Clara Dobokai

Clara Dobokai (before 1330 – after 1370) was the second wife of Nicholas Alexander, Voivode of Wallachia.

OriginsEdit

Clara was the daughter of a Hungarian nobleman, John Dobokai, whose domains were located in Transylvania.[1] Her mother's name and family are unknown.[2] Clara's father was present at a trial in 1312, showing that he was of age at that time.[3] Clara was most probably born in the 1310s or 1320s, according to historian Mihai Florin Hasan.[3] Hasan says that she was given in marriage to Nicholas Alexander of Wallachia in the early 1340s.[4]

Wife of Nicholas AlexandruEdit

Nicholas Alexandru was the son of Basarab, the first independent ruler of Wallachia.[5] Clara and Nicholas Alexandru have two daughters:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hasan 2013, pp. 146, 149.
  2. ^ Hasan 2013, p. 149.
  3. ^ a b Hasan 2013, p. 146.
  4. ^ Hasan 2013, p. 144.
  5. ^ Hasan 2013, pp. 139-140.

SourcesEdit

  • Hasan, Mihai Florin (2013). "Aspecte ale relațiilor matrimoniale munteano-maghiare din secolele XIV-XV [Aspects of the Hungarian-Wallachian matrimonial relations of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries]". Revista Bistriţei (in Romanian). Cumplexul Muzeal Bistrița-Năsăud. XXVII: 128–159. ISSN 1222-5096. Retrieved 4 January 2016.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)