Daily Archives: May 23, 2013

Bavaria ~ Detailed History ~ Wittelsbach gains and partitions

Bavaria ~ Detailed History ~ Wittelsbach gains and partitions The second Wittelsbach Duke, Louis I, received another great office, with its attendant territory.   In 1214 he was appointed Count Palatine of the Rhine and his infant son was betrothed to the … Continue reading

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Bavaria ~ Detailed History ~ The Duchy, 995-1180

Bavaria ~ Detailed History ~ The Duchy, 995-1180 Only Henry the Younger of the Dukes in the second half of the 10th century was a Bavarian, though the Wrangler and his son were descended from the Luitpoldings.  In appointing the first … Continue reading

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Bavaria ~ Detailed History ~ The Luitpolding Dukes and their successors, 907-976

Bavaria ~ Detailed History ~ The Luitpolding Dukes and their successors, 907-976 For twenty years and more crises such as the one that faced Bavaria in 907 had faced various parts of the Frankish lands both west and east.   One solution … Continue reading

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