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  Valdemar II of Denmark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Valdemar II (1170–1241), called Valdemar the Conqueror or Valdemar the Victorious, was the King of Denmark from 1202 until 1241.
Denmark was at the height of its power but in 1223 Valdemar was captured by his vassal, the Count of Schwerin and was released in 1226 only at the condition of giving up most of his conquests in north Germany.
King Valdemar also had at least two bastard sons, Canute (Knud) whom he elevated as Duke of Reval (Estonia), Lolland, and Blekinge, born of a noblewoman Helena Guttormsdotter of Swedish birth and wife of an important Danish nobleman, and Nicolas (Niels) whom he elevated as Count of Halland.
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 VALDEMAR II. - LoveToKnow Article on VALDEMAR II.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Valdemar at once cultivated the friendship of the new emperor; and Frederick, by an imperial brief, issued in December 1214 and subsequently confirmed by Innocent III.
In 1210 Valdemar led a second expedition eastwards, this time directed against heathen Prussia and Samland, the chief result of which was the subjection of Mestwin, duke of Pomerania, the leading chieftain in those parts.
Valdemar cheerfully undertook a new crusade " for the honor of the Blessed Virgin and the remission of my own sins." In 1218 he set sail for Esthonia with one of the largest fleets ever seen in northern waters, including a Wendish contingent led by Prince Vitslav.
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 Valdemar I of Denmark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Valdemar I of Denmark (1131-1182), also known as Valdemar the Great, was King of Denmark from 1157 until 1182.
The pretenders to the throne were: Sweyn III Grathe, son of Eric II Emune; Canute (Knud V Magnussen), son of Prince Magnus who was son of King Niels; and Valdemar himself (he was holding Jutland, at least southern Jutland, as his possession).
Valdemar I died in 1182 and was succeeded by his first son Canute VI.
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 Valdemar II of Denmark
Valdemar II the Victorious (1170-1241) was the King of Denmark from 1202 until 1241.
He was the second son of King Valdemar I, in 1202 he succeeded his brother Canute VI[?] after serving him for many years.
Denmark was at the height of its power but in 1223 Valdemar was captured by his vassal, the Count of Schwerin and was released in 1226 only at the condition of giving up most of his conquests.
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 VALDEMAR II. OF DENMARK - LoveToKnow Article on VALDEMAR II. OF DENMARK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Very different was Valdemar's second conference with Barbarossa, on the banks of the Eider, in 1182, when the two monarchs met as equals in the presence of their respective armies, and a double marriage was arranged between two of Valdemar's daughters and two of the emperor's sons.
The only serious domestic trouble during Valdemar's reign was the rebellion of the Scanian provinces, which objected to the establishment of a strong monarchy inimical to local pretensions and disturbances, and especially to the heavy taxes and tithes necessary to support the new reign of law and order.
(R. VALDEMAR II., king of Denmark (1170-1241), was the second son of Valdemar I. and brother of Canute VI., whom he succeeded on the I2th of November 1202.
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 Encyclopedia: Christopher II of Denmark   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Christopher II (1276-1332) was King of Denmark between 1320-1326 and again, between 1329 until his death.
Valdemar III of Denmark (Waldemar III) (1314 - 1364) was a king of Denmark from 1326 to 1329 briefly when underage, as well as in 1325-26 and 1330-64 Dke 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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 Christian II of Denmark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Christian II (July 2, 1481 – January 25, 1559) was a Danish monarch and King of Denmark, Norway (1513 – 1523) and Sweden (1520 – 1521), under the Kalmar Union.
The Privy Council of Denmark and the Privy Council of Norway, or Rigsraad of Denmark and Norway, insisted in the Haandfæstning (i.e.
But king Christian II died peacefully just a few days later, and the new king, Frederick II, ordered that a royal funeral be held in memory of his unhappy kinsman, who lies buried in Odense next to his wife and his parents.
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 Denmark
She was the daughter of Frederick II of Denmark and Norway, and married James in 1589.
