Anna of Bohemia († 1265)
Anne of Bohemia came from the family of Přemyslid . She was the daughter of the Bohemian King Ottokar I Přemysl and Constance of Hungary . In 1217 she married Henry the Pious , Duke of Silesia and Duke of Poland .
After the death of her husband in 1241, Anna of Bohemia took over the reign of the Duchy of Silesia until her eldest son Boleslaw II came of age .
In 1242 she founded the Grüssau monastery together with her son Boleslaw II . She also founded a Minorite monastery and, following the example of her younger sister, St. Agnes of Bohemia , the Poor Clare Monastery in Wroclaw .
- Boleslaw II († 1278), Duke of Liegnitz
- Mieszko of Lebus († 1242), Duke of Lebus
- Henry III. († 1266), Duke of Silesia
- Conrad II († 1273/74), Duke of Silesia, from 1251 Duke of Glogau
- Wladislaw von Schlesien († 1270), Duke of Silesia, elected bishop of Bamberg and Passau, archbishop of Salzburg and administrator of Breslau
- Augustin Knoblich: Duchess Anna of Silesia . Breslau 1865. ( online )
- Sébastien Rossignol: The Authority and Charter Usage of Female Rulers in Medieval Silesia, c. 1200-c. 1330. in The Journal of Medieval History. 2014, pp. 63–84, here pp. 72–75. on-line
|SURNAME||Anna of Bohemia|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Anna Lehnická; Anna Přemyslovna (Czech)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Duchess of Silesia|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1201 or 1204|
|DATE OF DEATH||August 26, 1265|