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Breslau ~ Duchy

BRESLAU ~Duchy.   The city, now WROCŁAW, is the largest in Silesia, and stands on the River Odra/Oder. In 1251 the sons of Henry II, Prince of Poland and Duke of Lower Silesia, who had been killed resisting the Mongols in … Continue reading

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Breslau ~ Bishopric

BRESLAU ~ Bishopric. See also BRESLAU ~ Duchy   Bishopric in Silesia. The city of WROCŁAW, Polish since 1945, is on the River Oder, at a place where the river divides into several channels. Silesia was originally part of Poland, but the … Continue reading

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