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The Upper Saxon Circle (German: Obersächsischer Reichskreis) was an Imperial Circle of the Holy Roman Empire. It was created in 1512. With few exceptions, the Upper Saxon was comprised of larger states, two of which were electorates - Brandenburg and Saxony.

Name

Type

Arms-Anhalt1200s AnhaltPrincipality
Arms-Barby BarbyCounty
Arms-Brandenburg BrandenburgMargraviateElectorate
Cammin (Kammin)Principality
Arms-Pomerania Further PomeraniaDuchy
GernrodeAbbey
Arms-Hatzfeld1 HatzfeldPrincipality
Arms-Pomerania Hither PomeraniaDuchy
Arms-Hohenstein HohnsteinCounty
Lohra and KlettenbergLordship
Arms-Mansfeld1 MansfeldCounty
QuedlinburgAbbey
Arms-Querfurt QuerfurtPrincipality
Arms-Reuss1 ReussPrincipality
Arms-Saxe-Altenburg Saxe-AltenburgDuchy
Arms-Saxe-Coburg Saxe-CoburgDuchy
Saxe-EisenachDuchy
Saxe-GothaDuchy
Arms-Saxe-Weimar Saxe-WeimarDuchy
Arms-Saxony SaxonyDuchyElectorate
Arms-Schönburg SchönburgCounty
Arms-Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt1 Schwarzburg-RudolstadtPrincipality
Arms-Schwarzburg-Sonderhausen1 Schwarzburg-SonderhausenPrincipality
Arms-Stolberg1 StolbergCounty
WalkenriedAbbey
Arms-Wernigerode WernigerodeCounty


Former Estates of the Upper Saxon CircleEdit

Name

Type

Arms-Beichlingen BeichlingenCounty
Arms-Brandenburg-Diocese BrandenburgBishopric
Arms-Cammin-Diocese Cammin (Kammin)Bishopric
Arms-Elblag Elbing (Elblag)Free City
Arms-Gdansk Danzig (Gdansk)Free City
Arms-Gleichen1 GleichenCounty
Arms-Havelberg-Diocese HavelbergBishopric
Arms-Lebus-Diocese2 LebusBishopric
LeisnigkCounty
Arms-Meissen-Diocese MeissenBishopric
Arms-Merseburg-Diocese MerseburgBishopric
Arms-Naumburg-Diocese Naumburg-ZeitzBishopric
Arms-Pomerania PomeraniaDuchy
Arms-Regenstein RegensteinCounty
RiddagshausenAbbey
Arms-Barby RuppinCounty
SaalfeldAbbey
Arms-Wildenfels WildenfelsLordship
Arms-Wunsdorf Wunsdorf (Wunstorf)County


Upper Saxon Circle
Anhalt | Barby | Brandenburg | Cammin | Further Pomerania | Gernrode | Hatzfeld | Hither Pomerania
Hohnstein | Lohra and Klettenberg | Mansfeld | Quedlinburg | Querfurt | Reuss | Saxe-Altenburg | Saxe-Coburg
Saxe-Eisenach | Saxe-Gotha | Saxe-Weimar | Saxony | Schönburg | Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt
Schwarzburg-Sondershausen | Stolberg | Walkenried | Wernigerode


Earlier Members
Beichlingen | Brandenburg | Cammin | Elbing | Danzig | Gleichen | Göttingen | Havelberg | Lebus | Leisnigk
Meissen | Merseburg | Naumburg-Zeitz | Pomerania | Regenstein | Riddagshausen | Ruppin | Saalfeld | Wildenfels
Wunstorf


Imperial Circles
Austrian | Bavarian | Burgundian | Electoral Rhenish | Franconian | Lower Rhenish-Westphalian
Lower Saxon | Swabian | Upper Rhenish | Upper Saxon

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