Boleslaus was the son of Duke Vratislaus I of Bohemia (d. 921) by his marriage with Drahomíra (d. 934), probably a Hevellian princess. His father took over the rule in Prague during the time of his birth, he had to deal with both the exertion of influence by both the East Frankish dukes of Bavaria and Saxony and the Magyar incursions .https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boleslaus_I,_Duke_of_Bohemia
(Redirected from Duke of Bohemia) The Duchy of Bohemia was established in 870 and raised to the Kingdom of Bohemia in 1198. Several Bohemian monarchs ruled as non-hereditary kings beforehand, first gaining the title in 1085. From 1004 to 1806, Bohemia was part of the Holy Roman Empire, and its ruler was an elector.
Wenceslaus I (Czech: Václav [ˈvaːtslaf] (listen); c. 911 – September 28, 935), Wenceslas I or Václav the Good was the duke (kníže) of Bohemia from 921 until his assassination in 935. His younger brother, Boleslaus the Cruel, was complicit in the murder.
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Boleslaus I the Cruel, also called Boleslav I, a member of the Přemyslid dynasty, was ruler of the Duchy of Bohemia from 935 to his death. He is notorious for the murder of his elder brother Wenceslaus, through which he became duke. Despite his complicity in this fratricide, Boleslaus is generally respected by Czech historians as an energetic ruler who significantly strengthened the Bohemian state and expanded its territory. His accomplishments include significant economic development due to an
Boleslaus was the son of Duke Vratislaus I of Bohemia by his marriage with Drahomíra, probably a Hevellian princess. His father took over the rule in Prague during the time of his birth, he had to deal with both the exertion of influence by both the East Frankish dukes of Bavaria and Saxony and the Magyar incursions. Boleslaus and his elder brother Wenceslaus were taught the Christian faith and reading the Psalms by their grandmother Ludmila. There is evidence that Boleslaus's pagan mother ...
Once having taking over the Prague throne, one of Boleslaus's major concerns was the tribute paid yearly to the East Frankish kings as stipulated in the peace treaty that Henry the Fowler had established with Boleslaus's brother Wenceslaus. He stopped the payment shortly after he ascended the throne, which led to a prolonged war with Henry's successor King Otto. In 935 Boleslaus attacked the Thuringian allies of the Saxons in the northwest and defeated two of Otto's armies. The war then deterior
Boleslav's wife may have been Biagota. It is unknown if she was the mother of all his four adult children: 1. Doubravka of Bohemia, 2. Boleslaus II, Duke of Bohemia, 3. Strachkvas of Bohemia, 4. Mlada of Bohemia.
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Vladislaus I was Duke of Bohemia from 1109 to 1117 and from 1120 until his death.
Vladislav I was a son of Vratislaus II of Bohemia by his second wife Svatava, a daughter of Casimir I of Poland. Together with his cousin Svatopluk, Vladislav expelled his brother Bořivoj II from Bohemia in 1107. In 1109, Svatopluk was killed during a campaign in Poland, and Vladislav I succeeded him as Duke of Bohemia. Bořivoj II returned from exile with the support of Prince Bolesław III Wrymouth of Poland, but was defeated and imprisoned by Vladislav in 1110. In spite of his victory ...
In 1115, the Benedictine abbey of Kladruby, west of Pilsen, was established, with Vladislav endowing the abbey with 25 manors and the lordship of Zbraslav. Although by 1117, he had enlarged the abbey with six monks and six lay brethren.
By his wife Richeza of Berg, daughter of Count Henry I of Berg. They had: 1. Svatava 2. Vladislav II of Bohemia, King of Bohemia 3. Děpold I of Jamnitz 4. Jindřich, married to Margaret. His son Bretislav became bishop of Prague and later duke of Bohemia as Bretislav III.
A.D. 938. S T. W ENCESLAS was son of Uratislas, duke of Bohemia, and of Drahomira of Lucsko, and grandson of Borivor, the first Christian duke, and the blessed Ludmilla. His father was a valiant and good prince; but his mother was a pagan, and her heart was not less depraved, as to sentiments of morality, than as to those of religion.
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Frederick (Czech: Bedřich) (c. 1142 – 25 March 1189), a member of the Přemyslid dynasty, was Duke of Bohemia from 1172 to 1173 and again from 1178 to his death. Life. Frederick was the eldest son of King Vladislav II of Bohemia (d. 1174) from his first marriage with Gertrude of Babenberg, a daughter of Margrave Leopold III of Austria.
Vratislaus I or Wratislaus I (Czech: Vratislav I) (c.888 – February 13, 921), Duke of Bohemia (915 – 921), was the younger brother of Spytihnev I and the son of Bořivoj I. By his wife Drahomira, Vratislaus had two sons, Wenceslaus and Boleslaus (also called Boleslaw I).
Jan 20, 2005 · Bretislaus I (Czech: Břetislav) (born between 1002 and 1005, died 10 January 1055), known as The Bohemian Achilles, of the house of the Premyslids, was the duke of Bohemia from 1035 till death. Bretislaus was a son of duke Oldrich, then the protector of the Žatecko province, and his would-be wife Božena.
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Vladislaus I (Czech: Vladislav; 1065–1125), duke of Bohemia from 1109 to 1117 and from 1120–April 12, 1125. Vladislav I was a son of Duke, later King, Vratislav II of Bohemia by his second wife Swatawa, a daughter of Casimir I of Poland. Together with his cousin Svatopluk, Vladislav expelled his brother Bořivoj II from Bohemia in 1107.
Borivoj I, Duke of Bohemia died in 895. (1) Borivoj I, Duke of Bohemia was a member of the House of Premysl. (1) He gained the title of Duke of Bohemia in 870.