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Breda

BREDA Lordship in the Holy Roman Empire;  the city of Breda is now in the southwestern Netherlands, west of Tilburg, SSE of Rotterdam, and northeast of Antwerp. Three families had held the lordship when, in 1326, the heiress of the … Continue reading

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Asch

ASCH    Now Aš.  A town in the northwest of the Czech Republic.   It lies within a district which is shaped like a finger thrusting into Germany, thereby separating the northeastern corner of Bavaria from Saxony. The district belonged to the … Continue reading

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