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 Henry the Pious of Saxony WETTIN , Duke of Saxony - Gerolt of WEYARN
Henry the Pious of Saxony WETTIN, Duke of Saxony
\-Cimburka of MASOVIA Henry the Pious of Saxony WETTIN, Duke of Saxony
Ancestors of Henry the Pious of Saxony WETTIN, Duke of Saxony
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 Henry III of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The centrepiece of Henry's renovated Westminster Abbey was to be a shrine to the confessor king, Edward.
Henry himself, on the other hand, was much taken with the cult of the Anglo-Saxon saint king Edward the Confessor who had been canonized in 1161.
Henry was forced to take part in the swearing of a collective oath to the Provisions of Oxford.
www.bexley.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Henry_III_of_England   (1287 words)

 Henry II of Poland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Henry the Pious was killed in battle against the Mongols at Legnica (in the Battle of Legnica) in 1241.
Henry the Pious succeeded his father in 1238 and became the most powerful of all the Polish dukes.
Henry II the Pious, (Polish: Henryk II Pobożny, b.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Henry_the_Pious   (156 words)

 World Book Henry VI
Henry VI Henry VI (1421-1471) was the last English king of the House of Lancaster.
Henry was pious, educated, and gentle, but he was a weak ruler and had occasional attacks of insanity.
Henry VI also was heir to Charles VI of France, who died the same year Henry became king of England.
www.worldbook.com /features/queen/html/henryvi.htm   (217 words)

 Holy War in Henry Fifth
Henry IV feigns loyalty to the king he deposes and then solicitude for the one he executes, and he triumphs over his enemies in battle not by valour but with the stratagem of dressing many in the king's coats.
The elder Henry plans a holy war against the Turks as a means to quell civil war at home and to ease his conscience for usurping the throne, and his dying words include the advice to his son to 'busy giddy minds with foreign quarrels' to solidify his shaky regime (II Henry IV 4.5.213-14).
This explains Henry's manipulation of religion as the outcome of '"a passage from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance and the modern world,"...the familiar story of disenchantment in which religious attitudes toward history and politics give way to secular and humanistic attitudes...a fall from sacramental kingship to a Machiavellian conception of kingship...'.
www.cla.calpoly.edu /~smarx/Publications/henry.html   (6448 words)

 Henry VI, Part 2
Suffolk presents Margaret of Anjou to Henry VI at court, and the King is pleased.
Henry realizes that Warwick and the Nevilles support York and Salisbury declares his conviction that York is the rightful monarch.
Gloucester openly laments that all the expansionist work of his brothers -- Henry V and Bedford -- is being dashed.
www.wsu.edu /~delahoyd/shakespeare/henry6.2.html   (1539 words)

 1004: The year 1004 - events and people France England
the Pious or Henry the Lame, Duke of Bavaria and Holy Roman Emperor, was the last of the Saxon dynasty of emperors.
King and Holy Roman Emperor, son of Duke Henry II (the Quarrelsome) and of the Burgundian Princess Gisela; b.
Hugh Capet was present with his brother Henry of Burgundy and his brother in law, Richard the Fearless, duke of Normandy.
home.eckerd.edu /~oberhot/1004.htm   (2034 words)

 Henry V
Henry was haunted I felt, not just by his father and their troubled relationship but also by the ghost of Richard II whom he invokes at the end of his famous "Upon the King" soliloquy.
Moreover, to portray Henry as the dupe of two scheming prelates, or as a crafty politician skillfully concealing his aims with the aid of an unscrupulous archbishop, is not consistent with claiming at the same time that he is the ideal king; indeed it is destructive of the moral epic purpose of the play.
Henry is an appointed symbol of majesty, and the action of the play is directed with the most elaborate care to show him doing everything that the age expected of the perfect king.
www.jcnoguera.com /halv.html   (15164 words)

