Heinrich X. (Glogau)

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Heinrich X. von Glogau (also Heinrich X. Rumpold ; * 1388/96; † January 18, 1423 in Flensburg ) was 1413-1418 together with his brothers Heinrich IX. and Wenzel Herzog von ( half ) Glogau , from 1418 together with Heinrich IX. Duke of (half) Glogau and Freystadt . He was also bailiff of Upper Lusatia from 1420 . He came from the Glogau branch of the Silesian Piasts .


Henry X's parents were Heinrich VIII and Katharina († 1420), daughter of the Opole Duke Wladislaus II.

When his father died in 1397, Heinrich X. and his brothers Johann I , Heinrich IX. and Wenzel still underage. Together with their mother, they took over the reign of their father's undivided inheritance, but were initially under the tutelage of their uncle Ruprecht I of Liegnitz. After the eldest brother Johann I came of age in 1403, he also took over the reign for his younger brothers. In 1413, the area of Sagan was spun off for Johann I , but at the same time he had to forego the succession in the Glogau part. From 1413 Heinrich X. and his brothers Heinrich IX administered it. and Wenzel initially together until 1418. When the inheritance was divided up that year, the two Heinriche received the territory of ( semi-ducal or ducal ) Glogau and Freystadt , while Wenzel was given Crossen and Schwiebus in addition to Glogau .

Heinrich X was in the service of the Bohemian King Sigismund , whom he supported in the fight against the Hussites. Together with his brothers, he paid homage to King Sigismund in 1420 in Breslau. In the same year he was appointed Governor of Upper Lusatia . As his envoy he died on a trip in 1423 in Flensburg. Heinrich X. was not married and had no children. His brother Heinrich IX inherited his share of the Glogau region.


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