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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Named Person: Świętosława, Princess daughter of Mieszko I King of Poland; Świętosława, (queen of Sweden Denmark and Norway;
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Krzysztof Warszyc
ISBN: 9788363158569 8363158569
OCLC Number: 1090931645
Language Note: Summary in English.
Notes: "Świętosława was a Polish princess and daughter of Mieszko I. Her life is not fully explained. We know that her father gave her away in marriage to Eric the King of Sweden. Her next husband Sven was the Danish king. In this way as the first Piast Princess she became Swedish and then Danish queen. Thanks to her strong character, practical wisdom and accurate understanding of diplomatic activities [of] her father and then her brother, she united and congeal Scandinavian and English kingdoms. Her sons became the Scandinavian kings. The youngest of them Kanut after the association of Danish and English kingdom under his authority, he became the most powerful king in the Northern Europe. Thanks to her religious and active cooperation with the bishops she caused expansion and consolidation of Christian religion in the Nordic countries. her son Olof was a saint of the Catholic Church, and her granddaughter Ingegerda was a holy of the Orthodox Church..." -- Page 312.
Description: 313 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Krzysztof Warszyc.


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