Queen Jadwiga Of Poland Hardcover – January 1, 1944 by Monica M. Gardner (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
- Monica M. Gardner
Betrothed in 1378 at the age of five to Prince William of Austria, their education has included spending time in each other’s court for careful training as future rulers. When the balance of power in Central Europe unexpectedly shifts, the Council from faraway Poland demands that Jadwiga become their monarch.
The book is autographed by the author with a gift inscription to a Mr. James A. Healy; also enclosed is a handwritten postcard addressed to Healy by the author, dated July 1932. The book tells the story of Poland's Queen Jadwiga, who united Poland and Lithuania and brought Christianity to the Lithuanians. 304 pages, including index; approx. 6"x8".
Title: So Young a Queen Jadwiga of Poland By: Lois Mills Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 176 Vendor: Bethlehem Books: Publication Date: 2018 Weight: 7 ounces ISBN-13: 9781932350739 Ages: 7-11 Stock No: WW350739
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Jadwiga of Anjou and the Rise of East Central Europe (Book) : Halecki, Oskar : Jadwiga lived toward the end of the 14th century. She was made Queen of Poland at the age of 10 and died 15 years later, having decisively influenced the development of a whole region of the European continent.
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The nobility of Greater Poland favored him and proposed that he marry Jadwiga. However, Lesser Poland's nobility opposed him and persuaded Queen Elizabeth to send Jadwiga to Poland. Jadwiga was crowned "king" in Poland's capital, Kraków, on 16 October 1384.
Oct 23, 2017 · Jadwiga of Poland was a very remarkable woman, and one who is sadly neglected by those in Western Europe. Living in the fourteenth century, she was the first female monarch of Poland – beating England by nearly 200 years – and despite leading a short life, she left a legacy that continues to today.