Vyšehrad Chapter

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The coat of arms of the Vyšehrad Chapter

The Vyšehrad Chapter (Czech: Vyšehradská kapitula), officially the Royal Collegiate Chapter of Ss. Peter and Paul at Vyšehrad (Czech: Královská kolegiátní kapitula sv. Petra a Pavla na Vyšehradě),[1] is a collegiate chapter established at the church dedicated to Saints Peter and Paul[2] in Vyšehrad (now in Prague) around 1070 by Vratislaus, the first king of Bohemia.[3]


  1. ^ "Chapters". www.apha.cz. Archbishopric of Prague. Retrieved 25 July 2016. 
  2. ^ Wolverton 2001, p. 112.
  3. ^ Sommer et al. 2007, pp. 248-249.


  • Sommer, Petr; Třeštík, Dušan; Žemlička, Josef; Opačić, Zoë (2007). "Bohemia and Moravia". In Berend, Nora. Christianization and the Rise of Christian Monarchy: Scandinavia, Central Europe and Rus', c.900-1200. Cambridge University Press. pp. 214–262. ISBN 978-0-521-87616-2. 
  • Wolverton, Lisa (2001). Hastening Toward Prague: Power and Society in the Medieval Czech Lands. University of Pennsylvania Press. ISBN 0-8122-3613-0. 

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Coordinates: 50°03′52″N 14°25′05″E / 50.06444°N 14.41806°E / 50.06444; 14.41806