Sabine von Littenheim
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Sabine (796 UC (487 IC / 3596 CE))
|Status:||Alive (796 UC (487 IC / 3596 CE))|
|Born:||782 UC (473 IC / 3582 CE)|
|Father:||Wilhelm von Littenheim|
|Other relative(s):||Friedrich IV|
Elisabeth von Braunschweig
When Kaiser Friedrich IV died in November 796 UC (487 IC / 3596 CE), 14 year old Sabine von Littenheim became a contender for the crown, supported by her father, Marquis Littenheim and his allies. Ultimately, the alliance between Imperial prime minister Klaus von Lichtenlade and admiral Reinhard von Lohengramm gave the throne to Erwin Josef II. Refusing to give up, Marquis Littenheim allied himself with the Braunschweig family, who had supported the Otto von Braunschweig's own daughter, Elisabeth von Braunschweig for the throne, and formed the Lippstadt League. Sabine was catapulted into the middle of the Imperial Civil War. Her actions during the war, and her fate after the war, are both unknown. If the Littenheim family was treated in the same way as the Lichtenlade family, then its assets would have been confiscated as spoils of war and the women and female children (Sabine included) sent to the frontier.
It was a suppressed fact that Sabine, and Elisabeth von Braunschweig, had inherited a genetic disease via their mothers, who were sisters. Under the Inferior Genes Exclusion Act, this would have made Sabine and Elisabeth ineligible for the throne, and would have disgraced both Duke Braunschweig and Marquis Littenheim. (RET: 'Chapter IV')
Production sketches of Sabine at the age of 9 and 14 appear in the extra features of the DVD box set.