Episode 9: The Many Problems of Mieszko II

After a bit of a hiatus, we are back and diving right into some thorny topics. The Holy Roman Empire, the status of the Polish Kingdom, and a little lesson about how even if you share the name of a great ancestor like Mieszko II did, it doesn't mean you're going to share in their success.

For those of you who are curious, one of the ways we know about Conrad II's titles is that he had them emblazoned onto his crown. Which crown is that? Well, it's this one:

Crown of Holy Roman Emperor