Nov 23, 2018 · The paintings in the chamber were comissioned in the early 15th century by Ludwik II of Brzeg (Louis II of Brieg), the worldly duke who founded the chivalric order of Rudenband. The chamber itself in many ways resembles the one at Windsor Castle where the members of the Order of the Garter hold their meetings.
Both brothers Henry IX and Louis II inherited the Duchy of Brieg and became co-rulers, but in October 1400 they decided to divided their lands. Henry IX took the districts of Lubin (Lüben), Chojnów (Haynau) and Oława (Ohlau), and Louis II took Brzeg (Brieg).
- Anna of Cieszyn
- between 9 January 1419 and 10 July 1420
- Silesian Piast
On 12 January 1409, after the death of his last surviving brother Rupert I without male issue, Wenceslaus II became the sole heir of the Duchy of Legnica; two months later, on 19 March, he designated as his heirs the brothers Henry IX and Louis II of Brieg, grandsons of Louis I the Fair. In 1413, Wenceslaus managed to unite the Diocese of Breslau and the Duchy of Liegnitz in one state, trying in that way to save the title of Bishop to his successors.
- Anna of Cieszyn
- 30 December 1419
- Wenceslaus I of Legnica
Louis was the second son of the Silesian duke Bolesław III the Generous, then ruling over Legnica and Brzeg, by his first wife, the Přemyslid princess Margaret, a daughter of King Wenceslaus II of Bohemia. Anne of Bohemia (1290–1313) Elizabeth of Bohemia (1292–1330) Judith of Habsburg Wenceslaus II of Bohemia Bolesław III the Generous
Louis I 'the Fair' Piast (Duke) of (Brzeg) BRIEG: Name Ludwik I 'the Fair' Piast (Duke) of (Brzeg) BRIEG: Occupation Duke of Legnica (Liegnitz) point in time between 1342 and 1346: Occupation Duke of Brzeg (Brieg) point in time between 1368 and 1398
A supreme "Princely court" (Czech: knížecí soud; German: Fürstenrecht) was established for the first time in 1498 to settle disputes between the king (then Vladislaus II of Bohemia and Hungary), the princes and barons & the estates of 3 duchies: Głogów (Glogau), Opole-Racibórz and Żagań (Sagan).
Henry IX took the districts of Lubin (Lüben), Chojnów (Haynau) and Oława (Ohlau), and Louis II took Brzeg (Brieg). On 17 July 1402 the two brothers appeared in a meeting of Piast Dukes in Wroclaw , which concluded with each other and the other Dukes a defensive alliance and paid homage to King Wenceslaus IV .
Albert the Magnanimous KG (10 August 1397 – 27 October 1439) was King of Hungary and Croatia from 1437 until his death and member of the House of Habsburg.He was also King of Bohemia, elected King of the Romans as Albert II, Duke of Luxembourg and, as Albert V, Archduke of Austria from 1404.
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