The Dominion of Lubowla,[a] also known as the Dominion of Lubowla and Podoliniec,[b] was an administrative division of the Eldership of Spisz, that until 1568 belonged to the Kingdom of Poland, and from 1569 to 1772, to the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland, Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth. Since 1772, it belonged to the Szepes County, Kingdom of Hungary. Its capital was Stará Ľubovňa, and other important towns were Podolínec and Hniezdne.[1][2]

Dominion of Lubowla
Administrative division of Eldership of Spisz
1412–1778

Map of Spiš after the Spiš Pledge, including the Dominion of Lubowla.
CapitalStará Ľubovňa
History 
• Spiš Pledge and partition of the Province of 24 Szepes Towns
8 November 1412
1 July 1569
1669
• Incorporation into Szepes County, Kingdom of Hungary
1772
• Incorporation into the Province of 16 Szepes Towns
1778
Contained within
 • CountryKingdom of Poland (1412–1569)
Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth (1569–1772)
Kingdom of Hungary (1772–1778)
 • Union memberstateCrown of the Kingdom of Poland (1569–1772)
 • ProvinceLesser Poland (1569–1772)
 • EldershipEldership of Spisz (1412–1772)
 • CountySzepes County (1772–1778)
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Szepes County
Province of 16 Szepes Towns

It was formed on 8 November 1412, during the Spiš Pledge, from the part of the Szepes County, that was pledged from the Kingdom of Hungary to the Kingdom of Poland. In 1569, after the formation of Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, it became a part of Lesser Poland Province, Crown of the Kingdom of Poland. The eldership got conquered by Habsburg monarchy between 1769 and 1770 and remained under occupation until 1772 when it was formally incorporated into the Szepes County, Kingdom of Hungary. After that, it existed as the seat until 1778, when it unified with the Province of 13 Spisz Towns, forming the Province of 16 Szepes Towns.[1][2]

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Notes edit

  1. ^ Polish: dominium lubowlańskie
  2. ^ Polish: dominium lubowlańsko-podolinieckie; Slovakian: Ľubovniansko-podolínske panstvo

References edit

  1. ^ a b Zuzanna Krempaská, Sixteen Scepus Towns from 1412 to 1876.
  2. ^ a b Encyklopédia Slovenska, Veda.

Bibliography edit

  • Zuzanna Krempaská, Sixteen Scepus Towns from 1412 to 1876. Spišska Nova Vés, Spiš Museum. ISBN 9788085173062.
  • Encyklopédia Slovenska, VEDA, Bratislava, 1980.
  • Julia Radziszewska, Studia spiskie. Katowice. 1985.
  • Terra Scepusiensis. Stan badań nad dziejami Spiszu. Lewocza-Wrocław. 2003.