 Introduction to Shakespeare's Henry V
Henry's response--that war is God's way of punishing people for their bad deeds and that, therefore, the deaths in war are the responsibility of those whom war kills--is notoriously illogical (and the play later confirms this by killing the boys, the young lads who have not had time to commit all the sins Henry lists).
Henry can simultaneously repeatedly indicate the extreme violence which will occur to the citizens if his soldiers take the town and disclaim his own involvement in the process ("What is't to me, when you yourselves are cause" and so on).
For if Henry is, as the play clearly shows us, the most successful modern politician, and if his achievements come at a huge personal cost and are very short-lived, then success in politics would seem to be a problematic undertaking, carrying a huge personal cost (to the effective ruler) and no guarantee of lasting stability.
www.mala.bc.ca /~johnstoi/eng366/lectures/henry5.htm   (5253 words)

 Henry III, England (Royals)
Henry was the eldest son of John and Isabella.
Papal exactions, Henry's failures in France (1242-1243), and the rapacity of sheriffs increased dissatisfaction.
Henry was pious but wanting in energy and irresolute.
www.ohwy.com /eg/h/he3.htm   (162 words)

 Henry IV of Silesia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1253 - 1290) became Duke Henry IV of the Silesian territory of Wroclaw around 1270, and was senior prince of Poland from 1288 until his death.
www.sevenhills.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Henry_IV_of_Silesia   (123 words)

 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 IV Probus of CRACOW was born 1253.
Henry III of SILESIA died 3 Dec 1266.
www.peterwestern.f9.co.uk /maximilia/pafg1439.htm   (75 words)

 ReadingGroupGuides.com - Henry VIII by Alison Weir
Henry was certainly of strong and muscular build: the Spanish ambassador reported in 1507 that "his limbs are of a gigantic size."5 In youth, he was slim and broad-shouldered: his armour of 1512 has a waist measurement of thirty-two inches, while that of 1514 measures thirty-five inches at the waist, forty-two inches at the chest.
Henry's interest in maps is well documented, and it prepared the ground for the eventual mapping of England in the late sixteenth century.
Henry had been born on 28 June 1491, and was created Duke of York at the age of three.
www.readinggroupguides.com /guides3/henry_viii3.asp   (2605 words)

 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.
Three years later Henry the Pious was killed in battle against the Mongols at Liegnitz near Wahlstatt.
Henry the Pious succeeded his father in 1238.
www.termsdefined.net /he/henry-the-pious.html   (259 words)

 Lives of the Saints, July 15, Saint Henry
Henry the Pious or the Lame, Duke of Bavaria, was born in 972, and bore his father’s name.
In 1024 Henry lay on his deathbed; he then gave back to her parents his wife, Saint Cunegundes, “a virgin still, as a virgin he had received her from Christ,” and at the age of 52 years surrendered his own pure soul to God.
His father died when his son was 23 years old, and Saint Henry assumed the paternal title of Duke of Bavaria.
magnificat.ca /cal/engl/07-15.htm   (594 words)

 Lives of the Saints, March 14, Saint Mathilda
Henry died not long afterwards, and his mother thereafter retired almost completely from court life to concern herself with the care of prisoners, the poor and the sick, and the construction of a very large monastery for women at Nordhausen.
Henry was a pious and diligent prince, and very kind to his subjects.
She was successfully accused to her own son, Otto, of concealing great riches, and he caused guards to be posted around her, and he led his brother Henry into his own error, to oblige her to leave the court.
magnificat.ca /cal/engl/03-14.htm   (694 words)

 Maximilian Genealogy Master Database 2000 - pafg1587 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Henry the Pious of Saxony WETTIN [Parents] was born 16 Mar 1473.
Katharina married Henry the Pious of Saxony WETTIN on 6 Jul 1512.
Maurice of Saxony WETTIN was born 21 Mar 1521 and died 11 Jul 1553.
www.peterwestern.f9.co.uk /maximilia/pafg1587.htm   (534 words)

 Historical Comments on Henry V
Henry's trip from Harfleur to Calais was technically a chevauchée, done against the explicit and unanimous advice of his advisors.
In Act 3, Scene 6, Henry admits to Montjoy, the French herald, that his army is feeble and sick, and that if the French army allows him to continue on to Calais, he will not seek battle.
First, although English had replaced French as the official court language, Henry spoke fluent French.
www.aginc.net /battle/play-comments.htm   (959 words)

