Johann Philipp Ludwig Ignaz von Frankenstein

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North aisle of St. Kilian's Cathedral (Würzburg)

Baron Johann Philipp Ludwig Ignaz von Frankenstein (* July 28, 1700 ; † April 14, 1780 in Würzburg ) was Würzburg canon and president of the Würzburg Upper Council as well as the Imperial Privy Council .


Johann Philipp was the son of the highly princely Wurzburg upper bailiff Johann Philipp Anton Freiherr von Frankenstein and Maria Margareta Franziska von Eyb .


Supported by his maternal uncle, Reinhard Anton von Eyb, he received one at the 22 February 1713 Domizellarpräbende at the Cathedral Church of Würzburg, where he also on March 6, 1729 minor orders and 12 March 1729 subdiaconate received. On August 1, 1729 he was accepted into the cathedral chapter there and elected provost of the cathedral on April 13, 1757, whereupon he took the prescribed oath of office on June 13, 1757 before the auxiliary bishop acting as papal commissioner .

After he had been provost of Wechterswinkel since 1752 , he awarded himself as a Turnar on October 8, 1768 after the death of the previous owner, Cathedral Chapter Lothar Franz von Bettendorf , the Upper Parish of Binsfeld and the Benefice of Neckarsulm . In addition, he received a Domizellarpräbende to Bamberg on May 2, 1730 and was there also elected to the cathedral chapter, which finally appointed him cathedral curator .

From 1737 he held the office of the Prince of Wizburg's Privy Council and President of the Upper Council and was also the Ambassador of Bamberg to the Imperial Court in Vienna and the Imperial Privy Council.

He died on April 14, 1780 in his house in Würzburg and was buried in the north aisle of the cathedral church.

See also


  • Genealogical manual of the aristocracy enrolled in Bavaria, Verlag Degener
  • Wolfgang Weißgerber: The gentlemen of Frankenstein and their women: landscapes, people, stories , Darmstadt-Eberstadt, Schlapp 2002. ISBN 3-87704-050-0
  • Historical Association for Hesse, archive for Hessian history and archeology,