Vineyards & Women of faith

Vineyards & Women of faith

Vineyards & Women of faith

© 2010 RESilU | Please don't use this image without my explicit permission. || • FreiRaum - My Blog || • My most interesting ______________________________________________ Wikipedia: Ruins Weibertreu || Weinsberg || ___________________________________________________________________________ Women of faith In 1140 the castle was owned by the Guelphs, who fought with the Swabians for power in the kingdom. King Conrad III. In his wake his brother, Frederick II of Swabia and several bishops and princes (including Mark Hermann Graf III. Von Baden), besieged the castle for several weeks and hit on 21 December 1140 in the open field to relieve the onrushing Welf VI. Shortly thereafter, led to the castle. The report of the Cologne Chronicle According to King the king promised the women at the castle vineyard safe passage, but gave permission "to carry away any likely, what they furnish on their shoulders." On the men waited for death. The women took the king at his word and helped their husbands on their backs down, which they saved the lives, the king kept his word. The women were known as loyal wives of Weinberg, and the castle came Weibertreu result of this incident on their behalf (presumably in the course of the 18th century). With the surrender of the castle came into possession of the Swabians, a Ministerialengeschlecht, the Lords of the vineyard, which uses the castle. To 1450 had held that the castle as a feudal kingdom and placed the end of the 14th Century, the Archbishop and Elector of Mainz (Konrad II von Weinsberg) and the beginning of the 15th Reichserb the century (as) Chamberlain (Konrad IX. By Weinberg). They also complained about the control of the city vineyard, the city resisted, however, and strove for the status of an imperial city, which she succeeded in 1430 as well. Already in 1440 but the city was Palatine, and 1450 also sold by the Lords of Weinsberg lack of funds, the castle vineyard to the Palatinate. Source: Wikipedia

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