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  • ID: I02225
  • Name: Borijov (Borziwas) I Duke of BOHEMIA 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 842 in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • Death: 910 in Tetin Horovice, Czechoslovakia 2
  • Note:
    First Christian Duke of Bohemia. [Plantagenet Ancestry]

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    The following was given in a post-em by Curt Hofemann, curt_hofemann AT yahoo.com:

    aka: Borzivoy [Ref: Miroslav Marek]
    aka: Duke Borivoj of Bohemia , Borziwas of Bohemia [Ref: Turton p57]
    aka: Borivorius I Prince of Prague [Ref: Moriarty]
    873?-895: Duke of Bohemia [Ref: Tapsell p251]

    became a Christian 845 [Ref: Miroslav Marek]

    Introduced Christianity into Bohemia; built the church of St. Clement at Hradecs (Konigingratz) [Ref: Watney #115]

    According to legend, Prince Borivoj is said to have been converted to Christianity by Saint Methodius (fl. mid-9th century). [Ref: Ency Britannica]

    Probably baptised by St. Methodius, and became the first Christian Duke of Bohemia [Ref: Catholic Ency]

    Borivoj Premyslovci; title: Kníze Ceská; Duke of Bohemia 873-894; The only native ruling house in Bohemia is that of the Premyslids, a Czech lineage having its ancestral home in the city of Prague. This House unified the lands in the 9th century, and was granted it in fief from the Empire as the Duchy of Bohemia, with the Premysl House preeminent.

    [Ref: Robert Brian Stewart http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~cousin/html/d0006/g0000686.html#I8421]

    died:
    895: [Ref: Tapsell p251]
    894 [Ref: Moriarty p85]
    abt 894 [Ref: Watney #115]
    occ 895 [Ref: ES I:54]
    ca 910 [Ref: Turton2]

    Note: Turton2 = Lt. Col. William H. Turton, DSO, "The Plantagenet Ancestry of Elizabeth (daughter of Edward IV, and wife of Henry VII) The Heiress of the Plantagenets", Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc. (1928, reprinted 1933).

    Regards,
    Curt




    Father: Hostivitus Duke of BOHEMIA b: 820 in Prague, Czechoslovakia
    Mother: Miloslava b: 824 in Prague, Czechoslovakia

    Marriage 1 St Ludmilla Ze PSOVA b: 853 in Psov Melnik, Czechoslovakia
      Children
      1. Has Children Vratislav I (Wratislav I) Duke of BOHEMIA b: 877 in Prague, Czechoslovakia

      Sources:
      1. Title: The Plantagenet Ancestry, by William Henry Turton, 1968
        Page: 57
        Text: Borziwas
      2. Title: The Plantagenet Ancestry, by William Henry Turton, 1968
        Page: 57
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