1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Tübingen

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given in German history to an arrangement made in 1514 between Duke Ulrich and his subjects, by which the latter acquired various rights and privileges on condition of relieving the former of his debts. The town was captured by the Swabian League in 1519, by Turenne in 1647, and again in 1688 by the French, who destroyed the walls.

See Eifert, Geschichte und Beschreibung der Stadt und Universität Tübingen (Tübingen,1849); Maier, Die Musenstadt Tübingen (Tübingen, 1904); Tübingen und seine Umgebung (Tübingen, 1887-1889).