Biography of the knight Hans von Schweinichen

Hans von Schweinichen was anno 1552 Born at Castle Grodziec and he comes from a branch of the Silesian knightly Schweinitz.

He began his career as a private tutor and at Marshal Friedrich IV. and at Duke Joachim Friedrich von Brieg. At the age he separated from Good Mertschiitz, settled in Legnica and bought a house there.


Des Schlesischen Ritters Hans von Schweinichen eigene Lebensbeschreibung / Neu herausgegeben von Ernst von Wolzogen, Verlag F. Fountains & Co, 1908, of the Russian State Library provided.

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