Above all, there arose in 1440 the Prussian League (Preussischer Bund), in which the nobles and towns joined together, nominally for common protection of their rights, but really against the Order.
P. 396; and Beloch, " Der italische Bund unter romischer Hegemonie " (Leipzig, 1880) and " "La Conquista Romana della regione Sabina," in the Rivista di storia antica (1905), ix.
' See Willis Bund, Celtic Church in Wales (1897); H.
Wilde (no party) 9 5 i Bund der Landwirte 3 6
As the central organ of this confederation (Bund) was established the federal diet (Bundestag), consisting of delegates of the several states.
Moreover, by the famous Article 13, which enacted that there were to be assemblies of estates in all the countries of the Bund, the constitutional liberties of the German people seemed to be placed under its aegis.
The Bund interfered in a like spirit in Hanover, although with less disastrous results, after the accession of George V.
On the 1st of September it passed, with some slight modifications, the Austrian proposals for the reconstruction of the Bund under a supreme Directory, an assembly of delegates from the variotis parliaments, a federal court of appeal and periodical conferences of sovereigns.
In any reform of the Bund, it ran, Prussia, equally with Austria, must have the right of vetoing war; she must be admitted, in the matter of the presidency, to absolute equality with Austria; and, finally, she will yield no tittle of her rights save to a parliament representing the whole German nation.
In the event of the actual constitution of the Bund being shattered by war, the German states were asked whether they would be prepared to join this new organization.
In order to prevent the commercial treaty with Russia, a great agricultural league was founded in 1893, the Bund der Laudwirte; some 7000 landowners joined it immediately.
Beloch, Der italische Bund unter romischer Hegemonie, p. 51).
Weizsacker, Der rheinische Bund (Tubingen, 1879).
A handsome bund runs along the river frontage of the three foreign settlements, and the public buildings, especially in the British settlement, are large and fine.
Ochsenbein, "Die Winkelriedfrage," in the Sonntagsblatt of the Bund newspaper for January and February 1879; A.
The German Confederation (Bund), established by the congress of Vienna in 1815, and the Confederation of the Rhine (Rheinbund), a league of certain German states under the protection of Napoleon (1806-1813).
But in 1815 the Germanic confederation (Deutscher Bund) was established by the congress of Vienna, which in its turn has been displaced by the present German empire.