Adam z Hradce (1494 - 1531)

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Death: Died in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
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About Adam z Hradce

Adam I. of Hradec (1494 - June 15, 1531 [1]) representative of the Lords of Hradec, the Supreme Chancellor of the Kingdom of Bohemia, son of Henry IV. of Hradec and Anna Minstrberské.

Administration ancestral estate with headquarters in Hradec Henry, took over in late 1511 and the 1512th Eleven years later by the Czech King Louis Jagiello appointed Supreme Chancellor of the Kingdom of Bohemia. After Louis's tragic death in 1526 was the decisive supporters of the candidacy of Ferdinand I of Habsburg on the Czech throne vacant. At his coronation ceremony carried the orb Hradecký magnate and soon became one of the godparents at the baptism of Ferdinand's son Maximilian.

Even in later years belonged to the major supporters of the Habsburg policy. He began an extensive reconstruction of the Renaissance castle in Hradec Henry. By virtue of his office and helped her family out of the Rosenberg family Vítkovci celisvosti maintaining dominion over the death of Peter IV. Rosenberg.

The marriage to Anne of Rožmitál (1500-1563), daughter of Zdenek Lev of Rozmital Svihovska and Catherine, whom he married in 1515, came five children, three daughters and two sons (Joachim and Zechariah). Adam's will in 1529 still contains the first known written mention of handing out "sweet mash" the poor Jindřichův Hradec Castle on Holy Thursday.

Adam I. of Hradec died in 1531 in Prague plague infection. [edit] References

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Adam I z Hradce's Timeline

1494
May 11, 1494
1516
December 7, 1516
Age 22
1519
September 21, 1519
Age 25
1524
November 21, 1524
Age 30
1524
Age 29
1526
July 14, 1526
Age 32
1527
1527
Age 32
1531
June 25, 1531
Age 37
Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
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