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  Poland - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
It is to him that Poland owed the important acquisition of the greater part of Red Russia, or Galicia, which enabled her to secure her fair share of the northern and eastern trade.
Poland, as the next neighbour of Hungary, was more seriously affected than any other European power by this catastrophe, but her politicians differed as to the best way of facing it.
All the.more disquieting was the internal condition of the country, due mainly to the invasion of Poland by the Reformation, and the coincidence of this invasion with an internal revolution of a quasi-democratic character, which aimed at substituting the rule of the szlachta for the rule of the senate.
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 Stanislaus II. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The rebellion was crushed by the Russians, and in 1772, Russia, Prussia, and Austria took vast territories from Poland in the first Polish partition (see Poland, partitions of).
The throne, after the death of Stanislaus, was to be hereditary in the electoral branch of the house of Saxony.
Stanislaus halted military resistance and, seeking a reconciliation with Russia, joined the Confederation of Targovica.
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 STANISLAUS I. The Columbia Encyclopedia: Sixth Edition. 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Stanislaus settled in France, emerging from oblivion when his daughter, Marie Leszczynska, married (1725) Louis XV of France.
Stanislaus, besieged at Danzig, received only moral support from France, while his rival was backed by Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI and had full military aid from Russia.
Stanislaus was obliged to flee from Danzig in 1734, and in 1735 he accepted the terms of the preliminary Treaty of Vienna.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: St. Stanislaus of Cracow
All being in vain, Boleslaw was excommunicated and the canons of the cathedral were instructed to discontinue the Divine Offices in case the king should attempt to enter.
Stanislaus retired to the Chapel of St. Michael in a suburb of Cracow.
Stanislaus was canonized 1253 by Innocent IV at Assisi.
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 St. Hedwig Virtual Tour: St. Stanislaus Statue   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Stanislaus reproached King Boleslaw for his immoral way of life, since it was his practice to have mothers suckle dogs instead of their children as a punishment for crimes against their husbands.
Stanislaus was reputed to have raised Piotowin from the dead, who appeared as a witness before the king over the rightful acquisition of a piece of church land.
Stanislaus is the national saint of Poland, and patron saint of the archbishops of Cracow.
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 Stanisław August Poniatowski - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He was the son of Stanisław Poniatowski, Castellan of Kraków, and Konstancja Czartoryska, brother of Michał Jerzy Poniatowski, primate of the Roman Catholic Church in Poland, and uncle of Prince Józef Poniatowski.
The war was ended, and Russia and Prussia undertook the Second partition of Poland in 1793.
He was accused by some of striving for absolutism, of doing away with the liberties of the szlachta (Polish nobility), of desiring the downfall of the Roman Catholic Church; by others, of weakness and subservience, even of treason, especially after he had joined the Targowica Confederation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Stanislaus_II_of_Poland   (1159 words)

 Polish History - Part 1
Poland of the 10th through 12th centuries, as many other states of the early Middle Ages, was a monarchy treated by the ruler as a dynastic property and heritage--a patriarchy.
Thanks to the decision of Mieszko I, Poland was provided with the foundations of her development and participation in the commonwealth of the states and nations of Europe.
Poland's independence was manifested by the royal coronations of her rulers (Boleslaus the Brave in 1025 and Mieszko II in 1025.)
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 St. Stanislaus Kostka
On this holy day, Stanislaus was doubly blessed because after the Baptism, the priest, who was his godfather, took the child, Stanislaus, and laid him on the ground in front of the altar of the Blessed Sacrament and dedicated him to our Lord hidden in the Eucharist.
From his earliest years, Stanislaus had a tender love for the most holy Blessed Sacrament, this love was so great that it was said of him that his face would seem all on fire at the moment he would come in the presence of Jesus in the Eucharist.
Stanislaus thought he was dreaming, but no, this moment was real and true for he was holding in his arms and to his bosom, the Lord of Life.
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 Catholic Culture : Liturgical Year : April 11, 2005 : Stanislaus of Cracow
Stanislaus was born in 1030 and was educated at Gnesen and at Paris.
Stanislaus had opposed the king before for his tyrannical ways and once confronted him boldly for his immoral behavior when Boleslaus had abducted the wife of a Polish nobleman and carried her off to his castle.
Stanislaus, canonized by Pope Innocent IV in 1253, is one of the patron saints of Poland.
www.catholicculture.org /lit/calendar/day.cfm?date=2005-04-11   (668 words)

