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Habsburg,

family: see HapsburgHapsburg
or Habsburg
, ruling house of Austria (1282–1918). Rise to Power

The family, which can be traced to the 10th cent., originally held lands in Alsace and in NW Switzerland. Otto (d.
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.

Habsburg

(häps`bo͝orkh), castle, Aargau canton, N Switzerland, near the Aare River. Built c.1030, it served during the 12th and 13th cent. as the seat of the counts of Habsburg or HapsburgHapsburg
or Habsburg
, ruling house of Austria (1282–1918). Rise to Power

The family, which can be traced to the 10th cent., originally held lands in Alsace and in NW Switzerland. Otto (d.
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, whose name derives from the castle [Ger. Habichtsburg=hawk's castle].
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The House of Habsburg gathered dynastic momentum through the 11th, 12th, and 13th centuries.
This study differs from others in its emphasis on how the House of Habsburg functioned as a dynasty, rather than on the relationship between Spain and the Netherlands, or Spain and the Empire.
Freedom was the primary political principle of this Habsburg, a development that would have left nineteenth-century liberals, such as Mr Gladstone, aghast as they viewed the House of Habsburg as the great enemy of liberty.
All were loosely bound to an Emperor of the House of Habsburg who sat in his palatial residence, the castle called Hofburg.
Ending both the 30 Years' War and the 80 Years' War, the treaties recognised the independence of The United Provinces of the Netherlands from Spain; they also recognised the Swiss Confederacy's independence from the influence of the Holy Roman Empire and the House of Habsburg.
If there is a unifying thesis, it is that imperial and ethnic loyalties were not always opposed; rather, the empire survived by fusing particularistic loyalties with a cult of the house of Habsburg.