KAISERSWERTH , a
See also:town in the Prussian Rhine province, on the right
See also:bank of the Rhine, 6 m. below
See also:Dusseldorf . Pop . (1905), 2462 . It possesses a
See also:Protestant and a large old Romanesque ' Though Okba founded his city in a
See also:desert place, excavations undertaken in 1908 revealed the existence of
See also:Roman ruins, including a
See also:temple of Saturn, in the neighbourhood . Roman Catholic
See also:church of the 12th or 13th century, with a valuable
See also:shrine, said to contain the bones of St Suitbert, and has several benevplent institutions, of which the chief is the Diakonissen Anstalt, or training-school for Protestant sisters of charity . This institution, founded by Pastor Theodor
See also:Fliedner (1800–1864) in 1836, has more than too branches, some being in
See also:Asia and
See also:America; the
See also:establishment at Kaiserswerth includes an orphanage, a lunatic
See also:asylum and a Magdalen institution . The Roman Catholic hospital occupies the former Franciscan convent . The population is engaged in
See also:weaving and other small
See also:industries . In 710
See also:Pippin of Heristal presented the site of the town to
See also:Bishop Suitbert, who built the
See also:Benedictine monastery
See also:round which the town gradually formed . Until 12t4 Kaiserswerth
See also:lay on an
See also:island, but in that
See also:year Count Adolph V. of
See also:Berg, who was besieging it, dammed up effectually one
See also:arm of the Rhine . About the beginning of the 14th century Kaiserswerth, then an imperial city, came to the archbishopric of Cologne, and afterwards to the duchy of Juliers, whence, after some vicissitudes, it finally passed into the possession of the princes of the
See also:palatinate, whose rights, long disputed by the elector of Cologne, were legally settled in 1772 . In 1702 the fortress was captured by the Austrians and Prussians, and the Kaiserpfalz, whence the
See also:young emperor
See also:Henry IV. was abducted by Archbishop
See also:Anno of Cologne in 1062, was blown up .
See J . Disselhoff, Das Diaconissenmutterhaus zu Kaiserswerth (new ed., 1903; Eng. trans., 1883) .
KAITHAL, or KYTHAL
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