Hussite Wars
The Hussite Wars, also called the Bohemian Wars or the Hussite Revolution, were fought between the Hussites (the followers of Bohemian priest and reformer Jan Hus) and various monarchs who sought to e...
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Wagenburg
A laager, (English: leaguer) also known as a wagon fort, is a mobile fortification made of wagons arranged into a rectangle, a circle or other shape and possibly joined with each other, an improvi...
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Battle of Domažlice
The Battle of Domažlice (Czech: Bitva u Domažlic) or Battle of Taus (German: Schlacht bei Taus) or Battle of Tausch was fought on August 14, 1431 as the part of the 5th crusade against Hussite...
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Taborite
The Taborites (Czech Táborité, singular Táborita) were members of a religious community considered heretical by the Catholic Church. The Taborites were centered on the Bohemian city of Tábor during t...
Battle of Vítkov Hill
The Battle of Vítkov Hill was a part of the Hussite Wars. The battle pitted the forces of Emperor Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor against Hussite forces under command of Jan Žižka (in English, John Zizk...
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Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor
Sigismund of Luxemburg (14 February 1368 – 9 December 1437) was Prince-elector of Brandenburg from 1378 until 1388 and from 1411 until 1415, King of Hungary and Croatia from 1387, King of Germany fro...
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Frederick I, Elector of Brandenburg
Frederick (German: Friedrich; September 21, 1371 in Nuremberg – September 20, 1440) was Burgrave of Nuremberg as Frederick VI and Elector of Brandenburg as Frederick I. He was a son of Burgr...
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Battle of Lipany
The Battle of Lipany or Lipan, also called the Battle of Český Brod, was fought at Lipany 40 km east of Prague on 30 May 1434 and virtually ended the Hussite Wars. An army of Utraquist nobility a...
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Battle of Vyšehrad
The Battle of Vyšehrad was a series of engagements at the start of the Hussite War between Hussite forces and Catholic crusaders sent by Emperor Sigismund. The battle took place at the castle of Vyšeh...
Orebites
Orebites (Czech: Orebité) were followers of the Hussites in Eastern Bohemia. The founders took part in the procession on the Mount Oreb near Třebechovice pod Orebem. Later most of the noble sup...
Utraquism
Utraquism (from the Latin sub utraque specie, meaning "in both kinds") was the principal dogma, and one of the four articles, of the Calixtines or Hussites who maintained that both the bread and the w...
Zbigniew Oleśnicki (cardinal)
Zbigniew Oleśnicki ([ˈzbʲiɡɲɛf ɔlɛˈɕɲit͡skʲi]; 5 December 1389 in Sienno, Masovian Voivodeship – 1 April 1455), known in Latin as Sbigneus, was a high-ranking Roman Catholic clergyman and an inf...
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Battle of Tachov
The Battle of Tachov (German: Schlacht bei Tachau) or Battle of Mies (German: Schlacht bei Mies) was a battle fought on 4 August 1427 near the Bohemian towns of Tachov (Tachau) and Stříbro (Mi...
Battle of Hořice
The Battle of Hořice (German name: Horschitz) was fought on April 27, 1423 between the Taborite and Utraquist factions of the Hussites. The Hussites were led by Jan Žižka, while the Utraquists were le...
Sophia of Bavaria
Sophia of Bavaria (Czech: Žofie Bavorská; German: Sophie von Bayern; 1376 – 26 September 1425) was a Queen of Bohemia and the spouse of Wenceslaus, King of Bohemia and King of the Romans. She ...
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Battle of Kutná Hora
The Battle of Kutná Hora (Kuttenberg), an early battle and subsequent campaign in the Hussite Wars, was fought on 21–2 December 1421 between German and Hungarian troops of the Holy Roman Empire and th...
Ktož jsú boží bojovníci
"Ye Who Are Warriors of God", the English translation of "Ktož jsú boží bojovníci" from Old Czech, is a 15th-century Hussite war song. Alternate modern Czech spellings of the title are: "Kdož jste bo...
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Vytautas
Vytautas (Lithuanian:  Vytautas Didysis , Belarusian: Вітаўт Кейстутавіч (Vitaŭt Kiejstutavič), Polish: Witold Kiejstutowicz, Rusyn: Vitovt, Latin: Alexander Vitoldus); styled "the G...
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Sigismund Korybut
Sigismund Korybut (Belarusian: Жыгімонт Карыбутавіч; Polish: Zygmunt Korybutowicz; Lithuanian: Žygimantas Kaributaitis; Czech: Zikmund Korybutovič; Ukrainian: Жиґимонт Корибутович,...
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Defenestrations of Prague
The Defenestrations of Prague (Czech: Pražská defenestrace, German: Prager Fenstersturz) were two incidents in the history of Bohemia; there have been more, see below. The first occurred in 14...
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Battle of Grotniki
The Battle of Grotniki took place on May 4, 1439 in the vicinity of Grotniki Duże, a village near Nowy Korczyn, currently in Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship. The battle was fought between the Hussite confe...
Battle of Nagyszombat (1430)
The Battle of Trnava or Battle of Nagyszombat was a battle in the Hussite Wars between the Hussites and the Hungarian-Royalists-Serbian army near Trnava (Nagyszombat) in the Kingdom of Hungary (today ...
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Wenceslaus, King of the Romans
Wenceslaus (also Wenceslas; Czech: Václav; German: Wenzel, nicknamed der Faule ("the Idle"); 26 February 1361 – 16 August 1419) was, by inheritance, King of Bohemia (as Wenceslaus IV) fro...
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Pope Martin V
Pope Martin V (Latin: Martinus V; January/February 1369 – 20 February 1431), born Otto (or Oddone) Colonna, was Pope from 14 November 1417 to his death in 1431. His election effectively ended the ...
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Pipo of Ozora
Pipo of Ozora (born Filippo Buondelmonti degli Scolari; known as Ozorai Pipó in Hungarian; Filippo Scolari, Lo Scolari or Pippo Spano in Italian, Филип Мађарин, Филип Маџарин or Philip Madzharin, Phi...
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Council of Constance
The Council of Constance is the 15th century ecumenical council recognized by the Roman Catholic Church, held from 1414 to 1418. The council ended the Three-Popes Controversy, by deposing or accepting...
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Spytek of Melsztyn
Spytek of Melsztyn (Polish: Spytek z Melsztyna) also known as Spytko; 1398-1439 was a member of the Polish nobility, and a strong supporter of Polish cooperation with the Hussite movement.
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Narrenturm (novel)
Narrenturm is a novel written by the Polish fantasy writer Andrzej Sapkowski. It tells the story of Reinmar of Bielawa, also called Reynevan von Bielau. The action takes place in Silesia in 1425, at t...
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