Slavník (died 981)[1] was a Bohemian nobleman, the founder of Slavník dynasty.[2] Slavník rose to power during the reign of Boleslaus II of the Přemyslid dynasty. Slavník controlled significant estates within central Bohemia, and was overlord of the site of Libice nad Cidlinou.[3]

He had several children by his wife Střezislava. Six of his sons are known by name:

He had also a son named Radim Gaudentius by another woman (probably a concubine). According to Chronica Boemorum, Slavník was a happy man all his lifetime.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Charvát, Petr (2010). The Emergence of the Bohemian State. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers. p. 181. ISBN 978-90-47-44459-6.
  2. ^ Cosmas (of Prague); Lisa Wolverton (2009). The Chronicle of the Czechs. CUA Press. pp. 77–8. ISBN 978-0-8132-1570-9.
  3. ^ Charvát, Petr (2010). The Emergence of the Bohemian State. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers. pp. 180–181. ISBN 978-90-47-44459-6.