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norwegianne 08-25-2006 01:29 PM

Christoffer I and Margrethe Samberia
Name: Christoffer I

Birth: 1219

Child of:Valdemar II Sejr, and Berengaria of Portugal

Reign: 1252–59

Marriage: Margrete Sambiria

Children: Erik Klipping, Valdemar, Niels, Mechtild, Margrete

Death: 29. May 1259

Throne passed to: Erik Klipping

Worked at getting his older brother, Erik Plovpenning, declared a saint, thus proving his other brother Abel killed him, to prevent his nephew Valdemar, son of Abel, to inherit the throne.

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