Funeral of Count Raimund of Erbach-Fürstenau

Big farwell for the Count   Just as the deceased lived equally aristocratic origin and a common attitude, the mourning for him brought together sovereignty from all over Europe with Odenwälder citizens. For these, he was simply Count Raimund, the Raimund Adalbert Count of Erbach-Fürstenau, Herr of Breuberg Wildenstein and Rothenberg, of whom more than…

Leiningen/Prussia religious Wedding in Amorbach

On Saturday 16. September the small town Amorbach, the residence of the Princely Family zu Leiningen saw a big noble Wedding when Hereditary Prince Ferdinand zu Leiningen and Princess Viktoria Luise of Prussia had their reilgious wedding there. The Couple had already married in a civil Ceremony on 29. April. Hereditary Prince Ferdinand is the…

Ellingen Castle

A castle has existed at the site at least since 1219. From then and for more than 400 years, it belonged to the Teutonic Order. As such, it was the residence of the territorial commander of the Bailiwick of Franconia, the wealthiest of the 13 provinces of the Teutonic Order. A number of both medieval…