He was a son of Duke John I of Opava-Ratibor. John I had been the sole heir of the Duchy of Racibórz in 1365 and had founded the Opava-Ratibor branch of the family. When the Duchy of Opava was divided in 1377, John I had received the Duchies of Krnov and Bruntál. John II's mother was Anna, the daughter of Henry V of Głogów-Żagań.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia John II, Duke of Troppau (also known as John "the Pious" of Leobschütz, John of Głubczyce, Czech: Jan III Opavský or Jan Pobožný; c. 1425 – c. 1485) was a Duke of Silesia from the Opava branch of the Přemyslid dynasty.
- c. 1425
- Elisabeth of Kravař
- c. 1485
- Wenceslaus II, Duke of Opava
John I gave Magdeburg rights to the city of Opava in 1372. Because of financial difficulties, he sold Mikołów and the Principality of Pless to Duke Władysław II of Opole in 1375. His son John II later managed to buy both these possession back. Marriage and issue. In 1361 John I married to Anna, daughter of Henry V of Głogów and Żagań (d ...
- c. 1322
- Anna of Ratiboř
- c. 1380–1382
- Nicholas II, Duke of Opava
Duke Wenceslaus of Ratibor died in 1456 and was buried in the church of the Dominican monastery at Ratibor. Marriage and issue [ edit ] In 1437, Wencelsaus married Margaret (d. 1464), a daughter of Vincent of Szamotuły, Castellan of Międzyrzecz and widow of Casimir II of Belz .
John II, Duke of Opava-Ratibor was Duke of Opava-Raciborz, Krnov and Bruntal. From 1388 to 1397, he was also governor of Klodzko and Zabkowice Slaskie and from 1397 to 1422 pledge lord of Klodzko and Zabkowice Slaskie.
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John II, Duke of Opava-Ratibor was Duke of Opava-Racibórz , Krnov and Bruntál. From 1388 to 1397, he was also governor of Kłodzko and Ząbkowice Śląskie and from 1397 to 1422 pledge lord of Kłodzko and Ząbkowice Śląskie. He was a member of the Opava branch of the Přemyslid dynasty.
Wenceslaus II, Duke of Opava-Ratibor was a member of the Opavian branch of the Přemyslid dynasty. He was Duke of Ratibor and Kronov jointly with his brother Nicholas V from 1424 to 1437 and the sole Duke of Ratibor from 1437 until his death.
John I of Opava-Ratibor was the founder the Opava branch of the Bohemian Přemyslid dynasty, which lasted until 1521. In 1365, he became the sole heir of the Duchy of Racibórz. From 1367 to 1377 he ruled the Duchy of Opava jointly with his brothers, Nicholas III, Wenceslaus I and Przemko I. From 1377 until his death, he was also Duke of Krnov and Bruntál.
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