Wenceslas, son of Charles IV and Anna of Świdnica (+1362), was recognized as heir to Bolko II (+1368), Duke of Silesia in Świdnica. In 1392, after the death of Agnes of Austria, widow of Bolko II, Świdnica passed to Wenceslas.
In 1489 Watzenrode was elected Bishop of Warmia (Ermeland, Ermland) against the preference of King Casimir IV, who had hoped to install his own son in that seat. As a result, Watzenrode quarreled with the king until Casimir IV's death three years later.
The world in the middle ages: an historical geography, with accounts of the origin and development, the institutions and literatures, the manners and customs of the nations in Europe, western Asia, and northern Africa, from the close of the fourth to the middle of the fifteenth century.
Wladyslaw III's brother, Casimir IV, started a prolonged war against the Teutonic Order in order to recover Pomerania and Gdansk. The subsequent victory in 1466, led to the Peace of Torun by which the Order was humiliated and Prussia was partitioned: Royal (West) Prussia came under direct Polish rule, the Grand-Master of the Order keeping Ducal ...
The Copper Ship. A medieval shipwreck and its cargo / Miedziowiec. Wrak średniowiecznego statku i jego ładunek, Badania Archeologiczne Narodowego Muzeum Morskiego w Gdańsku, II, Gdańsk, (editor), 2014
The political union between the kingdom of Poland and the grand duchy of Lithuania is one of the longest-lasting political unions in European history, yet it is known more for the way it ended, destroyed by its neighbours in the late eighteenth century, than for its success in sustaining for over four centuries a consensual, decentralized, multinational, and religiously plural model of ...
Celestial revolutionary : Copernicus, the man and his universe Copernicus , Nicolaus , Freely , John In the spring of 1500, at the apex of the Renaissance, a papal secretary to the Borgia Pope, Alexander VI, wrote that ""All the world is in Rome.""
23/5/1815, Ferdinand IV formally retook the Neapolitan throne. 20/5/1815, Murat fled to Corsica and the pro-Napoleon Neapolitans, now under the command of General Michele Caracosa, signed a treaty agreeing to the restoration of King Ferdinand IV. 3/5/1815, Murat was heavily defeated at the Battle of Tolentino by General Bianchi s Austrian I Corps.
In 1325, the land was confiscated by Charles IV when, in his capacity as Duke of Aquitaine, failed to pay homage after a dispu ... James Callaghan... th., Sir Francis Austen (brother of Jane Austen) briefly lived in the area, (British prime minister 1976–1979) was born in Portsmouth, John Pounds the ... Louis XVIII of France
At the age of seven, she married Philip of Rouvres, (also known as Philip I of Burgundy) grandson and heir of Eudes IV, Duke of Burgundy. Marguerite was widowed in 1361 at age of eleven, and in 1369 she married the son of King John II of France and his wife Bonne, Philip II de Bourgogne, also known as Philip the Bold.