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House Treaty of Gera

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House Treaty of Gera

The House Treaty of Gera was a Neumark and Krosno Odrzańskie should be separated from the Mark and given to his two younger sons.


Immediately after John George's death in 1598, his eldest son and successor, Elector secundogenitures. To decide who would inherit which principality, they would have to draw lots among themselves, as had been the practice before the Dispositio Achillea.


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