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  1. Catholic Encyclopedia - St. Hedwig - Ökumenisches Heiligenlexikon

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    Hedwig forthwith went to her husband's assistance, and her very appearance made such an impression on Conrad of Masovia that he released the duke. Of Hedwig's children, only Gertrude survived her; Duke Henry II fell at Wahlstatt (1241) in a battle against the Tatars.

  2. Catholic Encyclopedia -St. Hedwig

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    Hedwig forthwith went to her husband's assistance, and her very appearance made such an impression on Conrad of Masovia that he released the duke. Of Hedwig's children, only Gertrude survived her; Duke Henry II fell at Wahlstatt (1241) in a battle against the Tatars.

  3. Catholic Encyclopedia – Saint Hedwig - CatholicSaints.Info

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    May 11, 2016 · Hedwig forthwith went to her husband’s assistance, and her very appearance made such an impression on Conrad of Masovia that he released the duke. Of Hedwig’s children, only Gertrude survived her; Duke Henry II fell at Wahlstatt (1241) in a battle against the Tatars.

  4. October 16 - Nobility and Analogous Traditional Elites

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    Oct 14, 2013 · Hedwig immediately hastened to Gonsawa, where the bloody deed had taken place, to care for her husband. Lesko had been killed, and war now broke out between Henry of Silesia and Conrad of Masovia over the possession of Cracow.

  5. Products St. Hedwig - King Richard's Liturgical Design and ...

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    In 1229 he was captured and arrested at Płock Castle by rivaling Duke Konrad I of Masovia. Hedwig proceeded to Płock pleading for Henry and was able to have him released. Her actions promoted the reign of her husband: Upon the death of the Polish High Duke Władysław III Spindleshanks in 1231, Henry also became Duke of Greater Poland and the ...

  6. Jadwiga Capetian of Anjou, Queen of Poland (1373 - 1399 ...

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    Mar 20, 2019 · Soon after Jadwiga's coronation, new suitors for Jadwiga's hand appeared: Duke Siemowit IV of Masovia and Grand Duke Jogaila of Lithuania, the latter supported by the lords of Lesser Poland. In 1385 (when Jadwiga was eleven years old) William of Austria came to Kraków to consummate the marriage and present the lords with a fait accompli.

  7. St. Hedwig Church

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    They were successful but when Ladislaus was killed, Henry went to war against Conrad of Masovia over Ladislaus' lands; Hedwig acted as peacemaker between the two and restored peace. On the death of Henry in 1238, Hedwig moved into the monastery at Trebnitz.

  8. 1285), after her husband fell captive to his rival Conrad of Masovia in 1229, Hedwig traveled to Płock to negotiate the terms of his release, which may have prevented a more violent resolution to the conflict.8 While we lack concrete evidence of the same, many scholars and admirers long have assumed that Hedwig was involved in other

  9. 42 Heartbreaking Facts About Queen Jadwiga, The Tragic Ruler

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    Jadwiga was named after her ancestor Saint Hedwig of Silesia. While Hedwig may have died in a monastery, her life was full of drama. She got married at 12 years old, then risked her life to save her husband from a rival duke. After her husband died, poor Hedwig was dealt another heartbreaking blow as she watched her only son die.

  10. Hedwig of Silesia - Wikipedia

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    Hedwig of Silesia (Polish: Święta Jadwiga Śląska), also Hedwig of Andechs (German: Heilige Hedwig von Andechs, Latin: Hedvigis; 1174 – 15 October 1243), a member of the Bavarian comital House of Andechs, was Duchess of Silesia from 1201 and of Greater Poland from 1231 as well as High Duchess consort of Poland from 1232 until 1238.