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Siegfried von Feuchtwangen, 15th Grand Master of the Teutonic Order, Castle of Malbork, Poland.
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Siegfried von Feuchtwangen, 15th Grand Master of the Teutonic Order, Castle of Malbork, Poland.

Siegfried von Feuchtwangen was the 15th Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights from 1303 until 1311. He was born in Franconia, in the family of Konrad von Feuchtwangen. Teutonic Knights, charging into battle. ... // Events On the 20 April, Pope Boniface VIII founds the University of Rome La Sapienza Edward I of England reconquers Scotland (see also: William Wallace, Wars of Scottish Independence) The Khilji Dynasty conquers Chittor Births Saint Birgitta, patron saint of Europe (died 1373) Gegeen Khan, Mongol emperor of China (died... Events Bolingbroke Castle passes to the House of Lancaster. ... The Franconian Rake is the symbol and unofficial coat of arms of Franconia, also appearing in emblems of many Franconian cities Franconia (German: Franken), an historic region in Germany, now forms three administrative districts of the state of Bavaria: Lower Franconia (Unterfranken), Middle Franconia (Mittelfranken), and Upper Franconia (Oberfranken). ...


He took the office after his predecessor, Gottfried von Hohenlohe, had abdicated. Gottfried's rule was marked by some internal strife within the Order.


Under Siegfried, in the year 1308 the order siezed Danzig and took control of the Pommerellen, thus becoming Poland's strongest enemy. Events Henry VII is elected as king of the Holy Roman Empire. ... 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. ...


Siegfried moved the headquarters of the order from Venice, located there by his predecessor, to Marienburg. Siegfried died there in 1311 and was buried in the cathedral of Kulmsee (Polish: Chełmża). Location within Italy Venice (Italian: Venezia), the city of canals, is the capital of the region of Veneto and of the province of Venice, 45°26′ N 12°19′ E, population 271,663 (census estimate 2004-01-01). ... There are many fortresses, castles, and towns of this name. ...


 
 

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