The Skowronek Bankers
The Skowronek Bankers in the XIV Century
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The Skowronek Bankers in the XVI Century
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The Skowronek Bankers in the XVIII Century
The Skowronek Bankers in the XIX Century
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A compendium of short family stories from the banking family of Warsaw and its ancestors that took place during the XIV century.
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow." - A. Einstein.
These are based on old familiar stories as well as historical documents.
The Curse of the Lancasters - Women of three generations of the family perished because of the plague: Isabel of Beaumont, Blanche of Lancaster and Philippa of Lancaster, queen consort of Portugal.
Henry the Navigator - Dom Henrique de Avis was born on March 4, 1394; until his death on November 30, 1460 he achieved many things of importance for the history of mankind; he was a Prince and an explorer, and he is still remembered as Henry the Navigator.
Inés de Castro, Queen After Death - Inés was the lover of Infant Pedro of Portugal, later king Pedro I; she was murdered by members of the court, and that caused a reaction from Pedro which gained himself the nickname 'El Cruel.'
Pedro I de Portugal - Pedro I was the eigth king of Portugal, he was born in Coimbra on April 8, 1320, and died in Estremoz, January 18, 1367; he was nicknamed The Cruel', 'The Just' and 'The Vindictive'.
João I de Portugal - João I (1350 - 1433) was the founder of the House of Avis and king of Portugal between 1383 and 1433; he was the son of King Pedro I and most likely, illegitimate. Nevertheless he and his wife, queen consort Philippa of Lancaster became fundamental in the history of the country.
Philippa of Lancaster - Granddaughter of Edward III of England, Lancaster was also the daughter of John of Gaunt and Blanche of Lancaster; she married João I of and thus became queen consort of Portugal.
Duarte I de Portugal - Named in honor of his great grandfather, Edward III of England, Duarte I of Portugal gave impulse to the incipient voyages of exploration to the coasts of Africa by Portuguese mariners and navigators during the XIV century.
Panel of glazed tiles by Jorge Colaço (1922), representing Henry the Navigator at the Sagres Promonory.
Lisbon, Pavilhão Carlos Lopes. From Wikipedia, The Free encyclopedia. Public domain.
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