In 1542 he removed to Miihlhausen, being appointed by Duke Henry of Saxony for the ordering of the church there.
And Guard corps followed the main road towards Konigsberg, and the former had reached Miihlhausen, the remainder were about Preussisch-Eylau, when Latour Maubourg's dragoons sent in intelligence which pointed to the presence of Bennigsen about Friedland.
Up to the year 1826 the Confession (sometimes also known as the Confession of Miihlhausen from its adoption by that town) was publicly read from the pulpits of Basel on the Wednesday of Passion week in each year.
During the Reformation period Miihlhausen became notorious as one of the chief seats of the Anabaptists.
Internal dissensions and injuries received during the Thirty Years' War and, the Seven Years' War afterwards reduced Miihlhausen to unimportance.
The Teutonic Order established itself at Miihlhausen in 1200.
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