Synonyms for zweibrücken_bitsch or Related words with zweibrücken_bitsch

nassau_saarbrücken              hanau_lichtenberg              isenburg_büdingen              isenburg_birstein              leiningen_westerburg              bentheim_steinfurt              nassau_weilburg              waldeck_eisenberg              nassau_idstein              nassau_ottweiler              leiningen_dagsburg              schauenburg              waldeck_wildungen              isenburg              hanau_münzenberg              virneburg              katzenelnbogen              stolberg_wernigerode              nassau_usingen              holstein_pinneberg              speckfeld              palatinate_veldenz              holstein_rendsburg              waldburg_zeil              isenburg_grenzau              nassau_hadamar              limburg_styrum              limpurg              sponheim_starkenburg              veldenz              wied_runkel              tecklenburg              hohenzollern_haigerloch              weimar_orlamünde              holzappel              sponheim_kreuznach              werdenberg_sargans              nassau_dillenburg              lützelstein              solms_laubach              solms_lich              salm_reifferscheid              nassau_wiesbaden              rieneck              palatinate_sulzbach              ortenburg              low_rhen_we              stolberg_stolberg              erbach_erbach              saarwerden             

Examples of "zweibrücken_bitsch"
Agnes († 1401), ∞ Simon III. Wecker, Graf von Zweibrücken-Bitsch († 1401)
After long negotiations, Philipp reached an agreement with his relatives of the House of Zweibrücken-Bitsch. The condominia of Willstätt and Brumath were divided, with Hanau-Lichtenberg receiving Willstätt and Zweibrücken-Bitsch receiving Brumath.
The next large inheritance occurred in 1570. Count James of Zweibrücken-Bitsch (1510–1570) and his brother, Simon V Wecker, who had died in 1540, left behind a daughter each “only”. The daughter of Count James, Margarethe (1540–1569), married Philip V of Hanau-Lichtenberg (1541–1599). The inheritance included the second half of the Barony of Lichtenberg, the County of Zweibrücken-Bitsch and the Barony of Ochsenstein. Parts of the County of Zweibrücken-Bitsch were a fief of the Duchy of Lorraine.
Philipp IV made his son Philipp V marry, contrary to his otherwise Lutheran policy, with the distantly related Roman Catholic Ludowika Margaretha of Zweibrücken-Bitsch, daughter of Jakob, the last Count of Zweibrücken-Bitsch. He thought her inheritance was more important than her religion.
Ludowika Margaretha of Zweibrücken-Bitsch (19 July 1540, Ingwiller – 15 December 1569, Bouxwiller), was the only child and heiress of Count James of Zweibrücken-Bitsch (born: 19 July 1510; died: 22 March 1570) by his wife Catherine, born Countess of Honstein zu Klettenberg. She was buried in Ingwiller.
The name "Schor-Bach", probably meaning turtle-stream, is first seen in 1210. The place was long part of Zweibrücken-Bitsch.
At the death of James von Lichtenberg in 1480, she became the main beneficiary of his will. The other heirs, Simon IV of Zweibrücken-Bitsch and
Johann Reinhard I, was the son of Philipp V, Count of Hanau-Lichtenberg (1541–1599) and his first wife, Countess Ludowika Margaretha of Zweibrücken-Bitsch (1540–1569). Johann Reinhard I was christened on 28 February 1569 in Bitche.
Katharina of Hanau-Lichtenberg (30 January 1568 in Buchweiller (now Bouxwiller) – 6 August 1636) was a daughter of Count Philipp V and his wife, Countess Ludowika Margaretha of Zweibrücken-Bitsch (1540–1569).
