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  St. Hedwig
Hedwig was educated at the monastery of Kitzingen, and, according to an old biography, at the age of twelve (1186), was married to Henry I of Silesia (b.
Henry and Hedwig endowed munificently the Cistercian monastery of Leubus, the Premonstratensian monastery of St. Vincent, and the foundation of the Canons of St. Augustine at Breslau.
Hedwig brought the Dominicans to Bunzlau and Breslau, the Franciscans to Goldberg (1212) and later to Krossen.
www.catholicity.com /encyclopedia/h/hedwig,saint.html   (1163 words)

  
 St. Hedwiges
The father of this saint was Bertold III of Andechs, Marquis of Meran, Count of Tirol, and Prince (or Duke) of Carinthia and Istria, as he is styled in the Chronicle of Andechs and in the life of St. Elizabeth of Hungary.[1] Her mother was Agnes, daughter of the Count of Rotletchs.
Hedwiges, by a distinguishing effect of the divine mercy in her favour, was from her cradle formed to virtue by the example and lessons of her devout mother and of those that were placed about her.
Hedwiges always sincerely looked upon herself as the last and most ungrateful to God of all creatures, and she was often seen to kiss the ground where some virtuous person had knelt in the church.
www.ewtn.com /library/MARY/STHEDWIG.htm   (2130 words)

  
 Hedwig of Andechs - Cleverpedia, the ultimate encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Sank Hedwig of Andechs (* 1174 in Andechs; † 14 October 1243 in Trebnitz), duchess of Schlesien, was the daughter Bertholds III.
Hedwig was educated in the monastery Benedikt in Lutzingen.
Sank Hedwig is Schutzpatronin of Berlin, Schlesien and the capital Breslau, of Trebnitz, Görlitz, Andechs and Krakau.
cleverpedia.com /Hedwig_of_Andechs   (405 words)

  
 Andechs Information
The Benedictine abbey of Andechs is a former place of pilgrimage on a hill east of the Ammersee in the Landkreis of Starnberg (Oberbayern) in Germany.
Andechs is famed for its flamboyant Baroque church (1712) and its brewery.
Saint Hedwig of Andechs (ca 1174 – October 1243) born at Andechs, was one of eight children born to Berthold IV, Count of Dießen-Andechs and Duke of Istria.
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 St. Hedwig's Cathedral
Hedwig's Cathedral is a cathedral that is located in Berlin, Germany that was built in the 18th century.
The cathedral of St. Hedwig was built by Frederick the Great, King of Prussia.
The church was named after the patron saint of Silesia and Brandenburg, St. Hedwig of Andechs, and commemorated the arrival of Catholic Silesians immigrating to Brandenburg and Berlin.
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Hedwig bore her husband six children, of whom the eldest son, Henry, succeeded his father in the duchy in 1238, and perished at Wahlstatt in battle against the Mongols in 1241.
In 1209 Hedwig retired to the convent at Trebnitz, where she passed more than thirty years in rigorous asceticism and the practise of charity, departing only in 1227 to tend her husband in grievous illness, and again in 1229 when she secured the release of her husband from the hands of Conrad of Masovia.
Hedwig was buried in the convent church at Trebnitz, which speedily became a popular place of devotion owing to the wide fame and love which her benefactions had brought her.
www.ccel.org /s/schaff/encyc/encyc05/htm/old/0214=198.htm   (893 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: St. Hedwig
Hedwig was educated at the monastery of Kitzingen, and, according to an old biography, at the age of twelve (1186), was
Henry and Hedwig endowed munificently the Cistercian monastery of
Hedwig, established in 1859, at Breslau, under the Rule of St. Augustine, and constitutions approved by the bishop.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/07189a.htm   (1018 words)

  
 Hedwig of Andechs biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
At the age of 18, she was married to Henry I the Bearded of Glogów.
Hedwig entered the Cistercian convent of Trzebnica upon her husband's death.
Saint Hedwig is the patron saint of Berlin, Silesia and the capital Wrocław, of Trzebnica, Diocese of Goerlitz, of Andechs and of Kraków.
www.biography.ms /Hedwig_of_Andechs.html   (272 words)

  
 St. Hedwig - Encyclopedia of Religion
Gertrude, a daughter of Henry and Hedwig, who at an early age had been betrothed to Otto von Wittelsbach.
For some years after her marriage, Hedwig resided chiefly at Breslau.
On Christmas Day, 1208, another son of Hedwig's was baptized, probably not identical with the above-mentioned Boleslaw, who had died before this time.
www.religion-encyclopedia.com /H/hedwig_st.htm   (1049 words)

  
 Saint Patrick's Church: Saints of October 16   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Hedwig was one of the eight children born to Berthold IV, the count of Andechs, who ruled over the Tyrol and Istria (Croatia and Dalmatia).
Hedwig followed and helped bring the two to a peaceful agreement, which included the marriage of her two granddaughters to Conrad's sons.
Hedwig, the duchess with the naked feet and workworn hands, had no need to knock on the gates which, at her approach, swung open of themselves.
www.saintpatrickdc.org /ss/1016.htm   (3559 words)

