Bretislav I Duke of Bohemia
- Born: 1003-1005, Bohemia
- Marriage: Judith von Schweinfurt about 1021 1018
- Died: 10 Jan 1055, Bohemia at age 52 1018
Noted events in his life were:
• Web Reference: Charles Cawley's Medieval Lands, Bretislav . 1018
Bretislav of Bohemia, the illegitimate son of Oldrich and his mistress Bozen, succeeded as Duke of the Bohemians in 1034. He married, sometime after 1021, Judith von Schweinfurt, daughter of Heinrich von Schweinfurt, Margraf auf dem Nordgau and his wife Gerberga von Gleisberg.
The Chronica Boemorum names "Braziclau" as son of "Oudalricus" and his mistress Bozena [Cosmæ Pragensis Chronica Boemorum I.34, MGH SS IX, p. 56].
The Cronica Principum Regni Boemiæ records the death in 1055 of "Bretislaus…filius Odalrici" [Cronica Principum Regni Boemiæ, Scriptores Rerum Bohemicarum, Tomus II, p. 428].
Bretislav married Judith von Schweinfurt, daughter of Heinrich von Schweinfurt Markgraf auf dem bayerischen Nordga and Gerberga von Gleisberg, about 1021.1018 (Judith von Schweinfurt died on 2 Aug 1058 and was buried 1061 or later in St. Veit, Prague 1019.)