List of states in the Holy Roman Empire (H)

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

Name

Type

Circle

Bench

Formed

Notes

Wappen von Haag (Oberbayern).svg Haag HRE County Bav SC 10th Century 980: First mentioned, to Lords of Gurren von Haag
1245: Gurren von Haag extinct; to Fraunberg
1276: To Fraunberg-Haag
1465: HRE Barony
1509: HRE County
1566: Extinct; to Bavaria
1588: To Bavaria-Haag
1608: To Wartenberg
1777: Extinct; to Bavaria
1804: Abolished
Armoiries Habsbourg.svg Habsburg County n/a n/a 1040 1232: Partitioned into itself and Habsburg-Laufenburg
1305: United to Austria
1414: To Bern
Blason ville fr Montbrun-les-Bains (Drôme).svg Habsburg-Laufenburg County n/a n/a 1232: Partitioned from Habsburg 1274: Partitioned into itself and Kyburg
1282: Acquired Landgraviate of Klettgau
1353: Partitioned into Habsburg-Laufenburg-Neu-Rapperswil, Habsburg-Laufenburg-Laufenburg and Habsburg-Laufenburg-Alt-Rapperswil
Blason ville fr Montbrun-les-Bains (Drôme).svg Habsburg-Laufenburg-Alt-Rapperswil County n/a n/a 1353: Partitioned from Habsburg-Laufenburg 1375: Extinct; to Habsburg-Laufenburg-Laufenburg
Blason ville fr Montbrun-les-Bains (Drôme).svg Habsburg-Laufenburg-Laufenburg County n/a n/a 1353: Partitioned from Habsburg-Laufenburg 1408: Extinct; to Austria
1410: Klettgau passed to Sulz
Blason ville fr Montbrun-les-Bains (Drôme).svg Habsburg-Laufenburg-Neu-Rapperswil County n/a n/a 1353: Partitioned from Habsburg-Laufenburg 1354: Sold Neu-Rapperswil to Austria
1356: Fief of Austria
1358: Remaining territory sold to Austria
1392: Extinct
Wappen landhadeln.jpg Hadeln "Farmer Republic" 1210 - 1852 n/a n/a 1210 Before 1180: Part of older Duchy of Saxony
1180: To Archbishopric of Bremen
1210: To Duchy of Saxony, as a Farmer Republic
1260: To Saxe-Lauenburg
1305-1402: Joint overlordship of the lines of Saxe-Lauenburg
1402: To Hamburg
1481: To Saxe-Lauenburg
1689-1731: Imperial custody
1731: To Hanover
1810: To France
1813: To Hanover
1852: Autonomy cancelled
1866: To Prussia
1884: Distinct Estates dissolved
Blason haguenau 67.svg Hagenau "Landvogtei" n/a n/a 1423: To the Electoral Palatinate
1553: To Austria
1648: To France
1686: Abolished
Blason haguenau 67.svg Haguenau (Hagenau) Imperial Free City Upp Rhen RH 12th Century 1257: Free Imperial City
1648: To France
Blason fr Hainaut ancien.svg Hainaut County (unification of countship of Bergen, margraviate of Valenciennes and the southern countship of the Brabant shire) Burg PR 900 1071: Unified
1299: United with the County of Holland
1436: To Burgundy
1516: To Spanish Netherlands
1713: To Austria
1794: To France
Armoiries Raugraf 2.svg Halberstadt Bishopric
Prince-Bishopric
Low Sax EC 804 1180: Imperial immediacy
1648: Secularized as a principality to Brandenburg
Armoiries Raugraf 2.svg Halberstadt Principality Low Sax PR 1648: Secularized from Bp. of Halberstadt for Brandenburg 1807: To Westphalia
1813: To Prussia
Haldenstein wappen.svg Haldenstein Barony n/a n/a 1260: First mentioned Originally to Knights of Haldenstein as fief to Vaz
1300: Inherited Lichtenstain; immediate lordship
14th Century: Fief of Bishopric of Chur
1388: Extinct; to Greifensee
1424: Imperial immediacy
1469: To Friedingen
1494: To Grüningen
1509: To Rhäzüns
1542: To Castion
1567: To Neu-Aspermont
1608: To Schauenstein
1695: To Salis-Maienfeld
1803: To Graubünden
CoA Schwäbisch Hall, BW.svg Hall
see: Schwäbisch Hall
CoA Hallermund County.svg Hallermund County Low Rhen WE 12th Century: Fief of Minden 1191: Extinct; to Käfernburg as fief of Minden
1197: Partitioned from Käfernburg
1298: Half to Lüneburg
1411: Extinct; succession dispute between Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel and Bishopric of Minden
1436: To Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
1707: To Platen-Hallermund
1807: To Westphalia
1813: To Hanover
Grafschaft Hals coat of arms.png Hals 1280: County 11th century 1189: Lords of Hals extinct; to Lords of Kamm
1280: HRE Count
1375: Counts of Kamm extinct; succession dispute between Leuchtenberg and Ortenburg
1485: To Aichberg
1511: Aichberg extinct; succession dispute between Degenberg and Ortenburg
1517: To Bavaria
To Cronenstein
To Sinzendorf
1715: To Bavaria
Coat of arms of Hamburg.svg Hamburg Imperial City Low Sax RH 1189 1241: Founding member of the Hansa
1510: Imperial city
1810: Annexed to France
1815: Free City
Blason ville fr Ivry-la-Bataille (Eure).svg Hanau
From 1642: Count of Hanau, Rieneck and Zweibrücken, Lord of Münzenberg, Lichtenberg and Ochsenhausen
1429: HRE County Upp Rhen WT 13th century 1243: 1st mention of Hanau castle
1458: Partitioned into Hanau-Münzenberg and Hanau-Babenhausen
1642: Reunited by Hanau-Lichtenberg