 Saint Stanislaus
When the bishop died, Stanislaus was chosen as his successor, both by the enthusiasm of the people and the decree of Pope Alexander II.
Stanislaus, however, upbraided the king to his face, and threatened him with the censure of the church.
Stanislaus had seen the church as a quiet refuge from the politics and troubles.
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 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Stanislaus I of Poland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Born at Lemberg in 1677, was the son of Rafael Leszczynski, palatine of Poznan, and Anne Catherine Jablonowska.
Nevertheless, with the assistance of a bribing fund and an army corps the Swedes succeeded in procuring his election by a scratch assembly of half a dozen castellans and a few score of gentlemen (July 2, 1704).
The first act of the new king was to conclude an alliance with Charles XII whereby Poland engaged to assist Sweden against the tsar.
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 Patron Saints Index: Saint Stanislaus of Cracow
Born to the Polish nobility, son of Belislaus and Bogna, and raised in a pious family.
Killed by King Boleslaus the Cruel after Stanislaus excommunicated him due to his war crimes and attempted theft of land from the Church.
Stanislaus became a symbol of Polish patriotism and nationlism, and is sometimes considered a martyr.
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 partitions of Poland — FactMonster.com
The basic causes leading to the three successive partitions (1772, 1793, 1795) that eliminated Poland from the map were the decay and the internal disunity of Poland and the emergence of its neighbors, Russia and Prussia, as leading European powers.
Stanislaus II of Poland was unable to resist his three neighbors.
The partition of 1772 gave Pomerelia and Ermeland to Prussia, Latgale and Belarus E of the Dvina and Dnieper rivers to Russia, and Galicia to Austria.
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 Augustus III - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
by assenting to the Pragmatic Sanction, and that of the czarina Anne by recognizing the claim of Russia to Courland, he was elected king of Poland in October 1733.
Aided by the Russians, his troops drove Stanislaus Leszczynski from Poland; Augustus was crowned at Cracow in January 1734, and was generally recognized as king at Warsaw in June 1736.
Augustus, who showed neither talent nor inclination for government, was content to leave Poland under the influence of Russia, and Saxony to the rule of his ministers.
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 Stanislaus I - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Stanislaus I 1677-1766, king of Poland (1704-1709, 1733-35) and duke of Lorraine (1735-66).
Early in the Northern War (1700-1721), Charles XII of Sweden overran Poland and expelled King Augustus II.
Money Talks: While roads in Stanislaus County deteriorate, San Joaquin sits in the driver's seat on lobbying for dollars, spending on transit.
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 Hist. Of St. Stanislaus Catholic Church
Stanislaus Church was an offshoot of St. Peter Church, which likewise was a Polish congregation.
The founding pastor was born in Lublin, Poland, and came to the United States at the age of 18 to join his brother, Teofil, a priest.
Stanislaus Parish had as many as three priests during the 1970s but times were changing.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Stanislaus
Stanislaus II 1732-98, last king of Poland (1764-95).
On the death (1733) of Augustus II of Poland, Stanislaus I sought to reascend the Polish throne.
Marie Leszczynska, 1703-68, queen of France, wife of Louis XV, and daughter of Stanislaus I of Poland.
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 Stanisław Leszczyński - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He married Katarzyna Opalińska, by whom he had a daughter, Maria, who became Queen of France as wife of Louis XV.
In 1697, as Cupbearer of Poland, he signed the confirmation of the articles of election of August II the Strong.
In 1703 he joined the Lithuanian Confederation, which the Sapiehas with the aid of Swedish gold had formed against August.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Stanislaus_I_of_Poland   (1011 words)

 Local Marian Congregation founder, Fr. Stanislaus Papczynski, will be beatified - Catholic Online
Stanislaus became known as an extraordinary preacher, writer, and confessor of souls.
Stanislaus came when he founded the Marians in 1673, calling them to spread devotion to Mary Immaculate, pray for the souls in purgatory, and assist pastors in parishes.
Stanislaus sought to address was alcoholism, the great addiction of the 17th century.
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 Polish History - Part 3
The symbolic signs of Poland's unity, coming from the common past, were preserved, too, in the uninterrupted use of the name of Regnum Poloniae [Kingdom of Poland], as well as in the coronation insignia of 1076, kept at the Krakow Cathedral.
The loss of Pomerania and of Poland's access to the Baltic Sea were ominous events, as they ushered in a 150-year long period of wars between Poland and the Teutonic Order for the recovery of those territories.
During the first few decades of the 14th century, Poland was the weakest of those sovereign kingdoms facing a constant threat from the alliance between the Czechs and Teutonic Knights.
www.poloniatoday.com /history3.htm   (1396 words)

