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Der „Krönungssturm.“ König Sigismund von Luxemburg, Großfürst Witold von Litauen und das gescheiterte politische Bündnis zwischen beiden Herrschern

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Title in English „The coronation storm”. King Sigismund of Luxembourg, Grand Duke Vytautas of Lithuania and their unsuccessful alliance attempt

BAR Přemysl

Year of publication 2017
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Roczniki Historyczne
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Keywords „coronation storm“; Sigismund of Luxembourg; Grand Duke of Lithuania Vytautas; diplomacy; Jagiellonian dynasty
Description The paper deals with the dispute around the planned coronation of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Vytautas (1429-1430). It contains an analysis of the coronation document (with its critical edition in the appendix), instructions for the envoys of the Roman King to Lithuania, and identification of members of the legation. The author stresses the importance of the expected coronation of Duke Vytautas as the foundation for a political alliance between Lithuania and the countries related to King Sigismund.
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