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  Henry II of Poland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1196/1207 - April 9, 1241) of Silesia was the third son of Henry I the Bearded of Silesia and of Hedwig of Andechs.
Henry the Pious succeeded his father in 1238 and became the most powerful of the all Polish dukes.
Henry the Pious was killed in battle against the Mongols at Legnica (in the Battle of Legnica) in 1241.
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Henry I "the Bearded", Polish Henryk Brodaty (1163-1238) of the Silesian line of the Piast dynasty of rulers, was duke of Lower Silesia from 1201.
Their son, duke Henry II the Pious, was killed in battle against the Mongols at Legnica.
Henry I was the successor to duke Boleslaw the Long, who had received the ducal position following the intervention in a succession dispute in the province by the Emperor Frederick I of the Holy Roman Empire in 1163.
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 Encyclopedia: Henry II of Poland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Boleslaus II the Bald (Polish: Bolesław II Łysy Rogatka) (1220/5 - December 26, 1278) - High-Duke of Poland in 1241.
Henry the Bearded in a painting by Jan Matejko Henry I the Bearded, Polish: Henryk Brodaty (1163 - March 19, 1238) of the Silesian line of the Piast dynasty of rulers, was duke of Lower Silesia from 1201.
Henry III (French: Henri III; Polish: Henryk III Walezy; September 19, 1551 – August 2, 1589) was King of Poland (1573-1574) and subsequently King of France (1574-1589).
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 Henry the Pious
Henry II the Pious of Silesia was the son of Henry I the Bearded of Silesia, who later also ruled Poland, and of Hedwig of Andechs.
Henry the Pious succeeded his father in 1238.
Three years later Henry the Pious was killed in battle against the Mongols at Liegnitz near Wahlstatt.
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 Sigismund II of Poland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Sigismund II Augustus (1520-1572), Polish: Zygmunt II August, was the only son of Sigismund I the Old., King of Poland, whom he succeeded in 1548, and Bona Sforza.
A far less imposing figure than his father, the elegant and refined Sigismund II was nevertheless an even greater statesman than the stern and majestic Sigismund I.
Sigismund II died at his beloved Knyszyn on July 6, 1572, at the age of 52.
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 Buells and their Relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Henry was succeeded by his son Philip I. Parents: Robert II the Pious King of France and Constance of Arles.
Henry II King of Castile and León was born in 1333 in Seville.
Henry II (of Castile and León) (1333?-79), known as Henry (Enrique) of Trastamara, king of Castile and León (1369-79), born in Seville.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: St. Henry II
German King and Holy Roman Emperor, son of Duke Henry II (the Quarrelsome) and of the Burgundian Princess Gisela; b.
Henry was far too reasonable a man to think seriously of readopting the imperialist plans of his predecessors.
Henry's power was in fact controlling, and this was in no small degree due to the fact that he was primarily engaged in solidifying the national foundations of his authority.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Bamberg
Rupert (1075-1102), as partisan of Henry IV, was a member of the pseudo-Synod of Brixen which declared Pope Gregory VII to be deposed; on this account the bishop was excommunicated.
Henry III Gross of Tockau (1487-1501) was an energetic organizer and issued a number of laws; in 1491 he held a synod.
The edifice erected by the Emperor Henry II, the Saint, was destroyed by fire in 1081; the new cathedral, built by St. Otto of Bamberg, was consecrated in 1111, and in the thirteenth century received its present late-Romanesque form.
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 Boleslaus III of Poland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
He was a son of Ladislaus Herman of Poland and, daughter of emperor Henry III.
Boleslaus III was thus the brother in law of emperor Henry IV.
However in 1135 he became a vassal of Henry's son Lothair II, Holy Roman Emperor, from whom he received the lien of Pomerania, Poland and Ruegen.
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 Henry II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The reign of Henry II In 1150, Henry became Duke of Normandy and in 1151, Duke of Anjou.
Louis was unhappy with Eleanor's marriage to Henry, for Louis had hoped that Aquitaine would pass to his daughters, not into the control of Henry; by acquiring control of Eleanor's lands Henry II became a greater landholder in France than Louis himself.
Henry imprisoned Eleanor and began a relationship with Rosamond Clifford, "the Fair Rosamund." She died in 1177 - a fourteenth century chronicle (implausibly) accused Eleanor of arranging her poisoning.
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 Maximilian Genealogy Master Database 2000 - pafg1439 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Henry II the pious of CRACOW [Parents] died 9 Apr 1241 in Killed.
Henry III of SILESIA died 3 Dec 1266.
Henry IV Probus of CRACOW was born 1253.
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 Boleslaus I of Poland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
After death of his father around 992 he was able to expel the second wife of his father, Oda, with her sons, and unite the country again.
