The Fall of the Monarchy of Mieszko II, Lambert

  title={The Fall of the Monarchy of Mieszko II, Lambert},
  author={H. J. Lang},
  pages={623 - 639}
BOLESLAS I the Brave (ruled 999-1025), was crowned first king of Poland in the year 1025. Less than a decade later, during the reign of his son Mieszko II (ruled 1025-1034),1 Poland ceased to be a monarchy, the royal insignia were sent to the Holy Roman Emperor, Conrad II, and Poland became a fief subject to the suzerainty and authority of the Empire.2 This sudden turn of events raises fundamental questions concerning the causes which led to the fall of the monarchy of Mieszko II, a problem… 
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