Zwing und Bann

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  • Info Zwing (or Twing) und Bann is a Swiss feudal set of rules and regulations governing justice and punishment in a village or villages. more...
  • The lord over the village and Herrschaft held the Zwing und Bann and low court rights.
  • An additional source of conflict came about since the concept of Zwing und Bann could vary depending on the territories.
  • This court had the authority over Zwing und Bann within the three villages, making the bailiwick self-governing on minor issues.
  • The von Erlach family had held the right to hold high and low courts or Zwing und Bann rights in many of the villages which they owned.
  • The rights to Zwing und Bann (administration of the Commons as well as low justice) were probably in the hands of the village cooperative.
  • In the same year, following the 1798 French invasion, the old landowners lost their right to personally own villages and lost the Zwing und Bann right.
  • In 1541 the land and Zwing und Bann rights over Forst were half owned by the farmers of the village.
  • Starting in the 13th century Zwing und Bann appears in contracts of sale and indicated that the land holder had "all powers other than death".
  • Starting in the Late Middle Ages Zwing und Bann, which had been handed down orally, was codified.
  • At some time before 1331, Johann von Aarburg acquired rights to the land and the Zwing und Bann rights.
  • In 1373, the Abbey attempted to expand their rights to include the Zwing und Bann right (the right to judge all court cases except capital crimes).
  • The Bailiwick possessed special powers, including a vogt seal and the right to choose their own vogt, as well as the rights to Zwing und Bann.
  • He granted Petermann von Wichtrach the full Zwing und Bann rights over the village on 28 September 1358.
  • Karl Albrecht Ferdinand was a member of the Swiss Guard in the French court and was the last owner to hold the Zwing und Bann right over the villagers.
  • As early as 1400, the Zwing und Bann or manor rights were divided evenly between the Teutonic Order and the family of the Schultheiss of Lenzburg.
  • In 1323 Peter von Gysenstein, a patrician from Bern, acquired the castle and Zwing und Bann right over the villagers of Toffen.
  • The power of Zwing und Bann (Manor rights as well as low justice) over the village, was held by the Lords of Hohenklingen, then from 1326-1798 by the citizens of Liebegg.