1736: Extinct; to Hesse-Cassel and Hesse-Darmstadt
Blason ville fr Ivry-la-Bataille (Eure).svg Hanau-Babenhausen County n/a n/a 1458: Partitioned from Hanau 1480: Acquired Lichtenberg, renamed to Hanau-Lichtenberg
Blason ville fr Ivry-la-Bataille (Eure).svg Hanau-Lichtenberg County Upp Rhen WT 1480: Renamed from Hanau-Babenhausen 1642: Renamed to Hanau
1736: Hanau extinct; to Hesse-Darmstadt
Blason ville fr Ivry-la-Bataille (Eure).svg Hanau-Münzenberg County Upp Rhen WT 1458: Partitioned from Hanau 1642: Extinct; to Hanau-Lichtenberg
1736: Hanau extinct; to Hesse-Cassel
Kingdom of Hanover Arms.svg Hanover
Electorate of Brunswick-Lüneburg
HRE Prince-Elector Low Sax EL 1692: Brunswick-Calenberg raised to Electorate 1714: In personal union with the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
1807: To Westphalia
1813: Kingdom of Hanover
1866: To Prussia
Wappen Harburg (Schwaben).jpg Harburg Lordship n/a n/a c. 1100: First mentioned 13th Century: Extinct
1299: To Oettingen
1522: To Oettingen-Oettingen
1806: To Bavaria
Coats of arms of None.svg Hardegg 1383: HRE County n/a n/a 12th Century: To the Counts of Plain 1188: Plain assumes the name "Plain and Hardegg"
1260: Extinct in male line
1262: To Devin by marriage
1276: To Rabenswalde by marriage
1278: HRE County
1314: Extinct; to Magdeburg (Maydburg)
1481: To Austria
1493: To Barons of Prüschenk who assumed the name "Hardegg", as fief of Austria
1499: HRE County Hardegg und im Machlande
CoA Imperial Free City Arms.svg Harmersbach Imperial Valley n/a n/a 1718: Free Imperial Valley Harmersbach was attached to the Free City of Zell. However the legal basis for doing so was shaky, and a bailiwick was established in the valley
1689: Legally attached to Zell
1718: Free Imperial Valley
1803: To Baden
Coats of arms of None.svg Harrach
Count of Harrach in Rohrau and Thannhausen, etc.
1628: HRE County (Personalist) n/a SW 1628 Acquired non-immediate County of Rohrau
Acquired non-immediate County of Thannhausen
CoA Hatzfeld Principality.svg Hatzfeld
HRE Prince of Hatzfeld-Gleichen-Trachenberg, Baron of Wildenburg, Lord of Crottorf, Schönstein, Kranichfeld, Blankenhain, etc.
Lordship
1635: HRE County
1748: HRE Principality
Upp Sax FR 12th Century: Fiefs of Thuringia 1311: Fiefs of Hesse
1331: Partitioned into several lines
1635: Hatzfeld-Wildenburg-Crottorf line invested with Gleichen and other territories; HRE Count
1640: Imperial estate; immediate HRE Counts of Gleichen
1741: non-immediate Princes of Trachenberg in Prussia
1794: Princely line extinct; immediate territories to Mainz; rest to other lines
Coats of arms of None.svg Hauenstein County n/a n/a Between 1111 and 1408, the House of Habsburgs obtained possession of numerous territories and titles in the region surrounding Hauenstein
1806: To Baden
Wappen von Hausen.png Hausen Lordship ?? 1500: Franconian Circle
Havelberg-Bistum.PNG Havelberg Bishopric Upp Sax EC 948 983: Havelberg lost; titular see
1144: Diocese regained
1571: To Brandenburg
Wappen Maselheim.svg Heggbach Abbacy Swab SP 1231 1429: Imperial immediacy
1803: To Waldbott von Bassenheim
1806: To Württemberg
CoA Heideck Lordship.svg Heideck (Heydeck) HRE Lordship Upp Rhen WE 1192: Originally named Erlingshofen; built Heideck and assumed that name 1445: Fief of Bavaria-Landshut
1472: Extinct; to Bavaria-Landshut
1505: To Palatinate-Neuburg
1769: Bestowed as title to Josepha von Heydeck and her children
1789: Purchased HRE County of Bretzenheim; Prince
1795: Bretzenheim to France
1803: Acquired Lindau
1804: Sold to Austria
Wappen Heilbronn.svg Heilbronn Imperial Free City Swab SW 1371: Free Imperial City 1802: To Württemberg
CoA Heiligenberg County.svg Heiligenberg County n/a n/a 1135: Counts of Linzgau assumed name Heiligenberg 1277: Extinct; to Werdenberg
1308: To Werdenberg-Heiligenberg
1535: To Fürstenberg
1559: To Fürstenberg-Heiligenberg
1716: To Fürstenberg-Fürstenberg
1744: To Fürstenberg
1806: To Baden
Armoiries Wurtemberg.svg Heiligkreuztal Abbacy n/a n/a 1227: Founded as Wasserschapfen Abbey 1231: Renamed to Heiligkreuztal
1234: Imperial immediacy
1803: To Württemberg
DEU Heinsberg COA.svg Heinsberg County n/a n/a 1085: Branch of the Counts of Wassenberg 1479: Annexed to Jülich
CoA Helfenstein County.svg Helfenstein
(Helffenstein)
1351: HRE County n/a n/a 1113 1200: Partitioned into Helfenstein-Sigmaringen and Helfenstein-Helfenstein
1296: Reunited by Helfenstein-Helfenstein
1356: Partitioned into Helfenstein-Blaubeuren and Helfenstein-Wiesensteig
CoA Helfenstein County.svg Helfenstein-Blaubeuren Lordship Swab SC 1356: Partitioned from Helfenstein 1447: Blaubeuren sold to Württemberg
1448: Heidenheim sold to Württemberg
