List of states in the Holy Roman Empire (P)

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This is a list of states in the Holy Roman Empire beginning with the letter P:

Name Type Circle Bench Formed Notes
DEU Paderborn COA.svg Paderborn 795: Bishopric
1127: Comital power
1281: HRE Prince-Bishopric
Low Rhen EC 881 777: 1st church in Paderborn founded
Between 815-862: Paderborn received special protection from Emperor Louis the Pious
881: Confirmation of Bishopric as a county
974: Emperor Otto II bestowed the right to a free election of bishops
Before 1180: Part of older Duchy of Saxony, till emperor deposed Henry the Lion
1180: As fief to Archbishopric-Electorate of Cologne at the carve-up of the older Duchy of Saxony
1281: Gained Imperial immediacy
1793: Council of Princes
1802: Secularized and annexed to Prussia
1807: To Kingdom of Westphalia
1813: To Prussia
Palatinate Arms.svg Electorate of the Palatinate (Kurpfalz)
Count Palatine of the Rhine, Arch-Steward and Prince-Elector of the Holy Roman Empire
1095: County Palatine
1356: HRE Prince-Elector
El Rhin EL 915(916): origins in the 6th century 915(916): Count Palatinate of Lotharingia
945: Count Palatinate of Lorraine
1095: Palatinate of the Rhine
1214: County Palatinate went to Bavarian Wittelsbach by inheritance
1623: Electoral dignity transferred to Bavaria
1628: Incorporated into Bavaria
1648: New electoral seat granted to Palatinate
1777: Inherited by Bavaria
1803: Mediatized
1410: Partitioned into the Electorate of the Palatinate, Upper Palatinate or Palatinate-Neumarkt, Palatinate-Mosbach and Palatinate-Simmern
1448: Palatinate-Mosbach line extinct; reunited with the Electorate of the Palatinate
1499: Upper Palatinate line extinct; united with the Electorate of the Palatinate
1582: HRE Council of Princes
1777: Inherited Bavaria
1803: Incorporated into Bavaria
Wappen Birkenfeld BIR.jpg Palatinate-Birkenfeld County Palatine Upp Rhen PR 1569: Partitioned from Palatinate-Zweibrücken 1600: Partitioned into itself and Palatinate-Bischweiler
1671: Annexed to Palatinate-Bischweiler
1735: Partitioned from Palatinate-Bischweiler
1775: Annexed to Palatinate-Gelnhausen
Blason de Bischwiller.svg Palatinate-Bischweiler County Palatine Upp Rhen PR 1600: Partitioned from Palatinate-Birkenfeld 1654: Division into Palatinate-Bischweiler and Palatinate-Gelnhausen
1671: Inherited extinct Birkenfeld line
1731: Inherited Palatinate-Zweibrücken
1735: Partitioned into Palatinate-Birkenfeld and Palatinate-Zweibrücken
Wappen Gelnhausen.png Palatinate-Gelnhausen County Palatine Upp Rhen PR 1654: Partitioned from Palatinate-Lützelstein 1801: Annexed to France
Palatinate Arms.svg Palatinate-Hilpolstein County Palatine Bav PR 1614: Partitioned from Palatinate-Neuburg 1644: Annexed to Palatinate-Sulzbach
Palatinate Arms.svg Palatinate-Kleeburg County Palatine Upp Rhen PR 1604: Partitioned from Palatinate-Zweibrücken 1654 - 1718: Annexed to Sweden
1718: Annexed to Palatinate-Landsberg
Palatinate Arms.svg Palatinate-Landsberg County Palatine Upp Rhen PR 1604: Partitioned from Palatinate-Zweibrücken 1677 - 1693: Annexed to France
1731: Annexed to Palatinate-Bischweiler
Palatinate Arms.svg Palatinate-Lautereck County Palatine Upp Rhen PR 1592: Partitioned from Palatinate-Veldenz 1694: Annexed to Palatinate-Birkenfeld
Palatinate Arms.svg Palatinate-Lützelstein County Palatine Upp Rhen PR 1592: Partitioned from Palatinate-Veldenz 1654: Partitioned into Palatinate-Gelnhausen and Palatinate-Lautereck
Wappen Mosbach Baden.png Palatinate-Mosbach County Palatine n/a n/a 1410: Partitioned from the Electorate of the Palatinate 1499: Annexed to the Electorate of the Palatinate
Wappen-neuburg.jpg Palatinate-Neuburg Duchy Bav PR 1505: Created for Otto, Henry and Philip, sons of Ruprecht, Bishop of Freising 1557: Annexed to Pfalz-Zweibrücken
Wappen-neuburg.jpg Palatinate-Neuburg County Palatine Bav PR 1569: Partitioned from Palatinate-Zweibrücken 1614: Partitioned into itself, Palatinate-Hilpoltstein and Palatinate-Sulzbach
1685: Elector Palatines
Palatinate Arms.svg Palatinate-Neumarkt County Palatine n/a n/a 1410: Partitioned from the Electorate of the Palatinate 1448: Annexed to the Electorate of the Palatinate
Palatinate Arms.svg Palatinate-Simmern County Palatine Upp Rhen PR 1410: Partitioned from the Electorate of the Palatinate 1459: Partitioned into itself and Palatinate-Zweibrücken
