Poland - Chapter 3, pgs. 55-94 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 3, pgs. 55-94 Summary

In 1381, eight-year-old Hedwig, or Jadwiga in Polish, inherited the Polish throne. At the age of thirteen, she married Jagiello of Lithuania who was thirty-five. They became a powerful dynasty. Jadwiga died at the age of twenty-six in 1399. King Jagiello was urged to wage war against the Teutonic Knights but first wanted more information about them. They decide to send Pawel and Janko as spies.

The Teutonic Knights are an order that was formed to provide medical services to Christian soldiers. The head of their order was Hermann von Salza, and they located in northern Poland in 1226. They created a new Prussia with imported Germans and then began to expand their kingdom. Their order grew as many knights from different countries affiliated with them.

As Pawel and Janko traveled, they talked to various people and learned about their treatment from...

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