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Lithuania.

  • M. Epstein
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

LITHUANIA became a Grand Duchy in the early part of the thirteenth century. In 1386 the Grand Duke Jogaila embraced Christianity and married the Polish Queen Hedvig, thus becoming King of Poland. During the reign of Yytautas (Yitold) the Great (1392-1430) Lithuania reached the zenith of her power and prosperity, hex frontiers extending from the Baltic to the Black Sea. After the death of Yytautas the Great, Polish influence gradually increased in Lithuania, and in 1569 the Lithuanians were forced to sign a treaty of union with the Poles at Lublin, the Lithuanians retaining their own treasury, laws, courts of justice, administration and army. Both countries elected’the same king and had a common Seim (parliament).

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Books of Reference

Books of Reference concerning Lithuania.: Official Publications.

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1938

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