Chapter 13: Family Gathering
Altes Schloss, Dornburg/Saale, Saxe-Altenburg County
August 1634
 

The sun was hot, but fortunately the beer was cold. The Old Castle, built on a cliff high above the Saale, had a deep cellar where the temperature stayed low even in summer. So the three dukes could enjoy the cold beverage, standing at the balusters of the terrace overlooking the valley.

Johann Philipp was the duke of Saxe-Altenburg and owner of the two castles here in . . .

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