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Encyclopedia > Heinrich von Plauen

Heinrich V von Plauen (born circa 1370 in Lochstädt, near Königsberg - died 1429 in Lochstädt) was the 27th Grand Master of the Teutonic Order. Von Plauen arrived in Prussia around 1390 as the Order's guest, but later became its full member. He did not held any important positions and it was not until 1402 that he became the komtur of Nieszawa and of Świecie in 1407. Events Beginning of the rule of Poland by Capet-Anjou family. ... Former German name of the city of Kaliningrad. ... The coat of arms of the Kingdom of Prussia, 1701-1918 The word Prussia (Old Prussian: PrÅ«sa, German: Preußen, Polish: Prusy, Lithuanian: PrÅ«sai, Latin: Borussia) has had various (often contradictory) meanings: The land of the Baltic Prussians (in what is now parts of southern Lithuania, the Kaliningrad... Events Births December 27 - Anne de Mortimer, claimant to the English throne (died 1411) Domenico da Piacenza, Italian dancemaster (died 1470) John Dunstable, English composer (died 1453) Engelbrekt Engelbrektsson, Swedish statesman and rebel leader (died 1436) Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester (died 1447) John VIII Palaeologus Byzantine Emperor (died 1448) Deaths... Events September 14 - Battle of Homildon Hill. ... Other languages FAQs | Table free Welcome to Wikipedia, the free-content encyclopedia that anyone can edit. ... Events November 20 - A solemn truce between John, Duke of Burgundy and Louis of Valois, Duke of Orléans is agreed under the auspicies of John, Duke of Berry. ...

Von Plauen did not take the part in the battle of Grunwald on July 15th, 1410, but upon receiving the news of the Order's defeat, he rushed with his warriors to Marienburg, correctly suspecting it would be Jagiełło's next target. Von Plauen made it on time and it was thanks to his energetic actions the Order was able to save its capital. Combatants Kingdom of Poland Grand Duchy of Lithuania Teutonic Order Commanders WÅ‚adysÅ‚aw JagieÅ‚Å‚o, Vytautas the Great Ulrich von Jungingen Strength 39,000 27,000 Casualties Unknown 8,000 dead 2,000 captured The Battle of Grunwald or Battle of Tannenberg took place on July 15, 1410 between... July 15 is the 196th day (197th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 169 days remaining. ... Events July 15 – Battle of Grunwald (a. ... There are many fortresses, castles, and towns of this name. ... The Jagiellons were a royal dynasty which reigned in some Central European countries between the 14th and 16th century. ...

For his services in the defence of Marienburg, von Plauen was chosen the 27th Grand Master of the Order in 1410, omitting hierarchs of the Order with higher held positions, like Werner von Tettingen, Order's Minister of Diplomacy and the komtur of Elbing who saved himself from a certain death in the battle of Grunwald. Events July 15 – Battle of Grunwald (a. ... Motto: none Voivodship Warmia-Masuria Municipal government Rada Miejska w Elblągu Mayor Henryk Słonina Area 83,32 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 130. ...

Von Plauen accomplished major diplomatic success in 1411, signing the First Peace of Toruń on February 1st on very good terms for the Order. At the same time, despite the fact, the Order was weakened by the defeat of 1410, von Plauen started preparations for another war with the Kingdom of Poland. Events February 11 : Peace of ToruÅ„ 1411 signed in ToruÅ„, Poland Births September 21 - Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, claimant to the English throne (died 1460) Juan de Mena, Spanish poet (died 1456) Deaths June 3 - Duke Leopold IV of Austria (born 1371) November 4 - Khalil Sultan, ruler of... The state formed by Boleslaus I of Poland in 1025 during his coronation. ...

Despite his great services for the Order, von Plauen did not receive too much respect and support from other monks. He is believed to be very hot blooded and cruel, supporter of the iron fist rule. Von Plauen activelly fought off the opposition of the Prussian towns and the Society of a Lizard (http://www.turystyka.torun.pl/index.php?strona=231&jezyk=1&back=1.}

In 1411 von Plauen discovered a plot by Georg von Wirsberg, komtur of Radzyń and ordered beheading of Mikołaj of Ryńsko (one of the four knights to form the Society of a Lizard) for helping the Poles. The execution tookplace in Graudenz which brought him even less popularity. Motto: Grudziądz- miasto na szczęście Voivodship Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodship Municipal government Rada Miasta Grudziądz Mayor Andrzej Wiśniewski Area 58,7 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 102 800 none 1751/km² Founded City rights - - Latitude Longitude 53° 29 N 18° 46 E Area code +48 56 Car plates CG,CGR Twin...

Von Plauen was finally removed from the office in 1413 by Michael Küchmeister von Sternberg, the Grand Marshal and komtur of Königsberg, a supporter of further peace talk with the Kingdom of Poland, who became the 28th Grand Master of The Teutonic Order. // Events March 20 - Henry V becomes King of England Project of Annals of Joseon Dynasty began. ... A Grand Marshal is a court -, military and/or political office of very high rank. ...

Von Plauen was jailed along with his brother, also named Heinrich, a former komtur of Danzig. He was released from jail after von Sternberg's death in 1422. At that time he became the procurator of Lochstädt, where he died in 1429. For alternative meanings of Gdańsk and Danzig, see Gdansk (disambiguation) and Danzig (disambiguation) The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. ... Events August 31 - Henry VI becomes King of England. ... A promagistrate is a person who acts in and with the authority and capacity of a magistrate, but without holding a magisterial office. ... Events January 10 - Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy, founds the European Order of the Golden Fleece February 12 - Battle of Rouvray (or of the Herrings). English Forces under Sir John Fastolf defend a supply convoy carrying rations to the Earl of Suffolks army at Orleans from attack by...

Preceded by:
Ulrich von Jungingen
Grand Master of the Teutonic Order
Succeeded by:
Michael Küchmeister von Sternberg

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With the abdication of Albert of Prussia, Walter von Cronberg became the Deutschmeister in 1527 and the Grand Master in 1530.
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