List of states in the Holy Roman Empire (F)

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

Name Type Circle Bench Formed Notes
Blason Fécocourt 54.svg Fagnolle Lordship
1571: Barony
1770: County
Low Rhen WE Originally to Lords of Fagnolle 1218: To Rumigny
1333: To Enghien
1470: To Barbançon
1571: To Hénin-Liétard; HRE Baron
1598: To Melun
1634: To Ligne
1770: HRE Count
1787: Joined Lower Rhenish-Westphalian Circle
1789: Joined Bench of Counts of Westphalia
1792: To France
1803: Ligne compensated with Edelstetten
1815: To the Netherlands
1830: To Belgium
CoA Falkenstein Lordship.svg Falkenstein Lordship n/a n/a 1220: Partitioned from Bolanden 1255: Inherited territories of Hagen-Münzenberg
1271: Partitioned into Falkenstein-Münzenberg-Lich and Falkenstein-Münzenberg-Butzbach
CoA Falkenstein Lordship.svg Falkenstein County Upp Rhen WE 1518: Title invested on Daun-Oberstein, renamed Daun-Falkenstein 1546: To Daun-Falkenstein-Oberstein
1628: Half to Löwenhaupt-Rasburg
1652: Daun half to Manderscheid-Kail
1686: Manderscheid half to Manderscheid-Kail-Blankenheim
1724: To Lorraine
1731: To Austria
1794: To France
CoA Falkenstein Lordship.svg Falkenstein-Münzenberg-Butzbach Lordship
1393: County
n/a n/a 1271: Partitioned from Falkenstein 1393: HRE Count
1409: Extinct; to Falkenstein-Münzenberg-Lich
CoA Falkenstein Lordship.svg Falkenstein-Münzenberg-Lich Lordship
1398: County
n/a n/a 1271: Partitioned from Falkenstein 1398: HRE Count
1418: Extinct; divided between Eppstein and Solms
CoA Feldkirch, Vorarlberg.svg Feldkirch Lordship
County
n/a n/a c. 1218: First mentioned; to Montfort 1258: To Montfort-Feldkirch
1375: To Austria
Blason Fenetrange 57.svg Finstingen Lordship
County
n/a n/a 12th Century: First mentioned; to Malberg 1259: Partitioned into Finstingen-Schwanhals and Finstingen-Brackenkopf lines
1458: To Lorraine
CoA Flanders County.svg Flanders County Burg n/a 862 1405: To the Duchy of Burgundy; fief of France (except 'Imperial Flanders', mainly [Countship of Aalst|Aalst]])
1529: To the Spanish Netherlands
1714: To the Austrian Netherlands
1792: To France
1815: To the Netherlands
1830: To Belgium
CoA Fleckenstein.svg Fleckenstein Lordship n/a n/a 12th Century; Gau Counts in the Haguenau 1259: Partitioned into Fleckenstein-Hunsingen, Fleckenstein-Sulz and Fleckenstein-Bickenbach
CoA Fleckenstein.svg Fleckenstein-Bickenbach Lordship n/a n/a 1259: Partitioned from Fleckenstein 1408: Partitioned into Fleckenstein-Bickenbach-Rödern and Fleckenstein-Bickenbach-Sulz
CoA Fleckenstein.svg Fleckenstein-Bickenbach-Rödern Lordship
1467: Barony
n/a n/a 1408: Partitioned from Fleckenstein-Bickenbach 1467: HRE Barony
1637: Extinct; to Fleckenstein-Bickenbach-Sulz
CoA Fleckenstein.svg Fleckenstein-Bickenbach-Sulz Lordship
1467: Barony
n/a n/a 1408: Partitioned from Fleckenstein-Bickenbach 1467: HRE Barony
1658: Renamed to Fleckenstein-Windeck
CoA Fleckenstein.svg Fleckenstein-Dagstuhl Lordship
1463: Barony
Upp Rhin WE 1375: Renamed from Fleckenstein-Hunsingen 1463: HRE Barony
1625: Sold Dagstuhl to Sötern
1644: Extinct
CoA Fleckenstein.svg Fleckenstein-Hunsingen Lordship n/a n/a 1259: Partitioned from Fleckenstein 1375: Inherited 1/4 of Dagstuhl; renamed to Fleckenstein-Dagstuhl
