Valdemar II the Victorious, Queen Dagmar and Queen Berengária
Name: Valdemar II Sejr
English Name: Valdemar II the Victorious
Birth: May 9, 1170
Child of: Valdemar I and Sophia of Polotsk (Minsk)
Marriage: 1. Margarethe of Bohemia (Also known as Dagmar) 2. Berengária of Portugal
Children: 1st marriage: Valdemar. 2nd: Eric IV, Abel, Christopher I, and Sophie. As well as some illegitimate children.
Death: March 28, 1241
Throne passed to: Erik IV Plovpenning
According to legend, the Danish flag, Dannebrog, first fell from the sky after the battle of Lyndaisse in Estonia. The flag has been in use since. June 15 has officially been called Valdemarsdag (Valdemar's day)
Name: Dagmar/ Margrethe of Bohemia
Original name Markéta Přemyslovna
Born: Around 1186 in Prague.
Child of: Premysl Ottokar I King of Bohemia and Edel of Meissen.
Died: 24. May 1212
Is one of the most legendary Danish royal consorts. Known as Dagmar Dánská in Czech.
Name: Berengária of Portugal
Child of: King Sancho I of Portugal and Dulce Berenguer
The escape of King Valdemar II
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