In November 1627, the Duchy of Pomerania had capitulated to the forces of the Holy Roman Empire. Bogislaw XIV, Duke of Pomerania, on 10 November signed the Capitulation of Franzburg with Hans Georg von Arnim, who on behalf of Albrecht von Wallenstein commanded the imperial occupation forces in Pomerania.
Name of the Dynasty. The dynasty is known by two names, Pomerania, after their primary fief, and Griffin, after their coat of arms, which had featured a griffin since the late 12th century: the first verifiable use of the griffin as the dynasty's heraldic emblem occurred in a seal of Casimir II, Duke of Pomerania, which showed the imaginary beast within a shield, and was attached to a document ...
BOGISLAW von Pommern, son of BOGISLAW I Duke of Pomerania & his second wife Anastasia of Poland (-24 Jan 1220). " Boguslaus, Barnim et Otto…Duces Slauorum " confirmed the possessions of Kloster Gramzow by charter dated 22 Mar 1289, which names " patris nostri bone memorie domini Barnim et avi nostri junioris Bugslai, nec non proavi nostri ...
On 26 November 1338, the two were betrothed. However, in 1341, Casimir wanted to make an alliance with the dukes of Pomerania. He agreed to marry one of his daughters to Bogislaw V, Duke of Pomerania-Wolgast. Elizabeth, as the older daughter was eventually chosen as Bogislaw’s bride.
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The most prominent Griffin was Eric of Pomerania, who became king of the Kalmar Union in 1397, thus ruling Denmark, Sweden and Norway. The last Griffin duke of Pomerania was Bogislaw XIV, who died during the Thirty Years' War, which led to the division of Pomerania between Brandenburg-Prussia and Sweden.
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August 9 – Bogislaw XIII, Duke of Pomerania (d. 1606) September 1 – John Gordon, Scottish bishop (d. 1619) September 29 – Giovanni de' Medici, Italian Catholic cardinal (d. 1562) November 1 – Hasan Kafi Pruščak, Bosnian scholar and judge (d. 1615) November 15 – Dorothea Susanne of Simmern, Duchess of Saxe-Weimar (d. 1592)
Anne of Bohemia (11 May 1366 – 7 June 1394) was Queen of England as the first wife of King Richard II.A member of the House of Luxembourg, she was the eldest daughter of Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor and King of Bohemia, and Elizabeth of Pomerania.