Bavor II

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Bavor II, known as Bavor the Great (Czech: Bavor Veliký), was the feudal ruler of Strakonice, Bohemia (ca. 1260-1279) and Castellan of royal castle Zvíkov, was the son of Bavor I, of the noble House of Strakonice. He held Pořešín, Blatná, Horažďovice, and others, including the Castle Bouzov. He took as his wife Anežka, the illegitimate daughter of Přemysl Ottakar II. He built a new palace, giving his former palace to the Knights Hospitallers. He was a favorite of the Bohemian king and Marshal of Bohemia.

Bavor and Anežka had three sons, Bavor III, his heir, Mikuláš and Vilém.

Bibliography[edit]

  • SVOBODA, Miroslav. Páni ze Strakonic : vládci Prácheňska a dobrodinci johanitů. Praha : Nakladatelství Lidové noviny, 2010. ISBN 978-80-7422-034-0.