Re: [sig] Polish Court?
I'm back here, so I can answer your question:
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Sent: Tuesday, July 15, 2003 1:55 PM
Subject: Re: [sig] Polish Court?
>>1579 - the great expedition against Pol/ock. In the army of 56.000
were in great number squads of Lithuania, Hungary, Scotland and Germany. The
commander of this army was the king personally, and was equipped with a help
of:* 'hetman wielki koronny' (I dont know the English equivalent, something
like the great hetman of a crown) Mikol/aj Mielecki,
*and two Latvian hetmans: the great one Mikol/aj Rudy (the Red) Radziwil/l/,
and the field one Krzysztof Radziwil/l/, called Piorun (the Thunder),
*Jan Zamoyski - Wielki Kanclerz (the Great Chancellor)
* and famous Hungarian general Kaspar Bekiesz.>>
>Wow, fantastic! What is the source of this?
The source is of course in Polish:
"Polska, dzieje cywilizacji i narodu (Poland, the history of nation and
culture)", vol. 3 "Monarchia Jagiellonów" (Monarchy of Jagiellonians)
1399-1586", red. Marek Derwich. Published by: Bertelsmann & Wydawnictwo
Dolnoslaskie, Warszawa-Wroclaw 2003
Magdalena of Vratislavia