MANSFELD , the name of an old and illustriousGerman
See also:family which took its name from Mansfeld in Saxony, where it was seated from the 11th to the 18th century . One of its earliest members was Hoyer von Mansfeld (d . 1115), a
See also:partisan of the emperor
See also:Henry V. during his struggles with the
See also:Saxons; he fought for Henry at Warnstadt and was killed in his service at Welfesholz . Still more famous was
See also:Albert, count of Mansfeld (148o-156o), an intimate friend of
See also:Luther and one of the earliest and staunchest supporters of the Reformation . He helped to crush the rising of the peasants under
See also:Munzer in Thuringia in 1525; he was a member of the
See also:league of
See also:Schmalkalden, and took
See also:part in all the movements of the Protestants against
See also:Charles V . With Albert was associated his
See also:brother Gebhard, and another member of the family was Johann' Gebhard, elector here he died on the 25th of
See also:November 1626 . He was buried at Spalato . See F . Stieve,
See also:Ernst von Mansfeld (
See also:Munich, 1890); R . Reuss, Graf Ernst von Mansfeld
See also:im behmischen Kriege (
See also:Brunswick, 1865); A . C. de Villermont, Ernest de Mansfeldt (Brussels, 1866); L . Graf Uetterodt zu Schaffenberg, Ernst Graf zu Mansfeld (
See also:Gotha; 1867); J .
See also:Des Grafen Ernst von Mansfeld letzte
See also:Plane and Thaten (
See also:Breslau, 187o) ; E . Fischer, Des Mansfelders
See also:Tod (Berlin, 1873) ; S . R .
See also:History of England, vols. iv. and v . (1901) ; J., L . Motley,
See also:Life and
See also:Death of
See also:John of Barneveld (ed . 1904; vol. ii.) .
HENRY LONGUEVILLE MANSEL (1820-1871)
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