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Bavaria

Margaret of Bohemia – A funeral instead of a wedding

There are many “what-ifs” in history.  One major “what-if” is the proposed marriage of Casimir III of Poland to Margaret of Bohemia.  This marriage could have improved relations between the neighbouring kingdoms of Bohemia and Poland, as well as provided Casimir with heirs.  However, Margaret died soon before the marriage was supposed to happen, relations [read more]

Elisabeth of Poland

Elizabeth of Poland – The popular Duchess of Pomerania

Elizabeth of Poland, Duchess of Pomerania, does not have the fame and accomplishments that her namesake aunt has.  However, she is fondly remembered in the Pomeranian city of Szczecinek, which shows that she must have been a popular duchess in her lifetime.  Everything known about her suggests that she was an ideal duchess consort. Early [read more]