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Charles II, Count of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen


Charles II, Count of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen German: Karl II, Graf von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen 1547 – 8 April 1606 became Count of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen in 1576 and remained so until his death He was the fifth but second surviving son of Charles I, Count of Hohenzollern and Anna, daughter of Ernest, Margrave of Baden-Durlach

Contents

  • 1 Life
  • 2 Marriages and Issue
  • 3 Ancestry
  • 4 Notes
  • 5 References
  • 6 External links

Life

Initially, he was educated in Vienna, and later in Freiburg im Breisgau jointly with his older brother Eitel Friedrich Later, he assisted to the Aulic Council in Vienna, where his father served as president; there, he gained the trust and friendship of Ferdinand II, Archduke of Further Austria son of Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand I and went into his service to Tyrol, being able to established good connections with the Holy Roman Empire, which was seen in 1570 when he was appointed Supreme Captain and Governor in Alsace Two years later, Charles II took over the guardianship of Count Jakob of Geroldseck

Under the rule of his father Charles I the possessions of the county of Zollern who in the narrow sense where the districts of Sigmaringen, Böhringen, Haigerloch and Wehrstein was still united The three oldest sons were entitled to jointly inherit, but in 1576 they decided to contract a pact of inheritance, where they received each of them an economically equivalent part of the County, founding the three lines of Hohenzollern-Hechingen, Hohenzollern-Haigerloch, and Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen

Charles II received the district of Sigmaringen with the monasteries of Hedingen and Inzigkofen and the County of Veringen[1] However, Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen had high inheritance taxes to paid to the Holy Roman Empire A judgment of the Reichskammergericht in 1588 stated that the County of Sigmaringen was an imperial fief However, this assessment was until 1806 called into question

Charles II chose Sigmaringen as his main residence and rebuild Sigmaringen Castle Between 1576 and 1606 he ordered the construction of the vault in the castle and a church next In 1589 he acquired the Ratzenhofen Castle in the village of Sigmaringendorf In 1595 he bought the district of Krauchenwies, which remained closely connected with the County of Sigmaringen until 1850, when was annexed by Prussia

Marriages and Issue

In Munich on 18 January 1569 Charles II married firstly with Euphrosyne 1552 – 5 October 1590, a daughter of Frederick V, Count of Oettingen-Wallerstein They had fifteen children:

  • Ferdinand 24 August 1571 – 1 November 1571
  • Anna Marie 1 June 1573 – 1 June 1598, married on 15 February 1589 to Markus Fugger, Lord of Kirchberg-Weissenhorn in Kirchheim
  • Maria Magdalena 9 January 1574 – 2 January 1582
  • Barbara 11 January 1575 – 15 May 1577
  • Maria Jakobe 3 January 1577 – 18 March 1650, married on 14 April 1595 to Heinrich Truchsess of Waldburg-Wolfegg
  • Johann 17 August 1578 – 22 March 1638, the first Fürst Prince -elevated in 1623- of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
  • Karl 24 September 1579 – 23 March 1585
  • Euphrosyne 6 November 1580 – 4 February 1582
  • Eitel Friedrich 26 September 1582 – 19 September 1625, Cardinal 1621, Bishop of Osnabrück 1623-25
  • Maria Maximiliane 31 October 1583 – 11 September 1649, married firstly on 25 January 1598 to Joachim Ulrich, Freiherr z Hradce von Neuhaus and secondly on 25 October 1605 to Adam II of Sternberg
  • Ernst Georg 7 May 1585 – 19 April 1625, married on 18 February 1611 with Marie Jakobe of Raitenau, with he had two daughters
  • Maria Eleonore 29 October 1586 – 1668, married on 20 February 1605 with Johann Fugger the Elder, Count of Kirchberg-Weissenhorn
  • Maria Sabine 12 November 1587 – 1590
  • Jakob Friedrich 9 August 1589 – 25 August 1589
  • Maria born and died 15 September 1590

In Sigmaringen on 13 May 1591, Charles II married secondly with Elisabeth 1567 – 8 May 1620, a daughter of Floris, Freiherr of Palant and Count of Cuylenburg and widow of James III, Margrave of Baden-Hachberg They had ten children:

  • Maria Elisabeth 10 January 1592 – 28 October 1659, married firstly on 21 September 1608 with Johann Christoph, Count of Hohenzollern-Haigerloch and secondly on 14 October 1624 with Count Karl Ludwig of Sulz, Landgraf in Klettgau
  • Georg Friedrich 16 March 1593 – 9 May 1593
  • Maria Salome 2 February 1595 – 10 November 1595
  • Maria Juliane 4 February 1596 – 1669
  • Philipp Eusebius 30 January 1597 – 3 November 1601
  • Christian born and died 3 February 1598
  • Maria Cleopha 11 June 1599 – 26 February 1685, married firstly on 6 November 1618 with Johann Jakob, Count of Bronckhorst and Anholt and secondly on 29 March 1632 with Philippe-Charles, 3rd Count of Arenberg
  • Maria Christiane 22 May 1600 – 1634
  • Maria Katharine 24 November 1601 – 1602
  • Maria Amalie 1 January 1603 – 

Ancestry

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Notes

  1. ^ Gerhard Köbler: Historisches Lexikon der Deutschen Länder Die deutschen Territorien vom Mittelalter bis zur Gegenwart 7 vollständig überarbeitete Auflage C H Beck, München 2007, p 293

References

  • Otto Hintze: Die Hohenzollern und ihr Werk 1415-1915 Verlag A Steiger, Solingen 1982
  • Gustav Schilling: Geschichte des Hauses Hohenzollern in genealogisch fortlaufenden Biographien aller seiner Regenten von den ältesten bis auf die neuesten Zeiten, nach Urkunden und andern authentischen Quellen Fleischer, Leipzig 1843, p 263
  • Günter Schmitt: Sigmaringen In: Günter Schmitt: Burgenführer Schwäbische Alb Band 3: Donautal Wandern und entdecken zwischen Sigmaringen und Tuttlingen Biberacher Verlagsdruckerei, Biberach 1990, pp 41–62
  • Eduard Vehse: Geschichte der deutschen Höfe seit der Reformation Band 40 = Abteilung 6: Geschichte der kleinen deutschen Höfe Band 6 Hoffmann und Campe, Hamburg 1856, p 80

External links

  • The Family tree from the website of Unternehmensgruppe Fürst von Hohenzollern


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