1418 - House of Baden-Hachberg Dies Out

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The last of the House of Baden-Hachberg, founded in 1212, becomes extinct following the death of Otto II von Baden-Hachberg. Impoversihed, Otto had already sold the family possessions (including the family seat at Hochburg Castle) and titles to Bernhard I, Margrave of Baden, in 1415. The junior branch of the Baden-Hachberg line, the Hachberg-Sausenbergs, continue for nearly another century before also passing into history.

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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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