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Encyclopedia > Catherine Jagiellon
Catherine Jagiellon.
Catherine Jagiellon.

Catherine Jagiellon (Polish: Katarzyna Jagiellonka; Finnish: Katariina Jagellonica; November 1, 1526 - September 16, 1583) was the youngest daughter of Poland's King Zygmunt I the Old and Bona Sforza, heir to her mother's claim to the title of King of Jerusalem, Dutchess of Finland and later the Queen of Sweden. Catherine became the wife of Sweden's King John III and mother to the future King of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, Zygmunt III Vasa. Image File history File links Catherine_Jagellonica. ... Image File history File links Catherine_Jagellonica. ... November 1 is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 60 days remaining. ... Events January 14 - Treaty of Madrid. ... September 16 is the 259th day of the year (260th in leap years). ... 1583 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... Reign From December 8, 1506 until April 1, 1548 Coronation On January 24, 1507 in the Wawel Cathedral, Kraków, Poland Royal House Jagiellon Parents Kazimierz IV Jagiellończyk Elżbieta Rakuszanka Consorts Katarzyna Telniczanka Barbara Zapolya Bona Sforza Children with Katarzyna Telniczanka Jan Regina Katarzyna with Barbara Zapolya Jadwiga... Bona Sforza Bona Sforza (born February 2, 1494 - November 19, 1557) was a queen of Poland and a second wife of Sigismund I of Poland since 1518. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... This is a list of Kings of Jerusalem, from 1099 to 1291, as well as claimants to the title up to the present day. ... John III (Johan III) (December 23, 1537 - November 27, 1592) was King of Sweden from 1568 until his death. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Reign in Poland September 18, 1587 – April 19, 1632. ...


On October 4, 1562, in Vilnius, Lithuania, Catherine married Duke John of Finland, second son of Sweden's King Gustav I. The newly-weds set up house in Åbo Castle in Åbo (Turku, Finland). Duke John's dealings in Livonia caused Sweden's King Eric XIV to declare war on his brother. Eric sent 10,000 men to besiege the castle. On August 12, 1563, the castle capitulated; Catherine and her husband were taken to Sweden and imprisoned in Gripsholm Castle. October 4 is the 277th day of the year (278th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events Earliest English slave-trading expedition under John Hawkins. ... Location Ethnographic region DzÅ«kija County Vilnius County Municipality Vilnius city municipality Elderate Number of elderates 20 Coordinates 54°40′N 25°19′E General information Capital of Lithuania Vilnius County Vilnius city municipality Vilnius district municipality Population (rank) 540,318 in 2005 (1st) First mentioned 1323 Granted city rights... John III (Johan III) (December 23, 1537 - November 27, 1592) was King of Sweden from 1568 until his death. ... Gustav I of Sweden, commonly known as Gustav Vasa, but originally known as Gustav Eriksson (May 12, 1496 – September 29, 1560) was King of Sweden from 1523 until his death. ... The Turku Castle, (sv: Ã…bo slott) dating from the 1280s, is a monument of Finnish history. ... Province Western Finland Region Finland Proper Sub-region Turku City manager Mikko Pukkinen Official languages Finnish, Swedish Area  - total  - land ranked 311th 245. ... Estonia, Livonia and Courland from a 1740 map Livonia (Latvian: Livonija; Estonian: Liivimaa; German: Livland; Polish: Inflanty; Russian: Лифляндия or Liflandiya) once was the land of the Finnic Livonians, but came in the Middle Ages to designate a much broader territory controlled by the Livonian Order on the eastern coasts of... Erik XIV (December 13, 1533 – February 26, 1577) was King of Sweden from 1560 until he was deposed in 1568. ... For the Boston area punk band see Siege (band). ... August 12 is the 224th day of the year (225th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events February 1 - Sarsa Dengel succeeds his father Menas as Emperor of Ethiopia February 18 - The Duke of Guise is assassinated while besieging Orléans March - Peace of Amboise. ... Arx Gripsholm, cirka 1700, in Suecia antiqua et hodierna, with the town Mariefred at the right. ...