1517: Extinct; to Helfenstein-Wiesensteig
CoA Helfenstein County.svg Helfenstein-Gundelfingen Lordship Swab SC 1548: Partitioned from Helfenstein-Wiesensteig 1626: Extinct; to Helfenstein-Wiesensteig
CoA Helfenstein County.svg Helfenstein-Helfenstein Lordship n/a n/a 1200: Partitioned from Helfenstein 1241: Partitioned into itself and Helfenstein-Spitzenberg
1296: Renamed to Helfenstein
CoA Helfenstein County.svg Helfenstein-Sigmaringen Lordship n/a n/a 1200: Partitioned from Helfenstein 12??: Extinct; to Helfenstein-Helfenstein
CoA Helfenstein County.svg Helfenstein-Spitzenberg Lordship n/a n/a 1241: Partitioned from Helfenstein-Helfenstein 1296: Extinct; to Helfenstein-Helfenstein
CoA Helfenstein County.svg Helfenstein-Wellheim Lordship Swab SC 1548: Partitioned from Helfenstein-Wiesensteig 1564: Extinct; to Helfenstein-Wiesensteig
CoA Helfenstein County.svg Helfenstein-Wiesensteig Lordship Swab SC 1356: Partitioned from Helfenstein 1396: Geislingen and Helfenstein sold to Ulm
1450: To Württemberg
1457: Restored
1548: Partitioned into itself, Helfenstein-Gundelfingen and Helfenstein-Wellheim
1627: Extinct; To Fürstenberg-Meßkirch, Leuchtenberg, and Oettingen-Baldern
1646: Leuchtenberg and Oettingen share of Wiesensteig sold to Bavaria
Coats of arms of None.svg Helmarshausen Abbacy n/a n/a 997 997: Imperial immediacy
1160: To the Bishopric of Paderborn
1191: Imperial immediacy
1479: Fief of Hesse-Cassel
1538: Secularised and abolished
CoA Werden Abbey, NRW.svg Helmstedt
See: St Ludger
Abbacy
CoA Henneberg County.svg Henneberg County
1471: HRE Princely Count of Henneberg
Franc PR 1037: Counts then known as Babenburg 1096: 1st mention of Henneberg as adopted name
1190: Partitioned into Henneberg-Henneberg, Henneberg-Strauf and Henneberg-Bodenlauben
CoA Henneberg County.svg Henneberg-Aschach Princely County Franc PR 1262: Partitioned from Henneberg-Schleusingen 1535: Partitioned into Henneberg-Römhild and Henneberg-Schwarza
CoA Henneberg County.svg Henneberg-Bodenlauben (Botenlauben) County n/a n/a 1190: Partitioned from Henneberg 1234: Sold to the Bishopric of Würzburg
1242: Extinct
CoA Henneberg County.svg Henneberg-Coburg County n/a n/a 1245: Partitioned from Henneberg-Strauf 1312: Extinct; to Henneberg-Schleusingen
CoA Henneberg County.svg Henneberg-Coburg Princely County n/a n/a 1340: Partitioned from Henneberg-Schleusingen 1347: Extinct; succession dispute though held by Jutta of Brandenburg
1353: To Meissen
CoA Henneberg County.svg Henneberg-Hartenberg County n/a n/a 1262: Partitioned from Henneberg-Schleusingen 1371: Sold to Henneberg-Aschach
1378: Extinct
CoA Henneberg County.svg Henneberg-Henneberg County n/a n/a 1190: Partitioned from Henneberg 1218: Extinct; to Henneberg-Strauf
CoA Henneberg County.svg Henneberg-Römhild Princely County Franc PR 1535: Partitioned from Henneberg-Aschach 1548: Sold to Mansfeld-Bornstedt
1549: Extinct
1555: To Saxony
CoA Henneberg County.svg Henneberg-Schleusingen Princely County Franc PR 1245: Partitioned from Henneberg-Strauf 1262: Partitioned into Henneberg-Hartenberg, Henneberg-Aschach and itself
1310: HRE Princely Count
1340: Partitioned into Henneberg-Coburg and itself
1583: Extinct; to Saxony
CoA Henneberg County.svg Henneberg-Schwarza Princely County Franc PR 1535: Partitioned from Henneberg-Aschach 1549: To Katherine of Stolberg
1577: To Stolberg-Stolberg
CoA Henneberg County.svg Henneberg-Strauf County n/a n/a 1190: Partitioned from Henneberg 1245: Partitioned into Henneberg-Coburg and Henneberg-Schleusingen
POL heraldy - pas.svg Herford Abbey Abbacy Low Rhen RP 800: Moved from Müdehorst to Herford 832: Imperial abbey
1147: Imperial immediacy
1523: HRE Princess
1803: Secularized to Prussia
DEU Herford COA.svg Herford 1631: Free City Low Rhen RH 1147: Imperial Free City 1652: Annexed to Brandenburg
Coats of arms of None.svg Héricourt Lordship n/a n/a 12th Century: To Duchy of Burgundy 1397: To County of Montbéliard
1748: To France
Coats of arms of None.svg Herrenzimmern Lordship
1530: County
Swab SC 1495: Partitioned from Zimmern 1570: Annexed to Mötzkirch
HerrsteinWappen.svg Herrstein Lordship
Reichsabtei Hersfeld.svg Hersfeld Abbacy Upp Rhen EC 769 775: Imperial immediacy
1606: Under administration by Hesse-Cassel
1648: To Hesse-Cassel
CoA Hesse State.svg Hesse County
1265: Landgraviate
1292: Princely Landgraviate
Upp Rhen PR 1247: Partitioned from Thuringia 1458: Partitioned into Hesse-Cassel and Hesse-Marburg
1500: Reunited by Hesse-Cassel
1567: Partitioned into itself, Hesse-Marburg, Hesse-Rheinfels and Hesse-Darmstadt
CoA Hesse State.svg Hesse-Bingenheim Princely Landgraviate n/a n/a 1648: Appanage created from Hesse-Homburg 1681: Extinct; to Hesse-Homburg
