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(vĕl`zər), German family of wealthy merchants and bankers at Augsburg. It reached the height of its prosperity under Bartholomäus Welser, 1488–1561, who had advanced large sums to Holy Roman Emperor Charles V. Unable to repay his debts, Charles granted (1528) virtual sovereignty over present Venezuela to his creditor, who sent out agents and had the territory explored. Charges (probably false) of oppressive administration brought a prolonged trial (1541–56); the Welser concession was revoked in 1556. A niece of Bartholomäus Welser, Philippine Welser, 1527–80, was famed for her beauty and erudition. She secretly married (1557) Archduke Ferdinand, second son of Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand I.
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Marcus Welser died; a German scholar; a friend of Galileo who wrote on astronomy.
Visitors can explore the Lower Castle, containing arms and armour, the valuable art collection on the first floor, whilst in the Upper Castle paintings and sculptures can be viewed, as well as the bathroom of Philippine Welser, FerdinandOs wife, one of the few private bathrooms to have survived from the 16th Century.
Additional very important early sources of discoveries are the letters written by representatives of the great banks and trading houses of Germany and Florence in Seville and Lisbon (such as the Fugger and Welser houses).
In this respect, Galileo's words in his first letter to Welser come to mind: "For the enemies of novelty, who are infinite in number, would attribute every error, even if venial, as a capital crime to me, now that it has become customary to prefer to err with the entire world than to be the only one to argue correctly" [101, p.
Experience a medieval banquet at Welser Kuche im Feldherrnkeller.
Rielinger, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA; Ellen Rieveschl, Covington, KY; Pauline Shaw, Xenia, OH; Kris Thrush; Jane Trumbull, Department of Biology, Bowling Green State University; David Wahl, American Entomological Institute, Gainesville, FL; Arlene Weismantel, Main Library Reference, Michigan State University; Phil Welser, Library Assistant, Entomology Library, Cornell University; Ralph G.
Thus Robert Thorne, facing his sudden return to England, sold seven Berbers and six Negroes to Bartholomaus Welser and Heinrich Gessler on May 2, 1531, and manumitted his two Berber master soap makers on May 10, 1531.
First, Austrian international Daniel Welser netted past in form Trevor Koenig on 2:26, before fellow national team member Patrick Harand found a way past the Blaze at 7:10.
The chapter closes with an account of the chronicles of Marcus Welser, Matthaus Rader, and the little known Carthusian monk, Franciscus Grienewaldt.
Welser pointed out that, while he may be on the stage, the people in the audience are the real leaders.
We've now reached the point at which transistors are so small that our ability to keep shrinking them is facing some challenges," says Jeffrey Welser of IBM Microelectronics Semiconductor Research and Development Center in Hopewell Junction, N.