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facts in brief


Part of Braun and Hogenberg I-14 map
Part of Braun and Hogenberg I-14 map







Facts in brief:

Located on important trade route by 6th cen.; was flourishing commercial center specializing in woolens in Middle Ages; merchant aristocracy was forced to share power with craftsmen after revolt in 1421; ruled by Duke of Burgundy then Holy Roman Empire.

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