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  Johan t'Serclaes, Count of Tilly - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Johann Tserclaes was born in February 1559 in Castle Tilly near Nivelles, now in Belgium, then the Spanish Netherlands, (composed of the modern countries of the Netherlands and Belgium).
The assault went well, but after the commanders lost control of their soldiers a massacre of the populace ensued in which 25,000 of the 30,000 inhabitants of the city perished, and the city was mostly burned down.
While attempting to prevent the Swedish from crossing into Bavaria over the Lech River near the city of Rain am Lech, he was wounded by a cannon ball early in the Battle of Rain and died of tetanus fifteen days later in Ingolstadt at the age of 73 on April 30, 1632.
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 G. A. Henty : The Lion of the North : Chapter XII. The Passage of the Lech
General Ottentodt was moving up the Elbe carrying all before him with a force of 14,000 men, among whom were five battalions of Scots and one of English.
Tilly at once placed himself at the head of a chosen body of troops and advanced to the attack, fighting with the ardour and bravery which always distinguished him.
Tilly had now recovered his senses, but was suffering intense agony from his wound, and on being consulted by Maximilian he advised him to fall back, as the destruction of his army would leave the whole country open to the Swedes.
www.classicreader.com /read.php/sid./bookid.1779/sec.13   (3498 words)

As a general he was celebrated for his caution, his able grasp of situations, for the excellent preparatory training he gave his troops, and his never-failing readiness to meet the enemy and force him to give battle.
Tilly was to command the army of the newly-founded League of the Catholic States of the empire.
Tilly put an end to this by marching against Magdeburg in March, 1630; this was the boldest stroke of his entire career as a commander.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/14724c.htm   (1611 words)

 Garlinger Family History: First Generation
The Catholic General Tilly was furious at the stiff resistance of the area and vowed to "hang every man jack of the city council." All appeals to Tilly were to no avail.
The Mayor, Burgermesiter Bezold was summoned to fetch the executioner..
As Tilly proceeded to lead the Catholic League in the destruction and massacre of Protestants, France was becoming alarmed at the growth of Habsburg domination in Europe.
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 Albrecht von Wallenstein - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The emperor was advised to dismiss him and in September 1630 envoys were sent to Wallenstein to announce his removal.
Wallenstein gave over his army to Tilly, and retired to Jicin, the capital of his duchy of Friedland.
The successes of Gustavus Adolphus over Tilly at the Battle of Breitenfeld and on the Lech (1632), when General Tilly was killed, and his advance to Munich and occupation of Bohemia, demanded action.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Albrecht_von_Wallenstein   (1215 words)

 HeritageQuest - rothenburg5
Rothenburg was the next, largest town and Tilly sent a mounted messenger to the city to tell the inhabitants to prepare for their arrival.
Tilly's forces arrived and the General was furious to find only closed gates and loaded weapons bearing down on his tired, hungry troops.
Tilly's troops took the city and without mercy took their revenge on the townspeople for the 300 soldiers they had lost in the battle.
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 HighBeam Encyclopedia - Tilly, Johannes Tserklaes, count of   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
TILLY, JOHANNES TSERKLAES, COUNT OF [Tilly, Johannes Tserklaes, count of], 1559-1632, general in Bavarian and later imperial service during the Thirty Years War.
After King Christian IV of Denmark entered the war (1625) Tilly and Albrecht von Wallenstein were the chief generals to oppose him.
Tilly's troops massacred the populace and sacked the city, although he tried to check the violence.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/T/Tilly-Jo.asp   (282 words)

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A general Diet ventured to abolish, in favour of the Protector, the rule of primogeniture which Gustavus had established in the succession, and placed the Duke of Sudermania on the throne, from which Sigismund, with his whole posterity, were solemnly excluded.
This general, who could boast as yet of never having suffered a defeat, the conqueror of Mansfeld, of Duke Christian of Brunswick, of the Margrave of Baden, and the King of Denmark, was now in the Swedish monarch to meet an opponent worthy of his fame.
Tilly was far from undervaluing his antagonist, "The King of Sweden," said he in the Diet at Ratisbon, "is an enemy both prudent and brave, inured to war, and in the flower of his age.
www2.cddc.vt.edu /gutenberg/etext04/fs11w10.txt   (21873 words)

 Pet Web Site Forums - Tilly is ok (spoke too soon!)
Tilly has spent alot of time sleeping but tonight (Sunday dinners are her weakness) she appeared bright as a button from her bed and enjoyed some cooked carrot and potato from her Shiphams paste lid (Hammy's version of Royal Worcester china).
She suspected that Tilly is allergic to sawdust, which is why her fur and skin was in a bad way.
Mark said Tilly was quite active on the table and stood on her hind feet to peer at the vet and see what she was doing.
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 Johann Tserclaes Tilly (1559-1632)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Reared by Jesuits, Tilly gained military experience fighting in a Walloon regiment and at the siege of Antwerp (1585), serving under the Spanish Netherlands general Alessandro Farnese.
In the war against Denmark (1625–29), Tilly, with the army of the Catholic League, crushed the Swedes at the Battle of Lutter (Aug. 27, 1626).
Tilly, as commander in chief of both imperial and League armies, was seriously hampered by the political differences between the emperor and Elector Maximilian.
www.hfac.uh.edu /gbrown/philosophers/leibniz/britannicapages/Tilly/Tilly.html   (389 words)

