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  • ID: I21951
  • Name: John of LUXEMBOURG , King of Bohemia 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • ALIA: Jan (John) King of /Bohemia/
  • Birth: 10 AUG 1296 in Luxemburg 1 2
  • Death: 26 AUG 1346 in Battle of Crecy, France (fighting against English) 1 2
  • Note:
    John, byname John of Luxembourg, of Bohemia (b. 10 Aug 1296, Luxembourg--d. 26 Aug 1346, Crecy, France), King of Bohemia from 1310 until his death, and one of the more popular heroic figures of his day, who campaigned across Europe from Toulouse to Prussia. [Encyclopedia Britannica, John of Bohemia]

    Bohemia was acquired through the Bohemian princess Elizabeth, who, in exchange for imperial assistance in her attempt to seize the throne of Bohemia from her brother-in-law Henry of Carinthia, offered her hand in marriage to Henry's son John of Luxembourg. Following their marriage on 30 Aug 1310, the couple set out for Bohemia, accompanied by a German-Bohemian army, which captured Prague on 19 Dec 1310, and installed John as King of Bohemia. [Encyclopedia Britannica, Henry VII, HRE]




    Father: Henry VII Count of Luxembourg Holy Roman EMPEROR b: ABT 1274 in Valenciennes, Hainaut, Belgium
    Mother: Margaretha (Marguerite) of BRABANT b: 4 OCT 1276 in Brabant, Belgium

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth Princess of BOHEMIA b: 20 JAN 1291/92 in Prague, Bohemia
    • Married: 31 AUG 1310 3 2
    Children
    1. Has Children Jutte (Judith) Princess of BOHEMIA b: 20 MAY 1315 in Prague, Bohemia
    2. Has Children Miss Princess of BOHEMIA b: ABT 1330 in Prague, Bohemia

    Sources:
    1. Title: Encyclopedia Britannica, Treatise on
      Page: John of Bohemia
    2. Title: Newsgroup: soc.genealogy.medieval, at groups - google.com
      Page: Doug Holmes, 21 Sep 1998
    3. Title: Encyclopedia Britannica, Treatise on
      Page: Henry VII, HRE
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