In 1560, Ludowika Margaretha of Zweibrücken-Bitsch, was daughter of Count James of Zweibrücken-Bitsch (1510–1570), was the last male member of the House of Zweibrücken, was married of Philip V, Count of Hanau-Lichtenberg. In 1570, County of James of Zweibrücken-Bitsch died without male heir and Countess Ludowika Margaretha inherited the County of Bitsch, the Lordship of Ochsenstein and half the Lordship of Lichtenberg (his father already held the other half). James's older brother, Simon V Wecker, had already died in 1540, also without a male heir. A dispute about the inheritance erupted between the husbands of Ludowika Margaretha and her cousin Amalie, Philip V of Hanau-Lichtenberg and Philip I of Leiningen-Westerburg, respectively. Formally, the County of Bitsch and district of Lemberg were fiefs of the Duchy of Lorraine and such fiefs could only be inherited in the male line.
He was the eldest son of Philip I (1527-1597), and his first wife Amelia of Zweibrücken-Bitsch (1537-1577), a daughter of Count Simon V of Zweibrücken-Bitsch (d. 1540). His father was descended from the noble Leiningen-Westerburg family. House of Westerburg is a cadet branch of the House of Runkel. The County of Leiningen-Westerburg had been divided between Philip I and his brothers, and Philip I had founded the Leiningen-Leiningen line. By marrying Amelia, he had expanded his territory with her inheritance, the imperial county of Rixingen. Louis inherited this territory when his father died in 1597.
In 1333 the castle went to Count Simon I, son of Eberhardt of Zweibrücken-Bitsch. From 1535 to 1541, his successor, Count James of Zweibrücken-Bitsch resided at the castle and remodeled it into a Renaissance "schloss". Following his death in 1570 an inheritance dispute arose, which the "Lehnsherr" of the castle, Duke Charles of Lorraine ended by occupying the castle with his own troops in 1572. In 1606 he agreed with Count John Reinhard I of Hanau-Lichtenberg, that James' grandson would receive the Lemberg estate, whilst Charles II would hold the lordship of Bitche.
Johanna Sibylla of Hanau-Lichtenberg (6 July 1564 at Château de Lichtenberg – 24 March 1636 in Runkel) was the first child of Philipp V, Count of Hanau-Lichtenberg from his first marriage with countess Ludowika Margaretha of Zweibrücken-Bitsch (1540-1569).
In 1297, County of Zweibrücken was divided and Pirmasens was passed to County of Zweibrücken-Bitsch, Eberhard I's dominion. He traded some localities with Duke Frederick III of Lorraine and took lordship of Bitsch at same year. In this period village of Pirmasens was part of Reischsamt of Lemberg.
The County of Zweibrücken-Bitsch was a territory of the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation that was created between 1286 and 1302 from the eastern part of the old County of Zweibrücken and the Barony of Bitche () in Lorraine. It continued to exist until 1570 and was then divided amongst its heirs when the counts died out.
Henry married in 1485 Countess Elisabeth of Zweibrücken-Bitsch. Elizabeth died on 17 February 1487, a few days after giving birth to her son, Eitel Henry, on 8 February 1487. At his confirmation in 1493, Eitel Henry's name was changed to Ulrich and he later became the third Duke of Württemberg.
Philipp the Elder died on 10 May 1480, just one day after the partition agreement over the inheritance with Count Simon Wecker of Zweibrücken-Bitsch had been signed. He was buried in the St. Nikolaus Church in Babenhausen. The red sandstone Epitaphs for him and his wife and two of his sons, who died in childhood, have been preserved.
The Pays de Bitche ( or "Bitcherland") is a natural region located in the Moselle department of the Grand Est region of France. It corresponds to the present French part of the former principality of Zweibrücken-Bitsch and to the part of the Northern Vosges that lies within Lorraine.
Allenwiller has often changed ownership. First owned by the Abbey of Marmoutier, it passed to the Bishop of Metz in 828, then to the lords of Ochsenstein in 1187, to the County of Zweibrücken-Bitsch in 1485, to Hanau-Lichtenberg in 1570, then finally to Hesse-Darmstadt in 1736.
Hanau-Lichtenberg owned half of the Lordship of Lichtenberg. In 1570, Count Jakob of Zweibrücken-Bitsch, who owned the other half, died without a male heir and Philipp IV manage to acquire his half as well. He had Lichtenberg Castle renovated and modernized by the military architect Daniel Specklin.