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  Margaret I of Denmark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Margaret I Queen of Denmark and Norway, Regent of Sweden (1353 October 28, 1412) was born in Vordingborg Castle, the daughter of Valdemar IV of Denmark and Helvig of Sonderjylland.
Margaret revolted at the clauses which insisted that each country should retain exclusive possession of its own laws and customs and be administered by its own dignitaries, as tending in her opinion to prevent the complete amalgamation of Scandinavia.
The tomb of Margaret I in Roskilde Cathedral.
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 Margrethe II of Denmark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Princess Margrethe (pronounced Margretta) was born at Amalienborg Palace, Copenhagen, to the crown prince Frederik and Princess Ingrid of Sweden.
At the time of her birth, only males could ascend to the throne of Denmark, due to the changes in succession laws enacted in the 1850's when the Glucksburg branch was chosen to succeed.
The Prime Minister of Denmark and the Danish Minister of Foreign Affairs report regularly to the Queen to notify and advise her on the latest political developments.
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 MARGARET, QUEEN OF DENMARK, NORWAY, & SWEDEN - LoveToKnow Article on MARGARET, QUEEN OF DENMARK, NORWAY, & SWEDEN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
MARGARET (1489-1541), queen of Scotland, eldest daughter of Henry VII., king of England, by his wife Elizabeth, daughter of Edward IV., was born at Westminster on the zgth of November 1489.
Margaret returned to Edin->urgh, and being no longer responsible for the custody of the ting she fled to England in September, where a month later she bore to Angus a daughter, Margaret, who afterwards became countess of Lennox, mother of Lord Darnley and grandmother of James I. of England.
Margaret and her new husband, who was created Lord Methven, now became for a time the ruling influence in the counsels of James V. But when her desire to arrange a meeting between James and Henry VIII.
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 Denmark - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Denmark
Vikings from Denmark also raided extensively in northern and western France, until in 911 they were ceded Normandy (‘land of the Norse’) by the French king; the Normans, as the Vikings who settled in France became known, were to play an important role in the history of Western Europe over the next few centuries.
During the 16th century Denmark was one of the great powers of Europe, the reign of Frederick II (1559–88) and the early part of the reign of Christian IV (1588–1648) being the period of the country's greatest strength, although in 1563–70 there was a disastrous attempt to regain Sweden.
Denmark wished to remain neutral, and if this was not possible was resolved to attack even France; but a British fleet was dispatched in 1807 to take possession of the Danish fleet, and at the same time to offer Denmark very generous terms.
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 Kalmar Union - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
King Albert, born in Germany, was disliked by the Swedish nobility and their rebellion had received help from the Danes, who intended the union to serve as a check on the growing power of the German Hanseatic League.
Queen Margaret, who was a daughter of the late Danish king Valdemar Atterdag and wife of the late Norwegian king Haakon VI, maneuvered to have her grandnephew Eric of Pomerania recognized as heir to the Norwegian throne, and then elected king over the two other countries.
Margaret promised to protect the political influence and privileges of the nobility under the union, but Eric wanted to strengthen the monarchy.
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 Margaret I of Denmark   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Stockholm then almost entirely a German city held out; fear of Margaret induced both Mecklenburg princes and the Wendish towns to to its assistance; and the Baltic and North Sea speedily swarmed with the privateers the Viktualien brodre or Vitalianer so called their professed object was to revictual Stockholm.
It had been understood that Margaret should the first convenient opportunity provide the three with a king who was to be nearest kinsman and in 1389 she proclaimed infant cousin Eric of Pomerania king of Norway.
Margaret's foreign policy was sagaciously circumspect in contrast with the venturesomeness of her father's.
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 Margaret I of Denmark   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Margaret I Queen of Denmark and Norway, Regent of Sweden (1353 - October 28, 1412) was born in Vordingborg Castle, the daughter of Valdemar IV of Denmark.
By this compact, moreover, the chronically rebellious Jutish nobility lost the support they had hitherto always found in Schleswig-Holstein, and Margaret, free from all fear of domestic sedition, could now give her undivided attention to Sweden, where the mutinous nobles were already in arms against their unpopular king, Albrecht of Mecklenburg.
Stockholm then almost entirely a German city, still held out; fear of Margaret induced both the Mecklenburg princes and the Wendish towns to hasten to its assistance; and the Baltic and the North Sea speedily swarmed with the privateers of the Viktualien brodre or Vitalianer, so called because their professed object was to revictual Stockholm.
