Saxe-Eisenberg

The Duchy of Saxe-Eisenberg was one of the Saxon Duchies held by the Ernestine line of the Wettin Dynasty.

Duchy of Saxe-Eisenberg

Herzogtum Sachsen-Eisenberg
1680–1707
Coat of arms of Saxe-Eisenberg
Coat of arms
Locator Duchy of Saxe-Eisenberg (1680).svg
StatusState of the Holy Roman Empire
CapitalEisenberg, Thuringia
GovernmentPrincipality
Historical eraMiddle Ages
• Partitioned from
    Saxe-Gotha
1680
• Extinction of line
1707
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Saxe-Weimar Saxe-Gotha
Saxe-Hildburghausen Saxe-Weimar

HistoryEdit

Established in 1680 for Christian, fifth son of Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Gotha, the Duchy consisted of Eisenberg and the towns of Ronneburg, Roda and Camburg. Upon his death in April 1707, as he had no male heirs, the lands were passed to Saxe-Hildburghausen.[1][2]

Dukes of Saxe-EisenbergEdit

ReferencesEdit

CitationsEdit

  1. ^ a b Michael 2016, p. 651.
  2. ^ Foster 1989, p. 76.

BooksEdit

  • Foster, Joseph (1989). The Dictionary of Heraldry: Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books. ISBN 9781851703098.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  • Michael, Thomas (2016). Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800. F+W Media, Inc. ISBN 9781440247064.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)