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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Westphalia
Westphalia (Wittgenstein and Nassau-Siegen), while the flourishing cities of Soest, Lippstadt, Herford, Bielefeld, and Dortmund held to the Lutheran faith, the stronghold and pattern of Lutheranism being Soest.
Westphalia (1648) established as the basis of ecclesiastical affairs the
Westphalia the Diocese of Minden, in 1702 the Countship of Lingen by inheritance from the line of Orange, and in 1707 the Countship of Tecklenburg by purchase.
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 Westphalia Ranch - Breeders of Foundation Quarter Horses located near Fredericksburg Virginia
Westphalia Ranch is dedicated to the breeding and preservation of the "true and original" quarter horse; now commonly known as the "Foundation Quarter Horse".
Westphalia is nestled near the banks of the historic Rappahannock River 25 miles east of Fredericksburg Virginia.
Westphalia Ranch was featured in the Special Breeding and Foaling Issue, March 2003, of this international publication in an article "It Takes Two" by Audrey Pavia, which describes the processes for "breeding for the foal of your dreams".
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  Westphalia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The region of Westphalia occupies, roughly, a triangle formed by a line drawn eastward from the Rhine River at the Dutch border to the Weser River at Minden, a line drawn from Minden southwestward to Siegen (near the border with Hesse), and a line drawn to the northwest from Siegen and parallel to the Rhine.
Westphalia first appears as the name of the western third of the duchy of Saxony in the 10th cent.
The larger part of Westphalia came under the rule of ecclesiastical princes—the bishops of Münster, Osnabrück, Minden, and Paderborn and the archbishops of Cologne, who obtained the region around Arnsberg, known as the duchy of Westphalia.
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  Westphalia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Westphalia (German: Westfalen) is a region in Germany, centred on the cities of Dortmund, Gelsenkirchen, Münster, Bielefeld, and Osnabrück and included in the states of North Rhine-Westphalia and Lower Saxony.
Westphalia is roughly the region between the rivers Rhine and Weser, located north of the Ruhr River.
Westphalia is known for the 1648 Peace of Westphalia (in fact the two treaties of Münster and Osnabrück), which ended the Thirty Years' War.
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 Peace of Westphalia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Peace of Prague was incorporated into the Peace of Westphalia (which incorporated the Peace of Augsburg, though its landholdings date that was reestablished by the Peace of Prague was again reestablished from 1627 to 1624, which aided the Protestants.
It is often said that the Peace of Westphalia initiated the modern fashion of diplomacy as it marked the beginning of the modern system of nation-states (or "Westphalian states").
In 1998 on a Symposium on the Political Relevance of the 1648 Peace of Westphalia, then NATO Secretary General Javier Solana said that "humanity and democracy [were] two principles essentially irrelevant to the original Westphalian order" and criticized that "the Westphalian system had its limits.
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 1648 -Peace of Westphalia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It concluded with the recognition, by way of the Peace of Westphalia, of the fact that all the three religious denominations were entitled to equal rights, thereby establishing the basis for religious freedom and tolerance.
The Peace of Westphalia ended this conflict by significantly strengthening the powers of these territories: Switzerland and the Netherlands were declared independent states, and other territories were accorded additional territorial rights, such as the right to conclude agreements with foreign states.
Later, the Peace of Westphalia came to be regarded more negatively in Germany for a long time due to the fact that it had caused France to emerge stronger and had encouraged the development of independent German states, thereby hindering for a long time the formation of a German national state.
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 Westphalia, Iowa   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Westphalia is one of five old German colonies located in Shelby County, Iowa.
It is on F32, 3 miles west of Highway 59 in the heart of southwest Iowa's picturesque countryside.
Westphalia Township was set aside by the Chicago-Rock Island & Pacific Railway to be settled by German Catholics in the 1870's.
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 The Avalon Project : Treaty of Westphalia
And for this purpose, by a mutual Agreement and Covenant of both Partys, in the year of our Lord 1641.
the 25th of December, N.S. or the 15th O.S. it was resolv'd at Hamburgh, to hold an Assembly of Plenipotentiary Ambassadors, who should render themselves at Munster and Osnabrug in Westphalia the 11th of July, N.S. or the 1st of the said month O.S. in the year 1643.
Done, pass'd and concluded at Munster in Westphalia, the 24th Day of October, 1648.
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/westphal.htm   (3468 words)

