Thereafter Ansbach was held by cadet branches of the House of Hohenzollern, and its rulers were commonly called Margraves of Brandenburg-Ansbach. On 2 December 1791, the reigning Prince and Margrave of Ansbach, Charles Alexander , who had also succeeded to Bayreuth, sold the sovereignty of his principalities to King Frederick William II of Prussia .
Frederick (Middle High German: Friderich, Standard German: Friedrich; 21 September 1371 – 20 September 1440) was the last Burgrave of Nuremberg from 1397 to 1427 (as Frederick VI), Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach from 1398, Margrave of Brandenburg-Kulmbach from 1420, and Elector of Brandenburg (as Frederick I) from 1415 until his death.
10. Conrad, Margrave of Meissen, 1098–1157 11. Otto II, Margrave of Meissen, 1125–1190 12. Dietrich I, Margrave of Meissen, 1162–1221 13. Henry III, Margrave of Meissen, c. 1215 - 1288 14. Albert II, Margrave of Meissen, 1240–1314 15. Frederick I, Margrave of Meissen, 1257–1323 16. Frederick II, Margrave of Meissen, 1310–1349 17.