CoA Fleckenstein.svg Fleckenstein-Sulz Lordship n/a n/a 1259: Partitioned from Fleckenstein 1351: Extinct; to Fleckenstein-Bickenbach
CoA Fleckenstein.svg Fleckenstein-Windeck Barony n/a n/a 1658: Renamed from Fleckenstein-Bickenbach-Sulz 1720: Extinct; divided between Göllnitz, Gayling von Altheim and Ebersbach
CoA Franconia.svg Franconia (Franken) Stem Duchy n/a n/a 8th Century 1196: Discontinued
CoA Franconia.svg Franconia (Franken) Duchy n/a n/a 1633: Created for Bernard of Saxe-Weimar in lands conquered in the Franconian Circle during the Thirty Years' War 1639: Abolished
CoA Frankfurt, Hesse.svg Frankfurt Imperial City Upp Rhen RH 1372: Free Imperial City 1806: To the Archbishopric of Regensburg
1810: To the Grand Duchy of Frankfurt
1815: Free City
1866: To Prussia
CoA Trier Cathedral Chapter.svg Franzenheim Lordship n/a n/a 12th Century?: Lords of Franzenheim Fief of the cathedral of Trier
1794: To France
1815: To Prussia
Coats of arms of None.svg Frauenalb Abbacy n/a n/a 12th Century 1193: Obtained secular territory
1802: Secularised to Baden
CoA Frauenchiemsee Abbey, Bavaria.svg Frauenchiemsee
Frauenwörth
Abbacy n/a n/a 782: Abbey established with imperial immediacy 1803: To Bavaria
Coats of arms of None.svg Fraumünster 853: Imperial Abbacy
Imperial Duchess-Abbey
n/a n/a 853 1218: Imperial immediacy
1234: HRE Princess
1406: Secular nunnery
1524: Secularised by Zürich
Wappen von Haag (Oberbayern).svg Fraunberg HRE Lordship n/a n/a 12th Century 1145: First mentioned
1245: Inherited immediate Barony of Haag
1276: Partitioned into Fraunberg-Haag and Fraunberg-Fraunberg
Wappen von Haag (Oberbayern).svg Fraunberg-Haag HRE County Bav SC 1276: Partitioned from Fraunberg 1465: HRE Baron
1509: HRE Count
1566: Extinct; to Bavaria
Wappen Freiburg im Breisgau.svg Freiburg im Breisgau City n/a n/a 1120 Originally a territory of Zähringen
1218: To Urach
1230: To Freiburg local counts
1368: To Austria
Blason fam de Maison von und zu Fürstenberg.svg Freiburg County n/a n/a 1250: Partitioned from Urach 1272: Partitioned into itself and Badenweiler
1368: City of Freiburg to Austria
1444: To Baden-Hachberg-Sausenberg
1458: Extinct
Hochstift Freising coat of arms.svg Freising 738: Bishopric
1220: Prince-Bishopric
Bav EC 724: Founded as a monastery 738: Bishopric
1220: HRE Prince
1803: Secularized to Bavaria
DEU Freudenberg (Siegerland) COA.svg Freudenberg 962: Imperial Abbacy 1801: Annexed to France
;1815: Annexed to Prussia
Wappen Freudenberg Baden.png Freudenberg 1250: HRE Lordship n/a n/a 12th Century Originally a territory of the Bishopric of Würzburg
1295: To Wertheim as fief of Würzburg
1407: To Wertheim-Breuberg as fief of Würzburg
1482: To Wertheim-Freudenberg as fief of Würzburg
1509: To Wertheim-Breuberg as fief of Würzburg
1556: Wertheim extinct; to Würzburg
1581: To Löwenstein-Wertheim as fief of Würzburg
1611: To Löwenstein-Wertheim-Virneburg as fief of Würzburg
1803: To Lowenstein-Wertheim-Freudenberg
1806: To Baden
City of Fribourg-coat of arms.svg Fribourg
Freiburg im Üechtland
Imperial Free City Swab SW 1157: Freiburg town founded 1157: To Zähringen
1218: To Kyburg
1277: To Austria
1452: To Savoy
1478: Free Imperial City
1481: Joined the Swiss Confederation
1648: Left the Empire
Wappen von Friedberg in Bayern.svg Friedberg County
1785: Princely County of Friedberg and Scheer
