Queen Jadwiga wearing her cape and crown and holding her sceptre, 1391. Jadwiga was the monarch of Poland and was the sovereign in her own right - her official title was 'king' rather than 'queen' to reflect this.
In 1386 he married the young Queen regnant Jadwiga of Poland, and was crowned King of Poland as Władysław II Jagiełło. In 1387 he converted Lithuania to Christianity. His own reign in Poland started in 1399, upon death of Queen Jadwiga, and lasted a further thirty-five years and laid the foundation for the centuries-long Polish–Lithuanian ...
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In 1386 Queen Jadwiga of Poland married Władysław II Jagiełło, the grand duke of Lithuania, uniting two powerful states. This marked the founding of Poland’s Jagiellon dynasty. In 1410 the Jagiellon armies defeated the German Teutonic Knights at the Battle of Tannenberg.
Jul 07, 2018 · Saint Queen Jadwiga of Poland Died: Jadwiga, the first female monarch of the Kingdom of Poland reigned from October 16, 1384 until her death on July 17, 1399. She was the youngest daughter of Louis the Great, King of Hungary and Poland, and his wife Elizabeth of Bosnia.
When Queen Jadwiga died in 1399, the Kingdom of Poland fell to her husband's sole possession.   In the Baltic Sea region, Poland's struggle with the Teutonic Knights continued and culminated in the Battle of Grunwald (1410),  a great victory that the Poles and Lithuanians were unable to follow up with a decisive strike against the ...
Jadwiga of Poland 3 Oct 1373 – 17 Jul 1399. Polish Monarch, Roman Catholic Saint. She was slso...
Jadwiga of Poland 1384 – Jadwiga (pictured) was officially crowned as " King of Poland " instead of "Queen" to reflect the fact that she was a sovereign in her own right.
Jogaila chose therefore to accept a Polish proposal to become a Catholic and marry Queen Jadwiga of Poland. On these and other terms, on 14 August 1385, at the castle of Krėva , Jogaila agreed to adopt Christianity, signing the Act of Krėva .
After 1370, the Bydgoszcz castle was the favourite residence of the grandson of the king and his would-be successor Duke Casimir IV, who died there in 1377. In 1397 thanks to Queen Jadwiga of Poland, a Carmelite convent was established in the city, the third in Poland after Gdańsk and Kraków.