JADWIGA OF POLAND, ST. Duchess of Silesia; b. Andechs, Bavaria, Germany, c. 1174; d. convent of Trzebnica, Wroclaw Province, Poland, Oct. 15, 1243. The daughter of Berthold IV, Count of Andechs, she was educated at the monastery of Kitzingen and (c. 1186) married Henry I, who in 1202 became duke of Silesia.
Jadwiga arrived in Poland in 1384 and was crowned on 16 October of that same year. Her engagement to William, disliked by the Poles, was annulled (1385) and on 15 February 1386, on the initiative of the lords of Little Poland, she was married to the Lithuanian grand duke Jogaila, known after his baptism as W ł adys ł aw Jagie ł ł o.
Jadwiga was the daughter of Louis I the Great, who reigned simultaneously as king of Hungary and Poland. When Louis died, his eldest daughter, Mary, inherited that particular throne. The Polish nobility, however, instead chose the younger daughter Jadwiga as their ruler.
Jan 22, 2018 · Centuries before, the young Jadwiga was crowned the King of Poland in the same building at just 10-11 years old. The only woman to hold that title, she transformed her country into a European powerhouse and became one of the nation’s most celebrated monarchs.
Jadwiga Andegaweńska' (1374-1399) became the King of Poland on 16 October 1384 at the age of eleven. She was crowned as a king, not queen. Her royal title was: Hedvigis Dei Gracia Rex Poloniae, necnon terrarum Cracoviae, Sandomiriae, Syradiae, Lanciciae, Cuyaviae, Pomeraniaeque domina et heres, (Jadwiga the grace of God, the Polish king, and heir to the land in Kraków, Sandomierz, Sieradz ...
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Jadwiga yädvē´gä , 1374–99, Polish queen (1384–99), daughter of Louis I of Hungary and Poland. To satisfy Polish demands for autonomy at Louis's death, she reigned in Poland and her sister reigned in Hungary.
Jadwiga Andegawenska was born on February 18, 1374 in Buda (presently: Budapest). She was the daughter of the monarch of Hungary and Poland – Louis and Elizabeth of Bosnia – in her veins flowed the blood of French, Polish, Hungarian and Bosnian ancestors.
May 23, 2018 · Jadwiga of Greater of Poland (1266 – 10 December 1339) was the second of three daughter, born to Boleslaw the Pious and Jolenta of Poland. Her paternal grandparents were Ladislaus Odonic Plwacz and Jadwiga of Pomerania, her maternal grandparents were Béla IV of Hungary and Maria Laskarina.
St Jadwiga was born in 1374, daughter of Louis d’Anjou, the king of Hungary and Poland, and Elizabeth of Bosnia. Before reaching the age of four, Jadwiga was promised to be betrothed to the son of Leopold of Austria, Wilhelm, and was later engaged to him.