Realm deputation main conclusion
the realm deputation main conclusion was a resolution of the last meeting of the Immerwährenden Reichstag to 25. February 1803 in Regensburg. It in June 1802 a remuneration plan agreed upon between France and Austria was the basis, that on the peace treaty of Lunéville (kind. 7)was based. The main conclusion was the last large law of the holy Roman realm of German nation.
The French revolution wars had shifted the French east border up to the Rhine and had brought with it numerous German princes their linksrheinischen possessions. Como ése eran ésosCapitals and a large ore part of the rule area of the three religious cure principalities cure Cologne, cure Mainz and Kurtrier as well as the Kurpfalz now part of France, four of the eight had expired thereby.
In the realm deputation main conclusion it was determined that “depossedierten” lay princes through secularized church as well as through mediatisierte of smaller lay rule, past realm conditions, to be compensated should. In addition the religious principalities became (with exception of Mainz, its remaining rechtsrheinisches territory with that became connected a cure ore chancellor for the last Mainzer archbishop andOre chancellor of the realm Karl Theodor transferred of Dalbergauf Regensburg was dissolved) and the free realm cities (with exception of Augsburg , Luebeck , Nuremberg , Frankfurt/Main , Bremen and Hamburg) and slammed shut the neighbouring large principalities. Of thatSecularization first also the German medal and the Malteserorden remained excluded. The princes at the same time received Cologne , Trier and Pfalz from Salzburg , Württemberg , Baden and Hessen-Kassel the extinct cure principalities.
The realm deputation main conclusion became in March1803 unanimously of Reichstag ratify. Emperor Franz II. (HRR) followed in April - although under reservation - this vote.
The secularization and the following Mediatisierung changed the German Reich completely. The realm co-operation lost with the religious princesand that traditionally realm cities its principal supports loyalen. So far the catholic dominated realm prince advice became by the majority Evangelist, also the cure prince advice. After also the realm knight shank and many small principalities to 1806 had lost their independence, reduced the number of the realm-direct territories ofunite one hundred on approximately thirty-four. Principalities such as a bathing, Bavaria or Württemberg could book thereby large area gains, which were justified by losses only partly, so for instance with the house Wittelsbach by the loss of Jülich Kleve mountain, the Kurpfalz and that frequentlywith relatives occupied from Cologne.
By in July 1806 by Napoleon created Rhine federation the partial before already realm princes raised to kings should idealistically like also in fact from loyalty in relation to the realm will dismiss, had them neverthelessto recognize protectorate Napoleon and carry military Gefolgschaft out. Originally Napoleon had planned even a generally obligatory condition for the Rhine federation states. The end of the holy Roman realm of German nation was now formally sealed also: At the 1. August 1806 explained oneRow of realm prince the withdrawal from the realm, since this expired. Until 1808 should follow all German member states. The resignation of the realm crown by emperors Franz II. to 6. August 1806 took place on Napoleons' ultimatum. This status loss was emperorFranz however by the establishment of a Austrian one dock ore around already at the 11. August 1804 forestalled and such an actually impossible Doppelkaisertum justifies.
- Harm Klueting (Hg.), 200 years realm deputation main conclusion. Secularization, Mediatisierung and modernization between old realm andnew nationalness. Conference of the historical commission for Westphalia of the 3. - 5. April 2003 in Corvey, Münster i. W. 2005
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- main conclusion of the extraordinary realm deputation (“realm deputation main conclusion”) of 25.02.1803
- explanation SR. Maj. the emperor FranzII, whereby he lays down the German emperor crown and the realm regiment, the Churfürsten, prince and remaining conditions, like also all member and servant shank of the German Reich, their past obligations relieve of 6. August 1806
- Johannes Neumann: The realm deputation main conclusion of 1803: Conditionsand consequences (pdf)
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