Heraldry of the Holy Roman Empire
Over its long history, the Holy Roman Empire used many different heraldic forms, representing its numerous internal divisions.
From the reign of Albert II (reigned 1438–39), each Emperor bore the ...
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Reichsadler
The Reichsadler ("Imperial Eagle") was the heraldic eagle, derived from the Roman eagle standard, used by the Holy Roman Emperors and in modern coats of arms of Germany, including those of the Germa...
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List of German monarchs
This is a list of monarchs who ruled over the German territories of central Europe from the division of the Frankish Empire in 843 (by which a separate Eastern Frankish Kingdom was created), until the...
List of German monarchs - Wikipedia
Coat of arms of Charles I of Spain
Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, or Charles I of Spain, was the heir of four of Europe's leading royal houses. He was the first sole monarch of Spain, inheriting the kingdoms first united by his matern...
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List of Free Imperial Cities
There were 51 Free Imperial Cities in the Holy Roman Empire as of 1792. They are listed here with their official confessional status confirmed by the Peace of Westphalia (1648).Other cities which were...
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List of Imperial abbeys
Imperial abbeys (German: Reichsabteien, also Reichsklöster and Reichsstifte) were religious houses within the Holy Roman Empire which had been granted the status of imperial immediacy (Reichsunmit...
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Coat of arms of Luxembourg
The coat of arms of Luxembourg has its origins in the Middle Ages, and was derived from that of the Duchy of Limburg, in modern day Belgium and the Netherlands. In heraldic language, the arms are des...
Coat of arms of Prussia
The state of Prussia developed from the State of the Teutonic Order. The original flag of the Teutonic Knights had been a black cross on a white flag.Emperor Frederick II in 1229 granted them the rig...
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Siebmachers Wappenbuch
Siebmachers Wappenbuch is a roll of arms first published in 1605 as two heraldic multivolume book series of armorial bearings or coats of arms of the nobility of the Holy Roman Empire, as well as coat...
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Coats of arms of the Holy Roman Empire
Over its long history, the Holy Roman Empire used many different heraldic forms, representing its numerous internal divisions.
From the reign of Albert II (reigned 1438–39), each Emperor bore the ...
Coats of arms of the Holy Roman Empire - Wikipedia
Kingdom of Prussia
The Kingdom of Prussia (German: Königreich Preußen) was a kingdom that constituted the state of Prussia between 1701 and 1918 and included parts of present-day Germany, Poland, Russia, Li...
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Wappenbüchlein
A Wappenbüchlein ("little armorial", libellus scutorum) was published by Virgil Solis in 1555, printed in Nuremberg.The title page introduces the work as follows:In English:After presenting the imperi...
Wernigerode Armorial
The Wernigerode Armorial (Bavarian State Library Cod.icon. 308 n, known in German as Wernigeroder Wappenbuch or Schaffhausensches Wappenbuch) is an armorial compiled in southern Germany (possibly near...
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Imperial Vicar
An imperial vicar (Reichsvikar) was a prince charged with administering all or part of the Holy Roman Empire on behalf of the Emperor. Later, an imperial vicar was invariably one of two princes charge...
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German Emperor
The German Emperor (German: Deutscher Kaiser) was the official title of the head of state and hereditary ruler of the German Empire, beginning with the proclamation of the King of Prussia and Presiden...
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