  
 Westphalia - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Westphalia (German Westfalen), former Prussian province, now a part of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia (Nordrhein-Westfalen).
Westphalia, Peace of, treaty, signed October 24, 1648, that closed the Thirty Years' War and readjusted the religious and political affairs of...
The Peace of Westphalia, signed at Münster and Osnabrück in 1648, marked the end of the Thirty Years' War.
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 Handbook of Texas Online:
Westphalia is dissected by State Highway 320, the shortest state highway in Texas, in western Falls County.
In the summer of 1879 several immigrants from the Westphalia province in Germany moved from Frelsburg, Texas, into the area.
By 1933 the population was 100; it was 300 in 1964, and in 1990 it was estimated at 324.
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 Encyclopedia: Peace of Westphalia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The major tenets of the Peace of Westphalia were: Tenet is a Canadian heavy metal band, started by Strapping Young Lad guitarist Jed Simon and drummer Gene Hoglan.
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The Peace of Westphalia See also: Peace of Westphalia It was the exploits of Axel Oxenstierna and Johan Banér which alone enabled Sweden to obtain even what she did obtain at the great Peace of Westphalia congress in 1648.
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 Westphalia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Westphalia (in German, Westfalen) is a (historic) region in Germany, centred on the cities of Münster, Bielefeld, and Osnabrück and now included in the Bundesland of North Rhine-Westphalia (and the (south-)west of Lower Saxony).
It was founded by Napoleon and was a French vassal state.This state only shared the name with the historical region, it contained mostly Hessian and Eastphalian regions and only a relatively small part of Westphalia.
The northernmost portions of the former Westphalia, including the town of Osnabrück, were ceded to the states of Hanover and Oldenburg.
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 Westphalia, MO News
The Westphalia Public Water Supply District Number Two of Osage County is requesting that all residents south of Maries River boil their water.
The Westphalia Community Fire Department recently celebrated its 50th anniversary and the dedication of a new six-bay fire station.
A Westphalia man was taken into custody late Thursday night after leading area authorities on a chase through parts of Cole and Osage counties.
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 North Rhine Westphalia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Originally it consisted of Westphalia and the northern parts of the Rhine Province, both formerly belonging to Prussia.
In 1947 the former state of Lippe was merged with North Rhine-Westphalia, hence leading to the present borders of the state.
According to legend the horse in the Westphalian coat of arms is the horse that the Saxonian leader Widukind rode after his baptism.
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 Westphalia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Westphalia, Iowa, United States [City]; population was 144 in 1990; housing units was 63 in 1990; location is 41°43'N 95°24'W; land area is 0.09 square miles (58 acres); FIPS code is 84540 [SourceCBP]
Westphalia, Kansas, United States [City]; population was 152 in 1990; housing units was 90 in 1990; location is 38°11'N 95°29'W; land area is 0.20 square miles (127 acres); FIPS code is 77250 [SourceCBP]
Westphalia, Michigan, United States [Village]; population was 780 in 1990; housing units was 294 in 1990; location is 42°56'N 84°48'W; land area is 1.14 square miles (732 acres); FIPS code is 86120 [SourceCBP]
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 EKD: Protestant Church in Germany - - 350th anniversary of Peace of Westphalia celebrated
The President described the historical Treaty of Westphalia as the birth of modern diplomacy.
The peace treaty of Westphalia signed in Münster on 24th October 1648 put an end to the Thirty Years’ War.
The Peace of Westphalia marked the close of the period of religious wars.
www.ekd.de /bulletin/1998/2621.html   (676 words)

  
 Westphalia
The Family History Library has extensively collected church registers from the protestant and Catholic parishes in the former Prussian province of Westphalia (Westfalen in German).
However, since there is no similar list on the Internet of places in Westphalia, this provides a useful starting place for identifying locales in that important province.
A study of the Family History Library Catalog showed that there were 469 Evangelical (protestant) and 774 Catholic parishes in the province in 1910.
www.progenealogists.com /germany/westphalia/default.htm   (410 words)

  
 Clinton County Chamber of Commerce - Westphalia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The settlement of the village of Westphalia and Westphalia Township is unique due to one simple fact - its first white inhabitants were almost entirely German immigrants, many of whom came to the United States from the same region, the province of Westphalia.
That frame church building that served the first settlers was crowded to capacity by the 1860s, giving way to the construction of a new brick church that was competed in 1869 - and the name changed to St. Mary's.
One of the darkest days in the history of Westphalia was April 20, 1959 when Old St. Mary's with a seating capacity of 800 parishioners burned to the ground.
www.stjohnschamber.org /towns/westphalia.htm   (379 words)

  
 Shelby County DevelopSource in Shelby County: Harlan, Iowa
Westphalia Township was set aside by the Chicago-Rock Island and Pacific Railway to be settled by German Catholics in the 1870's.
In 1872, founder Emil Flusche had a vision of living in a peaceful village in the center of a farming community where Germans who loved to work the land could come and be self-sufficient and help one another.
Westphalia remains a parish community and was named for Westphalia, MI, because the people had been so kind to Flusche when he lived there.
www.developsource.com /Communities/westphalia.asp   (506 words)

  
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 Westphalia
The Ruhr district is connected with the Ems River by the Dortmund-Ems Canal and with the Elbe River by the Midland Canal.
Westphalia, Peace of - Westphalia, Peace of, 1648, general settlement ending the Thirty Years War.
Westphalia: History - History Westphalia first appears as the name of the western third of the duchy of Saxony in the...
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 Westphalia, Peace of --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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At the end of the Thirty Years' War the empire received its final blow from the Treaty of Westphalia (1648), which further strengthened the local princes by allowing them to make treaties with foreign powers.
The way was thus opened for the rise of Prussia, which was eventually to humble the...
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 Westphalia New Philharmonic Orchestra - famous Westphalia New Philharmonic Orchestra Classics hit collection and ...
Westphalia New Philharmonic Orchestra - famous Westphalia New Philharmonic Orchestra Classics hit collection and Westphalia New Philharmonic Orchestra Music Reviews.
The New Philharmonic Orchestra of Westphalia was formed in 1996 from two orchestras from the northern Ruhr district, the Westphalian Symphony Orchestra Recklinghausen and the Philharmonic Orchestra of the City of Gelsenkirchen.
Since 1997, the orchestra has worked under the guidance of their Music Director Johannes Wildner, who has developed a far-reaching concept for the artistic and organisational merger of the two existing orchestras, and a strong position in the region.
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 Westphalia development plan up for discussion - Examiner.com
today in Upper Marlboro to consider public input on amendments to the Westphalia plan.
The plan addresses development in the 6,000-acre Westphalia region of Prince George’s, which is just east of the Capital Beltway and north of Pennsylvania Avenue.
On July 18, the County Council approved a plan that includes parks, new public schools, several retail centers and potential future Metro stations.
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 AllRefer.com - Westphalia, Peace of (Treaties And Alliances) - Encyclopedia
AllRefer.com - Westphalia, Peace of (Treaties And Alliances) - Encyclopedia
Westphalia, Peace of, 1648, general settlement ending the Thirty Years War.
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