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norwegianne 08-25-2006 12:38 PM

Valdemar I den Store & Sophie of Novogrod
 
Name: Valdemar

English Name: Valdemar the Great

Birth: 1131

Child of: Knud Lavard & Ingeborg (daughter of Mstislav of Russia & Christine of Sweden)

Reign: 1157 -1182

Marriage: 1157 to Sophie of Novgorod

Children: Knud 6., Valdemar Sejr, 6 daughters (among them Ingeborg/Isambour married to French king Philippe II Augustus and Richiza married to Swedish king Erik Knutsson)

Death: 1182

Throne passed to: Knud 6.

norwegianne 10-29-2006 03:53 PM

Name: Sophie of Minsk/Novgorod

Birth: 1141

Child of:Volodar/Vladimir of Minsk/Novgorod and Richiza of Poland

Marriage: 1157 to Valdemar den Store. After his death, her oldest son had her married to Ludvig of Thüringen, but because of political problems between her son and the German-Roman emperor, she was rejected by her husband and sent back to Denmark.

Children: Knud 6., Valdemar Sejr, 6 daughters (among them Ingeborg/Isambour married to French king Philippe II Augustus and Richiza married to Swedish king Erik Knutsson)

Death: 1198

Notes:

betina 12-21-2006 11:52 AM

Actually there is a julekalender(christmas show) in Denmark about a little girl who is finding letters from Valdemars daughter Margrete in some ruins.
Its very exiting. There is a link here but its in danish. Its called "Absalons hemmelighed" (the secret of Absalon(supposed founder of Copenhagen))

http://www.dr.dk/absalon/


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