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Fruits of Union

Robert Frost

in The Oxford History of Poland-Lithuania: Volume I: The Making of the Polish-Lithuanian Union, 1385-1569

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198208693
eISBN:
9780191746345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208693.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Chapter 10 looks at the war with the Teutonic Knights declared in 1409, the consolidation of Catholicism in the Lithuanian heartland of Aukštaitija, and its effects on relations with the Teutonic ... More


Lithuania

Robert Frost

in The Oxford History of Poland-Lithuania: Volume I: The Making of the Polish-Lithuanian Union, 1385-1569

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198208693
eISBN:
9780191746345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208693.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter examines the rise of the grand duchy of Lithuania to 1385. It looks briefly at Lithuanian paganism and explains how the pagan Gediminid dynasty extended its authority over much of what ... More


Defending the Union

Robert Frost

in The Oxford History of Poland-Lithuania: Volume I: The Making of the Polish-Lithuanian Union, 1385-1569

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198208693
eISBN:
9780191746345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208693.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter recounts the defence of the union by Polish and Lithuanian delegates at the Council of Constance against attacks from the Teutonic Knights. It considers Jagiełło’s relationship with the ... More


Chaos and Consolidation (1138–1333)

Robert E. Alvis

in White Eagle, Black Madonna: One Thousand Years of the Polish Catholic Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271702
eISBN:
9780823271757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271702.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Wracked by nearly two centuries of political chaos, the Kingdom of Poland managed to survive into the fourteenth century. The Catholic Church served as an important source of stability and autonomy ... More


Cousins

Robert Frost

in The Oxford History of Poland-Lithuania: Volume I: The Making of the Polish-Lithuanian Union, 1385-1569

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198208693
eISBN:
9780191746345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208693.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter examines the influence upon the first stage of the union of the relationship between Jagiełło and his cousin Vytautas. It considers the background of animosity stemming from the civil ... More


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