Peter Vok

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Petr Vok

Peter Vok of Rosenberg (Czech: Petr Vok z Rožmberka) (1 October 1539 – 6 November 1611) was a Czech nobleman of the House of Rosenberg, descended from the Vítkovci.

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Peter Vok was born in Český Krumlov. His romance with the miller-knight's daughter Zuzana Vojířová is the subject of several stories and the opera Zuzana Vojířová by Jiří Pauer.[1] He died, aged 72, in Třeboň.

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  1. ^ Czech & Slovak Republics Jane Simmonds - 2006 p141 "11 km (7 miles) to the west, is famous with Czech visitors for its 16th-century love story involving one of the most powerful Bohemian lords, Peter Vok of Rožmberk, and a miller's daughter Zuzana Vojířová."