Jadwiga, of Poland

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~J Jadwiga of Poland by Antoni Piotrowski Jadwiga (1373/4 – 1399) was monarch of Poland from 1384 to her death. Her official title was ‘king’ rather than ‘queen’, reflecting that she was a sovereign in her own right and not merely a royal consort. She was a member of the Capetian House of Anjou, the daughter of King Louis I of Hungary and Elizabeth of Bosnia.She is known in Polish as Jadwiga, in English and German as Hedwig and in Latin as Hedvigis.

~J Jadwiga of Poland by Antoni Piotrowski Jadwiga (1373/4 – 1399) was monarch of Poland from 1384 to her death. Her official title was ‘king’ rather than ‘queen’, reflecting that she was a sovereign in her own right and not merely a royal consort. She was a member of the Capetian House of Anjou, the daughter of King Louis I of Hungary and Elizabeth of Bosnia.She is known in Polish as Jadwiga, in English and German as Hedwig and in Latin as Hedvigis.

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HBICs of history » Jadwiga of Poland  Jadwiga (1373/4 – 1399) was monarch of Poland from 1384 to her death. Her official title was ‘king’ rather than ‘queen’, reflecting that she was a sovereign in her own right and not merely a royal consort. She was a member of the Capetian House of Anjou, the daughter of King Louis I of Hungary and Elizabeth of Bosnia.She is known in Polish as Jadwiga, in English and German as Hedwig and in Latin as Hedvigis. Queens regnant being relatively uncommon in…

HBICs of history » Jadwiga of Poland Jadwiga (1373/4 – 1399) was monarch of Poland from 1384 to her death. Her official title was ‘king’ rather than ‘queen’, reflecting that she was a sovereign in her own right and not merely a royal consort. She was a member of the Capetian House of Anjou, the daughter of King Louis I of Hungary and Elizabeth of Bosnia.She is known in Polish as Jadwiga, in English and German as Hedwig and in Latin as Hedvigis. Queens regnant being relatively uncommon in…

Anna Dandolo (unknown date of birth) -1258) was a Venetian noblewoman who became Queen Consort of Serbia as the second wife of Stefan the First-Crowned, founder of the Serbian kingdom. She was crowned in 1217, and she held this title until his death on 24 September 1228. She was the granddaughter of Enrico Dandolo, Doge of Venice. King Stefan Uroš I was her son.

Anna Dandolo (unknown date of birth) -1258) was a Venetian noblewoman who became Queen Consort of Serbia as the second wife of Stefan the First-Crowned, founder of the Serbian kingdom. She was crowned in 1217, and she held this title until his death on 24 September 1228. She was the granddaughter of Enrico Dandolo, Doge of Venice. King Stefan Uroš I was her son.

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