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Władysław of Głogów, Duke of Teschen was born 1420 to Bolesław I, Duke of Teschen (c1363-1431) and Eufemia of Mazovia (c1396-c1447) and died 14 February 1460 of unspecified causes. Alfred the Great (849-899)/s, Charlemagne (747-814)/s, Rollo of Normandy (860-932)/s.

Władysław of Głogów (Polish: Władysław Głogowski, Czech: Vladislav Těšínsko-Hlohovský, German: Wladislaus von Teschen) (c. 1420 – 14 February 1460) was a Silesian nobleman. He was the ruling Duke of Cieszyn during 1431–1442 (with his brothers as co-rulers) and from 1442 sole ruler over half of both Głogów and Ścinawa.

He was the second son of Duke Bolesław I of Cieszyn by his second wife Euphemia, daughter of Duke Siemowit IV of Mazovia.

Life

After the death of his father in 1431, Władysław ruled over all the Duchy together with his brothers as co-rulers, but under the tutelage of their mother. After the division of the Duchy on 29 November 1442, he received the half of both Głogów and Ścinawa as sole ruler, signed since them with the title of Duke of Cieszyn-Głogów.

He had little interference in the Cieszyn politics (actually the only activity in this area was the agreement to sell the Duchy of Siewierz by his brother Wenceslaus I in 1443) and decided to concentrated in the Głogów politics.

In December 1444 Władysław married Margareta, daughter of Herman III, Count of Cilli and widow of Herman I, Count of Montfort-Bregenz. They had no children.

Władysław's major participation in the political life of his time was in 1447, when he went to Kraków and took part in the coronation of Casimir IV as King of Poland.

The Duke of Głogów supported Bohemian King George of Podebrady. On 24 August 1459, Władysław, with other Piast rulers, paid homage to King George in Swidnica and fought in his ranks near Wrocław. He was seriously wounded during the siege of this town on 1 October 1459 and died as a result of the wounds on 14 February 1460.

In his will, Władysław left his domains to both his wife Margareta (as her Oprawa wdowia) and his brother Przemysław II, who actually took the whole government over half of both Głogów and Ścinawa. Przemysław II was deposed in 1476 and half of both Głogów and Ścinawa were annexed to the Bohemian crown; however, Margareta remained in Głogów and defended the city from the ambitions of Jan II the Mad, Duke of Żagań, who, after a siege of seven weeks, on 1 May 1480 conquered the city and reunited the whole Duchy of Głogów after almost 150 years of separation.

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Offspring of Władysław of Głogów, Duke of Teschen and Margareta of Cilli (c1415-1480)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Hermann II, Count of Montfort-Bregenz (1436-1482)










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Władysław of Głogów, Duke of Teschen (1420-1460)
House of Piast
Born: c. 1420 Died: 14 February 1460
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Bolesław I
Duke of Cieszyn
with Wenceslaus I, Przemysław II
and Bolesław II

1431–1442
Succeeded by
Wenceslaus I
Duke of Siewierz
with Wenceslaus I, Przemysław II
and Bolesław II

1431–1442
Duke of Bytom (1/2)
with Wenceslaus I, Przemysław II
and Bolesław II

1431–1442
Duke of Głogów (1/2)
with Wenceslaus I, Przemysław II
and Bolesław II
(until 1442)

1431–1460
Succeeded by
Przemysław II (titular)
Margareta (nominal)
Duke of Ścinawa (1/2)
with Wenceslaus I, Przemysław II
and Bolesław II
(until 1442)

1431–1460
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