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King Wenceslas was the Duke of Bohemia, and an honest and generous man. Wenceslas was born around 907 in the castle of Stochov near Prague. Having been brought up with a strong Christian faith by his grandmother St Ludmila, he was a man who believed in putting his Christian faith into action. His own mother, Drahomira, was allied with an anti-Christian group that murdered Wenceslas' grandmother, allowing Drahomira to become regent in Bohemia in 920 AD when Wenceslas's own father died. Drahomira was deposed, and Wenceslas became king, at the age of 18.

Many of the Bohemian nobles were against Wenceslas's attempts to spread Christianity, and resented his allegiance to the king of Germany, Henry I. He was murdered on 28 September 929 by his wicked younger brother Boleslav, who joined the nobles plotting to murder Wenceslas. After inviting Wenceslas to a religious festival, Boleslav attacked him along the way, assisted by other assassins.

Wenceslas had been particularly caring towards children, doing what he could to help orphans. Thus in 1853 he was chosen by lyricist John Mason Neale as the subject of a Christmas carol which would give the example of generosity and high principles. The melody is from a 13th century song called "Tempus Adest Floridum," or "Spring Has Unwrapped Her Flowers."

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From the Christmas carol 'Good King Wenceslas' where was Good King Wenceslas the King of?

Good King Wenceslas was the duke of Bohemia in the 10th century.


When was good king wenceslas born?

Good King Wenceslas was born in 907 A.D. in Premyslids.


When did King Wenceslas look out?

Good King Wenceslas looked out on the feast of Stephen - December 26.


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Apparently, Wenceslas never married.


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Good King Wenceslas looked out on the Feast of Stephen - December 26.


Good King Wenceslas the King of which country?

Actually, he was not a king but the Duke of Bohemia.


What are the release dates for Good King Wenceslas - 1994 TV?

Good King Wenceslas - 1994 TV was released on: USA: 26 November 1994


Where was king wencelas king of?

Good King Wenceslas is a Christmas carol. It is a story based on Saint Wenceslas I, Duke of Bohemia (area of modern-day Czech Republic).


Was good King Wenceslas a king?

No, he was not a king. Wenceslaus I, or Wenceslas I, was the duke of Bohemia from 921 until his assassination in 935, purportedly in a plot by his own brother, Boleslav the Cruel.


What country did 'Good King Wenceslas' rule?

He was not actually a king, but a Duke of Bohemia.


What was the real title of Good King Wenceslas?

Duke of Bohemia was his title. He was not a king.


What was the name of the king who first looked out on the feast of Stephen?

Good King Wenceslas


What are the notes for good king wenceslas for clarinet?

FFFGFFCDCDEFF ( repeat )


What Christmas song is about an aged man?

'Good King Wenceslas'


Who looked out on the feast of Saint Stephen?

'good king Wenceslas'


What Christmas song has the initials GKW?

Good King Wenceslas


Where did good king wenceslas live?

The beloved Christmas carol, "Good King Wenceslas" is based on the actual life of Wenceslas I who was Duke of Bohemia until he was assassinated in 935 as a result of a plot by his brother, Boleslav The Cruel. His martyrdom and elevation to sainthood led to him being posthumously declared King and named patron saint of Bohemia.


If good king wenceslas lived today what nationality would he be?

Czechoslovakian


In what century did Good King Wenceslas live?

He lived in the 10th century.


Was 'Good King Wenceslas' a real king?

Actually, he was not a king. He was the Duke of Bohemia who was murdered back in the 10th century.


From the Christmas carol Good King Wenceslas where was good King Wenceslas the king of?

Wenceslas was the Duke of Bohemia, born around 907 in the castle of Stochov near Prague. Having been brought up with a strong Christian faith by his grandmother St Ludmila, he was a man who believed in putting his Christian faith into action. His own mother, Drahomira, was allied with an anti-Christian group that murdered Wenceslas' grandmother, allowing Drahomira to become regent in Bohemia in 920 AD when Wenceslas's own father died. Drahomira was deposed, and Wenceslas became king of Bohemia, at the age of 18.


What does good King Wenceslas looked out on the Feast of Stephen mean?

It means that on the day after Christmas, Wenceslas look out from his castle and saw a poor man gathering firewood.


Where did King Wenceslas live?

he lived in bohemia


Where is King Wenceslas from?

He was from Bohemia.


How does good King Wenceslas like his pizza?

#Deep pan, crisp & even................#

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