Catherine and John were released in 1567. In 1569 she was crowned Queen of Sweden, her husband becoming John III of Sweden. Events The Duke of Alva arrives in the Netherlands with Spanish forces to suppress unrest there. ... Events January 11 - First recorded lottery in England. ... John III (Johan III) (December 23, 1537 - November 27, 1592) was King of Sweden from 1568 until his death. ...


Catherine raised her son Sigismund as an ardent Catholic. He would, from 1587, rule the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth for 45 years as Zygmunt III Vasa. After he inherited the Swedish throne (1592), his Catholicism would estrange his Swedish subjects and lead to his deposition (1599), followed by prolonged wars between Poland and Sweden. 1587 was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Reign in Poland September 18, 1587 – April 19, 1632. ... Events January 30 - The death of Pope Innocent IX during the previous year had left the Papal throne vacant. ... Events The Jesuit educational plan known as the Ratio Studiorum is issued (January 8). ...


Maternal ancestors

Bianca Maria Visconti, heiress of the Visconti dynasty, Duchess of Milan, Catherine's great-great-grandmother.
Bianca Maria Visconti, heiress of the Visconti dynasty, Duchess of Milan, Catherine's great-great-grandmother.
Ippolita Maria Sforza, Queen of Naples and Jerusalem, Catherine's great-grandmother.
Ippolita Maria Sforza, Queen of Naples and Jerusalem, Catherine's great-grandmother.
Isabella of Aragon, Princess of Naples, Duchess of Milan, Duchess of Bari, Princess of Rossano, heir to the title of King of Jerusalem, Catherine's grandmother.
Isabella of Aragon, Princess of Naples, Duchess of Milan, Duchess of Bari, Princess of Rossano, heir to the title of King of Jerusalem, Catherine's grandmother.
Bona Sforza, Queen of Poland, heir to the title of King of Jerusalem, Catherine's mother.
Bona Sforza, Queen of Poland, heir to the title of King of Jerusalem, Catherine's mother.


Image File history File links Bianca_Maria_Visconti. ... Image File history File links Bianca_Maria_Visconti. ... Bianca Maria Visconti, heiress of the Duchy of Milan, with her first-born son Galeazzo as Saint Mary with the child Jesus Christ Bianca Maria Visconti (born March 31, 1425 near Settimo Pavese, died October 28, 1468 in Melegnano) was the illegitimate daughter of Filippo Maria Visconti, Duke of Milan... Visconti was a noble family that ruled Milan during the Middle Ages and Early Renaissance period. ... The Duchy of Milan was a state in northern Italy from 1395 to 1797. ... Image File history File links Ippolita_Maria_Sforza. ... Image File history File links Ippolita_Maria_Sforza. ... The Kingdom of Naples was born out of the division of the Kingdom of Sicily after the Sicilian Vespers rebellion of 1282. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Image File history File links Isabella_of_Aragon. ... Image File history File links Isabella_of_Aragon. ... Isabella di Aragona (1470-1524), was born a Princess of Naples, granddaughter of king Ferrante I of Naples and daughter of the future king Alfonso II of Naples. ... The Kingdom of Naples was born out of the division of the Kingdom of Sicily after the Sicilian Vespers rebellion of 1282. ... The Duchy of Milan was a state in northern Italy from 1395 to 1797. ... Region Apulia Mayor Michele Emiliano Area  116 km² Population  - City (2004)  - Density 316. ... Rossano is a town in Southern Italy, in Calabria in Cosenza province. ... This is a list of Kings of Jerusalem, from 1099 to 1291, as well as claimants to the title up to the present day. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Bona_Sforza_young. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Bona_Sforza_young. ... Bona Sforza Bona Sforza (born February 2, 1494 - November 19, 1557) was a queen of Poland and a second wife of Sigismund I of Poland since 1518. ... This is a list of Kings of Jerusalem, from 1099 to 1291, as well as claimants to the title up to the present day. ...


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