 St. Stanislaus of Cracow
Learning of the plot, Boleslaus accused Stanislaus of treason and ordered that he be chopped to death, limb by limb.
In Poland, Boleslaus faced such nationwide opposition that, after killing Stanislaus, he fled to Hungary, never to return; and his brother Ladislaus succeeded him.
Stanislaus was hailed not only as a saint but as a national hero.
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 Saints For Our Lives: Speaking Truth to Power Cost His Life - April 2003 Issue of St. Anthony Messenger Magazine Online
Born around 1030 in the ancient city of Szczpanow in Poland, Stanislaus went west to Liège, Belgium (or possibly Paris, France), to study and was ordained to the priesthood.
Stanislaus was trapped in a chapel dedicated to St. Michael the Archangel on the outskirts of Krakow.
It is not without significance that the Communist authorities in Poland negotiated the first visit of John Paul II in 1979 after his election to the papacy the previous year (the ninth centenary of the death of Stanislaus).
www.americancatholic.org /Messenger/Apr2003/Saints.asp   (772 words)

 Generalmajor Stanislaus Maria Graf von Szeptycki
Stanislaus Maria Graf von Szeptycki was born in Galicia in 1867.
Following the declaration of the independent Kingdom of Poland in December 1916, both Germany and Austria set about reorganising the autonomous Polish Legions into a Polish National Army.
Szeptycki was appointed chief of the Polish Auxiliary Corps, which replaced the Polish Legion under GM Stanislaus Puchalski.
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 Eloquent Witness of Victory in Christ
The memory of the ministry of St Stanislaus in the See of Kraków, which lasted barely seven years, and particularly the memory of his death, have constantly accompanied through the centuries the history of the nation and the Church in Poland.
For centuries St Stanislaus has been considered the champion of true freedom and the artisan of a creative union between loyalty to the earthly homeland and fidelity to God and his Law — the synthesis which is active in every believer's heart.
St Stanislaus, who was marked by deep reverence for God and love for his neighbour, possessed nothing sweeter than his solicitude for the flock entrusted to his care, and to the very end of his life had no other desire than to reproduce perfectly in himself the image of the Divine Shepherd".
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Returning to Poland through France and Germany (whose systems of education he studied on his way), and at first unsuccessful in his plans, he set to compiling the "Volumina Legum", the first volume appearing in 1732.
Good school-books and teachers were necessary; the latter he tried to train himself as "Magister novitiorum" at Rzeszow college, and then sent them either to be tutors of young noblemen or to study abroad at his own cost.
King Stanislaus Augustus caused a medal to be struck in his honour, with the well-merited inscription, "Sapere auso".
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 The King as Mirror: Autobiographies in 18th Century Poland-Lithuania - Arturas Tereskinas
Although many of the writings included in Edward Raczynski's compilation are attributed to the Polish literary tradition, strong affinities between Poland and Lithuania in the 19th century suggest that the authors' expressions of historical experience and formulations of patterns of their own selves are applicable to Lithuania as well.
Stanislaus Augustus himself saw it as the happiest day of his life: "It seemed that he, splashed with blood, at that moment was greater than at his coronation."34
After the priest had finished, [Stanislaus] answered him and the crowd of vaivodes courteously: the sweetness and politeness of his words and his expression, his voice and his face made the listeners cry out.
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 Courtly Lives - Stanislas Papczynski (1631-1701)
Stanislaus began his religious life in the monastery of the Piarists in l654, in Podegrodzie.
Stanislaus' life in the Mazovian region surrounding Warsaw, capital of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.
Stanislaus Papczynski carried God's and was known as the "Mazovian Apostle." In 1673, The first Marian monastery was established there.
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 Historic St. Stanislaus Parish in South Philadelphia
Because of political and social unrest in Poland, Poles responded in large numbers, and in 1870 a vast emigration to America began.
Those who emigrated from Poland were faithful Catholics and for several years attended Mass at St. Laurentius Church in Fishtown and the former St. Alphonsus Church at 4th and Reed Streets in South Philadelphia.
With a growing population, in 1890, the Polish community in South Philadelphia asked the pastor of Philadelphia’s first Polish parish, St. Laurentius Church, to petition the Bishop of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to approve the purchase of a former Protestant church building on the 200 block of Fitzwater Street to begin a second Polish parish.
www.polishamericancenter.org /historic_st_stans.html   (743 words)

 Strenk Family Poland
Stanislaus Strenk was buried in South River — probably at St. Mary’s Cemetery with his mother.
His new wife was a widow, aged 35 years and born in Russian Poland, the daughter of Stanislaus and Mary (Kulesra) Organik.
Since that family lived for all their lives in the South River and Sayreville area, perhaps family bibles or photos are still maintained by that branch of the family.
www.progenealogists.com /strenkreport.htm   (3197 words)

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