The commemoration of the Duke Janusz Starszy and the knowledge of the contemporary inhabitant of Mazovia

Piotr Piekarz

DOI: 10.21858/msr.21.07

Vol. no: 21

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Janusz I Starszy (c.1346-1429), was one of the most prominent Mazovian princes, with a very good reputation in the Chronicle of Jan Długosz. Therefore, local authorities, looking for a local historical figure worthy of commemoration, sometimes decide on Prince Janusz the Elder.