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1263 - House of Kyburg Dies Out

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Hartman IV, Duke of Kyburg dies, and with him the House of Kyburg. The House of Habsburg eventually acquires the Kyburger land (between Lake Constance and Lake Zurich in modern day Switzerland) and titles, part of the continuing expansion of the Habsburg empire.

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Alamanicus is wandering his old Alemanni haunts, revisiting the places where once he used to drink, carouse, and beat up the odd Roman legionnaire or two. Things have moved on since his day, and the old Alemanni country now lies across south west Germany, French Alsace, and northern Switzerland. Cut through by the mighty Rhine, it is an area of great beauty, and a lot has happened there since Alamanicus last walked this land.

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