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BRUNSWICK-SALZDERHELDEN   BRAUNSCHWEIG-SALZDERHELDEN. A branch of the Dukes of Brunswick-Grubenhagen, the result of the partition of Brunswick-Osterode in 1361.   The Salzderhelden branch administered Grubenhagen from 1376, inherited it in 1399, and died out in 1526.

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BRUNSWICK-OSTERODE    BRAUNSCHWEIG-OSTERODE. The junior branch of the Grubenhagen line, when that divided in 1322:  Osterode is south of the Harz and northeast of Göttingen.   The Osterode lands were themselves partitioned  in 1361 into Salzderhelden and Osterode.   The Salzderhelden line inherited … Continue reading

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BRUNSWICK-GRUBENHAGEN    BRAUNSCHWEIG-GRUBENHAGEN. When Duke Albert of Brunswick died in 1279, his lands were divided amongst his three sons, the eldest becoming Duke of Brunswick-Grubenhagen.   The lands of the Duchy lay south of the Harz in two districts.  The more westerly … Continue reading

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