Forget the ‘Good King’ festive song — he was a Bavarian Duke. But a good one nonetheless.
The sort of Christianity he helped to promote was full of reforms for banning torture and the destruction of gallows.
Sadly he had an evil brother named Boleslas who, under the pretext of a ‘Do come and visit, we would love to see you’ invitation, had him clubbed to death on his arrival. His family had a lot of that sort of thing. See St. Ludmila.
St. Wenceslaus Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Birth and Death Dates: ???-938
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
Role: Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 130
Cite this article
Here's the info you need to cite this page. Just copy the text in the box below.
Article last revised on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.