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The spiritual/secular authorities in the Kingdom of Hanover (1814-1860)
The authorities (Obrigkeiten) were persons or institutions of worldly or ecclesiastical nature who were installed to exercise power in factual and legal ways over the population in the Kingdom of Hanover. The populace owed obedience to the hierarchy.
The religious rulers were the Catholic bishops and abbots and the Evangelical superintendants. The local priest was the man in charge within his parish boundaries. The worldly leaders were the king and the landowners.
Following are the names of various administrations in the Kingdom of Hanover:

Worldly administrations were:
Standesherrliches Amt

Ecclesiastical administrations were:

The Kingdom of Hanover was divided into Landdrosteibezirke (largest district) to which belonged Fürstenthümer (principalities) and/or Grafschaften (earldoms) amd Herzogthümer (duchies).
Thus the Kingdom of Hanover was administered

1. Landdrosteibezirk Aurich

  •    Fürstentum Ostfriesland with Harlingerland

      12 Ämter, 5 magistrates and 3 Patromonialgerichte

2. Landrosteibezirk Hannover

  • A. Fürstenthum Calenberg

       16 Ämter, 5 Klosterämter, 9 magistrates, 14


  • B. Grafschaft Hoya

       12 Ämter, 3 magistrates

  • C. Grafschaft Diepholz

        2 Ämter

3. Landdrosteibezirk Hildesheim

  • A. Fürstenthum Hildesheim
       10 Ämter, 5 magistrates, 8 Patrimonialgerichte
  • B. Fürstenthum Göttingen
       11 Ämter, 4 Klosterämter, 6 magistrates, 11 Patrimonialgerichte
  • C. Fürstenthum Grubenhagen
       8 Ämter, 2 magistrates
  • D. Graftschaft Hohnstein
       2 royal Ämter, 1 Amt belonging to the earldom Stolberg, 2   
  •    Patrimonialgerichte
  • 4. Landdrosteibezirk Lüneburg
        26 Ämter, 10 Amtsvogteien, 8 magistrates, 20 Patrimonialgerichte
  • 5. Landdrosteibezirk Osnabrück
  • A. Fürstenthum Osnabrück
    7 Ämter, 4 magistrates
  • B. Niedergrafschaft Lingen
    2. Ämter, 1 Patrimonialgericht
  • C. Herzogthum Arenberg-Meppen
    1 Amt, 4 Standesherrliche Ämter, 1 Patrimonialgericht
  • D. Grafschaft Bentheim
    1 Commissariat, 2 Standesherrliche Ämter
  • E. Herrlichkeit Lage see
  • 6. Landdrosteibezirk Stade
  • A. Herzogthum Bremen
    14 Ämter, 6 Gerichte, 2 magistrates, 1 Gemeinheitsgericht, 21   Patrimonialgerichte
  • B. Herzogthum Verden
    2 Amter, 1 royal court, 1 magistrate
  • C. Land Hadeln
    1 magistrate, 12 Kirchspielgerichte, 2 Patrimonialgerichte
  • 7. Berghauptmannschaft Clausthal
  •    2 royal courts, 1 Amt, 1 Bergamt, 8 magistrates

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