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norwegianne 08-25-2006 01:04 PM

Erik III Lam and Luitgard of Salzwedel
 
Name: Erik Lam

English Name:

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

Notes:
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.


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