Person:Boleslaw-Yuri II of Galicia (1)

Boleslaw-Yuri II of Galicia
b.1308
d.7 Apr 1340
m. Abt 1309
  1. Boleslaw-Yuri II of Galicia1308 - 1340
  2. Eufemia, Princess of SochaczewAbt 1310 - Aft 1364
  3. Siemowit III of MasoviaAbt 1320 - 1381
  4. Kazimierz, Prince of CzerskAbt 1320 - 1355
m. 1331
Facts and Events
Name Boleslaw-Yuri II of Galicia
Alt Name Boleslaw Jerzy II Prince of Galicia Vladimir, II
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1308
Marriage 1331 to Eufemija Princess of Lithuania
Residence? Czersk, Poland
Death[1] 7 Apr 1340
Reference Number? Q891323?


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Bolesław-Jerzy II (1305/1310 – April 7, 1340) was a ruler of the Polish Piast dynasty who ruled the originally Ruthenian principality of Galicia. After his death started the Galicia–Volhynia Wars over succession of Galicia and Volhynia.

Bolesław was born between 1305 and 1310 to Trojden I of Masovia from the Piast dynasty, Duke of Czersk and Maria, daughter of Yuri I, prince of Galicia. Since his father was still a ruler of the family's Masovian lands, in 1323 Bolesław, renamed Jerzy, became Prince of Galicia. He also received the Duchy of Belz after the childless death of Andrew of Galicia. In 1331 he married daughter of Grand Duke of Lithuania Gediminas and sister of Aldona of Lithuania, wife of Casimir III of Poland. Name of Bolesław's wife is disputed. T. Narbutt wrote that her pagan name was Eufemia and her Christian name was Maria. Oswald Balzer supposed that her Christian name was Eufemia.[1] Kazimierz Jasiński supposed that whole Narbutt's account was fabrication.[1]

In a treaty of 1338 Bolesław Jerzy offered Casimir III of Poland succession to the throne of Galicia-Volhynia. Duke Boleslaw was supported by the many townspeople living there. In 1324 Boleslaw located the towns of Volodymyr-Volynskyi on Magdeburg law, and Sanok in 1339. He was poisoned in 1340 by orthodox boyars and died without an heir, before his father who continued rule Masovian principality.

After Bolesław Jerzy's death the Kingdom of Galicia was gradually annexed by the kingdom of Poland between 1340 and 1366, during the reign of Casimir III of Poland.

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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Boleslaw-Yuri II of Galicia, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2.   The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ancestral File (TM) July 1996 (c), data as of 2 January 1996 (2).