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Wilhelmina of Bohemia
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(of Milan; died 1278/1281, Milan). The only source for her life is the record of the trial of Wilhelmina and her followers conducted posthumously in 1300 by the Inquisition; it indicates that she was from Bohemia and was of noble birth. We know nothing of her life before her arrival in Milan between 1260 and 1270, but she is said to have had a son. In that period, numerous religious dissidents were living in Milan, which was shaken not only by conflicts with other cities of northern Italy and internal partisan …

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Köpf, Ulrich, “Wilhelmina of Bohemia”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 03 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_224269>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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