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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Boleslaus II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Boleslaus the Brave (Polish: Bolesław I Chrobry) (966/967 - July 17, 1025) of the Piast family, son of Mieszko I and of his first wife, the Czech princess Dobrawa, ruled as duke of Poland from 992 to 1025 and reigned as King of Poland in 1025.
Boleslaus I the Brave Boleslaus the Brave (Polish: Bolesław I Chrobry) (966/967 - July 17, 1025) of the Piast family, son of Mieszko I and of his first wife, the Czech princess Dobrawa, ruled as duke of Poland from 992 to 1025 and reigned as King of Poland in 1025.
Boleslaus III the Wrymouth Boleslaus III the Wrymouth (Polish: Bolesław III Krzywousty; 1085–1138) was duke of Poland from 1102.
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 Boleslaus I of Poland
Boleslaw I Chrobry ('Boleslaus the Brave') (born 966/967, died 1025), duke of Poland 992- and in 1025 king, probably the son of Mieszko I and his first wife, the Czech princess Dubrawka.
In 984 Boleslaus married Rikdaga, the daughter of the margrave of Meissen, followed by the Judith, the daughter of Geza the Great Prince of Hungary, then Enmilda, the daughter of one Dobromir, a Lusatian prince; and Oda, daughter of the margrave of Meissen.
Boleslaus was forced by the next emperor, Henry II, to give a pledge of allegiance again for the lands he held in fief.
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 Boleslaus I of Poland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Boleslaw I Chrobry ('Boleslaus the Brave') (966/967 - 1025) of the Piast family, son of Mieszko I and of his first wife, the Czech princess Dubrawka, ruled as duke of Poland from 992 to 1025 and reigned as King of Poland in 1025.
In 984 Boleslaus married Rikdaga, the daughter of Riddag (Rikdag, Ricdag), the margrave of Meissen.
Boleslaus was the first Polish King, since during his rule Poland became a Kingdom, despite the fact that some of the Polish rulers before 1295 never received a crown.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Boleslaus the Brave   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
984 Boleslaus married Rikdaga, the daughter of Riddag (Rikdag, Ricdag), the Graf is a German noble title equal in rank to a count or an earl.
Casimir I on Jan Matejkos painting Casimir I, the Restorer (Polish: Kazimierz I Odnowiciel) (1015- 1058), duke of Poland, was the son of Mieszko II of Poland and Rixa von Lothringen.
Boleslaus III was a weak ruler in whose chaotic reign, Bohemia became a pawn in the long war between the Holy Roman Emperor Henry II and Boleslaus the...
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 Piast dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Zbigniew i Boleslaus III of Poland (the Wrymouthed) 1102-1107
Boleslaus I of Poland /Boleslaw I 992 - 1025
Boleslaus III of Poland the Wrymouthed 1107 - 1138
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 Boleslaus I of Poland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Boleslaw I Chrobry ('Boleslaus the Brave') of the Piast family (born 966 / 967, died 1025), son of Mieszko I and of his first wife, the Czech princess Dubrawka, ruled as duke of Poland 992 - 1025 and reigned as King of Poland in 1025.
Boleslaus was the first Polish King, since during his rule Poland became a Kingdom, despite the fact that some of the Polishrulers before 1295 never received a crown.
Boleslaus for the first time unified all theprovinces that subsequently came to comprise the traditional territory of Poland: Greater Poland, Little Poland, Masovia, Silesia and Pomerania.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Boleslaus I of Poland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Boleslaus the Brave (Polish: Bolesław I Chrobry) (966/967 - 1025) of the Piast family, son of Mieszko I and of his first wife, the Czech princess Dobrawa, ruled as duke of Poland from 992 to 1025 and reigned as King of Poland in 1025.
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Bolesław IV Kędzierzawy Boleslaus IV the Curly (Polish: Bolesław Kędzierzawy) - high-duke of Poland (1146-1173) Born: 1120 Poland Died: 1173 Poland Parents: Boleslaus III the Wrymouth, duke of Poland, and Salome von Berg-Schelklingen, daughter of Henry duke of Berg Maried to: Russian pricess Wierzchoslawa...
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In 984 Boleslaus married Rikdaga, the daughter of Riddag (Rikdag, Ricdag), the margrave of Meissen (Misnia).
Boleslaus send an army to aid his friend Canute the Great, King of Denmark (son of Boleslaus’ sister Sygryda Swietoslawa and of Sven King of Denmark), in his conquest of England.
Boleslaus for the first time unified all the provinces that subsequently were considered to comprise Poland: Great Poland, Little Poland, Masovia, Silesia and Pomerania For the Sorbs of Lusatia (Luzyce)he became the national hero.
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 Białogard - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the 10th century Pomerania was conquered bythe Polish dukes Mieszko I and Boleslaus the Brave, who established a bishopric in the nearby Kołobrzeg in 1000, but the area was soon lost to Poland and Christianity.
This city was conquered by Boleslaus III of Poland in 1107.
By the invitation of Boleslaus the Wrymouth and his vassal Warcisław I of Pomerania, Bishop Otto of Bamberg came with a mission to Pomerania in 1124; Białogard was one of the places he visited.
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 Polish History - Part 1
The son of and successor to Mieszko, Boleslaus the Brave (992-1025), went along the same path of increasing Poland's independence at the early stages of his rule.
