With the connivance of the duke of Austria he fled, first to Schaffhausen, then to Laufenburg, Freiburg, and finally to Breisach, in the hope of escaping in Burgundian territory the pressure exerted upon him by the emperor and the fathers of the council.
The chief towns on its banks are Constance (S.), Schaffhausen (N.), Waldshut (N.), Laufenburg (S.), Sackingen (N.), Rheinfelden (S.), and Basel (both banks).
Below Schaffhausen the river forms the famous Falls of the Rhine, or Falls of Schaffhausen (60 ft.
There is more than one meaning of Schaffhausen discussed in the 1911 Encyclopedia.
JOHANNES VON MULLER (1752-1809), Swiss historian, was born on the 3rd of January 1752 at Neunkirch, near Schaffhausen, where his father was pastor.
At the age of eight he is said to have written a history of Schaffhausen, and at eleven he knew the names and dates of all the kings of the four great monarchies.
Wyss's Geschichte der Historiographie in der Schweiz (Zurich, 18 95), pp. 3 0 5-3 11, and in the Festschrift der Stadt Schaffhausen (Schaffhausen, 1891), pt.
(Schaffhausen, 1 8391840); and those written to him (1789-1809) by his brother, J.
Dupuy, Geschichte des heiligen Martins (Schaffhausen, 18 55); J.
And seine Politik (Schaffhausen, 1867) and Geschichte Ostfrieslands (Hanover, 1854-1858) show his dislike of Prussia.
By one or other bank of the Rhine from Schaffhausen (on the W.) and 222 m.
- First Span of Schaffhausen Bridge.
4 shows a timber bridge erected by the brothers Grubenmann at Schaffhausen about the middle of the 18th century.
After studying at Basel and GÃ¶ttingen he was successively pastor at Schaffhausen (1841), professor of theology at Basel (1849); and at Heidelberg professor of theology (185r), director of the seminary and university preacher.
So soon as he realized the true position of affairs he attempted to break up the council by his flight to Schaffhausen (March 20-21, 1415) - a project in which he would doubtless have succeeded but for the sagacity and energy of Sigismund.
At Schaffhausen two of them with a fall of 122 ft.
(122 m.) the Rhine forms the boundary between the German empire and Switzerland; the canton of Schaffhausen, however, is situated on the northern bank of the river.
(Schaffhausen, I 8571864), and H.
Bale), one of the most northerly of the Swiss cantons, and the only one (save Schaffhausen) that includes any territory north of the Rhine.
The first, known also as the Second Confession of Basel, was drawn up at that city in 1536 by Bullinger and Leo Jud of Zurich, Megander of Bern,Oswald Myconius and Grynaeus of Basel, Bucer and Capito of Strassburg, with other representatives from Schaffhausen, St Gall, Muhlhausen and Biel.
Landschaft Bern (to 1400), (2 vols.); Schaffhausen and Bern (1867-1872);F.
Jahrhundert (Schaffhausen, 1892).
Schaffhausen, Switzerland (Canton) >>
Hahn, Albanesische Studien (Jena, 1854); P. Volkmuth, Die Pe`'lasger als Semiten (Schaffhausen, 1860); H.
But on the night of the 20th-21st of March, having donned the garments of a layman, with a cross-bow slung at his side, he succeeded in making his escape from Constance, accompanied only by a single servant, and took refuge first in the castle of Schaffhausen, then in that of Laufenburg, then at Freiburg-im-Breisgau, and finally at Brisach, whence he hoped to reach Alsace, and doubtless ultimately Avignon, under the protection of an escort sent by the duke of Burgundy.