The origin of the name "Württemberg" remains obscure. Scholars have universally rejected the once-popular derivation from "Wirth am Berg". Some authorities derive it from a proper name: "Wiruto" or "Wirtino," others from a Celtic place-name, "Virolunum" or "Verdunum".
His father, Count Eberhard IV was buried in the abbey in 972, sealing the connection between the family and Altorf.  The abbey had was built following a cenobite community of monks called the Altum Coenobium , which was reported in 787, where the name of the abbey and village came from.
Edward IV of England undertook to place the Duke of Albany on his brother's throne of Scotland. Treaty of Arras (1482) Between King Louis XI of France and the governments of the Low Countries. Treaty of Münsingen: Count Eberhard V reunites the divided County of Württemberg and declares it indivisible. 1484 Treaty of Bagnolo
Eberhard IV von Neipperg († 1506) was inclined to Württemberg. His sons Eberhard V. († 1534) and Diether († 1541) achieved a new division of the estate with their cousin Georg Wilhelm († 1520) after his death, so that the Adelshofen line owned the eponymous town of Adelshofen and half of Schwaigern.
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Importance of a count palatine in medieval Europe Comes palatinus. This Latin title is the original, but also pre-feudal: it originated as a Roman Comes, which was a non-hereditary court title of high rank, the specific part palatinus being the adjective derived from palatium ('palace').
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Lauffen am Neckar (German pronunciation: [ˌlaʊfn̩ ʔam ˈnɛkaɐ̯] ()) or simply Lauffen is a town in the district of Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.It is on the river Neckar, 9 kilometres (6 miles) southwest of Heilbronn.
The Hohenstaufen family controlled the duchy of Swabia until the death of Conradin in 1268, when a considerable part of its lands fell to the count of Württemberg, the representative of a family first mentioned in about 1080, a certain Conrad von Beutelsbach, who took the name from his ancestral castle of Württemberg.
The Golden Rose is a gold ornament, which popes of the Catholic Church have traditionally blessed annually. It is occasionally conferred as a token of reverence or affection. Recipients have included churches and sanctuaries, royalty, military figures, and government