Mieszko II King of Poland
- Born: Abt 990
- Marriage: Richeza Comtesse de Lorraine 160
- Died: 10 May 1034 about age 44
Another name for Mieszko was Miesko Lambert.
~ Weis's Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 241A:5-7, Isiaslav I, Grand Prince of Kiev, married Gertrude, daughter of Mieszko II, King of Poland. 160
Noted events in his life were:
• Web Reference: Piast Dynasty (966-1385) .
Miezko II was the son of Boleslau "the Brave."
• Web Reference: Charles Crawley's Medieval Lands, Kings of Poland .
Miesko Lambert, King of Poland, son of Boleslaw I "Chroby" and his third wife Emnilde. He suceeded his father as King of Poland in 1025. Mieko married, but later divorced Richeza, daughter of Ezzo Pfalzgraf of Cotharingia and his wife Mathilde of Germany.
The Chronicæ Polanorum names "secundus Mescho" as son of "magnus Bolezlavum" [Chronicæ Polanorum I.17, MGH SS IX, p. 436]. The Annales Kamenzenses record the birth in 990 of "Mesco filius Bolezlai" [Annales Kamenzenses, p. 7].
The Brunwilarensis Monasterii Fundatio names the seven daughters (in order) "Richza, Adelheit, Ida, Mathild, Theophanu, Heylewig, Sophia" as children of "Herenfridus comes palatinus, qui post Ezo nominatus est" and his wife "Mathilde filia Magni Ottonis", specifying in a later passage that "Richza" was divorced from her husband and was mother of "Gazimerum" [ Brunwilarensis Monasterii Fundatio 5 and 16, MGH SS XI, pp. 398 and 403.]. The Kalendarium of Köln Cathedral records the death "XII Kal Mai" of "Rigza regina soror Herimanni archiepiscopi" [Lacomblet, T. J. (1857) Archiv für die Geschichte des Niederrheins (Düsseldorf), Band II, p. 12.].
Mieszko married Richeza Comtesse de Lorraine, daughter of Ezzo Comte de Lorraine and Mathilda of Saxony.160 (Richeza Comtesse de Lorraine died on 21 Mar 1063 in Saalfeld 160 and was buried in 1063 in Köln St. María.)