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The See of Augsburg reached the period of its greatest splendor under St. Ulrich (923-973); he raised the standard of training and discipline among the clergy by the reformation of existing schools and the establishment of new ones, and by canonical visitations and synods; he provided for the poor, and rebuilt decayed churches and monasteries.
At the Diet of Augsburg in 1530, at which the so-called Augsburg Confession was delivered to Emperor V in the chapel of the episcopal palace, the emperor issued an edict according to which all innovations were to be abolished, and Catholics reinstated in their rights and property.
In the city of Augsburg the Catholic churches were seized by Lutheran and Zwinglian preachers; at the command of the council pictures were removed, and at the instigation of Bucer and others a disgraceful storm of popular iconoclasm followed, resulting in the destruction of many splendid monuments of art and antiquity.
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 Augsburg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Fuggerei, part of the city devoted to housing for the needy citizens of Augsburg, was founded in 1516 and is still in use today.
In 1530 the Augsburg confession was presented to the Holy Roman Emperor at the Diet of Augsburg.
The patron saint of Augsburg is Saint Afra, who was killed by the Romans at Augsburg in 304.
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 Chapter Lays of Ancient Rome <i>to</i> Leander of L by Brewer's Readers Handbook
League (The), a league formed at Péronne in 1576, to prevent the accession of Henri IV.
League Caddee (The), or Ligue de la Maison de Dieu (1401), a confederation of the Grisons for the purpose of resisting domestic tyranny.
League of Augsburg (1686), a confederation of the house of Austria with Sweden, Saxony, Bavaria, the circles of Swabia and Franconia, etc., against Louis XIV.
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 Grand Alliance - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Grand Alliance (known, prior to 1689, as the League of Augsburg) was a European coalition, consisting (at various times) of Austria, Bavaria, Brandenburg, England, the Holy Roman Empire, the Netherlands, the Palatinate of the Rhine, Portugal, Saxony, Spain, Sweden, and the United Provinces.
The organization, which was founded in 1686, was known as the "Grand Alliance" after England joined the League (in 1689).
The League was officially formed by Emperor Leopold I, acting upon the advice of William III of Orange.
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 Augsburg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Augsburg is the capital of the Bavarian Regierungsbezirk (administrative district) of Schwaben (Swabia).
It was the seat of a bishopric by AD 739, and the invading Hungarians were decisively defeated by King Otto I. in 955 on the plain south of the town.
At an imperial Diet held in the city in 1530, the Lutherans presented their Augsburg Confession to the Holy Roman Emperor Karl V., and at the Diet of 1555 the Peace of Augsburg was concluded between Roman Catholics and Lutherans within the empire.
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 AUGSBURG, WAR OF THE LEAGUE OF - LoveToKnow Article on AUGSBURG, WAR OF THE LEAGUE OF   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
AUGSBURG, WAR OF THE LEAGUE OF - LoveToKnow Article on AUGSBURG, WAR OF THE LEAGUE OF AUGSBURG, WAR OF TRE LEAGUE OF, the name applied to the European war of 16881697.
The league of Augsburg (c is concluded on the 9th of July 1686 by the emperor, the bi.
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 Augsburg College - Athletics
The victory gives Augsburg, winners of their last 16 games in a row, at least a share of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship at 17-1 in the conference and 20-2 overall, while St. Olaf drops to 8-10 in the MIAC and 11-11 overall.
Augsburg needs just one win in its last two games to clinch the outright MIAC regular-season championship for the second year in a row.
Augsburg, which already has clinched a home MIAC playoff semifinal game on Feb. 25, would clinch home court for the MIAC playoff final on Feb. 27 as well with the regular-season title.
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 2001-02 College News - Augsburg aims for 16th MIAC title
Augsburg has won the last 15 MIAC wrestling titles in a row, 25 of the last 27 and 28 titles overall since 1968.
Augsburg is also attempting to qualify all 10 of its individual wrestlers to the Division III national tournament for the fifth season in a row.
