Barnim I, Duke of Pomerania In the 1230s, the Margraviate of Brandenburg was ruled in common by two brothers of the House of Ascania, John I and Otto III, while the Duchy of Pomerania was partially divided and ruled by two cousins of the House of Pomerania, Wartislaw III of Pomerania-Demmin and Barnim I of Pomerania-Stettin.
Bogislaw II, Duke of Pomerania-Stettin (1187–1220) Miroslava of Pomerelia, Regent (1220–1226) Barnim I the Good, Duke of Pomerania-Stettin (1220–1264), of Pomerania (1264–1278) Bogislaw IV, co-Duke of Pomerania (1278–c.1295) Duke of Pomerania-Wolgast (c.1295–1309) Matilda of Brandenburg, Regent of Pomerania (1278–1294)
The first written trace of the Pomeranian monarch is the 1046 mention of Zemuzil dux Bomeranorum (Siemomysl, duke of Pomeranians). The Chronicle of the Polish dukes written in 1113 by so called Gallus Anomynous mentions several dukes of Pomerania: Swantibor, Gniewomir, and an unnamed duke besieged in Kolobrzeg.
1569 -- Pomeranian Duke Barnim IX resigns from his office and transfers his duchy to his nephew, Duke John Frederick. 1572 -- The Stettin trading house of the Loitz's goes bankrupt. 1573-1618 -- Life-span of Duke Phillip II, the throne's greatest promoter of arts and science.
But Pomerania, which was populated by a Slavic tribe, had been independent for a long period before. About 995 was Pomerania conquered by Poland for the first time and it was thereafter struggling to retain as much of its autonomy as possible against Poland, Denmark and German states.
Then in 1269 duke Barnim promised in his testimony the city of Danzig and other parts of Eastern Pomerania to his father-in-law, the margrave of Brandenburg. Barnim however had no right to do it, since Eastern Pomerania was ruled by the Mscislaw[?] dukes of Swiecie family, who decided that after his death Pomerania should return to Poland.
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After losing much of its territory, Pommern-Demmin is absorbed into Pommern-Wolgast by Barnim I upon the death of Wartislaw. Pommern-Wolgast AD 1187 - 1625. This and Pommern-Demmin were the first divisions of the duchy of Pomerania, with Pommern-Woolgast the junior of the two. Pomerania had already been informally partitioned under the joint ...
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History. At the time of the Reformation Pomerania within the Holy Roman Empire (Duchy of Pomerania) consisted of three separate states, the two branch duchies of Pomerania-Stettin (capital: Stettin, renamed as Szczecin as of 1945) and Pomerania-Wolgast (capital: Wolgast) as well as of the secular principality (capital: Kolberg, renamed as Kołobrzeg as of 1945) ruled by the Prince-Bishops of ...