Rupert II, Count Palatine of the Rhine (12 May 1325, Amberg – 6 January 1398, Amberg). He was the Elector Palatine of the Rhine from the house of Wittelsbach in 1390–1398. He was the elder son of Adolf, Count Palatine of the Rhine and Countess Irmengard of Oettingen.
He was succeeded by Charles II, Elector Palatine in 1680 but the Simmern family became extinct in the male line after he died in 1685. Later history [ edit ] In 1670, Charles II's cousin Elizabeth Charlotte of the Palatinate married Philippe of Orléans , younger brother of Louis XIV ; on this basis, Louis claimed half of the Palatinate for France.
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The Elector of the Palatinate (German: Kurfürst von der Pfalz) ruled the Electoral Palatinate of the Rhine in the Kingdom of Germany and the Holy Roman Empire from 915 to the present. 1 Counts Palatine of Lotharingia (915–1085) 1.1 House of Ezzonen 2 Counts Palatine of the Rhine (1085–1356) 2.1 Hohenstaufen Counts Palatine 2.2 Welf Counts Palatine 2.3 Wittelsbach Counts Palatine 3 ...
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The office of a Count palatine at the Frankish court of King Childebert I was already mentioned about 535. Up to the 10th century, the rule of the Merovingian and Carolingian dynasties was centered at the royal palace (Pfalz) in Aachen, in what was to become the Frankish kingdom of Lotharingia.
In 1156 Conrad of Hohenstaufen, brother of emperor Frederick Barbarossa became count palatine. The old coat of arms of the House of Hohenstaufen, the single lion, became coat of arms of the palatinate. By marriage, the Palatinate's arms also became quartered with those of Welf and later Wittelsbach. The arms of Bavaria were also used with reference to the elector's holdings in Bavaria. This was extended to quartering of the lion and the Bavarian Arms upon the ascension of Maximilian I to the position of elector of the Palatinate in 1623, used concurrently with the arms shown. The orbrepresented their position as Arch-Steward of the Holy Roman Empire.Palatine LionList of coats of arms with the Palatine Lion(German) Heidelberg and the Palatine; elaborate information on history and architecture, illustrated with many pictures.(German) Virtual Library of the History of the Electoral PalatinateCharles D. Gunnoe, (2004) "Palatinate" in Europe, 1450 to 1789: Encyclopedia of the Early Modern World
Rupert I, Elector Palatine. Rupert I "the Red", Elector Palatine (9 June 1309, Wolfratshausen – 16 February 1390, Neustadt an der Weinstraße) was Count Palatine of the Rhine from 1353 to 1356, and Elector Palatine from 10 January 1356 to 16 February 1390. New!!: Electoral Palatinate and Rupert I, Elector Palatine · See more » Saarbrücken
the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia. Rupert of the Palatinate (; 5 May 1352 – 18 May 1410), a member of the House of Wittelsbach, was Elector Palatine from 1398 (as Rupert III) and King of Germany (rex Romanorum) from 1400 until his death.
The House of Wittelsbach split into these two branches in 1329: Under the Treaty of Pavia, Emperor Louis IV granted the Palatinate including the Bavarian Upper Palatinate to his brother Duke Rudolf's descendants, Rudolf II, Rupert I and Rupert II. Rudolf I in this way became the ancestor of the older (Palatinate) line of the Wittelsbach dynasty ...
Christopher of Bavaria and Rupert II, Elector Palatine · See more » Rupert, King of Germany. Rupert of the Palatinate (Ruprecht von der Pfalz; 5 May 1352 – 18 May 1410), a member of the House of Wittelsbach, was Elector Palatine from 1398 (as Rupert III) and King of Germany (rex Romanorum) from 1400 until his death. New!!:
Sep 21, 2019 · Rupert Augustus’s coronation as King Rupert I Augustus of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the subsequent coronations of Charles as King Charles II of Bohemia and William as Elector Palatine William I marked the beginning of a new era for the House of Palatine-Simmern, a new era built on the foundations of Rupert IV and I ...