Zwinislawa of Poland
F, b. 1166, d. December 4, 1240
- Birth: Zwinislawa of Poland was born in 1166 in Poznan, Lubelskie, Poland.
- Marriage: She and Mestwin I of Pomerania were married in 1181.
- Death: Zwinislawa of Poland died on December 4, 1240, at age ~74.
Eudoxiz Iziaslavna of Rurik
F, b. circa 1131, d. circa 1187
- Birth: Eudoxiz Iziaslavna of Rurik was born circa 1131 in Kiev, Ukraine, Russia.
- Marriage: She and Mieszko III "the Old" of Piast were married circa 1154 in Poznan, Lubelskie, Poland.
- Death: Eudoxiz Iziaslavna of Rurik died circa 1187 in Poznan, Lubelskie, Poland.
Iziaslav II of Kiev
M, b. 1096, d. November 13, 1154
- Birth: Iziaslav II of Kiev was born in 1096 in Kiev, Ukraine, Russia.
- Marriage: He and Agnes Ljubava of Hohenstaufen were married in 1128.
- Death: Iziaslav II of Kiev died on November 13, 1154, at age ~58, in Kiev, Ukraine, Russia.
Agnes Ljubava of Hohenstaufen
F, b. 1115, d. 1151
- Birth: Agnes Ljubava of Hohenstaufen was born in 1115 in Hohenstauffen, Swabia, Bayern, Germany.
- Marriage: She and Iziaslav II of Kiev were married in 1128.
- Death: Agnes Ljubava of Hohenstaufen died in 1151, at age ~36, in Kiev, Ukraine, Russia.
Christine of Sweden
F, b. 1078, d. January 28, 1120
- Birth: Christine of Sweden was born in 1078 in Sweden.
- Marriage: She and Mstislav I Grand Duke of Kiev were married in 1096.
- Death: Christine of Sweden died on January 28, 1120, at age ~42, in Kiev, Ukraine, Russia.
Inge I "the Elder" King of Sweden
M, b. 1050, d. 1100
- Birth: Inge I "the Elder" King of Sweden was born in 1050 in Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden.
- Marriage: He and Helena Torildsdatter were married in 1074 in Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden.
- Death: Inge I "the Elder" King of Sweden died in 1100, at age ~50, in Varhem Klostre, Vestur, Gotlands, Sweden.
F, b. 1055, d. 1134
- Birth: Helena Torildsdatter was born in 1055 in Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden.
- Marriage: She and Inge I "the Elder" King of Sweden were married in 1074 in Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden.
- Death: Helena Torildsdatter died in 1134, at age ~79, in Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden.
Stenkil King of Sweden
M, b. 1025, d. 1066
- Birth: Stenkil King of Sweden was born in 1025 in Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden.
- Death: He died in 1066, at age ~41.
Konrad III of Hohenstaufen 1st King of Germany
M, b. 1093, d. February 15, 1152
- Birth: Konrad III of Hohenstaufen 1st King of Germany was born in 1093 in Bamberg, Bamberger Stadtkreis, Bavaria, Germany.
- Death: He died on February 15, 1152, at age ~59, in Bamberg, Bamberger Stadtkreis, Bavaria, Germany.
- Note: Conrad III, (born 1093—died Feb. 15, 1152, Bamberg, Ger., Holy Roman Empire), German king from 1138 to 1152, the first king of the Hohenstaufen family. The son of Frederick I, duke of Swabia, and grandson of Emperor Henry IV, Conrad was appointed duke of Franconia by his uncle, Emperor Henry V, in 1115. In 1116, with his elder brother Frederick II, duke of Swabia, he was left by Henry as regent of Germany. When the Emperor died in 1125 the electors, rejecting the hereditary principle, chose Lothar, duke of Saxony, to succeed him. By the end of the year Frederick and Conrad were in revolt; on Dec. 18, 1127, Conrad was elected antiking at Nürnberg and in June 1128 was crowned king of Italy at Monza. Returning to Germany in 1132, he fought Lothar until 1135, when he submitted, was pardoned, and recovered his estates.
Ragnvald King of Sweden
M, b. 970, d. 1040
- Birth: Ragnvald King of Sweden was born in 970 in Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden.
- Death: He died in 1040, at age ~70.
Astrid Kaaresen Njalsdotter
F, b. 1000, d. 1070
- Birth: Astrid Kaaresen Njalsdotter was born in 1000 in Altensen, Norway.
