Rupert of the Pfalz proved a highly respectable Kaiser; lasted for ten years (1400-10), with honor to himself and the Reich.
But, lately, his elder Brother died childless (year 1716); and left him Kurfurst of the Pfalz.
This island of Pfalz still contains the ruins of a castle, known as Pfalzgrafenstein.
He demanded that the fugitives from the Pfalz should be placed in office, though, God knows, we owed them nothing.
Behind the church is a magnificent terrace known as the Pfalz.