Swab SC 13th Century To local Co. of Friedberg
1282: To Austria
1452: To Waldburg-Sonnenberg
1477: To Waldburg-Scheer
1483: To Waldburg-Sonnenberg
1511: To Waldburg-Trauchburg
1566: To Waldburg-Friedburg-Scheer
1717: To Waldburg-Trauchburg, then Waldburg-Scheer
1764: To Waldburg-Trauchburg
1777: To Waldburg-Zeil-Wurzach
1785: To Thurn and Taxis
1806: To Württemberg
Wappen Friedberg-Hessen.svg Friedberg Imperial City Upp Rhen RH 1216 1252: Free Imperial City
1802: To Hesse-Darmstadt
Friesland (kleine wapen).svg Frisia
Friesland
Lordship Burg n/a 1498: Lordship established in Burgundian Netherlands 1516: Spanish Netherlands
1566: Joined the Netherlands
Friuli Arms.svg Friuli Duchy Aust n/a 1077: To Patriarchate of Aquileia
1420: To Venice
1516: Friuli split, Austrian Friuli under Austrian rule
1805: To Italy
1815: To Lombardy-Venetia
Fugger Coat of Arms.svg Fugger
von der Lilie
1530: HRE County of Kirchberg and Weissenhorn Swab SC 1455 1507: Acquired Co. of Kirchberg and Lo. of Weißenhorn (non-immediate)
1511: HRE Noble
1530: HRE Count
1530: Raymond and Anton lines
1535: Raymond line partitioned into Fugger-Kirchberg-Weißenhorn
1560: Anton line partitioned into Fugger-Nordendorf, Fugger-Kirchheim and Fugger-Wöllenburg
Fugger Coat of Arms.svg Fugger-Adelshofen HRE County n/a n/a 1690: Partitioned from Fugger-Zinnenberg-Adelshofen 1751: Extinct; to Fugger-Zinnenberg
1751: Partitioned from Fugger-Zinnenberg
1757: Extinct; to Fugger-Zinnenberg
Fugger Coat of Arms.svg Fugger-Babenhausen HRE County
1803: HRE Prince
Swab SC 1598: Partitioned from Fugger-Wöllenburg 1693: Partitioned into itself and Fugger-Boos
1757: Extinct; to Fugger-Boos
1759: Partitioned from Fugger-Boos
1803: HRE Prince
1806: To Bavaria
Fugger Coat of Arms.svg Fugger-Boos HRE County Swab SC 1693: Partitioned from Fugger-Babenhausen 1759: Partitioned into itself and Fugger-Babenhausen
1777: Extinct; to Fugger-Babenhausen
Fugger Coat of Arms.svg Fugger-Dudenstein HRE County Swab SC 1677: Partitioned from Fugger-Wörth-Nordendorf 1739: Extinct; to Fugger-Nordendorf
Fugger Coat of Arms.svg Fugger-Glött HRE County Swab SC 1598: Partitioned from Fugger-Kirchheim 1644: Partitioned into itself, Fugger-Wörth-Nordendorf, Fugger-Grunenbach and Fugger-Mickhausen
1672: Bonaventura to Fugger-Kirchheim
1711: Partitioned into itself and Fugger-Stettenfels
1806: To Bavaria
Fugger Coat of Arms.svg Fugger-Gmünd HRE County Swab SC 1579: Partitioned from Fugger-Kirchberg-Weißenhorn 1654: Extinct; to Fugger-Kirchberg
Fugger Coat of Arms.svg Fugger-Göttersdorf HRE County n/a n/a 1575: Partitioned from Fugger-Pfirt 1627: Partitioned into itself, Fugger-Sulmentingen and Fugger-Zinnenberg-Adelshofen
Fugger Coat of Arms.svg Fugger-Grunenbach HRE County Swab SC 1644: Partitioned from Fugger-Glött 1687: Extinct; to Fugger-Mickhausen
1701: Partitioned from Fugger-Mickhausen
17??: Extinct; to Fugger-Mickhausen
Fugger Coat of Arms.svg Fugger-Kirchberg HRE County Swab SC 1626: Partitioned from Fugger-Weißenhorn 1690: Renamed to Fugger-Kirchberg-Weißenhorn
Fugger Coat of Arms.svg Fugger-Kirchberg-Weißenhorn HRE County Swab SC 1535: Raymond line Counts in Kirchberg and Weißenhorn 1579: Partitioned into Fugger-Weißenhorn and Fugger-Gmünd
1690: Reunited by Fugger-Kirchberg
1692: Paritioned into itself and Fugger-Moorstetten
