Konrad II the Gray

Konrad II the Gray (Polish: Konrad II Siwy) (c. 1340 – 10 June 1403) was a Duke of Oleśnica, Koźle and half of Bytom since 1366 and Duke of half of Ścinawa since 1397 until his death.

Konrad II the Gray
Duke of Oleśnica, Koźle
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Coat-of-arms of Oleśnica
Bornc. 1340
Died10 June 1403
Noble familySilesian Piasts of Oleśnica
Spouse(s)Agnes of Cieszyn
Issue
FatherKonrad I of Oleśnica
MotherEuphemia of Bytom

He was the second child but only son of Duke Konrad I of Oleśnica by his second wife Euphemia, daughter of Władysław, Duke of Koźle-Bytom.

LifeEdit

After the death of his father in 1366, Konrad II inherited all his lands as one and only ruler. Little is known about his rule. In 1377 he named his only son and heir, the future Konrad III, as his co-ruler.

In 1397 he received half of Ścinawa as payment after the death of Henry VIII the Sparrow.

Marriage and issueEdit

By 23 February 1354 Konrad II married with Agnes (b. 1338 – d. by 27 April 1371), daughter of Casimir I, Duke of Cieszyn. They had one son:

  1. Konrad III the Old (b. ca. 1359 – d. 28 December 1412).

ReferencesEdit

  • Cawley, Charles, SILESIA, Medieval Lands database, Foundation for Medieval Genealogy,[self-published source][better source needed]
  • Marek, Miroslav. "Complete Genealogy of the House of Piast". Genealogy.EU.[self-published source][better source needed]
  • Chronological Dates in Stoyan[permanent dead link]
  • KONRAD II 'DER GROE HIRRE' (OLEŚNICKI, SIWY)
  • This article was translated from his original version in Polish Wikipedia.
Preceded by
Konrad I
Duke of Oleśnica
with Konrad III (since 1377)

1366–1403
Succeeded by
Konrad III the Old
Duke of Koźle
with Konrad III (since 1377)

1366–1403
Duke of Bytom (1/2)
with Konrad III (since 1377)

1366–1403
Preceded by
Henry VIII the Sparrow
Duke of Ścinawa (1/2)
with Konrad III

1397–1403