the second (but eldest surviving) son of Augustus Louis, Prince of Anhalt-Köthen, by his second wife Christine Johanna Emilie, daughter of Erdmann II, Count of
As the youngest surviving son of Augustus Louis, Prince of Anhalt-Köthen, by his second wife, Christine Johanna Emilie, daughter of Count Erdmann II of
-Pless, Frederick Erdmann's prospects of inheriting or ruling jointly over Köthen were dim at birth. His situation changed in 1765, after the death of his infant cousin Count William of
, heir apparent of Pless, left his uncle Johann Erdmann, Count of
-Pless, without any heirs male; the child's uncle then decided to give Frederick Erdmann the county as an anticipated inheritance. The lordships of Jannowitz, Peterswaldau and Kreppelhof, however, Johann Erdmann gave to his great-nephew Christian Frederick of Stolberg-Wernigerode (nephew and, later, brother-in-law of Frederick Erdmann).
Henry Ernest of Stolberg-Wernigerode (1716–1778), married firstly Countess Marie Elizabeth II of
with issue. He married secondly Princess Christiane Anne of Anhalt-Köthen (1726–1790), daughter of Augustus Louis, Prince of Anhalt-Köthen (1697–1755), and had issue.
From 1709 on Erdmann
received permission for building a Protestant church. Along with church, a Protestant school had been reintroduced. The church burned down in 1905 and was rebuilt two years later. It is still in operation and serves as the central point for the Protestant community, which numbers 1500 members.
In Sorau on 14 January 1726, a year after the death of his first wife, Augustus Louis married again to Christine Johanna Emilie (b. Sorau, 15 September 1708 - d. Köthen, 20 February 1732), daughter of Erdmann II, Count of
-Pless. They had five children:
After a year of mourning, he was married a second time, in Köthen, to Princess Christiane Anna of Anhalt-Köthen, daughter of Prince Augustus Louis and his second wife, Countess Emilie of
(making her a niece of his first wife). His son and heir was born from this marriage:
Erdmann II, Count von
(born 22 August 1683 in Sorau, Electorate of Saxony (now Żary, Poland); died: 7 September 1745 at the forest castle near Żary) was Lord of Żary () and Trzebiel () in Lower Lusatia, and Pszczyna () in Upper Silesia.
Pszczyna was ravaged and pillaged during the Thirty Years' War. During the War of Austrian succession, The Kingdom of Prussia clashed with Habsburg Empire for Silesia and Frederick The Great, the king of Prussia, seized Silesia under the agreement of 1742. The town was pillaged again during the Seven Years' War. Shortly afterwards, the last
gave the land to his nephew, Frederic Erdmann.
Lutheranism was introduced to Pszczyna in 1568 by Duke Karol
. In a course of next 20 years, Lutheranism spread among the local population. A Protestant minister came to the county in 1569, followed by opening of the first Protestant school. During the counter-reformation in 1649 celebrations of Protestant religious service were confined to the Castle of Pszczyna.
In its history the castle was a residence of Silesian and Polish Piast nobles, then the
family members (mid-16th to mid-18th centuries) and later the von Pless family. The castle has been state-owned since 1936, after the death of the last Prince of Pless, Hans Heinrich XV. In 1946 it was turned into a museum operating until today.
As the son of Henry Ernest, Count of Stolberg-Wernigerode, Christian Frederick was a member of the noble Stolberg family. His mother was Henry Ernest's second wife, Princess Anna of Anhalt-Köthen, daughter of Augustus Louis of Anhalt-Köthen by his second wife, Emilie (herself daughter of Erdmann II of
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