Casimir's son, Boleslaus II, the Bold (1054-1079,) reconstituted the Church Metropolis and, as a result of numerous battle victories, reached for the crown in 1076.
Boleslaus II's brother and successor, Ladislaus Herman, settled for the title of prince and acknowledged a loose dependence on the Empire.
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 Boleslaus III of Poland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Boleslaus III the Wrymouth (Polish: Bolesław III Krzywousty), (1086-1138) was duke of Poland from 1102.
Boleslaus III was thus the brother in law of emperor Henry IV.
Boleslaus also campaigned in Hungary from 1132 to 1135, but to little effect.
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 Poviat Gniezno   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The symbol of recognizing Boleslaus the Brave's outstanding position was calling him a "brother and associate", putting a coronet on his head as the symbol of high status in the empire and handing him in St. Maurice's spear which in Germany was considered to be the symbol of royal coronation.
Boleslaus the Brave was a ruler who ensured for Poland a prominent position in Medieval Europe.
Boleslaus the Brave constructed in the heart of Europe a strong state - a state which during his reign was called Poland in historical documents for the first time.
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 Adalbert of Prague - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Boleslaus the Brave, duke of Poland, sent soldiers with Adalbert.
When they did not heed warnings to stay away from the sacred oak groves, Adalbert was executed for sacrilege, which his co-religionists interpreted as martydom, in April 997 on the Baltic Sea coast near Truso (currently Elbląg).
It is recorded that his body was bought back for its weight in gold by Boleslaus the Brave.
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 BOLESLAUS I. The Columbia Encyclopedia: Sixth Edition. 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
He succeeded his father, Mieszko I, as duke of Poland, seized the territories left to his two brothers under their father’s will, and set about increasing his holdings.
Boleslaus took advantage of dynastic troubles to occupy Bohemia in 1003; expelled in 1004, he still retained Moravia.
Boleslaus ranks among Poland’s foremost rulers; he reorganized the administration, systematized taxation, and created a large standing army.
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 Boleslaus I - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
BOLESLAUS I [Boleslaus I], c.966-1025, Polish ruler (992-1025), the first to call himself king; also called Boleslaus the Brave.
Otto's successor, Holy Roman Emperor Henry II, opposed Boleslaus's ambition; when Boleslaus overran Meissen and the East Mark, Henry refused to confirm his control of these territories.
In 1018, in the Peace of Bautzen, Boleslaus received Lusatia as a fief of the Holy Roman Empire.
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 Reagalia
Boleslaus the Bold’s regalia were used during the successive Polish coronations of Przemysl II and his consort Margaret of Brandenburg in 1295, and of Wenceslaus II of Bohemia in 1300.
Boleslaus the Brave’s Crown was adorned with a substantial number of pearls, rubies, emeralds and sapphires.
Boleslaus the Brave’s Crown was the most venerated item of the Polish regalia, which can be compared to the Hungarians’ veneration of St Stephen’s Crown, as almost all Polish kings, starting with Ladislaus I the Short in 1320 were crowned with it.
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 YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> Gniezno   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
It is here that the Congress of Gniezno took place in the year 1000 AD, during which Boleslaus I the Brave (Bolesław Chrobry), the first king of Poland, received Emperor Otto III, the emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.
The 10th century Gniezno cathedral witnessed royal coronations of Boleslaus I the Brave in 1024, his son Mieszko II Lambert in 1025.
The cities of Gniezno and nearby Poznań were captured, plundered and destroyed in 1038 by the Bohemian duke Bretislav I, which pushed the next Polish rulers to move the Polish capital to Kraków.
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 Polish History Map: Poland History Illustrated by Border Changes
Boleslaus Wrymouth did homage to German emperor and divided the kingdom among his four sons.
Poland under Boleslaus the Brave (992-1025): (marked with a light gray line) Boleslaus is often rated as one of the greatest Polish rulers.
Boleslaus' mother Dabrawa, a daughter of the Czech prince, brought Christianity to Poland.
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 Bolesław IV the Curly
When their father died, Boleslaus' elder half-brother Vladislaus the Exile, Duke of Silesia, succeeded him as the overlord of all Polish.
Young Boleslaus received the quarter of Masovia and Kujavia as his own in the partition, whereby he became also known as Boleslaus of Masovia.
He married the Russian princess Wierzchoslawa, and had one surviving son, Leszek of Masovia (the elder son, another Boleslaus, having predeceased the father), who succeeded him in the Masovian-Kujavian principality at the age of eleven or less.
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 History of Poznan
It was the capital of Greater Poland, the cradle of the Polish state and was also Poland's capital in the mid-10th century during the early Piast dynasty.
First Polish monarchs of the Piast dynasty Mieszko I, Boleslaus I the Brave and Mieszko II Lambert are buried in the Poznań cathedral.
The two cities and bishoprics were rebuilt by the king Boleslaus II the Generous (1058–1079).
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 Matthew Patay
King Boleslaw I Chrobry ('Boleslaus the Brave') (born 966/967, died 1025), is at center right.
Boleslaw I Chrobry ('Boleslaus the Brave'), duke of Poland 992- and in 1025 king, probably the son of Mieszko I and his first wife, the Czech princess Dubrawka.
In 984 Boleslaus married Rikdaga, the daughter of the margrave of Meissen, followed by an unnamed Hungarian princess, then Enmilda, the daughter of one Dobromir, a Lusatian prince; and Oda, daughter of the margrave of Meissen.
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