Tag Archives: Bodensee

Constance ~ Imperial Free City

CONSTANCE, Imperial Free City.   KONSTANZ. City of southern Germany, on the Rhine as it flows from Lake Constance (Bodensee) into the smaller lake, Untersee;  the old city is on the southern bank of the river. Constance was the seat of … Continue reading

Posted in Austria, Germany, Switzerland | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment


BREGENZ Medieval County in the Holy Roman Empire, named from the town, now in western Austria, on the eastern shores of Lake Constance (Bodensee). The County was held by a branch of the Udalrichinger, and when that line died out, … Continue reading

Posted in Austria | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment


ARGENGAU Medieval district to the north and northeast of the eastern end of Lake Constance (Bodensee), named after the River Argen.   The great family of Welf were powerful in this region in the 10th -12th centuries.

Posted in Austria, Germany | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment