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Bruchhausen

BRUCHHAUSEN County in the Holy Roman Empire, in northern Germany.   The towns of Bruchhausen (now part of Bruchhausen-Vilsen) and Neubruchhausen (to the west) lie south of Bremen in the Landkreis of Diepholz in the Land of Niedersachsen. The district belonged … Continue reading

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Bremen ~ City-state

BREMEN ~ City-state. See also BREMEN ~Archbishopric City and port on the estuary of the Weser in northwestern Germany, and once the seat of an Archbishop.   It is today a Land in the Federal Republic of Germany. The city was one … Continue reading

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Bremen ~ Archbishopric

BREMEN  ~ Archbishopric. See also BREMEN ~ City-state The city on the estuary of the Weser in northern Germany became the seat of a Bishop, a suffragan of Cologne, in 787.   In 848 the diocese was merged with the recently created Archdiocese … Continue reading

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