 2. The Thirty Years' War. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
The Thirty Years' War is generally divided into four periods, which were properly as many different wars.
The third and fourth conflicts, the Swedish and the French-Swedish, were primarily political struggles, wars directed against the power of the Habsburg house and wars of conquest by Sweden and France, fought on German soil.
Dissolution of the Protestant Union and transfer of the seat of war to the Palatinate, which was conquered in execution of the imperial ban by Maximilian's general, Tilly, aided by Spanish troops under Spinola.
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 Guide and Travel Facts: Rothenburg, Germany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Tilly and Nusch: der Meistertrunk As explained, the fabric of Rothenburg was left intact despite the devastation wrought by the Thirty Years' War.
Tilly, general of the invading Catholic forces, vowed, on capturing the city, to kill every member of the town council and raze the town to the ground.
Tilly didn't drink but proclaimed, certain of victory, that he'd spare the town if one of the councillors could down the whole lot in one go.
www.passports.com /trips/cityfact/cityfact.asp?city=Rothenburg   (2085 words)

 The History of Protestantism - Volume Third - Book Twenty-first - The Thirty Years' War
Besides this general sack a great deal of private plundering and stealing went on; soldiers were continually prowling about in all directions, and Sutlers were constantly driving to and from the camp with what articles they had been able to collect, and which they meant to retail to the soldiers.
The troops of the League, under Duke Maximilian's famous general, Tilly, were now on their march to the Palatinate; but the Protestant princes and free cities sat still, content to see the fall of that powerful Protestant province, without lifting a finger on its behalf.
Tilly, with the army of the League, descended along the left bank of the same river, in the hope of meeting the Danish force and joining battle with it.
www.doctrine.org /history/HPv3b21.htm   (18072 words)

 HeritageQuest - rothenburg6
Together with some Nazi soldiers who were already stationed here, the general gave the order that the town should be defended to the last man. Two days later, on March 31st, 16 planes dropped their bombs on Rothenburg.
Deputy Secretary of State General John McCloy, who was familiar with the historic importance and beauty of Rothenburg, sent word through the local commander, General Jacob L. Devers, that the city would be spared further bombing if the citizens could guarantee that it would not be used as a base for further resistance.
General John McCloy was awarded the "Honorable Protectorate of Rothenburg" in November, 1948.
www.heritagequest.com /genealogy/europe/html/rothenburg6.html   (608 words)

 New Scientist Breaking News - Drug boosts egg numbers in mice ovaries
Jonathan Tilly and his team at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston published evidence in March suggesting the ovaries of mice contain cells that behave like germ cells - the cells that give rise to the precursors of eggs.
Tilly also revealed that his team has identified a key gene involved in controlling the development of these cells.
To finally convince the sceptics, Tilly’s team would need to show that the stem cells they have isolated from ovaries could trigger the formation of follicles in test tube experiments, said Alan Trounson, a fertility expert at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.
www.newscientist.com /article.ns?id=dn6104   (590 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Tilly,   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Tilly, Johannes Tserklaes, count of TILLY, JOHANNES TSERKLAES, COUNT OF [Tilly, Johannes Tserklaes, count of], 1559-1632, general in Bavarian and later imperial service during the Thirty Years War.
Tilly, Charles TILLY, CHARLES [Tilly, Charles] 1929-, American sociologist.
General Character of the War There were many territorial, dynastic, and religious issues that figured in the outbreak and conduct of the war.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Tilly,   (633 words)

 Jewett Texts
Tilly's military background in recent colonial wars is correct, and his love of spirits may derive from the indication in local records that he was the first tavern-keeper in South Berwick in 1767.
Tilly's son, John, was 15 years old when the siege of Louisburg took place, and he almost certainly did not become a major during the French and Indian wars, as Jewett tells us Tilly did.
General Lord lived at the Upper Landing in a handsome three-storied house and rode a magnificent gray horse at general muster.
www.public.coe.edu /~theller/soj/ttl/extend.html   (16337 words)

 Germany - Military Campaigns   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
In 1620, in an attempt to wrest control from the nobles, imperial armies and the Catholic League under General Johann von Tilly defeated the Protestant Bohemians at the Battle of White Mountain near Prague.
The Catholic general Tilly and Sweden's Protestant king, Gustavus Adolphus, were killed in separate battles.
After the triumph of the Spanish army over Swedish forces at the Battle of Nördlingen in 1634, a truce was arranged between the emperor and some of the German princes under the Treaty of Prague.
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 Page 419
The hope of conquest, of making the Baltic a Swedish sea, was, no doubt, one of his motives in taking up the cause of the Protes tants in Germany, but his conviction of the justice of that cause was as surely another, and perhaps the stronger one.
His army was a model of an army, infinitely superior in moral character to the armies of Tilly and Wallenstein.
Tilly was defeated at Brietenfeld, and on the Lech.
www.ccel.org /s/schaff/encyc/encyc11/htm/old/0441=419.htm   (778 words)

