Isny im Allgau mean?

Isny im Allgäu mean?

Isny im Allgäu. Isny im Allgäu is a town in south-eastern Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is part of the district of Ravensburg, in the western, Württembergish part of the Allgäu region. Isny was a Free Imperial City ( Freie Reichsstadt) until the mediatisation of 1803.

Where is Isny located?

It is part of the district of Ravensburg, in the western, Württembergish part of the Allgäu region. Isny was a Free Imperial City ( Freie Reichsstadt) until the mediatisation of 1803.

What is the history of Isny Germany?

Isny im Allgau. During the three centuries following its origin in 1042, it was a commercial center controlled and exploited by various competing feudal lords. In the 13th century, Isny’s merchants built a fortification system to protect the town from marauders and rival feudal rulers.

What type of government did the city of Isny have?

Isny’s status as an Imperial city made it a self-governing republic in which the city government was elected by propertied residents and in which the guild system thrived. In 1529, Isny’s Protestant minority took the city council and voted to make the town Protestant and the Nikolaikirche became the town’s main Protestant church.