Their family coat of arms became the coat of arms of Denmark and therefore influenced the coat of arms of Tallinn and the coat of arms of Estonia. The Royal Court of Denmark does not differentiate between different royal houses among the early Danish kings, but uses the term "the descent of Gorm the Old" about all the pre- Oldenburg monarchs.
During the disastrous reign of Christopher II (1319–1332), most of the country was seized by the provincial counts (except Skåne, which was taken over by Sweden) after numerous peasant revolts and conflicts with the Church. For eight years after Christopher's death, Denmark had no king, and was instead controlled by the counts.
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Until around 1960 Denmark also had a large coat of arms. Both were used by the government. In 1959, the large coat of arms changed status and became the royal coat of arms - that is a coat of arms for the king and the royal family. The large coat of arms is inspired by one which was designed in 1819 and adopted by king Frederik VI.
May 21, 2012 - Valdemar III of Denmark (1314 - 1364). King of Denmark from 1326 to 1329, when he abdicated. After Christopher II was overthrown Valdemar was chosen to be the new king. Following numerous rebellions he abdicated in 1329 and Christopher II returned to power. He later married Richardis of Schwerin and had two sons.
# Eric of Pomerania, son of Wartislaw VII, was King of Norway (1389–1442), elected King of Denmark (1396–1439), and of Sweden (1396–1439). He was the first king of the Nordic Kalmar Union. # Euphemia of Pomerania, daughter of Bogislaw IV, married Christopher II of Denmark and became queen of Denmark.
Margrethe II with Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva during the latter's visit to Denmark, 12 September 2007. Honours [ edit ] She is the 1,188th knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece in Spain, and only the 7th Lady of the Order of the Garter since 1901, when Edward VII appointed his consort a member.
In Denmark, we consider them to be Glücksburgers, and Crown Prince Frederik has not indicated any desire to change neither the dynasty's name nor the coat of arms when he becomes king. However, his younger brother Prince Joachim officially uses a variation of the royal coat-of-arms.