CoA Hesse State.svg Hesse-Cassel
Prince-Elector of Hesse, Grand Duke of Fulda, Prince of Hersfeld, Hanau, Fritzlar & Isenburg, Count of Katzenelnbogen, Dietz, Ziegenhain, Nidda & Schaumburg
Princely Landgraviate
1803: Electorate
Upp Rhen PR 1458: Partitioned from Hesse 1500: Renamed to Hesse
1567: Partitioned from Hesse
1627: Appanages Hesse-Rotenburg, Hesse-Wanfried and Hesse-Rheinfels created
1730 - 1751: In personal union with Sweden
1803: HRE Elector
1806: To France
1807: To Westphalia
1813: Restored
1866: To Prussia
CoA Hesse State.svg Hesse-Darmstadt
Grand Duke of Hesse and of the Rhine
Princely Landgraviate
1806: Grand Duchy
Upp Rhen PR 1567: Partitioned from Hesse 1596: Appanage Hesse-Homburg created
1806: Grand Duchy
CoA Hesse State.svg Hesse-Homburg
Landgrave of Hesse, Prince of Hersfeld, Count of Katzenelnbogen, Dietz, Ziegenhain, Nidda, Schaumburg, Isenburg & Büdingen
Princely Landgraviate n/a n/a 1596: Appanage created in Hesse-Darmstadt 1648: Appanage Hesse-Bingenheim split off
1768: Imperial immediacy though represented by Hesse-Darmstadt
1806: To Hesse-Darmstadt
1815: Reestablished as sovereign state
1866: To Prussia
CoA Hesse State.svg Hesse-Marburg Princely Landgraviate Upp Rhen PR 1458: Partitioned from Hesse 1500: Extinct; to Hesse-Cassel
1567: Partitioned from Hesse
1604: Extinct; divided between Hesse-Cassel and Hesse-Darmstadt though all soon seized by Hesse-Cassel
1627: All to Hesse-Darmstadt
1648: Divided between Hesse-Cassel and Hesse-Darmstadt
CoA Hesse State.svg Hesse-Rheinfels Princely Landgraviate Upp Rhen PR 1567: Partitioned from Hesse 1583: Extinct; to Hesse-Cassel
CoA Hesse State.svg Hesse-Rheinfels Princely Landgraviate n/a n/a 1627: Appanage created in Hesse-Cassel 1658: Renamed to Hesse-Rheinfels-Rotenburg
CoA Hesse State.svg Hesse-Rheinfels-Rotenburg Princely Landgraviate n/a n/a 1658: Renamed from Hesse-Rheinfels; appanage of Hesse-Cassel 1676: Appanage Hesse-Wanfried split off
CoA Hesse State.svg Hesse-Rotenburg Princely Landgraviate n/a n/a 1627: Appanage created in Hesse-Cassel 1658: Extinct; to Hesse-Rheinfels
CoA Hesse State.svg Hesse-Wanfried Princely Landgraviate n/a n/a 1627: Appanage created in Hesse-Cassel 1655: Extinct; to Hesse-Rheinfels
1676: Appanage recreated from Hesse-Rheinfels-Rotenburg
1755: Extinct; to Hesse-Rheinfels-Rotenburg
Armoiries Raugraf 1.svg Hildesheim Prince-Bishopric Low Sax EC 815 1235: HRE Prince of the Empire
1802: To Prussia
1807: To Westphalia
1813: To Prussia
Wappen Hildesheim.png Hildesheim Free City Low Sax EC 1300 1803: Annexed to Brandenburg
CoA Hillesheim Counts.svg Hillesheim Barony
1712: HRE County
Upp Rhen n/a Originally Knights in Jülich 1712: HRE Count
1722: Acquired part of Reipoltskirchen in the Upper Rhenish Circle
1731: Acquired another part of Reipoltskirchen
1785: Extinct; to Spee
Coat of arms of Baden.svg Höchberg
see: Baden-Hachberg
Margraviate
CoA Hochstaden County.svg Hochstaden County n/a n/a 1074: First mentioned 1149: Extinct; to Are-Hochstaden by marriage
1261: To the Archbishopric of Cologne
1265: Extinct
CoA Lindenfels Family.svg Hohenberg (Pfinzgau)
Not to be confused with Hohenberg below
County n/a n/a 11th Century; branch of Calw Also counts of Lindenfels and advocates of Lorsch and Gottesaue Abbeys
1123: Extinct
Armoiries Bertrange Luxembourg.svg Hohenberg HRE County n/a n/a Originally a title of the Counts of Zollern c. 1144: Partitioned from Zollern
1237: Acquired Nagold and Wildberg
1260: Partitioned into Hohenberg-Rottenburg and Hohenberg-Nagold
Armoiries Bertrange Luxembourg.svg Hohenberg-Altensteig County n/a n/a 1355: Partitioned from Hohenburg-Wildberg 1387/97: Extinct; to Hohenburg-Nagold
1398: To Baden
1603: To Württemberg
Armoiries Bertrange Luxembourg.svg Hohenberg-Bulach County n/a n/a 1355: Partitioned from Hohenburg-Wildberg 1363: Sold half of Wildberg to the Palatinate
1364: Sold Bulach to the Palatinate
1374: Sold Horb to Hohenberg-Rottenburg
1377: Sold remaining half of Wildberg to the Palatinate
1419: Extinct
Armoiries Bertrange Luxembourg.svg Hohenberg-Nagold County n/a n/a 1260: Partitioned from Hohenberg 1280: Acquired Altensteig
1306: Acquired Horb
1318: Partitioned into itself and Hohenberg-Wildberg
1363: Nagold sold to Württemberg
1398: Sold Altensteig to Baden
1477: Extinct
Armoiries Bertrange Luxembourg.svg Hohenberg-Rottenburg County n/a n/a 1260: Partitioned from Hohenberg 1374: Acquired Horb and Oberndorf
1381: Sold to Austria
1389: Extinct
Armoiries Bertrange Luxembourg.svg Hohenberg-Wildberg County n/a n/a 1318: Partitioned from Hohenberg-Nagold 1355: Partitioned into Hohenberg-Bulach and Hohenberg-Altensteig
CoA Hohenems County.svg Hohenems
HRE Count of Hohenems, Lord of Lustenau
