Valdemar IV , Duke of Schleswig. b. app. 1265 d. 1312
Biography Accession to the throne. He was the youngest son of King Christopher II of Denmark and Euphemia of Pomerania.He spent most of his childhood and youth in exile at the court of Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor in Bavaria, after the defeats of his father and the death and imprisonment, respectively, of his two older brothers, Eric and Otto, at the hand of the Holsteiners.
Valdemar was the son of Canute Lavard, Duke of Schleswig, the chivalrous and popular eldest son of King Eric I of Denmark. Valdemar's father was murdered by King Magnus I of Sweden days before the birth of Valdemar; his mother, Ingeborg of Kiev , daughter of Grand Prince Mstislav I of Kiev and Christina Ingesdotter of Sweden , named him after her grandfather, Grand Prince Vladimir Monomakh of Kiev.
Valdemar IV "Atterdag" (c. 1320 – 24 October 1375), King of Denmark from 1340, married Helvig, a daughter of Eric II, Duke of Schleswig (see above) Christopher (d. 11 June 1363), Duke of Lolland from 1359
Parents: King Valdemar IV of Denmark and Helvig of Schleswig; Married: King Haakon VI of Norway in 1363; Died: October 28, 1412, aged 59, aboard a ship in the harbor of Flensburg, Schleswig, Denmark, now in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany; Buried: Roskilde Cathedral in Roskilde, Denmark; Wikipedia: Queen Margrethe I of Denmark
In the case of Denmark, the coat of arms of the House of Estridsen with the extinction of the dynasty became the "coat of arms of Denmark". Olaf II of Denmark (and IV of Norway) succeeded his maternal grandfather Valdemar IV in 1376. He was the first king to rule Norway and Denmark in personal union.
Christian IV (12 April 1577 – 28 February 1648) was King of Denmark and Norway and Duke of Holstein and Schleswig from 1588 to 1648. His 59-year reign is the longest of Danish monarchs, and of Scandinavian monarchies.
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