Peter I of Rosenberg

Peter I of Rosenberg (died 1347)[1] was lord chamberlain of the Kingdom of Bohemia,[2] who acted as regent during John of Bohemia's absences at war between 1339 and 1346.[3] He was a patron of Vyšší Brod Monastery[1] and is thought to have commissioned the Master of Vyšší Brod altarpiece.[3] In 1316 he married Viola of Teschen, former queen consort (wife of king Wenceslaus III).

Peter I of Rosenberg
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Peter I of Rosenberg by the Master of Vyšší Brod from the altarpiece at Vyšší Brod.
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Native namePetr I. z Rožmberka
Died14 October 1347
BuriedVyšší Brod Monastery
Noble familyRosenberg family
WivesViola of Teschen (died 1317)
Kateřina of Vartemberk [cs]
Issue
FatherHenry I of Rosenberg [cs]
MotherEliška of Dobruška [cs]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b MacDonald, Deanna (2007). Prague: The Essential Guide to Viewing Art in Prague. Interlink Books. p. 89. ISBN 9781566566223.
  2. ^ Keilhauer, Anneliese; Hermann Josef Wöstmann (1993). Prague. Prestel. p. 49. ISBN 9783791312767.
  3. ^ a b Pešina, Jaroslav (1989). The Master of the Hohenfurth altarpiece and Bohemian Gothic panel painting. Philip Wilson Publishers. pp. 19–20. ISBN 9780856673399.