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  1. Hedwig of Masovia - Wikipedia

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    Hedwig of Masovia (Polish: Jadwiga mazowiecka, Hungarian: Hedvig mazóviai hercegnő; ca. 1392 – after 19 February 1439), was a Polish princess, member of the House of Piast in the Masovian branch. She was the eldest daughter of Siemowit IV, Duke of Masovia and Alexandra , a daughter of Algirdas , Grand Duke of Lithuania and sister of King ...

  2. St. Hedwig - CatholiCity.com

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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. Saint Hedwig | Loyola Press

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    Henry succeeded his father to the throne. Henry depended on Hedwig to help him rule. In a war with Conrad of Masovia, Henry was captured. With rare courage, Hedwig persuaded Conrad to return her husband. The gentle queen was loved more for her kindness to those who were poor than for her political undertakings. She founded a hospital for lepers.

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  4. CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: St. Hedwig - New Advent

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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.

  5. Hedwig, Saint | Catholic Answers

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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.

  6. Hedwig of Sagan - Wikipedia

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    Hedwig was the third of five children born to Henry V of Iron and his wife Anna, daughter of Duke Wenceslaus of Płock. Her brothers were Henry VI the Older , Henry VII Rumpold , Henry VIII the Sparrow , and her only sister was Anna, wife of Jan I of Racibórz .

  7. 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.

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    Jul 29, 2019 · 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.

  9. Piast dynasty - Wikipedia

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    The Piast dynasty was the first historical ruling dynasty of Poland. The first documented Polish monarch was Duke Mieszko I (c. 930–992). The Piasts' royal rule in Poland ended in 1370 with the death of king Casimir III the Great.

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