List of states in the Holy Roman Empire (I)

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

Name

Type

Circle

Bench

Formed

Notes

Armoiries Habsbourg.svg Inner Austria Duchy 1379: Partitioned from Austria 1406: Annexed to Austria
Reichsabtei Irsee coat of arms.svg Irsee Abbacy Swab SP 1186 1695: Imperial immediacy
1802: To Bavaria
CoA Limburg-Styrum Limburg Quarter.svg Isenberg-Limburg County n/a n/a 1253: Renamed from Altena-Isenberg 1289: Acquired Altenhof and Styrum
1304: Partitioned into Limburg-Hohenlimburg and Limburg-Styrum
Armoiries d'Isembourg.svg Isenburg
HRE Prince of Isenburg
Lordship n/a n/a 11th Century: Counts of the Niederlahngau assumed the name Isenburg though without comital rank 1129: Acquired Kobern
1137: Partitioned into Isenburg-Kobern and Isenburg-Isenburg

1197: Rembold IV acquired Kempenich, founding Isenburg-Kempenich c1100: Division into Isenburg-Limburg and Isenburg-Kempenich
1137: Partitioned into Isenburg-Isenburg and Isenburg-Limburg-Covern
1673: Division into Isenburg, Birstein, Isenburg-Marienborn, Isenburg-Meerholz, Isenburg-Wachtersbach
1806: Joined Confederation of the Rhine

