The noble von Veinau

The noble von Veinau

The noble von Veinau

The noble vonVeinau descend from the same noble family as the noble von Bielriet. The noble von Bielriet belong to the oldest aristocracy genders of this region and owned large estates.

Already in 1057 we find an Adelbert von Bielrieth who upon his entry into the Comburg monastry in 1078 gives away part of the Bielriet castle and half of the village Cröffelbach as well as other substantial estates. The castle of the noble von Veinau was located in the so-called ‘Streitbusch’ in the district Veinau near Hall. In 1288 they enter history for the first time.

After they had sold their estates in Veinau at the beginning of the 14th century they let settled in the area of the rulers von Hohenlohe and became their vassals. As their vassals they received rich fiefs in the Jagst and Kocher river area. Mentioned in the ‘Oberamt’ of Künzelsau are estates in Crispenhofen, Diebach, Dörzbach, Eichelshof, Hertwigsweiler, Guthof, Rohrtal, Ingelfingen, Zottishofen, Weissbach, Niedernhall further estates.

In a document dated January 6, 1288 we find Jutta von Veinau ux Marquard von Wüstenau, Ottilie von Veinau ux Albrecht von Crailsheim , Heinrich von Veinau ux Adelheid. They resign their estates in Zottishofen and Ilshofen to their sister Gertrud von Veinau, the widow of Heinrich von Michelfeld.

In 1298 and 1305 Guta (Jutta) and Marquard von Wüstenau are mentioned.

1300 Conz von Veinau (Conradus dominus de Vinauwe) sells 1 1/4 Morgan vinyards to the monastry of Weinberg Zimmern near Ingelfingen. The conveyance takes place in 1314.

1323/24 Heinrich von Veinau buys the estate Baumgarten near Michelfeld.

1352 Heinrich and Jutta as well as Konrad (Conz) by Veinau are named as witnesses.

1357 Heinrich von Veinau and Jutta sell property in Crispenhofen to monastery of Schöntal.

1357 Heinrich von Veinau and Jutta sell property in Crispenhofen to monastery of Schöntal.

1359 Heinrich von Veinau is mentioned in a document.

1359 Contz von Veinau buys one half of Laudenbach from Kraft von Hohenlohe.

1362 Conrad (Conz) von Veinau is mentioned in a document.

1364 Heinrich von Veinau sells the estate Baumgarten to the monastery Schöntal.

1365 Gutta von Veinau ux Heinrich von Tullau sells the Vogtei to Comburg.

1365 Heinrich von Veinau the elder is mentioned..

1365 Conrad (Conz) von Veinau with his housewife Hedwig von Neuenstein and their daughter Gutta (married with Heinrich von Tullau) are mentioned.

1372 the knight’s gender von Veinau was owned property in Niedernhall.

1372 Conrad von Veinau and Hedwig von Neuenstein sell estates in Niedernhall to the monastery Schöntal.

1381 Conrad (Conz) von Veinau and Hedwig von Neuenstein his housewife are feudal lords of the Vogtei Ernsbach in Hohenlohe.

1385 Hedwig von Veinau and Seiz Seume sell a meadow in the forest of the Oberamt Gerabronn.

1391, January 11 Katharina von Bebenburg is depended by Heinrich von Witzleben, Domherr of Wuerzburg to the estate of Cunz von Vynawe zu Forchtenberg and Weissbach (ux Hedwig von Neuenstein).

1391 Conz von Veinau ux Hedwig von Neuenstein live at Forchtenberg.

1392 Conz von Veinau (father of Guta and Katharina) half the castle of Doerzbach as a Limburgisches Lehen (fief) divided by the sons-in-law Wiprecht von Thann ux Guta von Feinawe and Wilhelm von Klepsheim ux Katharine von Feinawe.

