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 Leiden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Leiden's medieval name was Leithon, and it was governed until 1420 by burgraves, the representatives of the courts of Holland.
Leiden is also known as one of the places where some of the Pilgrims (as well as some of the first settlers of New Amsterdam) [1] [2] lived for a time in the early 17th century before their departure to the New World [3].
The chief of Leiden's numerous churches are the Hooglandsche Kerk (or the church of St Pancras, built in the 15th century and containing a monument to Pieter Adriaanszoon van der Werff) and the Pieterskerk (church of St Peter (1315) with monuments to Scaliger, Boerhaave and other famous scholars.
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 Leiden Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The two branches of the Rhine which enter Leiden on the east unite in the centre of the town, which is further intersected by numerous small and sombre canals, with tree-bordered quays and old houses.
The university of Leiden is a flourishing institution.
Leiden is an ancient town, although it is not the Lugdunum Batavorum of the Romans.
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 University of Leiden: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The leiden observatory (sterrewacht leiden) is an astronomical observatory in the city of leiden in the netherlands....
The hortus botanicus of leiden is the oldest botanical garden of the netherlands, and one of the oldest in the world....
Leiden university medical centre is the university hospital and medical faculty of leiden university in the city of leiden....
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 Leiden Description @ Encyclopedia.LocalColorArt.com (Local Color Encyclopedia)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
By firing at the walls and gates the troops could weaken the citadels one by one.
A view along the Witte Singel (White Moat) towards the 1860 Leiden Observatory building
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Discusses heredity and thrombophilia, the set of genetic disorders that cause increased blood clot formation.
Lists types of thrombophilia, including factor V Leiden.
Encyclopedia of life science Available in print and to online subscribers.
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