At the MIAC Team Duals tournament at Concordia-Moorhead on Jan. 26, Augsburg outscored their league opponents 214-0 in four matches to claim the championship for the 12th year in a row.
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 William III of England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Fearing that another invasion would follow in future, he worked to create an anti-french alliance, the League of Augsburg.
War had broken out between the League of Augsburg and France in October (the War of the Grand Alliance), and James had allied with the latter power.
Seeing the invitation as a chance to drive a wedge between England and France, and to add England to his side, the couple invaded on November 5, 1688, landing at Brixham in Devon, and succeeded in capturing James in Kent.
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 Augsburg College - Athletics
Nagurski, a forward, was the MIAC’s leading goal-scorer this year (14 goals in league play), and finished second in the league in total scoring (26 points).
Augsburg started the season strong, winning six of its first 13 games to stand at 6-5-2 at the holiday break.
Augsburg College, a college of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, is a member of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III.
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The Peace of Augsburg of 1555 gave the sovereign over a village or territory the privilege of choosing the religious preference for the people who resided there.
The League of Augsburg was therefore ready to meet Louis' army when it arrived in the Rhine Valley in 1688.
The War of the League of Augsburg lasted for roughly seven years from 1689 to 1697.
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Later, the League of Augsburg would be joined by Bavaria, the Italian Princes and England.
The League was variously known as the Grand Alliance.
The War of the Grand Alliance, or the War of the League of Augsburg, was concluded in the European theatre on 30 October, 1697.
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 Nine Years War
The Nine Year's War (or War of the League of Augsburg, hereafter referred to as LOA for short) was the last of the general European "pike and shot" wars.
The LOA armies were on the cusp of two eras, still having some of the spirit and resembling in many ways the armies of the 17th century, but also increasingly mixed with the emerging technologies and military practices of the early modern era.
They formed the "League of Augsburg" in 1686 as a protective measure: original participants were the Austrian Hapsburgs, Spain, Sweden, The United Provences, and the German Duchies and Principalities in Northern Europe.
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 James Connolly: The Re-Conquest of Ireland - Chap. 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In 1686 certain continental powers joined together in a league, known in history as the league of Augsburg, for the purpose of curbing the arrogant power of France.
The League was so powerful against Louis XIV that openly or in a hidden but very real manner, sovereigns were seen to enter it who were assuredly very far from being interested in favour of civil or religious liberty.
When, therefore, the war took place in Ireland, King William fought, aided by the arms, men, and treasuries of his allies in the league of Augsburg, and part of his expenses at the Battle of the Boyne was paid for by His Holiness, the Pope.
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 German Elite League Hockey * English coverage of Germany's DEL Deutsche Eishockey Liga
Trailing Augsburg by three are the Krefeld Pinguine at four.
Augsburg’s Quinn Hancock closed the gap to two on a nice solo effort, but 5-3 was as close as the Panthers could get.
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 AP Modern European History Mid
League • A former economic and defensive confederation of free towns in northern Germany and neighboring areas.
Against League of Augsburg which is designed to prevent Luis XIV’s France from growing.
Grand Alliance, league of European powers formed against Louis XIV of France in 1689 and renewed in 1701 This led to the War of the Spanish Succession, which spread through Europe and even to America, where it was called Queen Anne's War.
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 Personalities of Louisiana: Louis XIV
The League of Augsburg is formed in opposition to his expansion of France's borders.
Louis versus the League of Augsburg in the Palatinate.
The Treaty of Ryswick ends the War of the League of Augsburg.
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Some of their raiding parties plundered the country as far south as Augsburg, for the political intent of their advance suggested terrorism rather than conciliation as the best method.
The League of Augsburg at once took up the challenge, and the addition of new members by the Treaty of Vienna in May 1689 converted it into the Grand Alliance of Spain, Holland, Sweden, Savoy and certain Italian states, Great Britain, the Emperor, and Brandenburg.
Louvois had completed the work of organizing the French army on a regular and permanent basis, and had made it not merely the best, but also by far the most numerous in Europe, for Louis disposed in 1688 of no fewer than 375,000 soldiers and 60,000 sailors.