1412 Wiprecht von Thann buys his part of the property from his brother-in-law Wilhelm von Klepsheim.

1395 Cunz von Veinau and Hedwig von Neuenstein donate an ‘eternal mass’ in the church of Weissbach.

1398 Conrad von Veinau is mentioned in a document.

1399 Konrad von Veinau ux Hedwig von Neuenstein sell 1/3 of their tenth of the hamlet Eichholzen.

1400 Conrad von Veinau and Wilhelm von Klepsheim sell property ‘at the court and Vogtei zu Diebach’.

1400 Kunz von Veinau the elder ux Hedwig von Neuenstein sell a farm in Neunstetten.

1401 Konrad von Veinau ux Hedwig von Neuenstein sell their property in Bechberg to the monastery of Schöntal.

1402 Anna von Veinau, nun at the monastery Schöntal, renounces her rights in Eichholz und Bechberg.

1402 Conz of Veinau ux Hedwig von Neuenstein are granted a loan by Ulrich von Hohenlohe mit Weissbach for the 10th of the mill and Kelter in Altenberg and estates in Bechberg.

1405 The widow of Dietrich von Veinau sells her estate in Tullau to Comburg.

1406 Conz von Veinau is living in Diebach.

1411 Katharina von Veinau ux Wilhelm von Klepsheim and son Hans sell their property in Ober Ginsbach an Götz von Aschhausen.

1412, Sep 23 Katharina von Veinau ux Wilhelm von Klepsheim and son Hans their part of the Doerzbach castle with all accessories, as well as the properties in Rohrtal und Rengershausen to the brother-in-law Wiprecht of Thann.

1414 Cunz von Veinau sells his property at Weissbach to Albert von Hohenlohe.

1415 Guta of Veinau ux Wiprecht von Thann give to the monastry Schöntal 1/2 of Diebach, Vogtei and Gericht Bechberg, one Sieden in Niedernhall and receive in return properties in Doerzbach.

1416 Cunz von Veinau sells his part in Gericht and Vogtei in Weissbach.

1416 Guta of Veinau ux Wiprecht von Tann also sell to the monastery Schöntal the other half to Gericht and Vogtei of Bechberg.

1416, Sep 29 Guta from Veinau ux Weiprecht von Tann zu Dörzbach trade to the abbot of Schöntal ein Sieden in Niedernhal.

1416 Guta of Veinau ux Wiprecht von Tann zu Doerzbach exchange 1/2 Diebach with Doerzbach (monastery Schoental rights), (son Peter).

1417 Cunz von Veinau sells Hertwigsweiler to Albrecht von Hohenlohe. (About 1750 Johann Martin Feinauer was squire of the property.

1420 Kunz von Veinau sells his part of the tenth of Crispenhofen to Hohenlohe.

1420, May 13th Guta von Veinau ux Wiprecht von Tanne II of Doerzbach hand over to the monastery of Schöntal her estates at Nieder-Diebach, Bechberg and Niedernhall and receive in return from the monastry Schöntal estates in Dörzbach.

1420 Guta of Veinau ux Wiprecht von Tann find an agreement with monastery Schöntal on two estates in Rohrthal and 2 meadows in Doerzbach.

1422 Guta of Veinau ux Johann von Bachenstein (father Marquard v. Bachenstein) sell one Sieden in Niedernhall to the monastery Schoental.

1424 Elisabeth von Veinau sells to her uncle Heinrich Zehe an estate at Steinbach near Crailsheim and the farm Loeffelstelz near Jagstheim as well as the garden with the Veitswiese to Crailsheim.

1430 Elisabeth von Veinau sells the Hohenhard meadow at Jagstheim to her uncle Heinz Zehe.

1443 Peter von Tanne, son of Guta of Veinau sells his farm at Weissbach as well as gardens and Guelten at Crispenhofen to the Frühmesse at Forchtenberg. The wife of Peter von Tanne was a lady of Neuenstein.

Other relatives: counts von Fluegelau, von Neuenstein, von Klepsheim, von Tullau, von Crailsheim, von Wuestenau, von Bielriet, von Michelfeld, von Seume etc.

Sources:

Württembergische Oberamtsbeschreibungen von 1824 -1886 der Oberämter Schw. Hall, Künzelsau, Crailsheim, Öhringen, Gerabronn, Weinsberg und Neckarsulm.

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