On the relations of the duchies of Schleswig and Holstein to the crown of Denmark and the Germanic Confederation, and on the treaty-engagements of the great European powers in reference thereto by Twiss, Travers Sir

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The Schleswig-Holstein Question (German: Schleswig-Holsteinische Frage; Danish: Spørgsmålet om Sønderjylland og Holsten) was a complex set of diplomatic and other issues arising in the 19th century from the relations of two duchies, Schleswig (Danish: Sønderjylland/Slesvig) and Holstein (Danish: Holsten), to the Danish crown, to the German Confederation, and to each other.

: On the Relations of the Duchies of Schleswig and Holstein (): Twiss, Travers: Books. The coat of arms shows the symbols of the two duchies united in Schleswig-Holstein, i.e., the two lions for Schleswig and the leaf of a nettle for Holstein.

Supposedly, Otto von Bismarck decreed that the two lions were to face the nettle because of the discomfort to their bottoms which would have resulted if the lions faced away from l: Kiel.

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[Travers Twiss]. Holstein-Gottorp or Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorp is the historiographical name, as well as contemporary shorthand name, for the parts of the duchies of Schleswig and Holstein, also known as Ducal Holstein, that were ruled by the dukes of parts of the duchies were ruled by the kings of Denmark.

The territories of Gottorp are located in present-day Denmark and Etymology: From Holstein region and Gottorf. Schleswig-Holstein question, 19th-century controversy between Denmark, Prussia, and Austria over the status of Schleswig and Holstein.

At this time the population of Schleswig was Danish in its northern portion, German in the south, and mixed in the northern towns and centre.

The population of. The Schleswig-Holstein Question was the name given to the whole complex of diplomatic and other issues arising in the 19th century out of the relations of the two duchies, Schleswig and Holstein, to the Danish crown on one side and the German Confederation on the other.

The Schleswig-Holstein Question was a complex set of diplomatic and other issues arising in the 19th century from the relations of two duchies, Schleswig and Holstein, to the Danish crown and to the German Confederation. The British statesman Lord Palmerston is reported to have said: “Only three people have ever really understood the Schleswig-Holstein business—the Prince Consort, who is.

The Second Schleswig War (Danish: 2. Slesvigske Krig; German: Deutsch-Dänischer Krieg) was the second military conflict over the Schleswig-Holstein Question of the nineteenth century. The war began on 1 Februarywhen Prussian and Austrian forces crossed the border into Schleswig.

Denmark fought the Kingdom of Prussia and the Austrian the First Schleswig War (–), it. Ina conflict set Prussia and Austria against Denmark. This conflict concerned three territories, Schleswig, Holstein and Lauenburg, and their significant German-speaking populations, which the kingdom of Denmark attempted to “degermanise” and to integrate more closely with the rest of the kingdom.

This conflict was not new: its roots lay in the treaty [ ]. SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN QUESTION, the name given to the whole complex of diplomatic and other issues arising in the 19th century out of the relations of the two “Elbe duchies,” Schleswig and Holstein, to the Danish crown on the one hand and the German Confederation on the other, which came to a crisis with the extinction of the male line of the reigning house of Denmark by the death of King Frederick VII.

Schleswig-Holstein, Land (state) located in northwestern Germany. Schleswig-Holstein extends from the lower course of the Elbe River and the state of Hamburg northward to Denmark and thus occupies the southern third of the Jutland Peninsula.

Along its eastern coast is the Baltic Sea, and along its western coast is the North Sea. On The Relations Of The Duchies Of Schleswig And Holstein To The Crown Of Denmark And The Germanic Confederation [Travers Twiss] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks. War and the final settlement of the Schleswig-Holstein question. Prussia and Austria declared war upon action was governed by a request on Janufor Denmark to rescind its November constitution; within days, Denmark refused to do so.

The Austro-Prussian demand provided for a joint settlement of the Schleswig-Holstein question and excluded the broader German. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet.

The crisis in the duchies came to a head in In January the absolutist Danish King Christian VIII was succeeded by Frederick VII, and, just days into his reign, Frederick published a proposed constitution that would have recognized Denmark, Schleswig, and Holstein as autonomous bodies within a single governmental structure.

German sympathies predominated in Schleswig and Holstein at the. Full text of "On the relations of the duchies of Schleswig and Holstein to the crown of Denmark and the Germanic Confederation, and on the treaty-engagements of the great European powers in reference thereto" See other formats.

Frederick VII (Frederik Carl Christian) (6 October – 15 November ) was King of Denmark from to He was the last Danish monarch of the older Royal branch of the House of Oldenburg and also the last king of Denmark to rule as an absolute monarch.

During his reign, he signed a constitution that established a Danish parliament and made the country a constitutional monarchy.

Along with Holstein, Schleswig—separated from its sister duchy by the Eider River—had long been affiliated with Denmark through personal, rather than national, union under the Danish kings.