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 Historical Figures - Louis XIV Of France
In 1686, both Catholic and Protestant rulers joined the League of Augsburg, which was designed to check Louis's ambitions.
(The Duchesse d'Orléans' nephew had died in 1685, and the Crown had been inherited not by her, but by the junior Neuburg branch of the family.) The real aim of the invasion, however, was to apply diplomatic pressure and force the Palatinate to leave the League of Augsburg.
As William had developed an enmity with Louis XIV during the Dutch War, England joined the League of Augsburg, which then became known as the Grand Alliance.
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 Spanish Succession   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
LEAGUE OF defensive alliance formed (1686) by Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I with various German states, including Bavaria and the Palatinate, and with Sweden and Spain so far as their German interests were concerned.
Savoy and Spain later joined the Alliance, and the war of 1688–97 is more properly known as the War of the Grand Alliance.
Louis XIV of France took advantage of the absence of Emperor Leopold I on a campaign against the Turks and of the promised support of James II of England to invade the empire and devastate (1689) the Palatinate.
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 AllRefer.com - Augsburg, League of (German History) - Encyclopedia
Augsburg, League of, defensive alliance formed (1686) by Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I with various German states, including Bavaria and the Palatinate, and with Sweden and Spain so far as their German interests were concerned.
The war that broke out after the French attack on the Palatinate in Oct., 1688, is sometimes designated the War of the League of Augsburg.
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 AUGSBURG - LoveToKnow Article on AUGSBURG   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
AUGSBURG, WAR OF TRE LEAGUE OF, the name applied 0
An position was held in Augusta in 1888, and another in 1893.
To properly cite this AUGSBURG article in your work, copy the complete reference below:
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 Victor Amadeus, II Biography / Biography of Victor Amadeus, II Biography Biography
In 1690 he opened negotiations for membership in the League of Augsburg, a group composed of the enemies of France.
To discourage Savoy from joining the league, Louis XIV dispatched an army that occupied strategic fortresses in Savoy.
The war-weary members of the league signed the Treaty of Ryswick in 1696 and ended hostilities with France.
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 St. Olaf Sports Information Releases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The victory gives Augsburg the uncontested Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Association championship at 17-1, 20-2, and drops St. Olaf to 8-10, 11-11.
Olaf connected on only 14 of 38 field goals in the second stanza for a lukewarm 37 percent, while Augsburg sizzled with 18 of 23 (78 percent).
Joeffrey Reed added 14 points, and the Auggies' Devean George Ñ the league's leading scorer Ñ was held to 13 points, along with Jason Beckendorf.
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 Literary Encyclopedia: Nine Years War, War of the League of Augsburg, War of the Grand Alliance, King Williams' War, ...
Nine Years War, War of the League of Augsburg, War of the Grand Alliance, King Williams' War, War of the English Succession Contemporaries
Anticipating this eventual attack, the Holy Roman Emperor, Leopold I of Austria, had formed the League of Augsburg on July 9, 1686, with the electors of Bavaria, Saxony, and the Palatinate, and the kings of Sweden and Spain (in their capacity as princes of the empire).
By January 1695 it was evident that the war had reached a stalemate but it was to take a further two years before France signed the Treaty of Rijswijk in September-October 1697, bringing four years of peace before the war was resumed in 1701.
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 WHKMLA : War of the Grand Alliance, 1689-1697
War of the Augsburg League, from Land Forces of Britain, the Commonwealth and Empire, as of June 1st 2003 an empty shell
War of the League of Augsburg, 1689-1697, from Lafete, on the war in Acadia
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 Augsburg, League of on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A new position in a new field; Softball star Melissa Lee of Randolph and Augsburg turns her sights toward teaching and coaching.(SOUTH)
SERIES NOTES; George gets his moment; Lakers need a big game from former Augsburg player.(SPORTS)
Hvistendahl has the gift of grab; Augsburg wide receiver Scott Hvistendahl needs only 92 more receiving yards to break the career record in NCAA Division III.(SPORTS)
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