Münster

Münster, capital of Westphalia, a mediæval-looking town, 100 m. by rail N. of Cologne; has textile, paper, and printing industries; there is an old cathedral of 12th century, a town-hall, castle, and 16th-century wine-cellar; the place of the Catholic university has been taken by an academy with Catholic theological and philosophical faculties; here took place the Anabaptist movement of 1535; the bishops retained their secular jurisdiction till 1803.

Population (circa 1900) given as 49,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Münich * Münzer, Thomas
Müller, George
Müller, Johannes
Müller, Johannes von
Müller, Julius
Müller, Karl Otfried
Mulock, Dinah Maria
Mulready, William
Multan
Münchhausen, Baron von
Münich
Münster
Münzer, Thomas
Murat, Joachim
Muratori, Ludovico Antonio
Muravieff, Count
Murchison, Sir Roderick Impey
Murdoch, William
Mure, Colonel
Mürger, Henri
Murillo
Murray, John

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Antique pictures of Münster