Lordship
1560: HRE County
Swab SW 1453: Renamed from Ems 1560: HRE Counts
1613: Acquired Vaduz and Schellenberg
1646: Partitioned into Hohenems-Hohenems and Hohenems-Vaduz
1718: Reunited by Hohenems-Vaduz
1759: Extinct; to Austria
1790: Lustenau ceded to Harrach-Hohenems / Waldburg-Zeil-Hohenems; see: Lustenau
CoA Hohenems County.svg Hohenems-Hohenems County Swab SW 1646: Partitioned from Hohenems 1718: Extinct; to Hohenems-Vaduz
CoA Hohenems County.svg Hohenems-Vaduz County Swab SW 1646: Partitioned from Hohenems 1712: Sold to Liechtenstein
1718: Renamed to Hohenems
CoA Teutonic Order.svg Hohenfels HRE Lordship n/a n/a 12th Century 1396: Extinct; to Jungingen
1506: To the Teutonic Order
1806: To Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
CoA Geroldseck Family.svg Hohengeroldseck Lordship
1705: County
Swab SC 1277: Partitioned from Geroldseck 1298: Partitioned into itself and Veldenz
1333: Partitioned into itself and Geroldseck-Sulz
1634: Extinct; to Austria
1636: To Kronberg
1692: To Baden-Durlach
1697: To Leyen
1815: To Austria
1819: To Baden
Blason Conrad VI de Hohenlohe-Brauneck (selon Gelre).svg Hohenlohe Lordship Franc FR 12th Century: Title held and later assumed by the lords of Weikersheim 1219: Mergentheim to the Teutonic Order
1230: Partitioned into itself and Brauneck
1266: Partitioned into Hohenlohe-Weikersheim, Hohenlohe-Uffenheim and Hohenlohe-Röltingen
Blason Conrad VI de Hohenlohe-Brauneck (selon Gelre).svg Hohenlohe-Brauneck
see: Brauneck
Lordship
Blason Conrad VI de Hohenlohe-Brauneck (selon Gelre).svg Hohenlohe-Möckmühl Lordship n/a n/a 1269: Partitioned from Hohenlohe-Uffenheim 1340: Extinct; to Hohenlohe-Wernsberg
1445: To the Palatinate
Blason Conrad VI de Hohenlohe-Brauneck (selon Gelre).svg Hohenlohe-Neuenstein County Franc FR 1551: Partitioned from Hohenlohe-Weikersheim 1610: Partitioned into Hohenlohe-Neuenstein-Weikersheim, Hohenlohe-Neuenstein-Neuenstein and Hohenlohe-Neuenstein-Langenburg
Blason Conrad VI de Hohenlohe-Brauneck (selon Gelre).svg Hohenlohe-Neuenstein-Ingelfingen
Hohenlohe-Ingelfingen
County
1764: Principality
Franc FR 1699: Partitioned from Hohenlohe-Neuenstein-Langenburg 1764: HRE Prince
1806: To Württemberg
Blason Conrad VI de Hohenlohe-Brauneck (selon Gelre).svg Hohenlohe-Neuenstein-Kirchberg
Hohenlohe-Kirchberg
County
1764: Principality
Franc FR 1699: Partitioned from Hohenlohe-Neuenstein-Langenburg 1764: HRE Prince
1806: To Bavaria
1810: To Württemberg
Blason Conrad VI de Hohenlohe-Brauneck (selon Gelre).svg Hohenlohe-Neuenstein-Künzelsau
Hohenlohe-Künzelsau
County Franc FR 1677: Partitioned from Hohenlohe-Neuenstein-Neuenstein 1689: Extinct; to Hohenlohe-Neuenstein-Oehringen
Blason Conrad VI de Hohenlohe-Brauneck (selon Gelre).svg Hohenlohe-Neuenstein-Langenburg
Hohenlohe-Langenburg
County
1764: Principality
Franc FR 1610: Partitioned from Hohenlohe-Neuenstein 1699: Partitioned into itself, Hohenlohe-Neuenstein-Ingelfingen and Hohenlohe-Neuenstein-Kirchberg
1764: HRE Prince
1805: Bench of Princes
1806: To Württemberg
Blason Conrad VI de Hohenlohe-Brauneck (selon Gelre).svg Hohenlohe-Neuenstein-Neuenstein
Hohenlohe-Neuenstein
County Franc FR 1610: Partitioned from Hohenlohe-Neuenstein 1677: Partitioned into Hohenlohe-Neuenstein-Oehringen, Hohenlohe-Neuenstein-Weikersheim, Hohenlohe-Neuenstein-Künzelsau and itself
1698: Extinct; to Hohenlohe-Neuenstein-Oehringen
Blason Conrad VI de Hohenlohe-Brauneck (selon Gelre).svg Hohenlohe-Neuenstein-Oehringen
Hohenlohe-Oehringen
County
1764: Principality
Franc FR 1677: Partitioned from Hohenlohe-Neuenstein-Neuenstein 1708: Partitioned into itself and Hohenlohe-Neuenstein-Weikersheim
1764: HRE Prince
1803: Bench of Princes
1805: Extinct; to Hohenlohe-Neuenstein-Ingelfingen
Blason Conrad VI de Hohenlohe-Brauneck (selon Gelre).svg Hohenlohe-Neuenstein-Weikersheim
Hohenlohe-Weikersheim
County Franc FR 1610: Partitioned from Hohenlohe-Neuenstein 1645: Extinct; to Hohenlohe-Neuenstein-Neuenstein
1677: Partitioned from Hohenlohe-Neuenstein-Neuenstein
1684: Extinct; to Hohenlohe-Neuenstein-Oehringen
1708: Partitioned from Hohenlohe-Neuenstein-Oehringen
1756: Extinct; to Hohenlohe-Neuenstein-Oehringen
Blason Conrad VI de Hohenlohe-Brauneck (selon Gelre).svg Hohenlohe-Röltingen Lordship n/a n/a 1266: Partitioned from Hohenlohe c. 1290: Extinct; to Hohenlohe-Weikersheim
Blason Conrad VI de Hohenlohe-Brauneck (selon Gelre).svg Hohenlohe-Uffenheim Lordship n/a n/a 1266: Partitioned from Hohenlohe 1269: Partitioned into itself, Hohenlohe-Wernsberg and Hohenlohe-Möckmühl
1378: Sold to Nuremberg
1412: Extinct
