Henry VIII the Sparrow Piast of Zagan, Duke of Zagan, Duke of Glogow, was born circa 1357 to Henry V of Zagan (c1319-c1369) and Anna of Płock (1324-1363) and died 14 March 1397 of unspecified causes. He married Katharina of Opole (c1367-1420) 1382 JL . Notable ancestors include Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899). Ancestors are from France, the United Kingdom, Germany, the Czech Republic, Russia, Ukraine, Belgium, Switzerland, Belarus, the Netherlands, Italy, Turkey, Lithuania, the Byzantine Empire, Sweden, Canaan.


Offspring of Henry VIII of Zagan and Katharina of Opole (c1367-1420)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Jan I of Zagan (c1385-1439) 1385 12 April 1385 Scholastica von Sachsen-Wittenberg (1393-1463)

Henry IX of Zagan (c1389-1467)
Henry X of Zagan (c1390-1423)
Wenceslaus of Zagan (c1391-bef1431)
Anna of Zagan (c1397-c1430)


Common ancestors of Henry VIII of Zagan (c1357-1397) and Katharina of Opole (c1367-1420)

  1. Beatrix of Bohemia (c1231-1290)
  2. Casimir I of Kuyavia (c1212-1267)
  3. Euphrosyne of Opole (c1229-1292)
  4. Judith von Henneberg (c1247-bef1295)
  5. Kunigunde von Staufen (1200-1248)
  6. Otto III. von Brandenburg (1215-1267)
  7. Otto V. von Brandenburg (c1246-1298)
  8. Wenceslaus I of Bohemia (c1205-1253)
  9. Władysław Odonic of Poznań (c1190-1239)

Namesakes of Henry VIII of Zagan (c1357-1397)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
Henry II of Swidnica (c1316-1345)Bernard of Swidnica (c1291-1326)Kunigunde of Poland (c1298-1331)Katherine of Hungary (c1315-1355)
Henry V of Zagan (c1319-c1369)Henry IV of Glogow (c1292-1342)Mathilde von Brandenburg (1296-c1323)Anna of Płock (1324-1363)
Henry I the Bearded of Poland (c1168-1238)Bolesław I the Tall of Poland (1127-1201)Christina Unknown (?-c1206)Hedwig von Andechs (1174-1243)
Henry II the Pious of Poland (c1196-1241)Legnickie Pole, PolandHenry I the Bearded of Poland (c1168-1238)Hedwig von Andechs (1174-1243)Anne of Bohemia (1204-1265)
Henry VIII of Zagan (c1357-1397)Henry V of Zagan (c1319-c1369)Anna of Płock (1324-1363)Katharina of Opole (c1367-1420)
Henry III the White of Poland (c1228-1266)Henry II the Pious of Poland (c1196-1241)Anne of Bohemia (1204-1265)Judith of Masovia (c1225-c1260) + Helena von Sachsen (1247-1309)
Henry V the Fat of Poland (c1248-1296)Bolesław II the Bald of Poland (c1223-1278)Hedwig von Anhalt (c1228-1259)Elisabeth of Poznań (c1262-1304)
Henry IV Probus of Poland (c1258-1290)Henry III the White of Poland (c1228-1266)Judith of Masovia (c1225-c1260)Constance of Opole (?-?) + Matilda von Brandenburg (c1270-bef1298)
Henry VII of Brzeg (c1344-1399)Louis I of Legnica (c1321-1398)Agnes of Zagan (c1321-1362)Helene von Orlamünde (c1330-1369) + Margaret of Masovia (bef1358-1392)
Henry III of Glogow (c1255-1309)Konrad I of Glogow (c1230-1274)Salomea of Poznań (c1225-c1267)Mechthild von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (c1275-1318)
Henry IX of Lubin (1369-c1420)Henry VII of Brzeg (c1344-1399)Helene von Orlamünde (c1330-1369)Anna of Cieszyn (bef1374-c1415)
Henry IV of Glogow (c1292-1342)Henry III of Glogow (c1255-1309)Mechthild von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (c1275-1318)Mathilde von Brandenburg (1296-c1323)

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