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1003. King Henry subjugated Italy, Bohemia and Duke Boleslaw as well as all the people of the Slavs.1
1032. ... while the emperor was leading an army against Miesco, the king of those Slavs who are called Poles, ...2
1035. In Lent the burg of Werben was captured from the Liutizi and the garrison of Count Dedi was led away captive. … [The emperor] spent Pentecost at Bamberg, where he ordered his expedition against the Liutizi. … The emperor with a most strong army entered the region of the Liutizi; he laid waste to it far and wide with fires and plundering.3
1036. Expedition to the Liutizi. … The emperor, returning from Liutizia, impatient with autumn pressing, went with an army to Italy and celebrated Christmas in Verona.4
1039. King Henry undertook and expedition to Bohemia, but when Bretislav, the duke of that people, had sent him his son as a hostage and had promised--although it was a feigned promise--that he himself would come and perform what was commanded of him, he at once returned.
1040. In autumn the king declared a war in the Bohemian realm, where he returned having lost many of his force without the outcome of success.
1041. King Henry, having entered Bohemia a second time, accepted the surrender of its duke, named Bretislav, and made his land tributary to him.5
1045. The Slavs who are call the Liutizi were troubling the borders of Saxony; but when the king came there with a force of vassals, they surrendered and promised the customary tribute.6
1050. The emperor prepared an expedition against Casimir, duke of the Poles, who was planning a rebellion. He was, however, held back by a serious illness and received him when he requested peace and a treaty and departed.7