Kings of Poland
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The Polish Senate deprived him control of the mint and reduced him to a subordinate position.
Started the movement known as pagan reaction.
Boleslaw was the first Polish king.
First to produce his own coinage - established royal mints in Krakow and Wroclaw.
Established the 'senioral principle" - eldest member of the dynasty to have supreme power of the rest.
Well he did have red curly hair.
His marriage to Princess Cunegunda was never consummated.
Established the Silesian Piasts Coat of Arms.
Was killed fighting the Mongols. Could only be identified by his feet - he had 11 toes.
Kept the Polish kingdom in peace.
Abandoned the thrown to become Henry III King of France.
Daughter of Ludwik, reigned jointly with her husband Wladyslaw II Jagiello).
Wanted to pose as the champion of Christendom against the Ottoman Turks. It didn't work.
Reformed the Polish army as well as civil and criminal law courts.
Aka Casimir. Died during a banquet - they suspect poison.
He reinstated Masovia, Silesia and Pmerania into his kingdom.
Fought against the Teutons in the Thirteen Year's War.
Attempted to invade and conquer pagan Prussia in a crusade. It didn't work.
Fought the Mongols and threw them out of Poland.
Told the Pope that Polish knights could not participate in the Crusades because there was no beer in Palestine.
Reissued the Golden Bull of 1222 to ensure the rights of the nobility.
Maximilian's best known legacy is the baroque arch-ducal hat.
Was expelled from Poland by his younger brother Casimir.
Also known as Mieszko the Lazy and Mieszko the Stagnant.
Co-ruled with Leszek, then was deposed.
Piast Duke 1032 son of Boleslas I.
Murdered his first wife because she could not bear him children.
Said to be Poland's first historical ruler.
Regarded as one of the greatest kings of Poland.
Piast Duke 1032 Mieszko I's grandson.
Also known as King Wenceslas II.
Also known as the Good King Wenceslas.
Established a coronation of Kings of Poland without the Popes approval.
Built churches as a way of wishing a boy heir would be born to him and his wife.
Was driven into exile by his brothers.
Also the King of Hungary temporarily.
Temporarily deposed Leszek, who deposed Spindleshanks and regained rule.
Also the last ruler of Luthuania.
Constantly fought over the throne with his brother Boleslaw III. Boleslaw finally won by killing Zbigniew.
Married three times, he died childless.
Member of the Order of the Golden Fleece.
Re-establised Nihil novi nisi commune consensu -"Nothing new without the common consent"
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