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  2. Duchy of Luxemburg - Wikipedia

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    In 1411, Sigismund of Luxembourg lost the duchy to his niece Elisabeth because he defaulted on a loan. Elizabeth later sold the duchy to the Duke of Burgundy, Philip the Good of the House of Valois-Burgundy, who paid her off in 1444.

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  3. Grand Ducal Family of Luxembourg - Wikipedia

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    In 1443 the last member of the senior branch of the House of Luxemburg, Duchess Elisabeth, sold the Duchy of Luxembourg to Duke Philip the Good of Burgundy, a prince of the French House of Valois. In 1477 the duchy passed by marriage of Philip's granddaughter, Mary of Burgundy , to Archduke Maximilian I of Austria of the House of Habsburg .

  4. Luxembourg - Wikipedia

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    After the Luxembourg Crisis of 1866 nearly led to war between Prussia and France, the Grand Duchy's independence and neutrality were again affirmed by the 1867 Second Treaty of London, Prussia's troops were withdrawn from the Fortress of Luxembourg, and its Bock and surrounding fortifications were dismantled.

  5. The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg - Royalty

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    Little wonder, then, that in the 14th century Luxembourg was elevated from a county (earldom) to a duchy. Around 1443, the ruling duchess, Elizabeth of Görlitz, sold Luxembourg to Duke Philip III of Burgundy.

  6. Which Country Is The Only Remaining Grand Duchy ...

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    History of Luxembourg The history of Luxembourg started with the construction of the Luxembourg castle. In 963, Siegfried I sold part of his ancestral lands and purchased a fort named Lucilinburhuc from monks of the Abbey of St. Maximin in Trier.

  7. Limburg-Luxemburg dynasty - Wikipedia

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    The Limburg-Luxemburg dynasty, one of several families from different periods known as the Luxembourg dynasty (French: Maison de Luxembourg; German: Haus Luxemburg) was a royal family of the Holy Roman Empire in the Late Middle Ages, whose members between 1308 and 1437 ruled as kings of Germany and Holy Roman emperors as well as kings of Bohemia and Hungary.

  8. List of monarchs of Luxembourg | Historipedia Official Wiki ...

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    The Grand Duke of Luxembourg (or Grand Duchess in the event of a female monarch) is the head of state of Luxembourg. Luxembourg is the world's only sovereign extant Grand Duchy, a status to which Luxembourg was promoted in 1815 upon its unification with the Netherlands under the House of Orange-Nassau. The Luxembourgian constitution defines the Grand Duke's position:

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    Template:Fr icon/(de) "Archives of Mémorial A". Service central de législation. http://www.legilux.public.lu/leg/a/index.php. Retrieved 1 July 2007.
  9. Luxembourg

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    The county of Luxembourg became a duchy and was sold to Philip the Good Duke of Burgundy in 1443. In 1477 it came to the Habsburg Empire. In 1795 it became a department of France and in 1815 it was promoted to a grand duchy as a part of the new Kingdom of the Netherlands. In 1830 it lost half the grand duchy to the new Kingdom of Belgium.

  10. List of monarchs of Luxembourg - Wikipedia

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    The Grand Duke of Luxembourg (or Grand Duchess in the case of a female monarch) is the head of state of Luxembourg.Luxembourg is the world's only extant sovereign grand duchy, a status to which Luxembourg was promoted in 1815 upon its unification with the Netherlands under the House of Orange-Nassau.

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