To install click the Add extension button. That's it.

The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. You could also do it yourself at any point in time.

4,5
Kelly Slayton
Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea!
Alexander Grigorievskiy
I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like.
Live Statistics
English Articles
Improved in 24 Hours
Added in 24 Hours
What we do. Every page goes through several hundred of perfecting techniques; in live mode. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better.
.
Leo
Newton
Brights
Milds

Bolesław IV of Legnica

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Bolesław IV
Duke of Legnica
Prebendary of the Dioceses of Krakow and Wroclaw
POL województwo dolnośląskie COA.svg
Coat-of-arms of Silesian Piasts
Bornca. 1349
Died3/4 March 1394
Noble familySilesian Piasts
FatherWenceslaus I of Legnica
MotherAnna of Cieszyn

Bolesław IV of Legnica (Polish: Bolesław IV legnicki) (ca. 1349 – 3/4 March 1394) was a Duke of Legnica since 1364 (nominally; together with his brothers).

He was the third son of Wenceslaus I, Duke of Legnica by his wife Anna, daughter of Casimir I, Duke of Cieszyn.

YouTube Encyclopedic

  • 1/1
    Views:
    560
  • Historia - Bitwa pod Legnica

Transcription

Life

After the death of his father in 1364 Bolesław and his siblings (three brothers: Rupert I, Wenceslaus II, and Henry VIII and one sister, Hedwig) were placed under the guardianship of their uncle Louis I the Fair.

Like his brothers Wenceslaus II and Henry VIII, Bolesław IV was destined to the Church since his early years, in order to prevent further divisions of the already small Duchy of Legnica. In addition, on 2 December 1372 the brothers signed an agreement which declared the indivisibility of the duchy for the next ten years. This agreement, who was gradually extended in the subsequent years, left Bolesław IV and his brothers (who were all co-rulers of Legnica) without any real power or decision in the government, who was taken totally by the elder brother Rupert I.

In 1365 and at the request of Pope Urban V, the Emperor Charles IV granted Bolesław IV with the rich Prebendary of the Dioceses of Krakow and Wroclaw.

However, by 1373 Bolesław IV decided to leave his clergy career and also made his resignation over the actively government of Legnica. Released from his dynastic obligations, Bolesław IV took a greater interest in the political affairs of that time, notoriously on 6 July 1376, when he participated in the coronation of King Wenceslaus IV in Aachen.

The formal and absolut resignation of Bolesław IV and his brothers from the government of the Duchy of Legnica over their older brother Rupert I was officially confirmed on 6 January 1383 during the renewal of the homage to King Wenceslaus IV.

Bolesław IV died without issue between 3 and 4 March 1394, as a result of a fatal wound during a tournament.

References

Sources

  • Cawley, Charles, SILESIA, Medieval Lands database, Foundation for Medieval Genealogy,[self-published source][better source needed]
  • Marek, Miroslav. "Complete Genealogy of the House of Piast: Silesia". genealogy.euweb.cz Genealogy.EU.[self-published source][better source needed]
  • This article was translated from the Polish Wikipedia version.
Preceded by
Wenceslaus I
Duke of Legnica
with Rupert I,
Wenceslaus II,
and Henry VIII

1364–1394
Succeeded by
Rupert I
Wenceslaus II
Henry VIII

This page was last edited on 25 April 2020, at 08:41
Basis of this page is in Wikipedia. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported License. Non-text media are available under their specified licenses. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. WIKI 2 is an independent company and has no affiliation with Wikimedia Foundation.