Henry II, Duke of Münsterberg - Wikipedia

Henry II, Duke of Münsterberg

Henry II of Münsterberg (c. 1396 – 11 March 1420) was Duke of Münsterberg (Ziębice) since 1410 until his death (as co-ruler of his brother John I).

Henry II
Duke of Ziębice/Münsterberg
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Coat-of-arms of Ziębice.
Bornc. 1396
Died11 March 1420
Noble familySilesian Piasts
FatherBolko III of Ziębice
MotherEuphemia of Bytom

He was the third son of Duke Bolko III of Münsterberg by his wife Euphemia, daughter of Duke Bolesław of Bytom.

LifeEdit

There is little known about his life. Henry II only appeared in the official documents with his older brother and main ruler John I. He died unmarried and childless and was probably buried in the Cistercian monastery of Heinrichau [pl] (Henryków). After his death, his brother John I ruled alone.

ReferencesEdit

  • Cawley, Charles, SILESIA, Medieval Lands database, Foundation for Medieval Genealogy,[self-published source][better source needed]
  • Marek, Miroslav. "Complete Genealogy of the House of Piast". Genealogy.EU.[self-published source][better source needed]
  • Gnealogical database by Herbert Stoyan
  • Genealogy of the Dukes of Ziębice
Henry II, Duke of Münsterberg
Born: c.  1396 Died: 11 March 1420
Preceded by
Bolko III
Duke of Münsterberg
1410–1420
With: John I
Succeeded by
John I