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us: Jadwiga, Queen of Poland, approximately 1374-1399


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    • us: Jadwiga, Królowa, approximately 1374-1399
    • us: Hedvig, Queen of Poland, approximately 1374-1399
    • us: Hedvigis, Queen of Poland, approximately 1374-1399
    • us: Hedwig, Saint, Queen of Poland, approximately 1374-1399
    • us: Jadvyga, Queen of Poland, approximately 1374-1399
    • us: Jadwiga, Saint, Queen of Poland, approximately 1374-1399
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1374~
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1399
  • Earlier Established Forms

      Jadwiga, Queen, consort of Władysław II Jagiełło, King of Poland, ca. 1374-1399 Jadwiga, Queen of Poland, ca. 1374-1399
  • Sources

    • found: Rydel, L. Królowa Jadwiga, 1984
    • found: Encykl. powsz. PWN, 1974: v. 2, p. 319 (Jadwiga, ca. 1374-1399, Polish queen, wife of Władysław Jagiełło)
    • found: Britannica Micro, v. 10, p. 721: (Władysław II Jagiełło and Jadwiga (Queen of Poland), latter also spelled Hedwig)
    • found: Europejskie znaczenie Świętej Jadwigi Królowej, 2000: t.p. (... Świętej Jadwigi Królowej) ; p. facing t.p. (Saint Hedwig the Queen) ; p. 15 (canonized on June, 8, 1997 in Cracow)
    • found: Wikipedia, Mar. 7, 2006 (Jadwiga Angevin; Jadwiga; b. Feb. 18, 1374?; d. July 17, 1399; known in German as Hedwig, in Lithuanian as Jadvyga, in Hungarian as Hedvig, and in Latin as Hedvigis; on November 16, 1384, was crowned King (sic) of Poland -- Hedvig Rex Poloniæ, not Hedvig Regina Poloniæ; masculine gender of her title was meant to emphasize that she was monarch in her own right, not a queen consort; 1385, Jogaila and the lords of Lesser Poland signed the Union of Krewo whereby Jogaila pledged to adopt Latin Christianity and unite Lithuania with Poland in exchange for Jadwiga's hand and the Polish crown; twelve-year-old Jadwiga and 36-year-old Jogaila--who had earlier been baptized Władysław--were wed in March 1386 at Kraków; this was followed by Jogaila's coronation as King of Poland, although Jadwiga retained her royal rights)
    • notfound: Collier's;Americana.
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