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Wenceslaus I, Duke of Bohemia (c.907-935) Wenceslaus' assassination: the duke flees from his brother (with sword) to a church, but the priest closes the door. Gumpold von Mantua, 10th century

Good King Wenceslas looked out on the Feast of Stephen…So begins the strains of a familiar old English Christmas Carol. It's the story of Saint Wenceslaus I, Duke of Bohemia (907–935), a saintly king who goes out in a storm to give a poor man not just the bare minimum of fuel, but also a feast. As he and his servant brave the elements, the King is so pious that even his footsteps give off enough heat to warm his cold and tiring page.But when is the Feast of Stephen aka St Stephen's D


The most important personalities of Czech medieval state: St.Wenceslas (Václav I., Duke of Bohemia); Přemysl Otakar II. (King of Bohemia); Charles IV. (King of Bohemia & the Emperor of Holy Roman Empire) #Czechia #articles #czechhistory #history


Hugh Capet(c. 941 – 24 October 996) 1st King of Franks_House of Capet. He succeeded the last Carolingian king, Louis V. Son of Hugh the Great, Duke of the Franks, and Hedwige of Saxony, daughter of German king Henry the Fowler. Hugh was the nephew to: Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor; Henry I, Duke of Bavaria; Bruno the Great, Archbishop of Cologne; Gerberga of Saxony, Queen of France. Gerberga, the wife of Louis IV, King of France and mother of Lothair of France and Charles, Duke of Lower…

Located at Knights of the Cross Square, this statue depicts Charles IV., the Holy Roman Emperor and King of Bohemia..The church of Saint Salvator (right) and St.Francis of Assisi (left) next to the Charles Bridge with the motherhouse of the Knights of the Cross with the Red Star, Prague, Czechia #prague #Czechia