After Casimir's death, Bogislaw ruled alone. This period was mostly peaceful. Bogislaw II died on 23 January 1220. According to legend, he was buried in Keniz, a fortress he had built on the border between Pomerania and Brandenburg. Marriage and issue. Bogislaw II was married to Miroslawa, a daughter of Duke Mestwin I of Pomerelia.
When Casimir II and Bogislaw II died in 1219 and 1220, respectively, their respective sons Wartislaw III (Pomerania-Demmin) and Barnim I (Pomerania-Stettin) were still minors. Wartislaw's mother Ingardis of Denmark thus ruled until Wartislaw was able to rule Pomerania-Demmin on his own in 1225, and Barnim, in theory duke since 1220, practically ...
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Ratibor of Pomerania (1160–1183) Wartislaw II, Duke of Pomerania (1160–1184) With Anastasia of Greater Poland: Bogislaw II, Duke of Pomerania (c. 1177 – 1220) married Miroslawa of Pomerelia (d. 1233), the daughter of Mestwin I of Pomerelia and Swinislawa. Casimir II, Duke of Pomerania (c. 1180 – 1219), married Ingardis of Denmark.
- Dukes of the Slavic Pomeranian tribes (All Pomerania)
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This is a list of the duchies and dukes of Pomerania. Map of the historical Duchy of Pomerania from the 17th century
The lands of Pomerania were firstly ruled by local tribes, who settled in Pomerania around the 10th and 11th centuries.
The Duchy resulted from the partition of Świętobor, Duke of Pomerania, in which his son Wartislaw inherited the lands that would become in fact known as Pomerania.
1168–1325 feudal fief of Denmark under local rulers
In 1155, the lands which belonged to Świętopełk I became independent under Sobieslaw I, a possible descendant, who founded the House of Sambor and the Duchy of Pomerelia.
- Funding the arts
Philip II, Duke of Pomerania-Stettin was from 1606 to 1618 the reigning duke of Pomerania-Stettin and is considered among the one of the most artistic of the Pomeranian dukes. He married Sophia of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg in 1607. The marriage remained childless.
Philipp was born on 29 July 1573 in Neuenkamp, which later became Franzburg in Pomerania, as the eldest son of Duke Bogislaw XIII of Pomerania-Barth and his first wife, Clara of Brunswick. He grew up in his father's small residence in Barth. Although he was the second-born son of Duke Philip I of Pomerania-Wolgast, when Philip I's inheritance was divided among the Pomeranian dukes on 1569, waived his rights to a share, in favour of his younger brother Ernest Louis. He had been compensation with
The most important works of art commissioned by Philip II date from the period 1606–1618. They include: 1. the epitaph on the tomb of his ancestor Duke Barnim VI in the church of Kenz-Küstrow in the district of Barth 2. the so-called signting book, with numerous portraits of members of the House of Griffins 3. an art gallery 4. the Map of Lubinus, the first accurate map of the Duchy of Pomerania 5. the Meier Court 6. the highlight was the Pomeranian art cabinet, which was destroyed by ...
- Rule with Wartislaw and Barnim
- Deaths of brothers
- Sole rule
Bogisław VIII, a member of the House of Griffins, was Duke of Pomerania ruling in Pomerania-Stolp from 1395 until his death. He also served as administrator of the Prince-Bishopric of Cammin from 1387 and as Cammin Prince-bishop from 1394 to 1398.
Bogisław was a younger son of Duke Bogisław V of Pomerania from his second marriage with the Welf princess Adelheid, a daughter of Duke Ernest I of Brunswick-Grubenhagen. Upon the partition of the Duchy of Pomerania in 1368/72, his father received the eastern lands around Stolp. Upon his death in 1374, he was succeeded by his first-born son Casimir IV of Pomerania, Bogisław's half-brother and, by his mother Elizabeth, a grandson of King Casimir III of Poland. After Duke Casimir IV was ...
As a younger son, Bogisław possibly had prepared for an ecclesiastical career and suspiciously eyed the appointment of John Brun, chancellor of Wenceslaus IV of Bohemia, then king of Germany, as Bishop of Cammin in 1386. To defend the bishopric's autonomy, he concluded an agreement with the cathedral chapter the next year, granting him the rights of a diocesan administrator. Though rigorously opposed by the bishop, Bogisław prevailed and could assume the episcopal ministry himself upon ...
When their brother Wartislaw VII died in 1395, Bogisław and Barnim V settled a treaty with Teutonic Prussia in neighbouring Pomerelia, which was in constant conflict with Poland, to safeguard their supply routes in return for financial credit. Their cousins, Duke Swantibor III of Pomerania-Stettin and his brother Bogisław VII, changed sides in 1395 and allied with the knights in return for economic aid. However, in 1397 Barnim V concluded an alliance with Poland, married Vytautas' niece ...
Bogisław, now sole ruler of Pomerania-Stolp, began a lengthy quarrel with Bishop Nicholas of Cammin about several ecclesiastical estates, which led to Nicholas' expulsion and the appointment of Magnus of Saxe-Lauenburg in 1410. Like his brother Barnim, Duke Bogisław also entered into King Jogaila's service, but changed sides in 1407/08, when he allied with the Teutonic Knights under Grand Master Ulrich von Jungingen and settled their common border. Nevertheless, Bogisław refused any ...
He married Sophie of Holstein, the daughter of Henry II, Count of Holstein-Rendsburg. They had at least three children: 1. Bogislaw IX, Duke of Pomerania 2. Adelheid of Pomerania, married Bernard II, Duke of Saxe-Lauenburg in 1429 3. Ingeborg of Pomerania, who married Henry, Duke of Mecklenburg-Stargard
- c. 1364
- Adelheid of Brunswick-Grubenhagen
- 11 February 1418
- Bogislaw V, Duke of Pomerania
In 1464, Pomerania-Stettin's duke Otto III died without an heir, Bogislaw's father Eric II and his uncle, Wartislaw X, both ruling different portions of Pomerania-Wolgast, managed to succeed in a conflict about Pomerania-Stettin inheritance with the Margraviate of Brandenburg. In 1474, with his father's death, Bogislaw inherited his splinter ...
Elisabeth died in 1361; in 1362 Bogislaw married Adelheid Welf, daughter of Ernest I, Duke of Brunswick-Grubenhagen. The death of Barnim in 1366 led to a quarrel between Bogislaw and Wartislaw, which was settled by a treaty in 1368 partitioning Pomerania between Bogislaw V, Wartislaw V, and Barnim's sons, Bogislaw VI and Wartislaw VI.
Bogislaw was born in Barth as a member of the House of Pomerania. He was the third son of Duke Bogislaw XIII by his first wife Clara of Brunswick-Lüneburg. On the death of his father in 1606, he and his younger brother George II became joint dukes of Rügenwalde (Darłowo). George II died in 1617, and Bogislaw became sole ruler.