 Henry V [1989] DVD at Shop Ireland
Henry is genuinely pious, but you catch the desperation in his prayer before the battle, when he begs God "not today, oh, not today" [remember how his father came to power by murdering Richard II].
I particularly like the scene after the battle, when Henry carries a dead boy off the field, through the scene of carnage where the muddy puddles are red with blood, passing a group of three French princes, one dead, kneeling in a way that refers to a pieta.
King Henry V has spent his youth making whopee, but grows up in a hurry when he feels he has to pursue a claim on the French throne created by his ancestor, the Black Prince, at Crecy.
www.shopireland.ie /dvd/reviews/B00005AMEC   (1118 words)

 Henry II of Poland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Henry the Pious was killed in battle against the Mongols at Legnica (in the Battle of Legnica) in 1241.
Henry the Pious succeeded his father in 1238 and became the most powerful of the all Polish dukes.
1196/1207 - April 9, 1241) of Silesia was the third son of Henry I the Bearded of Silesia and of Hedwig of Andechs.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Henry_II_of_Poland   (155 words)

 Battle of Liegnitz (1241 AD)
Henry the Pious sent his knights charging to the rescue but they ran right into an ambush and were massacred.
Three units of knights, led by Henry the Pious, broke free of the fighting and headed off the battlefield.
Henry ordered his knights to aggressively attack on the left flank to try and draw the Mongol reserves away from the center.
www.juniorgeneral.org /liegnitz/liegnitz.html   (1570 words)

 Henry the Bearded
His son, Henry the Pious, was killed in 1241 in the battle of Legnica during the first Mongol invasion which threatened the West.
Henry the Bearded (1163-1238), the first representative of the line of the Silesian Piasts on the Cracow throne.
Under the will of the latter, Henry the Bearded took over part of Great Poland, but he never attained his main aim of unifying the Polish state.
artyzm.com /matejko/poczet/e_brodaty.htm   (137 words)

 London History
planned it as a shrine-chapel for the body of his half-uncle, the pious King Henry VI.
The complex was originally established in 1197 and a medieval chapel crypt survives where the hearings for Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn's divorce were heard.
At the start of Henry VIII's reign, London was filled with splendid religious buildings, the treasures of previous centuries.
www.britannia.com /history/londonhistory/tudlon.html   (1336 words)

 Henry More: Major Philosophical Works
Henry More (1614—87) was the most prolific writer and one of the two most important figures in that group of philosophers later to be called the Cambridge Platonists.
Into which is inserted By way of Digression, a brief Return to Mr Baxter’s Reply, which he calls a Placid Collation With the Learned Dr. Henry More….
As a school their importance lies in their having provided a philosophy of Christian Platonism which combined commitment to the new learning generated by the advances in the natural sciences with a Christian philosophy that had its routes in the Neoplatonic tradition associated especially with Plotinus and the Christian philosophy of Origen (c.
www.thoemmes.com /theology/more_intro.htm   (2724 words)

 Henry I of Poland -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
Their son, duke (Click link for more info and facts about Henry II the Pious) Henry II 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.
Henry I "the Bearded", Polish: Henryk Brodaty (1163 - March 19, 1238) of the Silesian line of the (Click link for more info and facts about Piast dynasty) Piast dynasty of rulers, was duke of (Click link for more info and facts about Lower Silesia) Lower Silesia from 1201.
He later on also became duke of (Click link for more info and facts about Greater Poland) Greater Poland from 1232 until his death and thereby senior prince of all (A republic in central Europe; the invasion of Poland by Germany in 1939 started World War II) Poland.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/h/he/henry_i_of_poland.htm   (210 words)

 Henry the Pious of Saxony Wettin & Katharina von Mecklenburg
Henry the Pious of Saxony Wettin and Katharina von Mecklenburg
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Their son, duke Henry II the Pious, was killed in battle against the Mongols at Legnica.
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.
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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