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Ratsräson Und Bürgersinn: Zur Führungsschicht Der Reichsstadt Nördlingen Im 15. Und 16. Jahrhundert

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The imperial city of Nördlingen, Hans-Christoph Rublack, experienced a "bourgeois" reformation. Nördlingen was in the 15th and 16th centuries, a mid-sized city, but with a developed administrative whose written precipitation is excellent survived. So it is worth trying circumstances and activities, and finally to develop something like a mindset of people acting. It was advised to extend this investigation to the time before the reformation to get a larger context into view. Of course, Nördlingen, had the "imperial city in insular" (Kiessling), with its 6,000 to 8,000 inhabitants 3, not the meaning of Augsburg, Ulm and Nuremberg. In the first half of the 15th century, trade increased considerably with fustian. The council is a representative of the community but which always careful not to overwhelm the capacity of social institutions and to protect the financial strength of the city.

Keywords: Nördlingen; reformation; council



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