- The Electorate of Saxony was a state of the Holy Roman Empire established when Emperor Charles IV raised the Ascanian duchy of Saxe-Wittenberg to the status of an Electorate by the Golden Bull of 1356. Upon the extinction of the House of Ascania, it was feoffed to the Margraves of Meissen from the Wettin dynasty in 1423, who moved the ducal residence up the river Elbe to Dresden. After the Empire's dissolution in 1806, the Wettin Electors raised Saxony to a territorially reduced kingdom.
1 day ago · Prince Karl Christian Joseph of Saxony - in English, Charles of Saxony - (13 July 1733 – 16 June 1796) was a German prince of the House of Wettin and Duke of Courland and Semigallia. Born in Dresden , he was the fifth son of Augustus III , King of Poland and Elector of Saxony, and Maria Josepha of Austria .
1 day ago · Biography. She was a daughter of John George I, Elector of Saxony, and his spouse Princess Magdalene Sibylle of Prussia.She was engaged in 1627 and married in 1630. Her marriage was arranged by the Danish queen Dowager Sophie, and the duchess Dowager of Saxony, Hedwig of Denmark.
1 day ago · Jesus told Peter that he would “build [his] church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.” (Matthew 16:18) St. Paul described this church as ” one body and … you were called to the one hope that belongs to your call— one Lord, one faith, one baptism, one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and […]
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