- Death: She died in 1070, at age ~70.
Gertrude of Sulzbach
F, b. 1095, d. 1147
- Birth: Gertrude of Sulzbach was born in 1095 in Germany.
- Death: She died in 1147, at age ~52, in Hersfeld-Rotenburg, Hesse, Germany.
Boleslaw "the Pious" of Poland
M, b. circa 1222, d. April 14, 1279
- Birth: Boleslaw "the Pious" of Poland was born circa 1222.
- Marriage: He and Blessed Yolanda of Poland were married in 1256 in Budapest, Hungary.
- Death: Boleslaw "the Pious" of Poland died on April 14, 1279 in Kalisz, Poland.
Blessed Yolanda of Poland
F, b. 1238, d. June 16, 1298
- Birth: Blessed Yolanda of Poland was born in 1238 in Budapest, Hungary.
- Marriage: She and Boleslaw "the Pious" of Poland were married in 1256 in Budapest, Hungary.
- Death: Blessed Yolanda of Poland died on June 16, 1298, at age ~60, in Sandez, Hungary.
- Note: Blessed Yolanda of Hungary
(Blessed Yolande de Hongrie)
Feast Day – June 11
Blessed Yolanda of Hungary was the daughter of Bela IV, King of Hungary. Her mother, Mary, was the daughter of the Greek emperor of Constantinople. In the year 1240, when Yolanda was scarcely five years old, she arrived at the court of Poland. Her elder sister, Blessed Kinga (Cunigunda), who was married to the duke of Poland, had asked to supervise the child's education. Under such a mistress, Yolanda grew not only in age, but also in virtue and grace before God and men.
When Yolanda arrived at young womanhood, she was married to Boleslaus, the duke of Greater Poland. But the young duchess was not enamored of the glory and pleasure of this world. It was a greater pleasure for her to do good in her elevated position. Like a true sovereign, she came to the assistance of the poor and sick, the widows and the orphans. She and her husband built hospitals, convents, and churches, and she was so great an inspiration to him in everything that was good and pleasing to God, that he received the surname of the Pious.
But Boleslaus was soon to receive the reward of his piety in heaven. After his death and after two of her daughters were married, Yolanda and her third daughter left all the glamor and riches of the world and withdrew to the convent of the Poor Clares at Sandec, where, devoted to prayer and mortification, she led a life entirely hidden in Christ. Disturbances resulting from war compelled her after a time to move to the convent at Gniezno, which she herself, assisted by her last consort, had founded.
In spite of the reluctance to which her humility prompted her, she was advanced to the position of abbess. So successfully did she guide her sisters by word and by example in the practice of all the religious virtues that the convent flourished like a new garden of God. Even beyond the walls of the cloister she did very much good, so that the fame of the holy abbess spread far and wide.
Notwithstanding all her fame, Blessed Yolanda of Hungary remained entirely devoted to the interior life, as her vocation required. Her favorite devotion was meditation on the sufferings of Christ, during which the Divine Savior once manifested Himself to her under the appearance of the Crucified to announce to her that He would soon lead her to glory.
Attacked by a serious illness, Yolanda asked to receive the last sacraments. Then she admonished her spiritual daughters to persevere in fidelity to the holy rule, and departed blessedly in the Lord in 1298.
After her death Yolanda appeared in wondrous glory, together with St Stanislaus the bishop, to the sick abbess and restored her health. Many other miracles occurred at her grave down to our own time.
Pope Leo XII, in 1827, approved the veneration given to her.
Sancho Alfonso of Alburquerque
M, b. April 1342, d. February 19, 1374
- Birth: Sancho Alfonso of Alburquerque was born in April 1342 in Sevilla, Seville, Andalucia, Spain.
- Marriage: He and Beatrix of Portugal were married in 1373.
- Death: Sancho Alfonso of Alburquerque died on February 19, 1374, at age 31, in Burgos, Burgos, Spain.
Beatrix of Portugal
F, b. December 9, 1347, d. July 5, 1381
- Birth: Beatrix of Portugal was born on December 9, 1347 in Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.
- Marriage: She and Sancho Alfonso of Alburquerque were married in 1373.
- Death: Beatrix of Portugal died on July 5, 1381, at age 33, in Ledesma, Salamanca, Spain.
Bruce Gene Flunker