The lower three counties of the Province of Pennsylvania become the colony of Delaware. An earthquake strikes Gondar, Ethiopia. A Tale of a Tub, the first major satire by Jonathan Swift (written 1694–1697), is published in London, running through three editions this year. Isaac Newton publishes his Opticks.
George, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, is considered the first member of the House of Hanover. When the Duchy of Brunswick-Lüneburg was divided in 1635, George inherited the Principality of Calenberg and moved his residence to Hanover. His son, Christian Louis inherited the Principality of Lüneburg from George's brother.
Â· Note on Pennsylvania governor's trip from Philadelphia to Newcastle (Pa.) to meet Assembly of Three Lower Counties (Kent, New-Castle, and Sussex). Includes Governor Patrick Gordon's speech about his administration having gotten off to a rough start, being optimistic for future, and problem of lack of uniform currency in Pennsylvania.
Oct 08, 2006 · Duke of Pomerania-Wolgast, son of Barnim I (?) Duke of Pomerania-Wolgast; Duke of Pomerania and Margareta (?) von Werle, between 1283 and 1284; his 2nd wife; Leo van de Pas says b. ca 1287. 1,2,6 Marguerite (?) von Rugen died between 1315 and 1320. 1,2
A scorched-earth policy is a military strategy that aims to destroy anything that might be useful to the enemy. Any assets that could be used by the enemy may be targeted, which usually includes obvious weapons, transport vehicles, communication sites, and industrial resources.
Some have accorded him as being one of the Smaakonger (Little kings) reigning over smaller areas. He is particularly credited with raising a small contingent or army to fight against the Duke of Pomerania and Denmark. In 1938 the people of Tordal and Drangedal raised a Statue in his honor on the 500th anniversary of his exploits.
Breinigsville, Pennsylvania: The Pennsylvania German Society, 1981, pages 24-31. 8. Early Lutheran Baptisms and Marriages in Southeastern Pennsylvania: The Records of Rev. John Casper Stoever from 1730 to 1779, with an index by Elizabeth P. Bentley, Baltimore MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1984, page 49.
John’s wife, Anne, was a niece of Duke John William. As the oldest daughter of Albert Frederick, Duke of East Prussia, Anne also inherited East Prussia in 1618 since she had no brothers. George William, the son of John Sigismund and Anne, thus inherited Brandenburg, East Prussia, Cleves, Mark, and Ravensberg in 1619 and ruled until 1640.
The campaign, that was supported by the forces of Polish duke Konrad I of Masovia, initially intended to Christianize the Baltic Old Prussians, succeeded primarily in the conquest of large territories. The order, emboldened by imperial approval, quickly resolved to establish an independent state, without the consent of duke Konrad. Recognizing ...
Jun 24, 2019 · Neither particularly like their elder brother and soon George Ludwig was deemed an acceptable candidate. Ironically, he was also a former General of Frederick II of Prussia. Still, the man seemed to know his place and would be sworn in at the King of Sweden, Pomerania, Finland, etc even as his eldest brother fumed in Berlin. 1760 The Rhineland