Blason Conrad VI de Hohenlohe-Brauneck (selon Gelre).svg Hohenlohe-Waldenburg County Franc FR 1551: Partitioned from Hohenlohe-Weikersheim 1615: Partitioned into Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Pfedelbach, Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Waldenburg and Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Schillingsfürst
Blason Conrad VI de Hohenlohe-Brauneck (selon Gelre).svg Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Bartenstein
Hohenlohe-Bartenstein
County
1744: Principality
Franc FR 1688: Partitioned from Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Schillingsfürst 1744: HRE Prince
1798: Partitioned into Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Jagstberg and itself
1803: Bench of Princes
1806: To Württemberg
Blason Conrad VI de Hohenlohe-Brauneck (selon Gelre).svg Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Jagstberg
Hohenlohe-Jagstberg
County
1744: Principality
Franc FR 1798: Partitioned from Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Bartenstein 1803: Bench of Princes
1806: To Württemberg
Blason Conrad VI de Hohenlohe-Brauneck (selon Gelre).svg Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Pfedelbach
Hohenlohe-Pfedelbach
County Franc FR 1615: Partitioned from Hohenlohe-Waldenburg 1728: Extinct; to Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Bartenstein
Blason Conrad VI de Hohenlohe-Brauneck (selon Gelre).svg Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Schillingsfürst
Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst
County
1744: Principality
Franc FR 1615: Partitioned from Hohenlohe-Waldenburg 1688: Partitioned into Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Bartenstein and itself
1744: HRE Prince
1803: Bench of Princes
1806: Mediatised to Bavaria and Württemberg
1807: Partitioned into itself and Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst-Schillingsfürst lines
Blason Conrad VI de Hohenlohe-Brauneck (selon Gelre).svg Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Waldenburg
Hohenlohe-Waldenburg
County
1744: Principality
Franc FR 1615: Partitioned from Hohenlohe-Waldenburg 1679: Extinct; to Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Pfedelbach
Blason Conrad VI de Hohenlohe-Brauneck (selon Gelre).svg Hohenlohe-Weikersheim Lordship
1450: County
Franc FR 1266: Partitioned from Hohenlohe 1450: HRE Count
1551: Partitioned into Hohenlohe-Neuenstein and Hohenlohe-Waldenburg
Blason Conrad VI de Hohenlohe-Brauneck (selon Gelre).svg Hohenlohe-Wernsberg Lordship n/a n/a 1269: Partitioned from Hohenlohe-Uffenheim 1350: Extinct; to Hohenlohe-Uffenheim
Armoiries Raugraf 1.svg Hohensax Barony
1413: County
n/a n/a 1248: Partitioned from Sax 1633: Extinct; to Zürich
Coats of arms of None.svg Hohenwaldeck and Maxlrain
Hohen-Waldeck
Lordship 1500: Bavarian Circle
Hohenzollern Haus Wappen.svg Hohenzollern County 1288: Partitioned from Zollern 1344: Partitioned into Hohenzollern-Schwarzgraf Line and Hohenzollern-Strasbourg Line
Hohenzollern Haus Wappen.svg Hohenzollern-Haigerloch County
1623: Principality
Swab SC 1575: Partitioned from Hohenzollern-Hechingen 1623: HRE Prince
1630: Extinct; to Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
1681: Partitioned from Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
1767: Extinct; to Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
Hohenzollern Haus Wappen.svg Hohenzollern-Hechingen
Prince of Hohenzollern-Hechingen, Burgrave of Nuremberg, Count of Sigmaringen and Veringen, Count of Berg, Lord of Haigerloch and Werstein, etc
County
1623: Principality
Swab PR 1402: Partitioned from Hohenzollern-Strasbourg Line 1512: Partitioned into itself and Hohenzollern-Hohenberg
1575: Partitioned into itself, Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, Hohenzollern-Haigerloch and Hohenzollern-Hohenzollern
1623: HRE Prince
1653: Bench of Secular Princes
1849: To Prussia
Hohenzollern Haus Wappen.svg Hohenzollern-Hohenberg County Swab SC 1512: Partitioned from Hohenzollern-Hechingen 1558: Extinct; to Hohenzollern-Hechingen
Hohenzollern Haus Wappen.svg Hohenzollern-Hohenzollern County Swab SC 1575: Partitioned from Hohenzollern-Hechingen 1602: Extinct; to Hohenzollern-Hechingen
Hohenzollern Haus Wappen.svg Hohenzollern-Öttingen County n/a n/a 1402: Partitioned from Hohenzollern-Strasbourg Line 1423: To Württemberg
1439: Restored
1443: Extinct; sold to Württemberg
Hohenzollern Haus Wappen.svg Hohenzollern-Schwarzgraf Line County n/a n/a 1344: Partitioned from Hohenzollern 1412: Extinct; to Hohenzollern-Öttingen
Hohenzollern Haus Wappen.svg Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
HRE Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, Burgrave of Nuremberg, Count of Sigmaringen and Veringen, Count of Berg, Lord of Haigerloch and Werstein, etc.
