Zug had been conquered by Schwyz in 1365, at a moment when the attention of Austria was withdrawn.
Schwyz did not feel comfortable under all this, and stood on its guard.
Schwyz had taken for itself the whole heritage in question, with the exception of one fragmentary portion left to its rival.
Zurich and Schwyz also contended for the promised stretch of land.
He died at Sewen, a village in the canton of Schwyz, on the 16th of July 1806.
I will break the bonds as my fathers broke the bonds which bound my poor country to the tyrants of Schwyz, Uri, and Unterwalden.
Here, six hundred men all told, including a handful of men from Schwyz, awaited the foe.
Schwyz has a stretch of common land (an allmend) thirty miles in length and ten to fifteen in breadth.
Those of Schwyz, Thun and others (whose names we can not easily recall) started forth above Valmarcus.
Uri, Schwyz, and Unterwalden were the names of these three cantons.