Dukes of Silesia: Boles Aw IV the Curly, W Adys Aw II the Exile, Henry III, Duke of Silesia-Glogau, Boles Aw I the Tall, Boles Aw II the Source Wikipedia

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Published: August 13th 2011

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Dukes of Silesia: Boles Aw IV the Curly, W Adys Aw II the Exile, Henry III, Duke of Silesia-Glogau, Boles Aw I the Tall, Boles Aw II the  by  Source Wikipedia

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 32. Chapters: Boles aw IV the Curly, W adys aw II the Exile, Henry III, Duke of Silesia-Glogau, Boles aw I theMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 32. Chapters: Boles aw IV the Curly, W adys aw II the Exile, Henry III, Duke of Silesia-Glogau, Boles aw I the Tall, Boles aw II the Bald, Henry V, Duke of Legnica, Jan IV of O wi cim, Mieszko II the Fat, Konrad I, Duke of Silesia-Glogau, Bernard of widnica, John I of M nsterberg, Henry II, Duke of widnica, Duke of Opole, Konrad Spindleshanks, Henry II of M nsterberg.

Excerpt: The Dukes of Silesia were the sons and descendants of the Polish Duke Boles aw III Wrymouth. In accordance with the last will and testament of Boles aw, upon his death his lands were divided into 4-5 hereditary provinces distributed among his sons, and a royal province of Krak w reserved for the eldest, who was to be High Duke of all Poland.

This was known as the fragmentation of Poland. Subsequent developments lead to further splintering of the duchies. At the beginning of the 14th century 14 independent Duchies existed in Silesia: Brzeg, Wroc aw, widnica, Jawor, Zi bice, G og w, cinawa, agan and Ole nica in Lower Silesia- Ko le, Cieszyn, Bytom, Niemodlin, Opole, Strzelce, Racib rz and Opava in Upper Silesia and the eclessiatical duchy of Nysa.

Between 1327 and 1329 most dukes accepted the overlordship of Bohemian king John of Bohemia, who acquired the right of succession for all of these duchies. In the coming centuries all branches of the Silesian Piasts died out, and with the death of George William, Duke of Liegnitz the dynasty ceased to exist. The Duchy of Silesia, one of the hereditary provinces of Poland, Silesia, was granted to Boles aw IIIs eldest son, W adys aw II the Exile, and was subsequently divided among his sons Boles aw I the Tall (Wroc aw/Lower Silesia), Mieszko I Tanglefoot (Racib rz/Upper Silesia) and Konrad Spindleshanks (G og w).

After Konrads death G og w was again united with the Duchy of Wroc aw/Lower Silesia. In 1173 Boles ...



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