County
1623: Principality
Swab SC 1575: Partitioned from Hohenzollern-Hechingen 1623: HRE Prince
1681: Partitioned into itself and Hohenzollern-Haigerloch
1803: Bench of Princes
1849: To Prussia
Hohenzollern Haus Wappen.svg Hohenzollern-Strasbourg Line County n/a n/a 1344: Partitioned from Hohenzollern 1402: Partitioned into Hohenzollern-Öttingen and Hohenzollern-Hechingen
CoA Hohnstein Family.svg Hohnstein (Hohenstein) County n/a n/a 1154: Title held by the Counts of Ilfeld; fief of Saxony 1178: Count of Ilfeld took the style "Hohnstein"
1180: Imperial immediacy
1253: Acquired Klettenberg as fief of the Bishopric of Halberstadt
1263: Acquired Spatenberg as fief of Thuringia
1268: Acquired Sömmerda
1289: Partitioned into Hohnstein-Klettenberg and Hohnstein-Sondershausen
CoA Hohnstein Family.svg Hohnstein-Heldrungen County n/a n/a 1315: Partitioned from Hohnstein-Klettenberg 1423: Sold to Stolberg-Stolberg
1478: Renamed to Hohnstein-Vierraden after acquisition of Vierraden as fief of Brandenburg
CoA Hohnstein Family.svg Hohnstein-Heringen County n/a n/a 1394: Partitioned from Hohnstein-Heringen-Kelbra 1412: Half sold to Stolberg-Stolberg
1417: Other half to Stolberg-Stolberg
1432: Extinct
CoA Hohnstein Family.svg Hohnstein-Heringen-Kelbra County n/a n/a 1373: Partitioned from Hohnstein-Klettenberg 1394: Partitioned into Hohnstein-Heringen and Hohnstein-Kelbra
CoA Hohnstein Family.svg Hohnstein-Kelbra County n/a n/a 1394: Partitioned from Hohnstein-Heringen-Kelbra 1413: Sold to Stolberg-Stolberg
1414: Extinct
CoA Hohnstein Family.svg Hohnstein-Klettenberg County n/a n/a 1289: Partitioned from Hohnstein 1315: Partitioned into itself and Hohnstein-Heldrungen
1320: Acquired Lohra
1373: Partitioned into Hohnstein-Lohra-Klettenberg and Hohnstein-Heringen-Kelbra
CoA Hohnstein Family.svg Hohnstein-Lohra-Klettenberg County Upp Sax WT 1373: Partitioned from Hohnstein-Klettenberg 1593: Extinct; to Bishopric of Halberstadt
1632: Lohra to Schwarzburg-Sondershausen; Klettenberg to Stolberg-Wernigerode; rest to Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
1640s: To Thun and Hohnstein
1648: To Brandenburg
1651: To Sayn-Wittgenstein
1670: To Sayn-Wittgenstein-Hohnstein
1699: To Prussia
1806: To Westphalia
1813: To Prussia
CoA Hohnstein Family.svg Hohnstein-Sondershausen County n/a n/a 1289: Partitioned from Hohnstein 1356: Extinct; to Schwarzburg-Blankenburg
CoA Hohnstein Family.svg Hohnstein-Vierraden and Schwedt County n/a n/a 1478: Renamed from Hohnstein-Heldrungen after acquisition of Vierraden as fief of Brandenburg 1481: Acquired Schwedt as fief of Brandenburg
1609: Extinct
Counts of Holland Arms.svg Holland 11th century: HRE County
1806-1810: Kingdom of Holland
c. 1150: Split off from Bishopric of Utrecht 1064: 1st mention of Holland
c. 1100: Title Count of Holland 1st used
1299: United with the County of Hainaut
1349-1433: To Bavarian Wittelsbachs
1433-1482: To Duchy of Burgundy; later the dominant hegemon of the United Provinces, but as a republic, the house of Orange being merely styled stadholder
1482-1581: To Habsburgs
1512: Burgundian Circle
1813: Kingdom of the Netherlands
Blason de Holstein.svg Holstein
Duke of Schleswig, Holstein, Stormarn, Ditmarshes, Lauenburg & Oldenburg
County n/a n/a 1111: Lothair II enfoeffed Schaumburg with Holstein and Stormarn following the death without heirs of the Count of Hamburg 1137 - 1142: To Badewide
1203: To Denmark
1227: To Schaumburg
1261: Partitioned into Holstein-Kiel and Holstein-Itzehoe
Blason de Holstein.svg Holstein-Itzehoe County n/a n/a 1261: Partitioned from Holstein 1290: Partitioned into Holstein-Plön, Holstein-Schaumburg and Holstein-Rendsburg
Blason de Holstein.svg Holstein-Kiel County n/a n/a 1261: Partitioned from Holstein 1273: Partitioned into Holstein-Segeberg and itself
1316: To younger son of Holstein-Plön
1390: Extinct; to Holstein-Rendsburg though Neuland and Herzhorn to Holstein-Schaumburg
