Jerzy Mniszech
Jerzy Mniszech
Noble Family
The szlachta was a legally privileged noble class with origins in the Kingdom of Poland. It gained considerable institutional privileges during the 1333-1370 reign of Casimir the Great. In 1413, following a series of tentative personal unions between the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and the Kingdom of...

Coat of Arms
Polish heraldry
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Mniszech or Konczyc or Poraj1
Parents Mikołaj z Wielkich Kuńczyc
Wracimowa Mniszech
Consorts Jadwiga Tarło
Children Urszula Mniszech
Marina Mniszech
Marina Mniszech
Marina Mniszech Marina Mniszech Marina Mniszech (Polish: Maryna Mniszchówna or Maryna Mniszech; Russian: Марина Мнишек (Marina Mnishek); also known as "Marinka the witch" in Russian folklore; c...

Eufrozyna Mniszech
Mikołaj Mniszech
Stanisław Bonifacy Mniszech
Stefan Jan Mniszech
Franciszek Bernard Mniszech
Date of Birth Abt. 1548
Place of Birth ?
Date of Death May 16, 1613
Place of Death ?

Jerzy Mniszech (c. 1548 – 1613) was a nobleman (szlachcic) in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth
Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth
The Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth was a dualistic state of Poland and Lithuania ruled by a common monarch. It was the largest and one of the most populous countries of 16th- and 17th‑century Europe with some and a multi-ethnic population of 11 million at its peak in the early 17th century...

. Member of the Mniszchowie family. Krajczy koronny in 1574, castellan
A castellan was the governor or captain of a castle. The word stems from the Latin Castellanus, derived from castellum "castle". Also known as a constable.-Duties:...

 of Radom
Radom is a city in central Poland with 223,397 inhabitants . It is located on the Mleczna River in the Masovian Voivodeship , having previously been the capital of Radom Voivodeship ; 100 km south of Poland's capital, Warsaw.It is home to the biennial Radom Air Show, the largest and...

 in 1583, voivode of Sandomierz Voivodship in 1590, żupnik ruski, starost of Lwów in 1593, starost of Sambor
Sambor - is a Slavic name, consists of words: "sam" - alone, and "bor" - war, fight, warrior, and may refer to:-People:* Sambor, a prince of Rugia * Sambor I, Duke of Pomerania * Sambor II, Duke of Pomerania -Places:...

, Sokal
Sokal is a town located on the banks of the Bug River in the Lviv Oblast of western Ukraine. Serving as the administrative center of the Sokal Raion , the city itself also ranks as a separate raion within the oblast.- History :...

, Sanock, Rohatyn
Rohatyn is a city located on the Hnyla Lypa River in the Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, in western Ukraine. It is the administrative center of the Rohatyn Raion .The current estimated population is around 8,800 .-History:...


Father of Marina Mniszech
Marina Mniszech
Marina Mniszech Marina Mniszech Marina Mniszech (Polish: Maryna Mniszchówna or Maryna Mniszech; Russian: Марина Мнишек (Marina Mnishek); also known as "Marinka the witch" in Russian folklore; c...

 (c. 1588—1614). Dealt with providing courtisans for the courts of some Commonwealth magnate
Magnate, from the Late Latin magnas, a great man, itself from Latin magnus 'great', designates a noble or other man in a high social position, by birth, wealth or other qualities...

s. He is known for meddling in the Muscovy Times of Troubles, as he wed his daughter Marina to the False Dmitri I and later convinced her to marry the False Dmitri II.

He had several other children. His daughter Urszula Mniszech, born in 1603, married prince Konstanty Wisniowiecki
Konstanty Wisniowiecki
Prince Konstanty Wiśniowiecki , Wojewoda Belski 1636, Wojewoda Ruski 1638, and Starosta Czerkaski i Kamionecki was a wealthy, powerful and influential magnate, experienced in both politics and warfare....

, voivode of Russia (1564-1641). Anna Mniszech married Piotr Szyszkowski, castellan of Wojno. Eufrozyna Mniszech married Hermolaus Jordan. Mikołaj Mniszech (1587-1613) became starosta łukowski and Stanisław Bonifacy Mniszech (?-1644) became starosta lwowski 1613, samborski, gliniański; married (1602/1603) Zofia ks. Hołowczyńska. Stefan Jan Mniszech became starost of Sanok. Franciszek Bernard Mniszech became castellan sądecki in 1638, starost sanocki i szczyrzycki, married Barbara ze Żmigrodu
Nowy Zmigród
Nowy Żmigród, until 1946 Żmigród , is a village and rural municipality in Jasło County, Subcarpathian Voivodeship, Poland, WNW of Dukla and south of Jasło....


Jerzy Mniszech is one of the personas on the famous painting by Jan Matejko
Jan Matejko
Jan Matejko was a Polish painter known for paintings of notable historical Polish political and military events. His most famous works include oil on canvas paintings like Battle of Grunwald, paintings of numerous other battles and court scenes, and a gallery of Polish kings...

: the sermons of Piotr Skarga
Piotr Skarga
Piotr Skarga was a Polish Jesuit, preacher, hagiographer, polemicist, and leading figure of the Counter-reformation in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. He was called the "Polish Bossuet" due to his oratorical abilities.He was born February 2, 1536 in Grójec, to a family of lesser landless gentry...


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