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The history of the town and the high school Jülich

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The history of Jülich, in particular, the former high school is 1890 been started. Whereas in 1. Part of the history of the city and its city charter is treated excerpts, bring the 2. and 3. Part of the continuous history of the city and also for the history of the school. The coherent presentation begins around the middle of 16. Century, where the glorious Duke Wilhelm V. build the fortress and the castle was and from where at the same time after the great fire 26. More 1547 the city of the ducal[...]



The feudal lords and vassals of the castle and the glory Rheydt

The earliest inhabitants of the Lower Rhine level were the Celts. This ancient nation in the opinion of the Lore-language name Rheydt back which leads as they say- is derived from the Celtic word “rithi=Wasserfurt”. Besides the exact history is written extensively about the church and the feudal lords and vassals Rheydts until the time of French rule.



The aristocratic convent sea near Neuss

The presentation of the history of the monastery was at the instigation of Baron Friedrich von der Leyen-Bloemersheim. He was also undertook the design changes and so the buildings saved from destruction. In this way, a lot of memories, the former to the monastery and its former owner remembered, will receive. Besides the detailed description of the historical events since the foundation of the monastery, the geographic extent, a genealogy, Description of the donations and privileges, is particularly the list of champions, Nuns, Priors and priests of the monastery (versehen  [...]



Family research in the archives of North Rhine-Westphalia state people

The State Archives of North Rhine-Westphalia has published a brochure, with important and useful tips for genealogy and the right way to your own family tree.