Wittenberg

Wittenberg, a town in Prussian Saxony, on the right bank of the Elbe, 50 m. SW. of Berlin; was the capital of the electorate of Saxony, and a stronghold of the Reformers; is famous in the history of Luther, and contains his tomb; it was on the door of the Schlosskirche of which he nailed his famous 95 theses, and at the Elster Gate of which he burned the Pope's bull, “the people looking on and shouting, all Europe looking on.”

Population (circa 1900) given as 13,000.

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

Wittekind * Wizard of the North
Wisdom of Solomon
Wiseman, Nicholas
Wishart, George
Wismar
Witch of Endor
Witenagemot
Wither, George
Witherspoon, John
Witsius, Hermann
Wittekind
Wittenberg
Wizard of the North
Woden
Wodrow, Robert
Woffington, Peg
Woiwode
Woking
Wolcot, John
Wolf, Friedrich August
Wolfe, Charles
Wolfe, James

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