1526 Births: Augustus, Elector of Saxony

1526 Births: Augustus, Elector of Saxony (Paperback)

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Publisher: Books LLC
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 1155414950
EAN: 9781155414959
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 138
Publish Date: 2010-9-15
Binding: Paperback
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 36. Chapters: Muretus, Augustus, Elector of Saxony, Elisabeth Parr, Marchioness of Northampton, Henry Carey, 1st Baron Hunsdon, Adolf, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Catherine Jagellon, Rafael Bombelli, Louis Bertrand, Dorothy Stafford, Carolus Clusius, Alvaro de Bazan, 1st Marquis of Santa Cruz, Benedict the Moor, Elisabeth of Austria, Wolfgang, Count Palatine of Zweibrucken, William FitzWilliam, Konstanty Wasyl Ostrogski, Henry Manners, 2nd Earl of Rutland, Martin Ruze de Beaulieu, Philipe de Croy, Duke of Aerschot, Li Chengliang, Claude, Duke of Aumale, Baki, Matsudaira Hirotada, Manuel Alvares, Alonso Rodriguez, Astorre Baglioni, Giovanni Battista Zelotti, Goncalo da Silveira, Juan Fernandez Navarrete, Giovanni Battista de'Cavalieri, Edmund Tanner, Sir Fulke Greville, Pedro de Ursua, Ikoma Chikamasa, Heinrich Rantzau, Olympia Fulvia Morata, Kenau Simonsdochter Hasselaer, Heinrich Blyssen, Hachisuka Masakatsu, Jacob Grimmer, Amannisa Khan, Agnes Campbell, Anna Maria of Brandenburg-Ansbach, Rafa Leszczy ski, Camillo Porzio, Adam de Craponne, Afonso, Prince of Portugal, Nagao Masakage, Nij Haruyoshi, Tani Soyo, James Bassett, Yamaoka Kagetaka, Kupluceli Oznur. Excerpt: Augustus I of Saxony (b. Freiberg, 31 July 1526 - d. Dresden, 11 February 1586) was Elector of Saxony from 1553 to 1586. Augustus was born in Freiberg, the youngest child and third (but second surviving) son of Heinrich of Saxony and Katharina of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. He consequently belonged to the Albertine branch of the Wettin family. Brought up as a Lutheran, he received a good education and studied at the university of Leipzig. When Duke Heinrich died in 1541, he decreed that his lands should be divided equally between his two sons; but as his bequest was contrary to the Albertine Law, it was not carried out, and the Dukedom passed almost intact to his elder son...
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Title: 1526 Births: Augustus, Elector of Saxony
Publisher: Books LLC
Editor: Llc Books
Created By: Llc Books
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 1155414950
EAN: 9781155414959
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 138
Publish Date: 2010-9-15
Binding: Paperback

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