1806: To Bavaria
Fugger Coat of Arms.svg Fugger-Kirchheim HRE County Swab SC 1560: Partitioned from Anton line 1598: Partitioned into itself and Fugger-Glött
1672: Extinct; given to Bonaventura of Fugger-Glött
1780: Appanage line Fugger-Kirchheim-Hoheneck created
1806: To Bavaria
Fugger Coat of Arms.svg Fugger-Kirchheim-Hoheneck HRE County n/a n/a 1780: Appanage created from Fugger-Kirchheim
Fugger Coat of Arms.svg Fugger-Mickhausen HRE County Swab SC 1644: Partitioned from Fugger-Glött 1701: Partitioned into itself and Fugger-Grunenbach
1804: Extinct; to Fugger-Glött
Fugger Coat of Arms.svg Fugger-Moorstetten HRE County Swab SC 1692: Partitioned from Fugger-Kirchberg-Weißenhorn 1727: Extinct; to Fugger-Kirchberg-Weißenhorn
Fugger Coat of Arms.svg Fugger-Nordendorf HRE County Swab SC 1560: Partitioned from Anton line 1669: Extinct; to Fugger-Kirchheim
1677: Partitioned from Fugger-Wörth-Nordendorf
1806: To Bavaria
Fugger Coat of Arms.svg Fugger-Pfirt HRE County n/a n/a 1535: Raymond line Counts in Alsace and Bavaria 1575: Partitioned into itself and Fugger-Göttersdorf
1633: Extinct; to Fugger-Göttersdorf
Fugger Coat of Arms.svg Fugger-Stettenfels HRE County n/a n/a 1711: Partitioned from Fugger-Glött 1735: Sold to Thurn and Taxis
1820: Extinct
Fugger Coat of Arms.svg Fugger-Sulmentingen HRE County n/a n/a 1627: Partitioned from Fugger-Göttersdorf 1739: Extinct; to Fugger-Göttersdorf
Fugger Coat of Arms.svg Fugger-Weißenhorn HRE County Swab SC 1579: Partitioned from Fugger-Kirchberg-Weißenhorn 1626: Partitioned into Fugger-Kirchberg and itself
1690: Extinct; to Fugger-Kirchberg
Fugger Coat of Arms.svg Fugger-Wöllenburg HRE County Swab SC 1560: Partitioned from Anton line 1598: Partitioned into itself and Fugger-Babenhausen
1643: Extinct; to Fugger-Babenhausen
Fugger Coat of Arms.svg Fugger-Wörth-Nordendorf HRE County Swab SC 1644: Partitioned from Fugger-Glött 1677: Partitioned into Fugger-Nordendorf and Fugger-Dudenstein
Fugger Coat of Arms.svg Fugger-Zinnenberg HRE County n/a n/a 1690: Partitioned from Fugger-Zinnenberg-Adelshofen 1751: Partitioned into itself and Fugger-Adelshofen
1757: Renamed to Fugger-Zinnenberg-Adelshofen
Fugger Coat of Arms.svg Fugger-Zinnenberg-Adelshofen HRE County n/a n/a 1627: Partitioned from Fugger-Göttersdorf 1690: Partitioned into Fugger-Adelshofen and Fugger-Zinnenberg
1757: Reunited by Fugger-Zinnenberg
1795: Extinct; to Bavaria
Skoed Breizh.svg Fulda 1156: HRE Prince-Abbacy
1752: Prince-Bishopric
Upp Rhen EC 744 774: Imperial immediacy
1220: HRE Prince
1576-1602: Annexed to the Teutonic Order
1803: Secularized to Nassau-Orange-Fulda
1806: to France
1807: to Westphalia
1815: To Hesse-Cassel
1867: to Prussia
Blason Famille de Carné.svg Fürstenberg
Westphalian
1660: HRE Barons n/a n/a 14th Century NOTE: Different from family of Princes of Furstenberg
Blason fam de Maison von und zu Fürstenberg.svg Fürstenberg
Swabian
County Swab SC 1250: Partitioned from Urach 1283: Landgrave of Baar
1284: Partitioned into Fürstenberg-Fürstenberg and Fürstenberg-Haslach
1386: Reunited by Fürstenberg-Fürstenberg
1408: Partitioned into Fürstenberg-Fürstenberg and Fürstenberg-Wolfach
1490: Reunited by Fürstenberg-Baar
1559: Partitioned into Fürstenberg-Blumberg and Fürstenberg-Heiligenberg
1744: Reunited by Fürstenberg-Fürstenberg
