Italian Guelfofrom Middle High German Welfname of the founder of a German princely family
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Guelph Sentence Examples
During the 11th, 12th and 13th centuries Parma had its full share of the Guelph and Ghibelline struggles, in which it mainly took the part of the former, and also carried on repeated hostilities with Borgo San Donnino and Piacenza.
The formation of a Latin empire in the East increased the popes prestige; while at home it was his policy to organize Countess Matildas heritage by the formation of Guelph leagues, over which he presided.
Meanwhile the Guelph and Ghibelline factions were beginning to divide Italy into minute parcels.
The Guelph towns of Lombardy again raised their levies.
feared lest the Guelph party would be ruined by this check.