The emperor Henry II obliged Boleslaus to give a pledge of allegiance again for the lands he held in fief.
After the death of Henry in 1024, Boleslaus crowned himself king, raising Poland to the rank of kingdom (1025).
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 Stephen Bathory, King of Poland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Báthory succeeded John II Zapolya as Prince of Transylvania and held this position from 1571-75, giving it to his older brother Christopher Bathory (1530-81) afterwards.
Stefan was elected to become King of Poland, after Henry III of Valois fled Poland to become King of France.
The Hanse city of Gdańsk (German:Danzig) had backed Emperor Maximilian II in his attempt to become King of Poland.
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 John III Sobieski, King of Poland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
After a distinguished military career, and following the death of King Jan II Kazimierz's successor, Michael Korybut Wisniowiecki, John Sobieski was elected by the szlachta (nobility) as king of Poland on May 21 1674 and was crowned on February 2, 1676.
King John III was succeeded by Augustus II, elector of Saxony who stayed in power primarily because of Russian support.
Teresa Kunegunde, (1676-1730) - In 1695, the Princess married Maximilian II Emanuel, elector of Bavaria
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 Stanislaus I Leszczynski of Poland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In 1697, as cupbearer of Poland, he signed the confirmation of the articles of election of Augustus II.
In 1703 he joined the Lithuanian Confederacy, which the Sapiehas with the aid of Swedish gold had formed against Augustus, and in the following year was selected by Charles XII of Sweden to supersede Augustus.
His son-in-law supported his claims to the Polish throne after the death of Augustus II in 1733, which led to the War of the Polish Succession.
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 History of Poland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The son of Boleslaw, Mieczyslaw II (1025-34), unable to cope with his enemies, yielded allegiance to the emperor and lost the title of king.
The Emperor Henry IV was engaged in a struggle for supremacy with Pope Gregory VII, who allied himself with the vassal princes hostile to the emperor, among them Boleslaw Smialy, to whom he sent the kingly crown.
Poland revolted from the empire, and the Polish Church began a reform in accordance with Gregory's decrees.
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 Obedient In All Things: Emperor St. Henry II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Henry often came to the abbey to pray, hear the Office chanted by the brothers, and especially to seek spiritual advice from Brother Richard.
Henry admitted to the abbot that he felt he was not suited for the role of ruler, but he saw this as God's will, and so he tried to rule Bavaria with a benevolent but firm hand.
Henry told Brother Richard that he had flinched when his wife had said “trust,” for Henry realized it was his lack of trust alone that had brought her to this.
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Henry II FitzEmpress Curtmantle King of died in Chinon Castle, France on 6 Jul 1189, he was 56.
Henry II was born in 1133, the son of Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou and Matilda, daughter of Henry I.
Henry wished to tra nsfer such cases to the royal courts, as the only punishment open to the Chur ch courts was demotion of the cleric.
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 Boleslav II of Bohemia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Boleslav II became Duke (or Prince) of Bohemia in 972.
Boleslav maintained good relations with the Ottonian German kings, and in 975 supported Otto II during his civil war against Henry of Bavaria.
In 977 Boleslav again attacked Bavaria, but on this occasion was barred from annexing any lands by Otto II.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Boleslaus_II_the_Pious   (276 words)

  
 Articles - Augustus II of Poland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Augustus II, nicknamed "the Strong" (May 12, 1670–February 1, 1733; (Polish: August II Mocny; German: August II der Starke) was Elector of Saxony (where he was known as Frederick Augustus I) from 1694 to 1733 and King of Poland from 1697 to 1704 and again from 1709 to 1733.
Born in Dresden in Saxony, Frederick Augustus was the son of John George III and Princess Anne Sophie of Denmark.
Although this figure would be extremely difficult to verify, Augustus II did father a very large number of illegitimate children, the most famous of whom was Maurice, comte de Saxe (his son by Aurora von Königsmarck), the brilliant French military commander.
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 Wenceslaus_II_of_Bohemia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Wenceslaus II Premyslid (Czech Václav, Polish Wacław) (September 17, 1271 – June 21, 1305) King of Bohemia (1278 - 1305), Duke of Krakow (1291 - 1305), King of Poland (1300 - 1305).
Wenceslaus II was the son of Ottokar II "The Great", King of Bohemia, and Kunegunda, daughter of Rostislav, the Grand Duke of Kyiv.
Wenceslaus' second wife was Ryksa Elzbieta, daughter of Przemysl II, King of Poland 1295 - 1296.
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 John II Casimir Of Poland Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
John II Casimir Vasa (Polish: Jan II Kazimierz Waza, March 22, 1609 - December 6, 1672), King of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, and Duke of Opole in Silesia.
