Erik III Lam and Luitgard of Salzwedel
Name: Erik Lam
Birth: ca. 1120
Child of: Ragnhild of Denmark (daughter of Erik Ejegod) and Håkon Sunnivason
Reign: 1137 - 1146.
Marriage: Luitgard of Salzwedel
Children: Out of marriage: Magnus Eriksen
Death: 27. august 1146
Throne passed to: Svend 3. Grathe, Knud 5. & Valdemar 1. den Store
The lam is because of his nature, and not because he was lame.
Abdicated shortly before his death, to enter a monestary. The only Danish King to have abdicated.