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1351 Deaths - Constance, Duchess of Wodzis Aw (Paperback) Loot Price: R382
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1351 Deaths - Constance, Duchess of Wodzis Aw (Paperback): Books Llc
1351 Deaths - Constance, Duchess of Wodzis Aw (Paperback): Books Llc

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Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Constance, Duchess of Wodzis aw. Source: Wikipedia. Free updates online. Not illustrated. Excerpt: Constance (Polish: ) (died 1351), was a Polish princess member of the House of Piast and sovereign Duchess of Wodzisaw lski from 1324 until her death. Her name appears twice in contemporary sources: firstly, in a letter of Pope John XXII dated 22 September 1321, where she is named "Duchess of Raciborz," and secondly in the Chronicle of Raciborz, who give her the title of "Duchess of Wodzisaw" (ksin wodzisawsk) and mentions her death in 1351. None of these sources showed Constance's parentage. Historians and sources are agreed that she was a member of the Piast dynasty; however, the difficult of establishing who was her father, caused two theories to emerge about her origins. The first hypothesis states that Constance was the daughter of Duke Wadysaw of Opole and wife of Henry IV Probus, Duke of Wrocaw, who repudiated her after several years of marriage. She moved to Raciborz at the court of her brothers Mieszko I and Przemysaw, who given to her the district of Wodzisaw as her own Duchy, where she remained until her death. Historians who dispute this theory alleged that Wadysaw of Opole had a daughter of unknown name, who died shortly after her marriage with Henry IV, or between her repudiation and Henry IV's subsequent marriage. According to the second hypothesis, based on Constance's titles showed in sources: Duchess of Raciborz and Duchess of Wodzisaw, she was the daughter of Duke Przemysaw of Raciborz. Certainly she remained unmarried and settled in Wodzisaw (which probably was her own independent Duchy) until her death. Wadysaw Opolski's seal, dated from 1247. In medieval sources it is only known that from the marriage between Euphemia, daughter of Wadysaw Odonic, Duke of Grea...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=2542380


Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 64
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-13680-6
Barcode: 9781155136806
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-155-13680-2

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