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  • proper n. A town in Switzerland, the capital of the canton of Schwyz.
  • proper n. A canton of Switzerland.

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  • "Mittelalterliche Dominikanerinnenkirchen in der Zentral - und Nordostschweiz," Mitteilungen des Historischen Vereins des Kantons Schwyz 81 (1989): 39 – 77.

    Sensual Encounters: Monastic Women and Spirituality in Medieval Germany

  • Note 5: For a list of mostly German works dealing with male mendicant architecture see Georges Descoeudres, "Mittelalterliche Dominikanerinnenkirchen in der Zentral - und Nordostschweiz," Historischer Verein des Kantons Schwyz 81 (1989): 39 – 77.

    Sensual Encounters: Monastic Women and Spirituality in Medieval Germany

  • The head office of the company is in Ibach, Schwyz, in the heart of Switzerland.

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  • As a reward for help in several war expeditions to Italy, German king Friedrich II exempted the valleys of Uri (1231) and Schwyz (1240) from the jurisdiction of any counts and dukes so they would be subject to the king alone.

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  • When his successor king Rudolf of Habsburg, the first German Emperor from this house, died in 1291, people from Uri, Schwyz and Unterwalden feared that the counts of Habsburg would try to regain influence in their territories.

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  • While the Federal Charter (Bundesbrief), dated from "the first days of August, 1291" is a historical fact and can be seen at the Museum of the federal charters in Schwyz during summer of 2006, the federal charter has been on exhibition in the USA for a few weeks, the Oath on Rutli is a legend (anyway well composed, because of the secret nature of the beginning of the history of the old Swiss confederacy).

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  • Five cantons (Lucerne, Uri, Schwyz, Unterwalden, and Zug) banded together against Zürich and the Reformation movement.

    3. The Swiss Confederation

  • Cause: A highway was designed that connected Schwyz with the Austrian border, separating Zürich and Protestant Glarus.

    1712

  • Revolt of the three Forest Cantons, Uri, Schwyz, and Unterwalden, and formation of a (Swiss) confederacy (See The Swiss Confederation).

    f. The Holy Roman Empire

  • Zürich demanded that Schwyz restore Protestant land and possessions.

    f. The Swiss Confederation

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