Wenceslaus I of Cieszyn (Polish: Wacław I cieszyński, Czech: Václav I. (Těšín), German: Wenzel I. (Teschen); 1413/18 – 1474), was a Duke of Cieszyn from 1431 (until 1442 with his brothers as co-rulers), Duke of half of Bytom during 1431-1452 (returned to him soon after until 1459) and Duke of Siewierz (until 1443).
Maria Christina, Duchess of Teschen (Maria Christina Johanna Josepha Antonia; 13 May 1742 – 24 June 1798), was the fifth child of Maria Theresa of Austria and Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor. Married in 1766 to Prince Albert of Saxony , the couple received the Duchy of Teschen , and she was appointed Governor of the Austrian Netherlands jointly ...
Alright, Alexandra converts, and marries Karl. So, we now have two Russian grand duchesses in Vienna instead of one (the empress and the duchess of Teschen) Although Alexandra would run the risk of dying in childbed whether she converts or not. Plus the Empress Maria Teresa is still not going to like her - although Maria Teresa disliked Madame ...
Sep 08, 2016 · Queen Alexandra continued devoting her time to her charitable causes. She marked the 50th anniversary of her wedding with the late king by launching the Alexandra Rose Day, a yearly event held to raise funds for London hospitals by selling of artificial wild roses made by people with disabilities. The first Alexandra Rose Day raised over £32,000.
Alexandra of Lithuania. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to:navigation, search. For other people of the same name, see Alexandra. Alexandra (born at the end of 1360s or the beginning of 1370s in Vilnius – died on 20 April 1434 in Płońsk) was the youngest daughter of Grand Duke of Lithuania Algirdas and his second wife Uliana ...
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On December 12, 1385, few months after the Union of Krewo, Siemowit IV, Duke of Masovia, reached a compromise with Jadwiga of Poland and her intended consort king Jogaila, Alexandra's brother. Siemowit IV agreed to cease his rival claims to the Kingdom of Poland, pay homage to Jadwiga and Jogaila, and to assume position of a hereditary vassal to the Polish Crown in exchange for 10,000 Prague groschen and fief Duchy of Belz. The agreement was solidified by marriage of Siemowit IV and Alexandra in 1387. Alexandra died and was buried in Płock. Her final resting place is likely a church of the Dominican Order.
Karol Piotrowicz, w: Polski Słownik Biograficzny/ Polish Biographical Dictionary. T. 1. Kraków: Polska Akademia Umiejętności – Skład Główny w Księgarniach Gebethnera i Wolffa, 1935, p. 66–67Marek, Miroslav. "Genealogy of the House of Gediminas". Genealogy.EU. http://genealogy.euweb.cz/jagelo/jagelo.html.Marek, Miroslav. "Genealogy of the House of Piast". Genealogy.EU. http://genealogy.euweb.cz/piast/piast3.html#Z4.
Albert was born at Schloss Rosenau, near Coburg, Germany, the second son of Ernest III, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, and his first wife, Louise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg. Albert's future wife, Victoria, was born earlier in the same year with the assistance of the same midwife, Charlotte von Siebold.
Bolesław I of Cieszyn (Polish: Bolesław I cieszyński, Czech: Boleslav I. Těšínský, German: Boleslaus I. von Teschen) (c. 1363 – 6 May 1431) was a Duke of half of Bytom and Siewierz from 1405, Duke of Cieszyn and half of both Głogów and Ścinawa from 1410, and Duke of Toszek and Strzelin during 1410–1414.
Sep 25, 2016 - Maria Henrietta, Archduchess of Austria-Teschen (1883–1956). She married Prince Gottfried of Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Schillingfurst.