Life was good for the 13th century citizens of medieval Trnava

While back home in Slovakia or Upper Hungary, I visited the Museum of Western Slovakia located in ye olde Trnava/Tyrnau. Though none of the characters in my current WIP (work in progress) venture to this medieval town, I decided to take a closer look at its royal privileges to show you what you would gain … Continue reading Life was good for the 13th century citizens of medieval Trnava

How the Bohemian King Přemysl Otakar I ended up with two wives

Once upon a time an eighteen-year-old Přemysl, son of King Vladislav II (by his second wife Judith of Thuringia), leaves his home of Bohemia to find his fortunes in Saxony. Though young, and poor, (but not like young Donald Trump 1% poor, more like a son of semi-rich, tough parents who give their son a … Continue reading How the Bohemian King Přemysl Otakar I ended up with two wives