Christian III (1503-59), king of Denmark and Norway (1534-59), the son of Frederick I. Christian established Lutheranism as the state religion in all his dominions, defeating a strong Roman Catholic opposition and confiscating the lands and properties of the church.
Frederick II (of Denmark and Norway) (1534-88), king of Denmark and Norway (1559-88), son of Christian III.
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 Maximilian Genealogy Master Database 2000 - pafg1068 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Valdemar married Richza (Ingibiorg) of SAXONY on 1202.
Valdemar the younger VALDEMARSSON King of Denmark was born 1209 and died 28 Nov 1231.
Abel of Denmark VALDEMARSSON was born 1218 and died 29 Jun 1252.
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 Sweyn II of Denmark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Later on he allied with Harald Hardråde and made vain attempts on conquering Denmark but after the death of Magnus 1047 he was at last proclaimed a king.
Sweyn Estridsson fathered at least 19 children, probably more, and while none of them were born in wedlock, and none of their mothers are known, five of his numerous sons became kings after their father, beginning with Harald III Hen in 1076 and ending with King Niels, who was murdered in 1134.
His line of male descendants effectively died out in 1375 when King Valdemar IV died, and the new King had to be found among the sons of his female descendants.
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 Denmark
Denmark lies between 54° and 58° of latitude north and 8° and 15° of longitude east.
Denmark is bordered on the west by the North Sea and on the east by the Baltic Sea.
Denmark was probably inhabited as far back as the last interglacial period some 120,000 years ago, and possibly also in the warmer phases during the last ice age.
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 My Lines - Person Page 277
She married Valdemar II "the Victorious", King of Denmark, son of Valdemar I "the Great", King of Denmark and Sofia of Minsk, in 1214.
Valdemar II "the Victorious", King of Denmark was born in 1170 in Denmark.
She married Valdemar III, King of Denmark, son of Valdemar II "the Victorious", King of Denmark and Margaret of Bohemia, in 1229.
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 Maximilian Genealogy Master Database 2000 - pafg1589 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Oluf II of Denmark HAAKONSSON was born 1370.
Erik V Klipping of Denmark CHRISTOFSSON was born 1249 and died 22 Nov 1286.
Valdemar III of Denmark ERICSSON [Parents] was born 1314.
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 Europe's 13th-Century Progress by Sanderson Beck
When Dane king Valdemar II was captured by Heinrich of Schwerin after mistreating him in peace time, Valdemar gained his release in a treaty by paying a ransom and ceding territory from the Eider to Pomerania.
Valdemar II had his son Erik crowned in 1232 and gave his sons Abel and Christopher dukedoms.
Sverker II, son of the Goth Charles, was king of Sweden from 1196 to 1210 according to a compact made between the Swedes and the Goths.
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 Valdemar II of Denmark - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Valdemar II of Denmark - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
This encyclopedia, history, geography and biography article about Valdemar II of Denmark contains research on
Valdemar II of Denmark, 1170 births, 1241 deaths and Danish monarchs.
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 VALDEMAR II - Encyclopedia Britannica - VALDEMAR II - JCSM's Study Center
VALDEMAR II This article appears in Volume V27, Page 842 of the Encyclopedia Britannica.
VALDEMAR II., king of Denmark (1170-1241), was the second son of Valdemar I. and brother of Canute VI., whom he succeeded on the 12th of November 1202.
Valdemar cheerfully undertook a new crusade " for the honour of the Blessed Virgin and the remission of my own sins." In 1218 he set sail for Esthonia with one of the largest fleets ever seen in northern waters, including a Wendish contingent led by Prince Vitslay.
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 Danish history (the s.c.nordic FAQ)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
King Valdemar II Sejr conquers Holstein with the town of Hamburg,which soon enough is re-captured by a united German army.
King Christoffer II was forced to make major concessions to the nobles and clergy at the expense of royal power, which was also diminished by the influence of the German Hanseatic League.
Denmark adopts the "November Constitution" which aims to unite Slesvig (but not Holstein) with the Danish Kingdom and therefore is a violation of the peace treaty of 1851 in which Denmark had promised not to separate the two duchies.
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 Valdemar I of Denmark Biography
When Valdemar was sixteen years old King Erik III died and a civil war erupted.
