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Jarosław z Bogorii i Skotnik

The Bogoriowie was a family of Polish knights. The family originated from Bogoria in Lesser Poland. The first information about the family dates back to the 12th century. In the 14th century the family got the greatest importance.


The most representative family members were: Mikolaj (12th century) founder of the Cistercian monastery in Koprzywica in 1185. Mikołaj z Bogorii i Skotnik voivode of Kraków Voivodeship, adviser of King Władysław I Lokietek and diplomat during the first years of reign of King Casimir III of Poland. Jarosław z Bogoryi i Skotnik Archbishop of Gniezno. Mikolaj z Bogorii (?-1381), castellan of Zawichów, supporter of Władysław II Jagiello for the Polish throne and co-initiator of the Polish-Lithuanian Union.

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  • Nowa Encyklopedia PWN,T-1 A-C, Warszawa 1995, s.503