Sentence Examples

  • Otto encouraged this revolution by placing the enclosures of the chief burghs beyond the jurisdiction of the counts.
  • In this way, Qwing to the dislocation of the ancient aristocracy, to the enlarged jurisdiction,of a power so democratic as the episcopate, and to the increased privileges of the burghs, feudalism received a powerful check in Italy.
  • It is here, at the Heribert present epoch and for the next two centuries, that the and the pith and nerve of the Italian nation must be sought; Lombard and among the burghs of Lombardy, Milan, the eldest burghs.
  • It must not, however, be supposed that .at this epoch the liberties of the burghs were fully developed.
  • Under their consuls the Italian burghs rose to a great height of prosperity and splendour.

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