Armoiries d'Isembourg.svg Isenburg-Arenfels Lordship n/a n/a c. 1280: Partitioned from Isenburg-Cleeberg 1371: Extinct; to Isenburg-Isenburg
Armoiries d'Isembourg.svg Isenburg-Birstein County
1744: Principality
Upp Rhen WT 1511: Partitioned from Isenburg-Büdingen 1628: Partitioned into Isenburg-Offenbach and Isenburg-Büdingen
1685: Partitioned from Isenburg-Offenbach
1744: HRE Prince
1803: Bench of Princes
1806: Renamed to Principality of Isenburg and mediatised the other branches of the House of Isenburg
1815: To the Grand Duchy of Hesse; renamed to Ysenburg and Büdingen
CoA Isenburg-Kempenich.svg Isenburg-Braunsberg Lordship n/a n/a c. 1175: Partitioned from Isenburg-Isenburg 1243: Renamed to Isenburg-Wied after inheriting Wied
Armoiries d'Isembourg.svg Isenburg-Büdingen Lordship
1442: County
Upp Rhen WT 1341: Partitioned from Isenburg-Cleeberg 1442: HRE Count
1511: Partitioned into Isenburg-Rönneburg and Isenburg-Birstein
1628: Partitioned from Isenburg-Birstein
1673: Partitioned into itself, Isenburg-Wächtersbach, Isenburg-Meerholz and Isenburg-Marienborn
1806: To Isenburg-Birstein
1815: To the Grand Duchy of Hesse
Armoiries d'Isembourg.svg Isenburg-Cleeberg (Isenburg-Cleberg) Lordship n/a n/a c. 1158: Partitioned from Isenburg-Kobern 1221: Acquired Limburg an der Lahn
1258: Partitioned into itself and Isenburg-Limburg
c. 1280: Partitioned into Isenburg-Arenfels and itself
1304: Acquired Büdingen
1310: Acquired Grenzau
1341: Partitioned into Isenburg-Büdingen and Isenburg-Grenzau
Armoiries d'Isembourg.svg Isenburg-Eisenberg County Upp Rhen WT 1685: Partitioned from Isenburg-Offenbach 1758: Extinct; to Isenburg-Birstein
Armoiries d'Isembourg.svg Isenburg-Grenzau Lordship n/a n/a 1341: Partitioned from Isenburg-Cleeberg 1439: Extinct; to Nassau-Beilstein
1446: To the Archbishopric of Trier
1460: To Isenburg-Isenburg (Lower Isenburg)
CoA Lower-Isenburg.svg Isenburg-Grenzau Lordship El Rhen WE 1502: Partitioned from Isenburg-Isenburg (Lower Isenburg) 1664: Extinct; divided between the Archbishoprics of Cologne and Trier and Fulda Abbey, with the latter granting their share of the territory to Walderdorff
CoA Lower-Isenburg.svg Isenburg-Isenburg (Lower Isenburg) Lordship Low Rhen WE 1137: Partitioned from Isenburg c. 1175: Partitioned into itself and Isenburg-Braunsberg
1197: Acquired Kempenich
c. 1220: Partitioned into itself and Isenburg-Kempenich
1460: Acquired Grenzau
1497: Acquired Neumagen
1502: Partitioned into Isenburg-Grenzau and Isenburg-Neumagen
CoA Isenburg-Kempenich.svg Isenburg-Kempenich Lordship n/a n/a 1277: Made fief of the Archbishopric of Trier
1424: Extinct; to Schöneck
Armoiries d'Isembourg.svg Isenburg-Kobern (Isenburg-Covern) Lordship n/a n/a 1137: Partitioned from Isenburg c. 1158: Partitioned into itself and Isenburg-Cleeberg
1195: Made fief of the Archbishopric of Trier
1266: Extinct; to Neuerburg
Armoiries d'Isembourg.svg Isenburg-Limburg Lordship n/a n/a 1258: Partitioned from Isenburg-Cleeberg 1406: Extinct; to the Archbishopric of Trier
Armoiries d'Isembourg.svg Isenburg-Marienborn Lordship
1442: County
Upp Rhen WT 1673: Partitioned from Isenburg-Büdingen 1725: Extinct; divided between Isenburg-Büdingen, Isenburg-Wächtersbach and Isenburg-Meerholz
Armoiries d'Isembourg.svg Isenburg-Meerholz Lordship
1442: County
Upp Rhen WT 1673: Partitioned from Isenburg-Büdingen 1806: To Isenburg-Birstein
1815: To the Grand Duchy of Hesse
CoA Lower-Isenburg.svg Isenburg-Neumagen Lordship El Rhen WE 1502: Partitioned from Isenburg-Isenburg (Lower Isenburg) 1554: Extinct; to Sayn-Wittgenstein
Armoiries d'Isembourg.svg Isenburg-Offenbach County Upp Rhen WT 1628: Partitioned from Isenburg-Birstein 1685: Partitioned into Isenburg-Philippseich, Isenburg-Birstein and Isenburg-Eisenberg
Armoiries d'Isembourg.svg Isenburg-Philippseich County Upp Rhen WT 1685: Partitioned from Isenburg-Offenbach 1718: Extinct; given as an appanage to his nephew William Maurice II, Count of Isenburg-Philippseich without imperial immediacy nor representation in the imperial diet
Armoiries d'Isembourg.svg Isenburg-Rönneburg County Upp Rhen WT 1511: Partitioned from Isenburg-Büdingen 1601: Extinct; to Isenburg-Birstein
Armoiries d'Isembourg.svg Isenburg-Wächtersbach Lordship
1442: County
Upp Rhen WT 1673: Partitioned from Isenburg-Büdingen 1806: To Isenburg-Birstein
1815: To the Grand Duchy of Hesse
CoA Isenburg-Kempenich.svg Isenburg-Wied County n/a n/a 1243: Renamed from Isenburg-Braunsberg after inheriting Wied 1462: Extinct; to Runkel
Wappen Isny.svg Isny im Allgäu Imperial City Swab SW 1365: Free Imperial City 1803: To Quadt
1806: To Württemberg
Grb Istarske županije.svg Istria Margaviate n/a n/a 1040: Given to Poppo of Weimar-Orlamünde, also of Carniola 1173: To Andechs-Meran
1209: To the Patriarchate of Aquileia
13th Century: Most to Venice
1374: To Austria
1420: Rest of Istria to Venice
1797: Venetian parts to Austria
1805: To Italy
1815: To Austria
Wappen at itter.png Itter Lordship

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