Bolesław II on 11 April 1079 assaulted and then personally wielded the sword that murdered Bishop Stanislaus of Kraków during the celebration of a Mass. Though the bishop had privately and then publicly warned the king to repent of adultery and other vices, Bolesław chose a course of action more characteristic of his nickname, "the Bold".
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In 1979 Encyclopedia Britannica he's Bolesław II the Generous (with an "also known as" Bołeslaw II the Bold). Sokol's Polish Biographical Dictionary has him as Bolesław II (The Bold). Online Britannica has him as Boleslaw II, with bynames as Boleslaw the Bold and Boleslaw the Generous.--Elonka 18:23, 14 June 2006 (UTC)
Bolesław II the Generous, also known as the Bold and the Cruel ; Śmiały; Okrutny; c. 1042 – 2 or 3 April 1081 or 1082), was Duke of Poland from 1058 to 1076 and third King of Poland from 1076 to 1079. He was the eldest son of Duke Casimir I the Restorer and Maria Dobroniega of Kiev.
Bolesław II the Generous, also known as the Bold and the Cruel (Polish: Bolesław II Szczodry Polish (help · info); Śmiały; Okrutny; c. 1042 – 2 or 3 April 1081 or 1082), was Duke of Poland from 1058 to 1076 and third King of Poland from 1076 to 1079.
Bolesław II, byname Bolesław the Bold or Bolesław the Generous, Polish Bolesław Śmiały or Bolesław Szczodry, (born 1039—died 1081), duke (1058–76) and later king (1076–79) of Poland. Bolesław assumed the rule of Poland on the death of his father, Casimir I the Restorer, in 1058. During the struggle between the German kings and the ...
Bolesław II of Poland (1039–1081), known as 'the Bold', 'the Generous' or 'the Cruel', Duke of Poland 1058 to 1076 and King of Poland 1076 to 1079; Bolesław III Wrymouth (1085–1138), Duke of Poland from 1102 to 1138; Bolesław IV the Curly (1120–1173), High Duke of Poland from 1146 to 1173
This date cannot be connected with Bolesław I Chrobry (who died in 1025) and Bolesław II the Bold (dead in 1081, deposed and exiled) so it may refer to the Forgotten. In addition, an indirect reference to his existence may be found in the Małopolska Chronicle , where Bolesław III Wrymouth is called Bolesław IV.
Dec 30, 2018 · Bolesław III the Generous From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Bolesław III the Generous (Polish: Bolesław III Rozrzutny; b. 23 September 1291 - d. Brieg, 21 April 1352), was a Duke of Legnica, Brzeg (Brieg) since 1296 until 1342, and Duke of Wroclaw since 1296 until 1311.