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[edytuj] Swolkień (Polish), Svolkenis (Lithuanian), Сволкен (Russian), Swolkenus (Latin)

According to ancient chronicles, Polish-Lithuanian Prince, brother of Grand Duke of Lithuania, Traidenis[3]

Pomian[1] - Coat of Arms of Swolkień family
Pomian[1] - Coat of Arms of Swolkień family
Leliwa[2] - Coat of Arms of Swolkień family
Leliwa[2] - Coat of Arms of Swolkień family

• born: 1250 in Samogitia[4]

• died: 1280 in battle of Halych-Volhynia[5]

• father: Virsila or Viršpulis or Zivibundas

• brothers: Traidenis[6], Sirputis, Bardis, Liesis

Bardis, Liesis, and Swolkień (Svalkenis) were Eastern Orthodoxs and died in fights with Halych-Volhynia[7]

Swolkień & Liesis possibly killed by Rus' Prince, Vasylko Romanovych[8]

Sirputis assisted his brother in military campaigns.

Swolkień was the progenitor of the noble Polish/Lithuanian/Russian family Swolkień.

[edytuj] References

• Oxford Slavonic Papers, Volume 17 by J. L. I. Fennell, I. P. Foote, Oxford University Press, USA, 1986, pages 15, 18, 20[9]

• Oxford Slavonic papers, Volume 18 by John L.I.(Ed.) Fennell, G. C. Stone, Clarendon Press, 1985, Pages 27, 28[10]

• Oxford Slavonic Papers, Volume 20 By I. P. Foote, G. S. Smith, G. C. Stone, Oxford University Press, USA, 1987, Page 3[11]

• Lithuania ascending: a pagan empire within east-central Europe, 1295-1345 By S. C. Rowell, Cambridge University Press, 1994, Pages 150, 372[12]

• Lietuvos istorija: iki Vytauto Didžiojo mirties By Zenonas Ivinskis, published by "Mokslas", 1991, Pages 200, 405[13]

• Lietuvių tautos ir valstybės istorija, Volume 1 by Mikalojus Kondratas, published by Leidybos centras, 1994 , Pages 121[14]

• Rody rycerskie Wielkiego Księstwa Litewskiego, Volume 6 by Jan Ciechanowicz, published by FOSZE, 2006, Pages 193, 194[15]

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