1806: To Baden, Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen and Württemberg
Blason fam de Maison von und zu Fürstenberg.svg Fürstenberg-Baar County Swab SC 1441: Partitioned from Fürstenberg-Fürstenberg 1490: Renamed to Fürstenberg
Blason fam de Maison von und zu Fürstenberg.svg Fürstenberg-Blumberg County Swab SC 1559: Partitioned from Fürstenberg 1599: Partitioned into itself and Fürstenberg-Möhringen
1614: Partitioned into Fürstenberg-Meßkirch and Fürstenberg-Stühlingen
Blason fam de Maison von und zu Fürstenberg.svg Fürstenberg-Donaueschingen County Swab SC 1617: Partitioned from Fürstenberg-Heiligenberg 1698: Extinct; to Fürstenberg-Heiligenberg
Blason fam de Maison von und zu Fürstenberg.svg Fürstenberg-Fürstenberg County
1716: HRE Prince
Swab SC 1284: Partitioned from Fürstenberg 1386: Renamed to Fürstenberg
1408: Partitioned from Fürstenberg
1441: Partitioned into Fürstenberg-Baar and Fürstenberg-Geislingen
1704: Partitioned from Fürstenberg-Stühlingen
1744: Renamed to Fürstenberg
Blason fam de Maison von und zu Fürstenberg.svg Fürstenberg-Geislingen County n/a n/a 1441: Partitioned from Fürstenberg-Fürstenberg 1483: Extinct; to Fürstenberg-Baar
Blason fam de Maison von und zu Fürstenberg.svg Fürstenberg-Haslach County n/a n/a 1284: Partitioned from Fürstenberg 1386: Extinct; to Fürstenberg-Fürstenberg
Blason fam de Maison von und zu Fürstenberg.svg Fürstenberg-Heiligenberg County
1664: HRE Prince
Swab SC 1559: Partitioned from Fürstenberg-Fürstenberg 1617: Partitioned into itself and Fürstenberg-Donaueschingen
1664: HRE Prince
1716: Extinct; to Fürstenberg-Fürstenberg
Blason fam de Maison von und zu Fürstenberg.svg Fürstenberg-Meßkirch County
1716: HRE Prince
Swab SC 1614: Partitioned from Fürstenberg-Blumberg 1716: HRE Prince
1744: Extinct; to Fürstenberg-Fürstenberg
Blason fam de Maison von und zu Fürstenberg.svg Fürstenberg-Möhringen County Swab SC 1599: Partitioned from Fürstenberg-Blumberg 1641: Extinct; to Fürstenberg-Blumberg
Blason fam de Maison von und zu Fürstenberg.svg Fürstenberg-Stühlingen County Swab SC 1614: Partitioned from Fürstenberg-Blumberg 1704: Partitioned into Fürstenberg-Fürstenberg and Fürstenberg-Weitra
Blason fam de Maison von und zu Fürstenberg.svg Fürstenberg-Taikowitz County n/a n/a 1759: Partitioned from Fürstenberg-Weitra
Blason fam de Maison von und zu Fürstenberg.svg Fürstenberg-Weitra County n/a n/a 1704: Partitioned from Fürstenberg-Stühlingen, containing lands within Austria centred around Tavíkovice and Weitra 1759: Partitioned between itself and Fürstenberg-Taikowitz
Blason fam de Maison von und zu Fürstenberg.svg Fürstenberg-Wolfach County n/a n/a 1408: Partitioned from Fürstenberg 1490: Extinct; to Fürstenberg-Baar
Wappen-Vorderösterreich1.png Further Austria Not a single polity Aust PR 1278 Included numerous counties, lordships, cities, etc., in south-western Germany obtained by the House of Habsburg and administered as a single entity, usually from the Tyrol
1805: Dispersed between Baden, Bavaria, Hohenzollern-Hechingen, Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen and Württemberg
Wappen Fuessen.svg Füssen Abbacy n/a n/a 1662 Part of the Bishopric of Augsburg
1803: To the Teutonic Order
1805: To Bavaria

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