Duchy of Płock

The Duchy of Płock[a] was a feudal district duchy in Masovia, centered on the Płock Land. Its capital was Płock.[1] It existed in the High Middle Ages era, from 1275 to 1294, from 1310 to 1351, and from 1381 to 1462.

Duchy of Płock
Księstwo płockie (Polish)
Ducatus Plocensis (Latin)
1275–1294
1310–1351
1381–1462
Flag of
Flag
Coat of arms
Coat of arms
The map of the political division of Masovia between 1313 and 1345, including the Duchy of Płock.
The map of the political division of Masovia between 1313 and 1345, including the Duchy of Płock.
StatusIndependent state (1275–1294)
Fiefdom within the Kingdom of Poland (1310–1320)
Fiefdom of the United Kingdom of Poland (1320–1370)
Fiefdom of the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland (1471–1495)
CapitalPłock
Official languagesPolish, Latin
Religion
Roman Catholic
GovernmentFeudal duchy
Duke 
Historical eraHigh Middle Ages
• Partition of the Duchy of Masovia
1275
• Unification of the Duchy of Masovia
24 June 1294
• Partition of the Duchy of Masovia
1310
• Partition between the Kingdom of Poland, the Duchy of Czersk, and the Duchy of Warsaw
1351
• Partition of the Duchy of Masovia
1381
• Partition between the Kingdom of Poland and the Duchy of Warsaw
1462
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Duchy of Masovia
Duchy of Rawa
Duchy of Belz
Duchy of Masovia
Duchy of Warsaw
Duchy of Rawa
Duchy of Czersk
Duchy of Belz

The country was established in 1275, in the partition of the Duchy of Masovia, with duke Bolesław II of Masovia becoming its ruler.[1] After his death, the duchy was unified with the Duchy of Czersk, forming the Duchy of Masovia, on 24 June 1294.[2] The state was again reestablished in 1310, in the partition of Duchy of Masovia. In 1351, it was partitioned between the Kingdom of Poland, Duchy of Czersk, and Duchy of Warsaw.[3][4] It was again reestablished in June 1381, in the partition of the Duchy of Masovia, with duke Siemowit IV as its first leader.[5][6][7] It existed until 1462, when it got partitioned between the Kingdom of Poland, and the Duchy of Warsaw.[3][4]

CitationsEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Polish: Księstwo płockie; Latin: Ducatus Plocensis

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Agnieszka Teterycz-Puzio, Bolesław II Mazowiecki, p. 41-42.
  2. ^ Agnieszka Teterycz-Puzio, Bolesław II Mazowiecki, p. 87.
  3. ^ a b O. Balzer, Genealogia Piastów.
  4. ^ a b Jerzy Wyrozumski, Dzieje Polski piastowskiej (VIII w.-1370).
  5. ^ Janusz Grabowski, Dynastia Piastów Mazowieckich, p. 98.
  6. ^ Anna Suprunik, Mazowsze Siemowitów. p. 40.
  7. ^ J. Krzyżaniakowa, J. Ochmański, Władysław II Jagiełło, p. 315.

BibliographyEdit

  • Agnieszka Teterycz-Puzio, Bolesław II Mazowiecki
  • Janusz Grabowski, Dynastia Piastów Mazowieckich
  • Anna Suprunik, Mazowsze Siemowitów
  • J. Krzyżaniakowa, J. Ochmański, Władysław II Jagiełło
  • O. Balzer, Genealogia Piastów, Kraków. 1895.
  • Jerzy Wyrozumski, Dzieje Polski piastowskiej (VIII w.-1370). Kraków, „Fogra”. 1999. ISBN 83-85719-38-5, OCLC 749221743.