Lost Kingdoms: Kingdom of Poland

April 16, 2018 Moniek 0

The Kingdom of Poland existed several times throughout history several times. The first Kingdom of Poland from 1025 to 1385. In 1000, Poland was recognised as a state during the Congress of Gniezo by the Holy Roman Empire and the Pope. Duke Boleslaus I the Brave of Poland became its first King in 1025. Boleslaus was [read more]

The Tomb of Richenza of Lotharingia

March 29, 2017 Moniek 0

Cologne Cathedral is huge and imposing, and it’s actually quite surprising that there aren’t more royal tombs. The building commenced in 1248 but was halted in 1473, and it was left unfinished until 1880. It was badly hit during the Second World War, but it remained standing, and it was repaired by 1956. It was [read more]

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