Palatinate in European history, 1559-1660.
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Published by B. Blackwell in Oxford .
Written in English



  • Palatinate (Germany),
  • Palatinate.


  • Calvinism -- Palatinate.,
  • Palatinate (Germany) -- History.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 47-48.

LC ClassificationsDD801.B5072 C5
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p.
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5937251M
LC Control Number65005202

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The German Palatines were early 18th-century emigrants from the Middle Rhine region of the Holy Roman Empire, including a minority from the Palatinate, by which the entire group was known. They immigrated to England as refugees and were both Protestant and Catholic farmers. Towards the end of the 17th century and into the 18th, the wealthy region was repeatedly invaded by French troops during . This article was written by Rachel Meyer, who writes: "Late last summer Rex Stevenson asked me to write a history of the Palatine immigration from information I had previously sent him to use on the Herkimer/ Montgomery Co. essay is a conglomoration of what I've read." WHO WERE THE PALATINES? Their Homeland. The term "palatinate" or "palatine" comes from the title given a . The Palatinate (German: die Pfalz; Palatine German: Palz), historically also Rhenish Palatinate (German: Rheinpfalz) or Lower Palatinate (Unterpfalz), is a region in southwestern occupies roughly the southernmost quarter of the German federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate (Rheinland-Pfalz), covering an area of 5, square kilometres (2, sq mi) with about million inhabitants. Colonial families of the United States of America, in which is given the history, genealogy and armorial bearings of colonial families who settled in the American colonies from the time of the settlement of Jamestown, 13th May, , to the battle of Lexington, 19th April, ;Missing: Palatinate.

The Palatinate was repeatedly ravaged by attacks from France during the 17th Century. Following a terribly harsh winter and responding to notices by New World landowners showing the benefits of emigrating to America, a substantial exodus of Palatine families occurred in Some of the Palatine emigrants of found their way directly to. It's a collection of regional history works from Rheinland-Pfalz as well as items from Palatinate libraries. Like University library of Trier and city library of Mainz. Among the items are 98 adress books, books and maps (16th till 19th Century). The Palatinate or German PFALZ, was, in German history, the land of the Count Palatine, a title held by a leading secular prince of the Holy Roman Empire. Geographically, the Palatinate was divided between two small territorial clusters: the Rhenish, or Lower Palatinate, and the Upper Palatinate. Find your immigrant Palatine German ancestors and German origins in free Palatine records, history of the Palatine German immigration to North America Some Immigrants to the Middle Colonies and Their European Origins Plus New Discoveries on German Families List of Palatines from The Book of Names Especially Relating to The.