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 Margaret I of Denmark   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
It had been understood that Margaret should, at the first convenient opportunity, provide the three kingdoms with a king whowas to be her nearest kinsman, and in 1389 she proclaimed her infant cousin, Eric of Pomerania, king of Norway.
Margaret revolted at the clauses whichinsisted that each country should retain exclusive possession of its own laws and customs and be administered by its owndignitaries, as tending in her opinion to prevent the complete amalgamation of Scandinavia.
So long as the union was insecure, Margaret had tolerated the presence near the throne of "good men" from all three realms(the Rigsraad, or council of state, as these councillors now began to be called); but their influence was always insignificant.In every direction the royal authority remained supreme.
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 Denmark   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Kingdom of Denmark is the smallest Nordic country, situated in Scandinavia, in northern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, on a peninsula and a number of islands north of Germany, southwest of Sweden and south of Norway.
After the Second War of Schleswig in 1864 Denmark was forced to cede Schleswig-Holstein to Prussia, in a defeat that left deep marks in the Danish national identity.
Denmark consists of the Jutland peninsula (Jylland) and 405 named islands, of which 82 are inhabited, the most important are Funen (Fyn) and Zealand (Sjælland).
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 Medieval Net. Welcome to the Medieval Network. Famous People in Medieval History: Queen Margaret. Famous People, ...
Margaret succeeded in uniting the Scandinavian kingdoms of Denmark, Norway and Sweden which was an accomplishment in the history of these three countries.
Margaret was the descendent of Canute, the first Danish king of England and the daughter of King Valdemar IV.
Margaret was moved to consolidate her power and centralize her authority in a commanding but diplomatic way.
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 Encyclopedia: Margaret I of Denmark   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Margaret I Queen of Denmark and Norway, Regent of Sweden (1353 –; October 28, 1412) was born in Vordingborg Castle, the daughter of Valdemar IV of Denmark and Helvig of Sonderjylland.
Eric of Pomerania, Erik af Pommern (Danish title), Erik av Pommern (Erik III) (Norwegian title) or Erik av Pommern (Eric XIII) (Swedish title), was adopted by Margaret I of Denmark and became king of Norway (1389 – 1442), of Denmark (1412 – 1439), and of Sweden and the Kalmar Union (1396 – 1439).
Roskilde (population 52,572) is an ancient city in Denmark, situated in the island of Zealand, 30 km west of Copenhagen.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Margaret-I-of-Denmark   (2159 words)

  
 Denmark Travel
Denmark is a land of small green farms, blue lakes, and white coastal beaches.
Denmark sided with France in the Napoleonic Wars of that period and was defeated by Sweden in 1813.
Prussia and its ally, Austria, invaded Denmark in 1864.
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 Margaret I. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
1353–1412, queen of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden, daughter of Waldemar IV of Denmark.
At the death (1375) of her father, her son Olaf became king of Denmark under the regency of his parents.
However, Margaret succeeded in persuading the Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish diets to accept her grandnephew, Eric of Pomerania, as king.
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 Margaret I of Denmark -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Margaret I Queen of Denmark and Norway, Regent of Sweden (1353 – October 28, 1412) was born in (Click link for more info and facts about Vordingborg Castle) Vordingborg Castle, the daughter of (Click link for more info and facts about Valdemar IV of Denmark) Valdemar IV of Denmark and Helvig of Sonderjylland.
Margaret revolted at the clauses which insisted that each country should retain exclusive possession of its own laws and customs and be administered by its own dignitaries, as tending in her opinion to prevent the complete amalgamation of (A group of culturally related countries in northern Europe; Finland and Iceland are sometimes considered Scandinavian) Scandinavia.
Margaret died suddenly on board her ship in (Click link for more info and facts about Flensburg) Flensburg harbour on October 28, 1412.
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 Ancestors and Family of Margaret Valdemarsdottir of Denmark   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Margaret secured and extended her sovereignty: in 1385 she won back the economically important strongholds on the west coast of Scandia from the Hanseatic League, and for a time she was also able to safeguard Denmark's southern borders by agreement with the counts of Holstein.
Margaret and Olaf, who came of age in 1385, were on the point of making war on Albert to enforce their claims to the Swedish throne when Olaf died unexpectedly in 1387.
Margaret married Håkon VI Magnusson of Norway, son of Magnus VII of Norway Eriksson and Blanka of Namur, on 9 Apr 1363.
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 Medieval Scandinavian Kingdoms (A
Denmark was founded by Gorm the Old, and Norway by Harald Fairhair, about A. 875 while Sweden was founded by the royal race of the Ynglingar about A. Political History of Denmark.