  
 Hedwig of Andechs - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Saint Hedwig of Andechs (1174 - October 1243; Polish: Święta Jadwiga Śląska) was born at Castle Andechs, Bavaria, the daughter of Berthold III, Count of Tyrol and Duke of Carinthia and Istria (Andechs-Meran), and his wife Agnes.
Hedwig and Henry I the Bearded had a son, Henry II the Pious.
Hedwig is the patron saint of Brandenburg, Berlin, Silesia and its capital Wrocław, of Trzebnica, the Diocese of Görlitz, of Andechs and of Kraków.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hedwig_of_Andechs   (426 words)

  
 Hungarian Saints -- Hedwig, widow
ST HEDWIG, WIDOW (A.D. HEDWIG (Jadwiga) was a daughter of Berthold, Count of Andechs, and was born at Andechs in Bavaria about the year 1174; through her sister Gertrude she was aunt to St Elizabeth of Hungary.
Hedwig went on patiently teaching her for ten weeks, and even had her into her own room to sleep, so that at every spare moment they could go through it together, until the woman could both repeat and understand it.
St Hedwig was canonized in 1267, and her feast added to the general Western calendar in 1706.
www.katolikus.hu /hun-saints/hedwig-wi.html   (1200 words)

  
 Saint Hedwig of Andechs - ApostolicWiki
Saint Hedwig was the wife of Henry, Duke of Silesia and Poland, and the mother of six children.
To one of her sisters, married to the King of Hungary, was born the future Saint Elizabeth of Hungary; another was the wife of Philip-Augustus of France, and the third, Abbess of a celebrated monastery at Lutzingen.
Saint Hedwig is buried in the church of Trebnitz.
www.taac.us /index.php?title=Saint_Hedwig_of_Andechs   (436 words)

  
 St. Hedwig Catholic Chruch - Detroit, Michigan
Also known as Jadwiga, she was the daughter of Count Berthold IV of Andechs, Bavaria, where she was born.
In 1202, on the death of his father, Henry succeeded to the dukedom and at Hedwig's request built a Cistercian monastery for nuns at Trebnitz, the first monastery for women in Silesia; the couple founded numerous other monasteries and hospitals.
They had seven children, and two of them, Henry and Conrad, despite Hedwig's efforts, warred over the division of territories made by Duke Henry in 1112; and in 1227 Henry and Duke Ladislaus of Sandomir warred against Swatopluk of Pomerania.
www.sthedwigchurch.org /about/our_patron.html   (200 words)

  
 Saint Hedwig - St Peter's Church, Nottingham, England on-line magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Hedwig, or Jadwiga, was born in Bavaria in 1174 and died at the (then) great age of 69 in 1243.
Hedwig was the daughter of a nobleman, Count Berthold IV of Andechs, who ruled over what is today Croatia and Dalmatia, in the Balkans.
However, from 1209 onwards she and Henry agreed to live in perpetual continence - Hedwig was then 35 and her husband barely 40, but he submitted to this situation without complaint or disagreement, and both thereafter lived exemplary and deeply pious lives.
www.stpetersnottingham.org /saints/hedwig.html   (436 words)

  
 New Catholic Dictionary: Saint Hedwig   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Widow, Duchess of Silesia, born Andechs castle, Bavaria, 1174; died Trebnitz, 1243.
Hedwig was a great influence for good in the history of the duchy; she endowed monasteries of the Cistercian, Premonstratensian, Augustinian, Dominican, and Franciscan orders, thus introducing German culture into Silesia.
The best known of these religious foundations is probably the Cistercian convent at Trebnitz to which she retired at Henry's death; although she did not take the veil, she led a life of great austerity.
www.catholic-forum.com /saints/ncd03859.htm   (113 words)

  
 Untitled Document
Hedwig's Parish was dissolved in 1905 until a new group of priests more loyal to Detroit bishops—Polish Franciscans—were recruited to staff and manage St. Hedwig's Parish.
St. Hedwig, born in 1174, was the daughter of Count Berthold IV of Andechs in Bavaria.
She was educated at a monastery in Kitzingen and, at age 12, married Duke Henry of Silesia.
detroit1701.org /St.Hedwig.htm   (369 words)

  
 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Hedwig's Parish was dissolved in 1905 until a new group of priests more loyal to Detroit bishops—Polish Franciscans—were recruited to staff and manage St. Hedwig's Parish.
St. Hedwig, born in 1174, was the daughter of Count Berthold IV of Andechs in Bavaria.
She was educated at a monastery in Kitzingen and, at age 12, married Duke Henry of Silesia.
detroit1701.psc.isr.umich.edu /St.Hedwig.htm   (369 words)

