Hussite Wars: Defenestrations of Prague, Council of Constance, Battle of Grotniki, Battle of Lipany, Battle of Vyaehrad, Battle of Vítkov Hill

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General Books, 2010 - 50 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 34. Chapters: Battles of the Hussite Wars, People of the Hussite Wars, Defenestrations of Prague, Council of Constance, Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor, Pope Martin V, Frederick I, Elector of Brandenburg, Wenceslaus, King of the Romans, W adys aw III of Poland, Battle of Grotniki, Battle of Lipany, Vytautas, Battle of Vy ehrad, Pipo of Ozora, Zbigniew Ole nicki, Battle of V tkov Hill, Sophia of Bavaria, Sigismund Korybut, Taborite, Battle of Kutn Hora, Battle of Sudom, Kto js bo bojovn ci, Battle of Aussig, Peter Payne, Battle of Trnava, Battle of Doma lice, Battle of Ho ice, Spytek of Melsztyn, Battle of Nekm, Utraquism, Battle of Deutschbrod, Battle of Tachov, Battle of Nebovidy. Excerpt: Sigismund (Hungarian: Zsigmond, Croatian: igmund, Czech: Zikmund) (14 February 1368 - 9 December 1437) was King of Hungary, of Croatia from 1387 to 1437, of Bohemia from 1419, and Holy Roman Emperor for four years from 1433 until 1437, the last Emperor of the House of Luxemburg. He was also King of Italy from 1431, and of Germany from 1411. Sigismund was one of the driving forces behind the Council of Constance that ended the Papal Schism, but which in the end also led to the Hussite Wars that dominated the later period of Sigismund's life. He was buried in Oradea. Mary of HungaryBorn in Nuremberg, Sigismund was the son of the Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV and of his fourth wife Elizabeth of Pomerania, the granddaughter of King Casimir III of Poland. King Louis the Great of Hungary and Poland always had a good and close relationship with Emperor Charles IV. Young Sigismund was sent to the Hungarian court, and soon learnt the Hungarian language and Hungarian way of life, and became entirely devoted to his adopted country. King Louis appointed Sigismund to succeed him as King of Hungary; Louis named him his heir, and arranged the marriag...

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