In 1660 John Casimir II was forced to renounce his claims to the Swedish throne and acknowledge Swedish sovereignty over Livonia and city of Riga.
His heir in Ferrante I of Naples and in Brienne succession was his distant cousin, Henry de La Tremoille Prince of Talmond and Taranto, the heir-general of Federigo di Aragona (second son of Ferrante I and Isabella of Taranto), who also was the heir-general of Federigo's first wife Anne of Savoy.
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 The Bailey Family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Henry was succeeded by his son Philip I. Henry is our 30th Great Grandfather Parents: Robert II "The Pious" FRANCE [KING OF FRANCE] and Constance de TOULOUSE [Queen/France].
Children were: Robert II "The Pious" FRANCE [KING OF FRANCE], Adwige (Avoise), Princess Of FRANCE, Alice Princess Of FRANCE, Gilette Princess Of FRANCE, Hedwiga Princess Of FRANCE, Gisele Princess of France.
She was married to Edward II King Of ENGLAND on 22 Jan 1307/8 in Boulogne, Pas-De-Calais, France.
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 Legnica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
First mentioned in chronicles in 1004, Legnica is famous for the Battle of Legnica that took place at Legnickie Pole near the city on April 9, 1241 between the Mongols of the Golden Horde and the combined army of Duke Henry II the Pious.
Although the Mongols killed Henry and annihilated his forces, they stopped their advance into Europe and turned back to attend to the election of a new Grand Khan following the death in the same year of the khan Ögedei.
Legnica became the residence of the dukes of Lower Silesia in 1163 and was the seat of a principality ruled by a branch of the Piast dynasty from 1248 to 1675.
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 Timeline of Polish history - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In July, the host of the Silesian princes is met and routed at the battle of Legnica, a defeat accompanied by the death of overlord Henry II the Pious.
Coronation of Przemysl II for the king of Poland in Gniezno; shortly after, he is murdered in a bathhouse.
The Third Partition of Poland: Russia gains Curonia, Lithuania, western Belarus and western Volhynia, while Prussia receives the land to the north and west of Warsaw, and Austria the land to the south and east of the city.
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 Henry II of Poland -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In 1239 supported the pope in his conflict with emperor (The Holy Roman Emperor who led the Sixth Crusade and crowned himself king of Jerusalem (1194-1250)) Frederick II.
He was able to defend his territories against (The territory of an Elector (of the Holy Roman Empire) that expanded to become the kingdom of Prussia in 1701) Brandenburg.
Henry the Pious was killed in battle against the (A member of the nomadic peoples of Mongolia) Mongols at (Click link for more info and facts about Legnica) Legnica (in the (Click link for more info and facts about Battle of Legnica) Battle of Legnica) in 1241.
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 Supreme Court - Becket and Henry II: The New Archbishop - The Second Address in the Becket Lecture Series: Lawlink NSW   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Henry II may also have forgotten the miraculous transformation wrought by his grandfather, namesake and model, Henry I, when he appointed his personal chaplain and longserving intimate at court to the office of Archbishop of York.
Henry may not be able to make demands, or at least not make demands in the same way, in the case of an arms length archbishop.
In his absence, Henry I succeeded his brother William Rufus, after a fortuitous hunting accident which, by what is unlikely to have been a coincidence, Henry was in a position to immediately exploit at the expense of his elder brother in Normandy.
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 Legnickie Pole - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Mongol forces were led by Kaidu, a commander for Subotai and Batu Khan, while the western knights were led by Duke Henry II the Pious of the Piast dynasty.
Although the Mongols annihilated their opponents, they turned back to attend to the election of a new Khagan, or Grand Khan.
Following the transfer of Silesia to Poland in the aftermath of World War II, a hospital for emotionally disturbed women was set up here in 1957.
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 Boleslaus II the Pious -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Boleslav II the Pious (died February 7, (Click link for more info and facts about 999) 999) was the son of (Click link for more info and facts about Boleslav I the Cruel) Boleslav I the Cruel.
Boleslav II became Duke (or Prince) of (A historical area and former kingdom in the Czech Republic) Bohemia in (Click link for more info and facts about 972) 972.
Boleslav maintained good relations with the German Kingdom, and in 975 supported Otto II during his civil war against Henry of Bavaria.
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 The genealogical tree of Robert II, "The Pious" King of France
Robert II, the Pious (972 - 1031) was King of France from 996 to 1031.
A member of the Capetian Dynasty, Robert II was born on March 27, 972 in Orleans, France, the son of King Hugh Capet (938-996) and Adelaide of Aquitaine (952-1004).
He was very musically inclined and was a composer, a chorister, and a poet, making his palace a place of religious seclusion, where he conducted the matins and vespers in his royal robes.
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