The Albrechts of Rothenburg ob der Tauber were a patrician family, many of whose members occupied administrative offices in both the Interior and Exterior Councils that governed the Imperial Free City of Rothenburg ob der Tauber during the second half of the Holy Roman Empire. Georg Albrecht, son of Eucharius Albrecht born ca. The Reformation and a new emperor, Charles V ruled — , considerably destabilized the religious and economic balance of the Holy Roman Empire. As a consequence, the Rothenburg city elders adopted a low profile, avoiding attracting imperial attention while at the same time remaining on good terms with the staunchly Catholic emperor. Despite this, in , Rothenburg ob der Tauber adopted Lutheranism as its official religion. Kilian Albrecht ca.
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The Albrechts of Rothenburg ob der Tauber
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Rothenburg ob der Tauber, is considered the most perfect walled city in Europe. Even if you've never seen it, you've seen it, at least in imagination. It's the ideal setting for every fairy tale the Brothers Grimm ever recorded. It's where Disney would have housed Snow White, where Cinderella might have found that lost slipper.