Valdemar returned to Jutland were Sweyn quickly launched an invasion only to be defeated by Valdemar and killed in his flight.
He reorganized and rebuilt wartorn Denmark and at the instigation of Absalon declared war upon the Wends who inhabited Pomerania and the island of Rügen. In 1168 the Wendish capital of Arkona was taken and the Wends became Christians and subject to Danish suzeranity.
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 Paradox Interactive Forums - Royal Court of Denmark.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Christoffer II (king of Denmark 1320-1326 and again 1329-1332) waged during his reign a seris of expensive wars in Germania, mainly with the goal of protecting his newly aquired status as duke of Rostock.
As a result, the grandson of Valdemar, Oluf (son of Margrethe of Denmark and king Håkon VI of Norway) is elected king.
As a result of this, the ruling king of Denmark depends on a formalized bureaucracy, and his power over the realm is weakened by the institutions of Danehof, Kancelli and Rigsråd.
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 VALDEMAR II - Online Information article about VALDEMAR II
Denmark (1170-1241), was the second son of Valdemar I. and See also:
Valdemar at once cultivated the friendship of the new emperor; and Frederick, by an imperial brief, issued in See also:
Honorius III., formally renounced all the German lands north of the Elbe and Elde, as well as the Wendish lands on the Baltic, in favour of Valdemar.
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 Valdemar II of Denmark: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Valdemar II of Denmark   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Valdemar II of Denmark: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Valdemar II of Denmark
He spent the remainder of his life codifying the law which was completed shortly before his death.
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 SCHLESWIG (Dan. Slesvig) - Online Information article about SCHLESWIG (Dan. Slesvig)
of Denmark, the cession being confirmed by the emperor Frederick II.
Oliva, though it was not till after years of warfare that Denmark admitted the claim by the convention of Altona (30 June 1689).
Vienna, instead of settling the questions involved in the relations of the duchies of Denmark once for all,s sought to stereotype the old divisions in the interests of Germany.
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 Shree Raj Travels & Tours::. Denmark   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The flag of Denmark, the Dannebrog, may have been in continual use for longer than any other national flag.
According to legand, the white cross on a red field was given as a sign from Haven to the crusader King Valdemar II of Denmark before the Battle of Lyndaniz against the pagan Estonians, in 1219.
The distinctive off-centre cross, with the extended arm in the fly, was subsequently used as a model by the other Scandinavian countries, several of whom were ruled from Denmark for centuries.
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 Christopher II of Denmark - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Until 1329 Christopher lived in exile, but a growing chaos in the "magnates’s republic" of Denmark, and frictions between Gerhard and his cousin Count Johan of Plön, Christopher’s half-brother, gave him another chance.
At the peace he remained king, but a ruined and broken man; he died on Lolland the next year.
This encyclopedia, history, geography and biography article about Christopher II of Denmark contains research on
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 City of the Silent - Timeline of Death - The Middle Ages and the Renaissance
King Valdemar II of Denmark declares that "any silver or gold" found in a barrow belongs to the King.
Denmark's King Christian II has the body of Swedish patriot Sten Sture dug up and burned along with that of Sture's small child.
The bones of Thomas á Becket (d.1170) are exhumed and burned as punishment for high treason against the English king, Henry II.
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 thePeerage.com - Person Page 10547
She married Valdemar I 'the Great' Knutsson, King of Denmark, son of Knut Lavard Eriksson, Duke of South Jutland and Ingeborg of Novgorod, circa 1154.
Valdemar II 'the Victorious' Valdemarsson, King of Denmark+ b.
She was the daughter of Valdemar I 'the Great' Knutsson, King of Denmark and Sophie of Polotzk.
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 Valdemar - TheBestLinks.com - Sweden, Denmark, Valdemar II of Denmark, Valdemar I of Denmark, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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Several kings in Denmark and Sweden were named Valdemar:
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 Valdemar II --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The son and brother, respectively, of the Danish kings Valdemar I and Canute IV, Valdemar acted as the duke of Schleswig from 1188 and conquered…
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