(Pomuk; Welflin, or Wölflin; ca. 1340ca. 1393). B. Nepomuk (or Pomuk), Boh.; martyr; patron saint of Boh.; vicar-gen. Prague; opposed attempts of Wenceslaus IV (Wenzel ; king of Ger. and Holy Rom. emp. 13781400; king of Boh. as Wenceslaus IV 13781419) to suppress an abbey and create a see for a favorite; drowned in Moldau.
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