Gertrude of Poland

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Author

Gertrude of Poland

Location

Turov, Russia

Dates

c. 1025-1108

Biography

Daughter of Mieszko II of Poland and Queen Richeza of Lotharingia, and the great-granddaughter of German Emperor Otto II. In 1043, Gertrude married Iziaslav I of Kiev, with whom she had two sons: Yaropolk Iziaslavich and Mstislav, and a daughter, Eupraxia, who later married Mieszko Bolesławowic of Piast dynasty, the Prince of Kraków.

Works

Modlitewnik Gertrudy Mieszkowny (The Prayerbook of Princess Gertrude)

Languages

Latin

Genres

Devotional

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