The National Liberal government sought to have Schleswig made part of Denmark by the provisions of the constitution of and fought for this end in the Schleswig War (–50) against rebels in.

the Duchies of Schleswig-Holstein, I-II. University of Kansas Publications: Library Series, ) Lawrence: University of Kansas Libraries, Pp. xv and $ The Good Book says: "The harvest indeed is plenteous, but the laborers are few." In paraphrase: many and rich are the fields which require bibliographies so.

The Treaty of London dated May 8, attempts to put the Schleswig Holstein affairs in order. It recognizes the Danish Royal Succession; Holstein and Lauenburg remain in the German Federation with equal recognition of German and Danish nationality.

The Duchies Schleswig and Holstein are. Until Holstein emerged as a Duchy in the Holy Roman Empire, Schleswig as a Duchy within the Kingdom of the early 14th century both duchies were united in dynastic union. The Dukes of Schleswig Holstein long saw themselves as opponents of the Kings of King Christian I.

of Denmark and Duke of both Schleswig and Holstein, granted the two duchies the privilege to be. Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 13 — Schleswig Formerly a duchy and diocese of northwestern Germany, now a part of the Prussian Province of Schleswig-Holstein.

In the early Middle Ages the southern part of the peninsula of Jutland was a. Schleswig-Holstein. Schleswig-Holstein The events in Schleswig-Holstein were a Danish-German confrontation rather than a revolution.

The underlying issues were complex: the kingdom of Denmark and the duchies of Schleswig and Holstein were component parts of the Danish Monarchy and were united in the person of the king/duke. A very readable diary/war reportage by the correspondent of the London Daily Telegraph, Edward Dicey on the Schleswig-Holstein War ofquoted as source material in the recent history of the same war by Tom Buk-Swienty () which was the subject of the Danish TV Broadcaster's (DR) popular historical drama ().Reviews: 4.

Adjoining Prussia, on the northwest, there were two small duchies,—Schleswig and Holstein. Bounded on the northwest by the German Ocean, and on the northeast by the Baltic Sea, with the River Elbe at their base, they presented unusual facilities for commerce.

Their united population was about a million. This book explains the little known first Schleswig-Holstein war, explaining the causes of the conflict, the campaigns during the war and the settlement of a peace afterwards.

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London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Travers Twiss.

SCHLESWIG, or SLESWICK, formerly a duchy of Denmark; bounded N. by Jutland, from which it is nearly separated by the Konge Aa river and the Kolding a took possession of it in with Holstein, and the two duchies formed the province of Schleswig-Holstein.

By a plebiscite, provided for by the Treaty of Versailles, north Schleswig in decided to join with Denmark, while. Book your tickets online for the top things to do in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany on Tripadvisor: traveler reviews and photos of Schleswig-Holstein tourist attractions.

Find what to do today, this weekend, or in August. We have reviews of the best places to see in Schleswig-Holstein. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions. was a turbulent but momentous time in Europe. Within this context, the Duchies of Schleswig and Holstein were caught between the rising nationalism and desire for unification of the Prussian/German nation states and the traditional alliances with the Danish Kingdom.

SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN, shlāz'vĭg-hōl'stīn, Germany, a maritime province of Prussia, between Denmark on the north; the Baltic, Lübeck and Mecklenburg on the east; Mecklenburg and the territory of Hamburg on the south; Hanover southwest and the North Sea on the covers an area of 7, square miles.

Schleswig is separated from Holstein by the Eider and the Schleswig-Holstein Canal. Princess Vilhelmine Marie of Denmark was the first wife of the future King Frederik VII of Denmark, the wife of Karl, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, and the younger of the two surviving daughters of King Frederik VI of Denmark and his wife Marie of was born on Januin Kiel Castle in Kiel, Duchy of Holstein, now in Schleswig-Holstein.

About Schleswig and Holstein, Denmark and Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, About this collection This collection contains parish registers and documents recording the congregational life of some communities in what is now Ostholstein in Schleswig-Holstein.

SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN, a province in the north-west of Prussia, formed out of the once Danish duchies of Schleswig, Holstein and Lauenburg, and bounded W. by the North Sea, N. by Denmark (Jutland), E. by the Baltic Sea, Lübeck and Mecklenburg, and S. by the lower course of the Elbe (separating it from Hanover).It thus consists of the southern half of the Cimbric peninsula, and forms.

A Danish territory in the 13th and 14th centuries, Schleswig was then united with Holstein between and Fromthat union broke and they were ruled as separate duchies of the Danish crown. Schleswig answered to the Danish monarchy, whereas Holstein remained under the Holy Roman Empire, with the king of Denmark acting as duke.

In preparation for the peace conference that was expected to follow World War I, in the spring of the British Foreign Office established a special section responsible for preparing background information for use by British delegates to the conference.

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Partition of Holstein and Schleswig. Until the Treaty of Speyer, concluded on 23 MayAdolf's half-brother Christian III of Denmark ruled the entire Duchies of Holstein and Schleswig in the name of the then still minor Adolf and his brother John the Elder (Hans den Ældre).

They determined their youngest brother Frederick was to have a career as Lutheran administrator.Memoir on the constitutional rights of the duchies of Schleswig and Holstein.

London Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Otto von Wenckstern; Christian Karl Josias Bunsen, Freiherr von; M de Gruner.

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