Cecília Rozgonyi (1398–1434) was the daughter of Péter Szentgyörgyi, an influential Hungarian nobleman. She married another member of the kingdom's elite, István Rozgonyi, and had three sons with him: János, István, and Imre.
Cecília Rozgonyi proved to be a remarkable woman for her time,[according to whom?] as she fought against the Ottoman Empire under King Sigismund of Hungary at Golubac fortress in 1428, commanding her own ship. When the army was retreating Sigismund was attacked and Cecilia intervened, saving the life of the Hungarian king.
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- Marek, Miroslav. "Szentgyörgyi és Bazini (Grafen von Sankt-Georgen und Poesing)". Genealogy.EU. http://genealogy.euweb.cz/hung/stgeorg2.html. [better source needed]
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