It retained its constitution and its special privileges until the 1st of July 1876, when it was incorporated with the kingdom of Prussia.
Paris was founded about 1825, was incorporated in 1853, and was re-incorporated in 1873.
Aston Manor was incorporated in 1903.
The death without direct heirs of Duke John William in 1609 led to serious complications in which almost all the states of Europe were concerned; however, by the treaty of Xanten in 1614, Cleves passed to the elector of Brandenburg, being afterwards incorporated with the electorate by the great elector, Frederick William.
The fisheries were held by the Incorporated Company of Dredgers (incorporated by Act of Parliament in 1793), the affairs being administered by a foreman, deputy foreman and jury of twelve; but in 1896 an Act of Parliament transferred the management of the fishery to a company.