nal owner, Count Ulrich V of Württemberg (1413–1480), as well as the year in which it was made, 1460—information rarely known for any !fteenth-century object. The crossbow !rst received scholarly attention when its owner at the time, the noted British arms and armor scholar and collector Charles Alexander, baron de Cosson (1846–
Ulrich von Württemberg gehört zu den herausragenden, aber auch umstrittensten Figuren der württembergischen Geschichte. Sein Schicksal war in der ersten Hälfte des 16. Jahrhunderts, am Beginn der Neuzeit, untrennbar mit dem des Landes verknüpft.
- Werner Frasch
In 1521, it was passed on to Duke Ulrich von Württemberg, who developed Hohentwiel into one of the strongest fortresses of his duchy. During this time, it began to be used as a prison, and in 1526, Hans Müller von Bulgenbach, a peasant commander, was imprisoned there before he was executed.
1. Probably Heinrich Heid von Winterthur (recorded in Stuttgart 1454-60). Crossbow of Ulrich V, Count of Wurttemberg (1413 1480), 1460. Horn, tendon,
Duke Friedrich Paul Wilhelm of Württemberg (German: Friedrich Paul Wilhelm, Herzog von Württemberg; 25 June 1797, Bad Carlsruhe, Silesia, Kingdom of Prussia – 25 November 1860, Mergentheim, Kingdom of Württemberg) was a member of the House of Württemberg and a Duke of Württemberg.
Darstellung des Sieges über Graf Ulrich von Württemberg durch Hans den Kecken im Gemmingenschen Stamm- u. Turnierbuch mit falschem Datum (und falschem württembergischem Wappen). Eigentümer: Dajo von Gemmingen-Hornberg, Archiv de:Burg Hornberg . 23 September 2006 (original upload date) (Original text: 9.2006).
Apr 30, 2015 - A beautiful crossbow, provenance: Germany dating: first quarter of the 17th Century.
02.05.2019 - Artist: Brosamer, Hans, Title: Porträt des Herzogs Ulrich von Württemberg und Teck , Date: 16th century, 1st half
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Duke Ulrich of Württemberg (1487-1550, ruled 1498 to 1519 and 1534 to 1550) possibly commissioned this armor in anticipation of riding, along with other German princes, with Maximilian I of Austria from Germany to Rome, where Maximilian was to be crowned Holy Roman Emperor by Pope Julius II.