1598: Elector Palatines
1673: Annexed to the Electorate of the Palatinate
Wappen Landkreis Amberg-Sulzbach.png Palatinate-Sulzbach County Palatine Bav PR 1569: Partitioned from Palatinate-Zweibrücken 1604: Annexed to Palatinate-Neuburg
1614: Partitioned from Palatinate-Neuburg
1742: Elector Palatines
Wappen Veldenz.png Palatinate-Veldenz County Palatine Upp Rhen PR 1543: Partitioned from Palatinate-Zweibrücken 1592: Partitioned into Palatinate-Lautereck and Palatinate-Lützelstein
WappenVohenstrauss.jpg Palatinate-Vohenstrauss County Palatine Upp Rhen PR 1569: Partitioned from Palatinate-Zweibrücken 1597: Annexed to Palatinate-Neuburg
Palatinate Arms.svg Palatinate-Zweibrücken County Palatine Upp Rhen PR 1459: Partitioned from Palatinate-Simmern 1543:Partitioned into itself and Palatinate-Veldenz
1569: Partitioned into itself, Palatinate-Birkenfeld, Palatinate-Neuburg, Palatinate-Sulzbach and Palatinate-Vohenstrauss
1604: Partitioned into itself, Palatinate-Kleeburg and Palatinate-Landsberg
1661: Annexed to Palatinate-Landsberg
1735: Partitioned from Palatinate-Bischweiler
1799: Inherited Bavaria
Pappenheim HRE Arms.jpg Pappenheim
HRE Count & Lord of Pappenheim
c. 1030: Lordship
1628: County
c. 1030 1439: Division into Aletzheim, Gräfenthal and Treutlingen
1558: Division into Pappenheim and Stühlingen
1536: Absorbed Gräfenthal
1740/1742: HRE County status confirmed
1647: Absorbed Treutlingen
1697: Absorbed Aletzheim
1806: Mediatised to Bavaria
Wappen Parkstein.png Parkstein 1776: HRE County 1777: immediate Lords of Reipoltskirchen
Wappen von Passau.png Passau c. 722: Bishopric Bav EC 999 1500: Bavarian Circle
1793: Council of Princes
1803: Annexed to Salzburg
1805: Secularized to Bavaria
Coats of arms of None.svg Passavant Lordship
Wappen petershausen.png Petershausen 983: Abbacy Swab 983: Abbey founded by St. Gebhard II (979-995)
1793: Council of Princes
Wappen Pfaefers.png Pfäfers 740: Abbey
HRE Abbacy
Pfullendorf Wappen.png Pfullendorf Imperial Free City Swab SW Mediatized in 1803
Stemma.Appiani.Piombino.jpg Piombino Principality 1594: Created by Rudolf II out of Appiani possessions in southern Tuscany 1801: Abolished by Napoleon Bonaparte.
Coats of arms of None.svg Platen Lordship
1630: Barony
c. 1396 Acquired Hallermund
1707: Formed C. of Platen-Hallermund
Coats of arms of None.svg Platen-Hallermund County 1707: Created out of a union of Platen barony and Hallermund
Coats of arms of None.svg Plesse Lordship 1571: Line of lords died out; passed to Hesse
Stadtwappen der Stadt Plettenberg.png Plettenberg Lordship
1724: HRE County
c. 1643 1698: Partitioned into Plettenberg-Lenhausen and Plettenberg-Wittem
1722: immediate Lords of Wittem and Eyss
1732: Imperial Estate
Stadtwappen der Stadt Plettenberg.png Plettenberg-Lenhausen 1698: Partitioned from Plettenberg 1730: Annexed to Plettenberg-Wittem
Stadtwappen der Stadt Plettenberg.png Plettenberg-Wittem
HRE Count of Plettenberg & Wittem
Lordship
1724: County
1698: Partitioned from Plettenberg
Wappen von Ploen.png Plön Duchy
Wappen pluwig.png Pluwig Lordship
Pommernwappen.jpg Pomerania Duchy At times internally divided into Pomerania-Demmin, -Stettin, -Stolp and -Wolgast.
Since 1630 Swedish-occupied.
Since 1653 divided into Swedish Pomerania and Brandenburg-Prussian Pomerania.
Blason fabre.jpg Provence 855: Kingdom
879: County
863: Divided between Italy (south) and Lotharingia (Lorraine) (north)
869-877: French rule
933: To Kingdom of Arles
1032: To Holy Roman Empire
1481: In personal union with the French royal domain
Wappen Prüm.svg Prüm
Prum
Pruem
720: HRE Abbey
Prince-Abbot
Upp Rhen 721: Prum was built
1574: Ceded to Trier
1793: Council of Princes
1801: Annexed to France
1815: Incorporated to Prussia
Coats of arms of None.svg Pückler and Limpurg County Franc FR Renamed from Pückler when inherited a portion of Limpurg
Pyrbaum.jpg Pyrbaum Lordship 1500: Bavarian Circle
Wappen bad pyrmont.svg Pyrmont
Prince of Waldeck & Pyrmont, Count of Rappolstein, Lord of Hohenack & Geroldseck am Wasgau
County Low Rhen WF 1149 Grafschaft Pyrmont (German)
1557: Annexed to Sternberg and Pyrmont
1583: Recreated on partition
1631: Annexed to Waldeck-Eisenberg
Coats of arms of None.svg Pyrmont (in Eifel) County Low Rhen WF Burg Pyrmont (German)
Held by Waldbott von Bassenheim

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