Speculative Genealogy, Haraldus II 1590 – 1662

Born in 1590, my ancestor Harald(us) the second of Lorenzburg became the reigning Prince at the age of 18 when his father Simonus died of a stray bullet in a hunting accident. Harald II was a man of great learning, especially in history, literature and art. He was the institutor of the Order of the … Continue reading Speculative Genealogy, Haraldus II 1590 – 1662

Speculative genealogy: Harald Taxebond von Fräähsen 1st Prince of Lorenzburg

Being of noble descent and of Princely elevation one must be familiar with one’s origins. Since my paternal grandfather was interested in genealogy, I am quite fortunate to know my paternal family history all the way back to 1501 when Harald “Taxebond” von Fräähsen was born. Harald “Taxebond” von Fräähsen is the first Prince of Lorenzburg. Born in … Continue reading Speculative genealogy: Harald Taxebond von Fräähsen 1st Prince of Lorenzburg