Duke Albert

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Martin Eisengrein - Biography
... Duke Albert V of Bavaria chose him as councillor, appointed him provost of the collegiate church of Moosburg, and shortly afterwards of the collegiate ... conferences at the imperial court of Vienna in 1566 Duke Albert sent him to Pope Pius V to advocate the appointment of Prince Ernest as Prince-Bishop of Freising, and in 1568-9 ... Canisius had peacefully settled certain differences between the two factions, but when in 1571 Duke Albert decided to put the pœdagogium and the philosophical course into the hands of the Jesuits, the other ...
Margaret, Countess Of Tyrol - Biography - Reign
... IV in 1335 gave Carinthia to the Habsburg Duke Albert II of Austria, who raised inheritance claims as the eldest son of King Albert I of Germany and Elisabeth of Gorizia-Tyrol, Margaret's paternal aunt ... Louis I, also Duke of Bavaria from 1347 as Louis V, took it upon himself to declare Margaret's marriage to John Henry null and void ... Margaret of Habsburg, the youngest daughter of Duke Albert II of Austria ...
Nicolaus Copernicus/Archive 2 - Life - Work
... Teutonic Order's aggressions (attacks by Teutonic bands the Polish-Teutonic War of 1519–21 Albert's plans to annex Warmia), internally subject to strong separatist pressures (the ... for years advised the Royal Prussian diet, Duke Albert of Prussia (against whom Copernicus had defended Warmia in the Polish-Teutonic War), and Poland's King Sigismund I the Old on ... sought consultations from other physicians, including the physician to Duke Albert and, by letter, the Polish Royal Physician ...
Duchy Of Prussia - History - Establishment
... On April 10, 1525 Albert resigned his position, became a Protestant, and in the Prussian Homage was granted the title "Duke of Prussia" by his new feudal overlord, King Sigismund ... The "S" on the duchy's coat of arms represented Albert's sovereign, Sigismund ... When Albert returned to Königsberg (Polish Królewiec, Lithuanian Karaliaučius), he publicly declared his conversion and announced to a quorum of Teutonic Knights his new ducal status ...

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