She caused the immense rampart of the Dannevirke to be erected across the peninsula of Denmark at the southern end of Schleswig.
In 1241 he gave Denmark her first uniform code of laws, a code which remained in force for almost four and a half centuries, and was not wholly abolished even then.
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 Ancestors and Family of Håkon VI Magnusson of Norway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Haakon was deeply embroiled throughout his reign in political conflicts with Sweden, Denmark, and the cities of the north German trading confederation, the Hanseatic League.
Håkon married Margaret Valdemarsdottir of Denmark, daughter of Valdemar IV Atterdag and Heilwig Ericsdottir, on 9 Apr 1363.
(Margaret Valdemarsdottir of Denmark was born in 1353 in Søborg, Denmark and died on 28 Oct 1412 in Flensberg.)
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Sometimes she is delineated as coming from the dragon's mouth, for the legend says that the monster swallowed her, but on making the sign of the cross he suffered her to quit his maw.
Olybius, Governor of Antioch, captivated by the beauty of St. Margaret, wanted to marry her, and, as she rejected him with scorn, threw her into a dungeon, where the devil came to her in the form of a dragon.
Margaret is the patron saint of the ancient borough of Lynn Regis, and on the corporation seal she is represented as standing on a dragon and wounding it with the cross.
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 Margaret I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Margaret I (1353-1412), queen of Denmark and Norway (1387-97) and of Sweden (1389-97), and founder of the Kalmar Union.
She was born in Søborg, Denmark, the youngest issue of King Waldemar IV Atterdag, and as a child she was married (1363) to King Håkon VI of Norway.
Margaret faced opposition abroad from King Albert of Sweden and the count of Holstein, as well as from the encroaching Hanseatic cities.
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 Margaret Hartsyde: Thief of the Jewels of Queen Anne of Denmark
Margaret Hartsyde, who had been in the royal household, was tried at Edinburgh in May 1608, for stealing a pearl belonging to queen Anne of Denmark.
The item in reference to Margaret Hartsyde is remarkable, because it appeared that this female, who had been in the royal household, was tried at Edinburgh on May 31st, 1608, for stealing a pearl worth 110 pound sterling, belonging to the queen (Anne of Denmark).
After the death of Queen Anne of Denmark, consort of James I, her effects were brought from Somerset House, and the king examined them.
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 Kalmar Union --  Encyclopædia Britannica
When Margaret I became ruler of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden (1387–88), it was understood that she should, at the first convenient opportunity, provide the three kingdoms with a king who was to be her nearest kinsman; and in 1389 she proclaimed…
With the accession of Margaret I of Denmark to power in 1387, the foundation was laid for political union with Denmark.
After Margaret's victory over Albert and his allies, the national council announced its willingness to return those royal estates that had been given to its members during Albert's reign, and Margaret succeeded in carrying out the recall of this property.
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 Margaret I of Denmark - Term Explanation on IndexSuche.Com
Queen of Denmark and Norway, Regent of Sweden (1353 - October_28, 1412) was born in Vordingborg_Castle, the daughter of Valdemar IV of Denmark.
It had been understood that Margaret should, at the first convenient opportunity, provide the three kingdoms with a king who was to be her nearest kinsman, and in 1389 she proclaimed her infant cousin, Eric_of_Pomerania, king of Norway.
To weld the united kingdoms still more closely together, Margaret summoned a congress of the three Privy_Councils to Kalmar in June 1397; and on Trinity_Sunday, on June_17, Eric was solemnly crowned king of Denmark, Norway and Sweden.
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 Denmark
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 Detailed Country Profile: Denmark   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Denmark is a country in Northern Europe and member of the European Union.
Membership of the EU is an important political issue in Denmark.
Once the seat of Viking raiders and later a major north European power, Denmark has evolved into a modern, prosperous nation that is participating in the general political and economic integration of Europe.
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This froze the very good relation which had existed between the British and the Belgian sovereigns and this was confirmed when in the summer of 1959 the British Royal Family refused the invitation to attend the wedding of the Prince of Liège and Donna Paola Ruffo di Calabria.
Certainly the guest who got most attention in Brussels, Princess Margaret was received by the Prince and Princess of Liège and dazzled everyone in the galas before the wedding and in the wedding itself.
The Spanish Royal Family, whose relation with the family of Doña Fabiola had always been extremely close, was also represented at the highest level by HRH the Count of Barcelona, Head of the Royal House, and HRH the Countess of Barcelona, born Princess of Borbón-Two Sicilies.
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