John of Görlitz (22 June 1370 – 1 March 1396), a member of the House of Luxembourg, was the only Duke of Görlitz (Zgorzelec) from 1377 until his death.. Life. Born in Prague, John was the third son of Emperor Charles IV (1316–1378) from his fourth marriage with the Griffin princess Elizabeth (c.1347–1393), daughter of Duke Bogislaw V of Pomerania.
- Prague, Czech Republic
- Czech Prince
- Richardis Catherine of Mecklenburg
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…Or: The Bonanza I Found When I Went Looking for the Houppelande of John of Görlitz (Jan Zhořelecký) As part of my husband’s and my honeymoon trip to Prague, we intended to check off a modest bucket list item, which was to see the extant 14th century houppelande on display in Prague Castle.
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The history of their town was a source of inspiration and pride for them and gave them strength to rebuild their hometown for the better. The author deals with the content and social context of these pamphlets, paying special attention to the reflexive passages about the Luxembourgs, John of Görlitz and the Görlitz Duchy
The article deals with the „second image“ of Duke John of Görlitz (1370–1396) in Czech and Upper Lusatian historiography of the 16th to 19th century. It analyses the roots of the stereotype linked with this political figure and it comes to the conclusion that the youngest son of Charles IV holds only a marginal place in the historic ...
- Admire the beautiful buildings in the Altstadt (Old Town) Top of your list of things to see in Görlitz should be the beautiful old town. Like many cities in Germany, Görlitz has a well-preserved old town, but Görlitz’s claim to fame is that it has more protected buildings and monuments than any other town in Germany – over 4,000 in fact.
- Take a selfie on the German-Polish border in Görlitz. One very cool thing you can do in Görlitz (if you like borders like me) is to walk across the bridge to the Polish town of Zgorzelec, formerly a part of Görlitz (and Germany) before the war.
- Explore Görlitz with a walking tour from Visit Görlitz. I’m not always one for walking tours organised by the local city tourism office, but this is one from Visit Görlitz I would really recommend as a top thing to do in Görlitz.
- Rest your feet in Café Herzstück. One place you can’t miss when you’re in Görlitz is the charming Café Herzstück in the old town. The weather on my day trip to Görlitz was far from ideal (hence the very grey photos) and so I whiled away an hour or two in this cosy café with several cups of tea and a slice of cake.
Elisabeth was the only daughter and heiress of John of Görlitz, the third son of Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor. He was Duke of Lusatia and Görlitz, and also Elector of Brandenburg for a brief period. Her mother, Richardis Catherine of Sweden, was the daughter of King Albert of Sweden. Reign
…Or: The Bonanza I Found When I Went Looking for the Houppelande of John of Görlitz (Jan Zhořelecký) As part of my husband’s and my honeymoon trip to Prague, we intended to check off a modest bucket list item, which was to see the extant 14th century houppelande on display in Prague Castle. I also […]