 Untitled Document
Tilly arrived on March 27th, after being discovered in her dead mother's pouch on the side of a lonely road.
Tilly had been fed what is currently believed to be the best kangaroo replacement milk in Australia at this time, progressing through all the stages of that milk according to her development.
Although Tilly had many problems, and we knew she would never make old bones, she was one of the most contented little roos we have ever raised.
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 1632 - Eric Flint
General Tilly's army besieged the walled city of Magdeburg in April 1631.
She is a survivor in the worst of circumstances: brutally mistreated but still striving to protect her younger siblings and other random victims of the war who, recognizing her character, cling to her.
One thing, however, was clear to Tilly and Pappenheim, as they looked at the sulphurous ruin and watched the dreary train of wagons that for fourteen days carried the charred bodies to the river — Magdeburg could no longer feed and shelter either friend or foe.
www.troynovant.com /Franson/Flint/1632.html   (2135 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Tilly Trotter Widowed: Unabridged [Audiobook]: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Life still has much in store for Tilly: old loves and enmities provide fresh challenges, and the final shaping of her destiny provides the theme for an absorbing and vividly dramatic story.
Tilly Trotter Widowed brings to a triumphant conclusion a trilogy that began with Tilly Trotter and Tilly Trotter Wed.
Tilly's son is blind and she has adopted an Indian American girl which causes problems when Tilly goes back to the Black Country.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/1854960628   (542 words)

 Puolustusvoimat - F√∂rsvarsmakten - The Finnish Defence Forces   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
This exercise is one of the first cornerstones that are being laid for the construction of common European defense.
The generals considered the ADEX a major, long-duration, and important exercise.
“One of the generals said that he has found nothing that would need to be fixed; and he pointed out that what he said was not because of being polite but because that’s what every pilot and technician had told him,” says Lyytinen.
www.ilmavoimat.fi /tulostettava.php?id=560   (380 words)

 Everything in Moderation? - MedHunters
During the Thirty Years War (1618–1648), the city was besieged by the troops of General Tilly of the Catholic League.
Tilly's troops were known for their cruelty, and they promised the citizenry a brutal occupation.
Modern pro-alcohol arguments that laud the fact that alcohol, in general, raises good cholesterol and that beer, specifically, is high in vitamin B6 would have been irrelevant to medieval city-dwellers.
www.medhunters.com /articles/everythingInModeration.html   (759 words)

 The Thirty Years War, Complete by Frederich Schiller - Full Text Free Book (Part 3/7)
Tilly was advancing to the defence of Brandenburg.
Tilly, from whom this bold step on the part of the Landgrave was not
Tilly grew pale at the representation of the death's
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 Ligand Activation of the Aromatic Hydrocarbon Receptor Transcription Factor Drives Bax-Dependent Apoptosis in ...
Robles R, Morita Y, Mann KK, Perez GI, Yang S, Matikainen T, Sherr DH, Tilly JL 2000 The aryl hydrocarbon receptor, a basic helix-loop-helix transcription factor of the PAS gene family, is required for normal ovarian germ cell dynamics in the mouse.
Morita Y, Tilly JL 1999 Segregation of the actions of retinoic acid on fetal ovarian germ cell mitosis versus apoptosis by requirement for new macromolecular synthesis.
Morita Y, Perez GI, Maravei DV, Tilly KI, Tilly JL 1999 Targeted expression of Bcl-2 in mouse oocytes inhibits ovarian follicle atresia and prevents spontaneous and chemotherapy-induced oocyte apoptosis in vitro.
endo.endojournals.org /cgi/content/full/143/2/615   (4270 words)

 Amazon.ca: Tilly Trotter Wed: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Beautiful and bewitching Tilly Trotter has served Mark Sopwith devotedly for twelve years--his wife in all but name.  But now his is dead and Tilly's whole future at Highfield Manor looks uncertain.
Four months pregnant with Mark's child, Tilly's predicament is worsened by the hostility of his oldest grown-up child, Jessie Ann, who is determined to have Tilly banished from the Manor...
It gives us an idea of what life was many years ago, how peolpe were judged then, and how many of them had to suffer through it all without a friend at hand.
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 Stem cells in bone marrow replenish mouse ovaries
This finding provides direct evidence to overturn a long-held dogma in reproductive biology, that female mice generate egg cells only during fetal development and thus are born with a finite stock of eggs that declines throughout life.
With the help of several genetic markers that are found in germ cells, the master cells that eventually give rise to the egg and sperm, the team shows evidence for the existence of germ cell progenitors, putative stem cells, in mouse bone marrow and blood.
Further results suggest that the ovary itself is sending out a chemical signal to the bone marrow, readying the progenitor cells to travel to the ovary and restock its egg cell supply.
www.eurekalert.org /pub_releases/2005-07/cp-sci072205.php   (630 words)

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