  
 St. Hedwig   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Hedwig was born in Andechs, Bavaria, Germany, the daughter of the Duke of Croatia and Dalmatia.
At the age of twelve, Hedwig was marrie to Duke Henry of Silesia, the head of the Polish Royal family.
Henry died in 1238 and Hedwig became a Cistercain at Trebnitz.
www.clonard.com /saintpages/Hedwig.htm   (151 words)

  
 Andechs Monastery - Activities - Meetings - Meeting Venues
Count Berthold II ordered the first pilgrimage to the Andechs Reliquaries in 1128, and Count Berthold IV received the Ducal title “von Meranien” from the Emperor Friedrich Barbarossa.
Berthold IV was the father of St. Hedwig and the grandfather of St. Elisabeth.
He was in favor of reform within the Church and is counted amongst the “founding fathers” of Andechs Monastery.
www.andechs.de /englisch/veranstaltungen/tagungen/raeumlichkeiten.html   (711 words)

  
 Hedwig Of Andechs (hedwig of andechs resources)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Jadwiga Śląska) was born in Castle Andechs, Bavaria, the daughter of Berthold III, count of Tirol and prince of Carinthia and Istria (Andechs-Meran), and his wife Agnes.
Hedwig received her education at Lutzingen Benedictine convent.
At the age of 18, she was married to Henry I the Bearded of Głogów.
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 Jadwiga of Poland Information
For the 13th-century saint of the same name, St. Hedwig of Andechs (Święta Jadwiga Śląska), see Hedwig of Andechs.
She is known in German as Hedwig, in Lithuanian as Jadvyga, in Hungarian as Hedvig, and in Latin as Hedvigis.
She was also known for her piety and her admiration for Saints Mary, Martha, and Bridget of Sweden, as well as her patron saint, Hedwig of Andechs.
www.bookrags.com /wiki/Jadwiga_of_Poland   (1608 words)

  
 Jadwiga of Poland - Article from FactBug.org - the fast Wikipedia mirror site
Queen Regnant Jadwiga (circa 1374 – 1399) was a Polish monarch who reigned from 1384 to 1399, venerated in the Roman Catholic Church as Saint Hedwig (Jadwiga) the Queen.
She is known as Hedwig in German, Jadvyga in Lithuanian, Hedvig in Hungarian, and Hedwigis in Latin.
She was also known for her piety and her admiration for Saints Mary, Martha, and Bridget of Sweden, as well as her patron saint, Hedwig of Andechs.
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 Hedwig von Andechs Beschreibung in Library - Definition und Buch-Tipp.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Fragen zu dem Thema Hedwig von Andechs können in dem Diskussionsforum gestellt werden.
Hedwig und Heinrich hatten einen Sohn, Heinrich II.
Sankt Hedwig ist Schutzpatronin von Berlin, Schlesien und der Hauptstadt Breslau, von Trebnitz, Görlitz, Andechs und Krakau.
hedwig_von_andechs.know-library.net   (675 words)

  
 Hedwig von Schlesien (von Andechs) - Ökumenisches Heiligenlexikon
Auch Hedwig musste mit zwölf Jahren heiraten: den Herzog Heinrich I. von Schlesien; sie gebar ihm sieben Kinder.
Während sich ihr Mann dem Aufbau und der Sicherung des Landes widmete und dazu viele deutsche Siedler in das slawische Gebiet zog, arbeitete Hedwig an der Einwurzelung christlichen Gedankengutes, diente hingebungsvoll Armen und Kranken, gründete Frauenklöster, unterstützte verschiedene Orden bei der Gründung von Niederlassungen.
1201/02 gründete Hedwig das Zisterzienserinnenkloster Trebnitz, das sie für 1000 Nonnen, Zöglinge und Dienstpersonal ausbaute.
www.heiligenlexikon.de /BiographienH/Hedwig_von_Schlesien.htm   (386 words)

  
 Hedwig
Hedwig, Harry Potter's messenger owl in the novels by J.
This is a disambiguation page; that is, one that just points to other pages that might otherwise have the same name.
If you followed a link here, you might want to go back and fix that link to point to the appropriate specific page.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/he/Hedwig.html   (65 words)

  
 The Family of Berthold VI; The Marriage of Hedwig and Heinrich (Getty Museum)
To the right of Hedwig's parents sit their four sons, two of whom were high- ranking clerics.
As was common in thirteenth-century Europe, Hedwig's father, standing behind her, played a major role in arranging the politically advantageous union.
The manuscript's emphasis on Hedwig's family had a personal significance for its patron, Duke Ludwig I of Liegnitz and Brieg, who was himself a direct descendant of the saint.
www.getty.edu /art/gettyguide/artObjectDetails?artobj=4360   (236 words)

  
 Andechs Monastery - Eating & Drinking - Klostergasthof
Andechs Monastery - Eating & Drinking - Klostergasthof
The traditional Klostergasthof, which is older than the monastery itself, has been mentioned as a ducal tavern restaurant in documents for the first time in 1438.
In 1992 the Andechs Monastery started with the renovation of the Klostergasthof by maintaining its historic structure.
www.andechs.de /englisch/essen/klostergasthof/index.html   (120 words)

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