Blason de Holstein.svg Holstein-Plön County n/a n/a 1290: Partitioned from Holstein-Itzehoe 1350: Extinct; to Holstein-Kiel
Blason de Holstein.svg Holstein-Rendsburg County
1474: Duchy
n/a n/a 1290: Partitioned from Holstein-Itzehoe 1386: Acquired Schleswig
1397: Partitioned into itself and Holstein-Segeberg
1459: Extinct; to Denmark
1474: Duchy; superseded by Schleswig-Holstein
Blason de Holstein.svg Holstein-Schaumburg (Schaumburg and Holstein-Pinneburg)
HRE Prince, Count of Holstein, Schaumburg and Sternberg, Lord of Gemen
County
1620: Principality
Low Rhen WE 1290: Partitioned from Holstein-Itzehoe 1528: Acquired Gemen
1544: Partitioned into itself and Holstein-Schaumburg-Gemen
1620: HRE Prince
1640: Extinct; Two thirds of Holstein-Pinneburg to Denmark, one third of Holstein-Pinneburg to Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorp, half of Schaumburg to Hesse-Cassel, half of Schaumburg to Lippe-Alverdissen, Gemen to Limburg-Styrum
Blason de Holstein.svg Holstein-Schaumburg-Gemen County Low Rhen WE 1544: Partitioned from Holstein-Schaumburg 1622: To Holstein-Schaumburg
Blason de Holstein.svg Holstein-Segeberg County n/a n/a 1273: Partitioned from Holstein-Kiel 1308: Extinct; to Holstein-Kiel
1397: Partitioned from Holstein-Rendsburg
1403: Extinct; to Holstein-Rendsburg
Wappen Holzappel.png Holzappel (Holzapfel) 1641: HRE County Low Rhen WE 1606: Peter Melander made HRE Knight, assumed the name "Holzappel" 1641: HRE Count
1642: Acquired Lülsdorf as fief of Palatinate-Neuburg
1643: Purchased Esterau and Isselbach from Nassau-Hadamar; Bench of Counts of Westphalia
1656: Acquired Nassau-Schaumburg
1707: To Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym
1806: To Nassau
Wappen Bad Homburg vor der Höhe.svg Homburg Territory n/a n/a 1180: To Eppstein 1486: To Hanau-Münzenberg
1524: To Hesse
1567: To Hesse-Darmstadt
1598: To Hesse-Homburg, appanage of Hesse-Darmstadt
1768: To Hesse-Homburg
1806: To the Grand Duchy of Hesse
1815: To Hesse-Homburg
1866: To Prussia
CoA Homburg Lordship.svg Homburg Lordship n/a n/a 13th Century: Originally a territory of Isenburg 1259: To Sayn
1276: Imperial immediacy
1284: To Sayn-Sayn
1605: To Sayn-Wittgenstein
1606: To Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg
1806: To Berg
1815: To Prussia
Blason Comtes de Hornes.svg Horne (Hoorn) Lordship
1450: County
Low Rhen WE 11th/12th Century 1450: HRE Count
1568: Extinct; to Spanish Netherlands
1576: To the Bishopric of Liège
1795: To France
1815: To the Netherlands
CoA Teutonic Order.svg Horneck Commandery n/a n/a 13th Century: To the local Lords of Horneck c. 1250: To the Teutonic Order
1805: To Württemberg
Coats of arms of None.svg Hörstgen (Horstgen) Lordship Under overlordship of Mors
To Counts of Drachenfels
1530: Inherited by Millendonk-Mirlar
Passed to Brochhorst
Passed to Croy
Passed to Burlepsch
Passed to Ostein
1754: Passed to Barons of Knesebeck
1794: French occupation
1815: To Prussia
Coats of arms of None.svg Höwen Lordship
CoA Hoya County.svg Hoya County n/a n/a 1204 Before 1180: Part of older Duchy of Saxony, till emperor deposed Henry the Lion
1202: 1st mention of "Count of Hoya"
1215: Acquired Nienburg
1338: Acquired Altbruchhausen
1345: Partitioned into Hoya and Bruchhausen and itself
1497: Extinct; to Hoya and Bruchhausen
CoA Hoya County.svg Hoya and Bruchhausen (Nienburg) County Low Rhen WE 1345: Partitioned from Hoya 1384: Acquired Neubruchhausen
1497: Acquired Hoya
1512: To Brunswick-Lüneburg
1519: Restored
1582: Extinct; to Brunswick-Lüneburg
Blason DE Clèves.svg Hülchrath (Hilkerode) County n/a n/a 12th Century: To Saffenburg as fief of Cologne 12th Century: To Sayn
1247: To Sponheim-Heinsberg
1255: To Cleves
c. 1275: Partitioned from Cleves
1298: Sold Linn to Cleves
1303: Sold Tomburg to Cologne
1322: Half sold to Cologne
1331: Remainder sold to Cologne

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