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Swabian League

Overview page. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).

A series of confederations of south German cities, principally in the territories of the duchy of Swabia. In English-language historiography, the term is normally used to designate the...

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Swabian League

Overview page. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).

A series of confederations of south German cities, principally in the territories of the duchy of Swabia. In English-language historiography, the term is normally used to designate the...

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Swabian League

Edited by GORDON CAMPBELL.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 441 words.

A series of confederations of south German cities, principally in the territories of the duchy of Swabia. In English-language

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Swabian League

Thomas A. Brady.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation

January 1996; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 880 words.

In 1488 a peace-keeping federation was formed in southern Germany that lasted until 1534. It began as the Habsburg

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Truchsess von Waldburg (1488–1531)

Edited by Henry Garland and Mary Garland.

in The Oxford Companion to German Literature

January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (European). 55 words.

Georg (1488–1531),

a soldier of ancient family, commanded the forces of the Swabian League which in 1519 expelled

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Frundsberg, Georg von (1473–1528)

Edited by Henry Garland and Mary Garland.

in The Oxford Companion to German Literature

January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (European). 84 words.

(Mindelheim nr. Memmingen, 1473–1528, Mindelheim),

was a professional soldier of the Swabian League (see SchwäBischer Bund) who

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Geyer, Florian (1490–1525)

Edited by Henry Garland and Mary Garland.

in The Oxford Companion to German Literature

January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (European). 60 words.

(1490–1525, Rimpar),

a 16th-c. nobleman and soldier, served in 1519 in the forces of the Swabian League which

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Swabian War

Overview page. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).

Or (recte)

(1499), a war between the Emperor Maximilian I and the Swiss Confederation. The emperor was supported by the Swabian League in his attempt to subjugate the Rhaetian...

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Schwäbischer Bund

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

1 a league of imperial cities founded in 1376 with Ulm at its head, and eventually including Franconian (Regensburg, Nuremberg) as well as Swabian cities. Its aim was the...

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Truchsess von Waldburg

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).

Georg (1488–1531),

a soldier of ancient family, commanded the forces of the Swabian League which in 1519 expelled Ulrich von Württemberg from his territory. He was also a...

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The Swiss or Swabian War of 1499

Tom Scott.

in The Swiss and their Neighbours, 1460-1560

June 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Political History. 1938 words.

The Swiss (or Swabian) War had its origins beyond Swabia itself, in conflicts between Austrian Tirol and the Rhaetian Leagues; Emperor Maximilian’s plans to invade Italy, however, drew in...

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Konstanz’s Dilemma

Tom Scott.

in The Swiss and their Neighbours, 1460-1560

June 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Political History. 1882 words.

Konstanz was an imperial free city whose citizens, collectively or individually, retained extensive estates and lands in the Thurgau notwithstanding Swiss occupation. But it was a city of...

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Associations in Comparative Perspective

Duncan Hardy.

in Associative Political Culture in the Holy Roman Empire

September 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 12445 words.

Throughout the fourteenth to sixteenth centuries every category of political actor in the Empire habitually entered into lateral contractual relationships, which this book calls...

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Raids and Retaliation

Tom Scott.

in The Swiss and their Neighbours, 1460-1560

June 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Political History. 2419 words.

The Swiss mounted raids across the Hochrhein and the Alpine Rhine, as well as taking possession of the bishop of Konstanz’s castles. The Swabian League responded with sorties south of the...

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Peasants' War

Overview page. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).

(1524–26)

A mass revolt of the German lower classes during the Reformation. It began in south-west Germany and spread down the River Rhine and into Austria. Frustrated by economic...

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Upper Germany in the Reign of Sigismund of Luxemburg, <i>c.</i> 1410–37

Duncan Hardy.

in Associative Political Culture in the Holy Roman Empire

September 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 7310 words.

The second case study shows how associative political culture shaped Upper Germany during the reign of King/Emperor Sigismund (r. 1410/11–37). What marked out these decades from earlier and...

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3. Humanism at Court

David H. Price.

in Johannes Reuchlin and the Campaign to Destroy Jewish Books

November 2010; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 9810 words.

This chapter argues that Johannes Reuchlin's political and scholarly careers are intrinsically connected. It discusses his tenure as minister in Württemberg and the Palatinate, as well as...

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Johann Reuchlin

Mark Wilson.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online June 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 3981 words.

Johann Reuchlin (b. 1455–d. 1522) studied Roman law and Greek in Freiburg, Paris, Basel, Orleans, and Tübingen, where he became doctor of laws in 1485. But it was on diplomatic missions to...

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