Among the many interesting monuments is the imposing tomb of the stadtholder Count Engelbert of Nassau and his wife.
1 445), married Engelbert of Nassau-Dillenburg (d.
Engelbert Pernerstorfer >>
It was again fortified by Konrad von Hochstaden, archbishop of Cologne (1238-1261), whose successor, Engelbert von Falkenburg (d.
His successor, Engelbert II., however, attempted to overthrow the democratic constitution set up by him, with the result that in 1262 the brotherhoods combined with the patricians against the archbishop, and the Richerzeche returned to share its authority with the elected "great council" (Weiter Rat).
During this period he was represented by his son Henry, in whose name the government of Germany was carried on by the regent Engelbert, archbishop of Cologne.
While Engelbert lived the country was in a fairly peaceable condition, although, thanks to the emperors concessions, the spiritual princes were predominant, and all possible means were taken to check the growth of the towns, whose interests and aspirations were not favorable to this state of affairs.
From the marriage of the heiress Mathilda (1282-1299) with Engelbert II., count of La Marck (d.
1347), inherited the countship of La Marck; the second, Engelbert III.
By the peace of Luneville (February 5805), the next duke, Louis Engelbert, lost the greater part of his ancestral domain, but received in compensation Meppen and Recklinghausen.
Duke Prosper Louis died in 5865, and was succeeded by his son Engelbert (d.
1875), who was followed in his turn by his son Engelbert (b.
Engelbert Humperdinck >>