Maria of Galicia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Maria of Galicia (before 1293- 11 January 1341) was a princess of Galicia-Volhynia and a member of the Rurik Dynasty. She was sister to Leo II of Halych and Andrew of Halych, daughter of George I of Halych. She assisted her son king Boleslaus George II of Halych in ruling Galicia.[citation needed]

In 1323 her brothers Andrew of Galicia and Volynia and Lev II of Lutsk were killed, and she and her niece, Eufemia, Heiress of Volynia-Lutsk, inherited the lands. She was daughter of King George I of Galicia (1252-1301-1308) and his second wife, Eufemia of Kujavia (d. 1308). Her grandfather, Leo of Halych, had been king of Galicia 1269-1301 and he moved his capital from Galich (Halicz) to the newly founded city of Lvov (Lwow, Lemberg). She lived (before -1293-1341)

She was the daughter of Yuri I and Euphemia of Kuyavia, who was the daughter of Casimir I of Kuyavia. Before 1310, she married Duke Trojden I of Masovia with whom she had four children:

  1. Euphemia (1310-after 1373) married Casimir I, Duke of Cieszyn and had issue
  2. Boleslaw-Yuri II of Galicia (1308 - April 7, 1340), became King of Halych-Volhynia
  3. Siemowit III of Masovia (c1320-16 June 1381), became Duke of Masovia
  4. Casimir (1314-26 November 1355), Prince of Ciechanów and Warsaw

Ancestors[edit]

References[edit]