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: Bavaria, the Royal Bavarian House Law of
: 1808 (Königlich Baierisches Familiengesetz)
: stated in its I. Titel (please articles 1
: and 6) the members of the Family are
: "Königliche Prinzen, Königliche
: Prinzessinnen" [von Bayern], i.e. Royal
: Princes or Princesses of Bavaria, and Royal
: Article 7 says the junior line were Dukes in
Of course, only the head would usually employ the long, grand title but nothing in the Bavarian constitution removes their HRE titles. Those have always been understood to continue in agnatic lines. The titles are Count Palatine by the Rhine and Duke in/of Bavaria for all Wittelsbachs. The constitution of Bavaria only concerns titles under Bavaria's jurisdiction. It's like the Norwegians saying the king of Norway's title is just that when he has a multitude of other disused dynastic titles.
: In Wurtemberg only the descendants of the
: first King were Princes of Wurtemberg, all
: other junior dynastic members were Dukes of
: As you know, the junior and Catholic line of
: Dukes of Wurtemberg inherited the
: representation of the Headship of this Royal
: Family, and you're right, the Head of the
: House is "The Duke of Wurtemberg"
: while others are "Duke X/Y of
Still makes me wonder why they didn't "upgrade" to 'prince'... Kind of like how the Hessians settle for the "lowly" 'Highness' rather than 'Grand Ducal Highness'.
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