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  1. Union of Krewo - Wikipedia

    Jan 10, 2021 · In a strict sense, the Union of Krewo or Act of Krėva was a set of prenuptial promises made at Kreva Castle on 14 August 1385 by Jogaila, Grand Duke of Lithuania, in exchange for his prospective marriage to the underage reigning King Jadwiga of Poland. The act was very limited in scope; but in historiography, the term "Union of Krewo" often refers not only to the particular document but to events of 1385–1386 as a whole. After the 1385 negotiations, Jogaila converted to Christianity ...

  2. Human history - Wikipedia

    Jan 10, 2021 · In Central and Eastern Europe, in 1386, the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania (the latter including territories of modern Belarus and Ukraine), facing depredations by the Teutonic Knights and later also threats from Muscovy, the Crimean Tatars, and the Ottoman Empire, formed a personal union through the marriage of Poland's Queen Jadwiga to Lithuanian Grand Duke Jogaila, who became King Władysław II Jagiełło of Poland.

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