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 BRIEG - LoveToKnow Article on BRIEG   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
From 1311 to 1675 Brieg was the capital of an independent line of dukes, a cadet branch of the Polish dukes of Lower Silesia, by one of whom the castle was built in 1341.
In 1537 Frederick IL, duke of Liegnitz, Brieg and Wohlau, concluded with Joachim II., elector of Brandenburg, a, treaty according to which his duchy was to pass to the house of Brandenburg in the event of the extinction of his line.
On the death of George William the last duke in 1675, however, Austria refused to acknowledge the validity of the treaty and annexed the duchies.
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 JOHN, or HAYS (1513–1571) - Online Information article about JOHN, or HAYS (1513–1571)
Joachim I., elector of Brandenburg, and was See also:
In spite of the dispositio Achillea which decreed the indivisibility of the electorate, John inherited the new See also:
Catherine was a daughter of Henry II., See also:
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 April 29 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1945 - World War II: The German Army in Italy unconditionally surrenders to the Allies.
1945 - World War II: Start of Operation Manna.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Protestantism
Tyrannical abuse of their victory in oppressing the Episcopalians brought about their downfall, and they in turn were the victims of intolerance.
James II, himself a Catholic, was the first to strive by all the means at his command, to secure for his subjects of all the denominations "liberty of conscience for all future time" (Declaration of Indulgence, 1688).
The Stuart dynasty lost the throne, and their successors were reduced to mere figure-heads.
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 ClassicaL Music Online - Free MP3 Downloads - Ringtones - News - Artists - ClassicalMusic Videos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
1661 Matthew Locke made court composer to Charles II 1661 Edward Lowe:"Short Direction for the Performance of Cathedral Services," to revive organ accompaniment suppressed during commonwealth
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1710 Handel becomes Kapellmeister to the elector prince, George of Hanover; on a visit to London he completes in 14 days score of "Rinaldo," given at Queen's theatre
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