coat of arms of the Kosace family
were many important medieval families and they ruled
Serbia for almost four centuries. Dukes and princes
were subdued to the Royal family of Nemanjics but
after the death of the last Emperor Uros IV the rest
of the nobility split the state in their personal,
small dominions fighting for the crown. Conflicts and
internal struggles were ruining medieval Serbia while
the Turkish forces were planning their invasion to the
very last effort to unite the Serbian noblemen took
place in 1389 AD when prince Lazar tried to stop the
Turk conquerors. Serbian nobility stood side by side
during the crucial battle of Kosovo on June 28, 1389.
Prince Lazar was captured in the battle and beheaded,
shortly after the assassination of the Turkish sultan
Murat. Nevertheless, the Turks did not conquer Serbia
after this battle, they succeeded in their intention
70 years after that and controlled Serbia for five
centuries, until 1804.
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