The rule of women in times of anarchy or the regency of widowed duchesses of Mazovian Dukes of the Piast dynasty based on the example of Pereyaslava, widow of Siemowit I Cover Image
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Władza kobiet w czasach anarchii, czyli rządy regencyjne księżnych wdów w dynastii Piastów mazowieckich na przykładzie Perejasławy, wdowy po Siemowicie I
The rule of women in times of anarchy or the regency of widowed duchesses of Mazovian Dukes of the Piast dynasty based on the example of Pereyaslava, widow of Siemowit I

Author(s): Jan Jeż
Subject(s): Middle Ages, Modern Age, 6th to 12th Centuries, 13th to 14th Centuries, 15th Century, 16th Century, 17th Century, 18th Century, 19th Century
Published by: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: Duchess Pereyaslava; Mazovian Dukes of Piast dynasty; Mazovian duchesses; regency; Siemowit I of Mazovia
Summary/Abstract: The author presents the subject of the regency of Duchess Pereyaslava after the tragicdeath of her husband Siemowit I of Mazovia, which took place in June 1262. Hedescribes the circumstances forcing her to sweep to power and the activities undertakenby her to bring order to the Duchy of Mazovia. The article also includes a review of theliterature discussing this issue.

  • Page Range: 13-20
  • Page Count: 8
  • Publication Year: 2019
  • Language: Polish