Estrid Margarete (Svensdottir) Princess of Denmark

Estrid Margarete (Svensdottir) Princess of Denmark

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Estrid Svendsdatter (Estrid Margarete) Princess of Denmark formerly Svensdottir aka daughter Vladimir Volynsk
Born in Roskilde Cathederal,Roskilde,Denmark.map
Wife of — married [date unknown] in Betrothed but repudiated by Richard, not marriedmap
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died in Roskilde, Denmarkmap
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Relationships between historical figures could have been simplified or even fabricated in the text to give the impression that succession remained within the same family….Precise chronology is also difficult to assess from the Sagas….The conclusion must be that the tight family network described in the Sagas is unlikely to be correct and that the relationships shown below should be treated with considerable caution. http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/NORWEGIAN%20NOBILITY.htm

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Name

Estrid Svendsdatter /of DENMARK/

Source: #S994Note

Astrid Sveynsdottir1 F, #104806, b. circa 997 Last Edited=14 Jul 2005

Astrid Sveynsdottir was born circa 997. She was the daughter of Sveyn I 'Forkbeard' Haraldsson, King of Denmark and England and Sigrid 'the Haughty' (?).2,3 She married Richard II, 4th Duc de Normandie, son of Richard I, 3rd Duc de Normandie and Gunnor de Crêpon, between 1017 and 1027.1 She married Ulf Thorgilson, Earl in England, son of Thorgils 'Sprakalegg' Styrbjornson and Sigrid of Halland, circa 1018.3 She and Richard II, 4th Duc de Normandie were divorced before 1024.3 She was also known as Estrith.1 She was also known as Margaret.1

Children of Astrid Sveynsdottir and Ulf Thorgilson, Earl in England Beorn (?) , Earl of Danish Marcia3 d. 1049 Osbeorn (?)3 d. c 1086 Svend II Estrithson, King of Denmark+2 b. c 1019, d. 29 Apr 1076 Citations [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 26. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families. [S38] John Morby, Dynasties of the World: a chronological and genealogical handbook (Oxford, Oxfordshire, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1989), page 149. Hereinafter cited as Dynasties of the World. [S106] Royal Genealogies Website (ROYAL92.GED), online ftp://ftp.cac.psu.edu/genealogy/public_html/royal/index.html. Hereinafter cited as Royal Genealogies Website. http://www.thepeerage.com/p10481.htm#i104806 --- -Dotter, -Datter, -Dottir are all the same ending, meaning "daughter" in Scandinavia, and attached behind the father's first name. A woman kept her birth name all her life and did not take on her husband's last name as her own until about 100-200 years ago.

Birth

ABT 0999, Of, Denmark[1]

Death

09 MAY, : Burial: Cathedral Roskilde, Roskilde, Roskilde, Denmark[2]1057

Biography

ALTERNATE DATES: 990-1058

ESTRID [Margrete] Svendsdatter, daughter of SVEND I "Tveskæg/Forkbeard" King of Denmark & his wife his second wife Sigrid “Storråda/the Haughty” married Ulf Thrugilson Father: Ulf Thorgilssons of Denmark (988 - 1026) Signe Asbjørn Daughter (1050 - 1086)

Wikipedia: She was reportedly married briefly to an unnamed Russian Prince, who died following the Russian war after the death of grand prince Vladmir in 1015. After her brother's elevation to the throne of England, he made an agreement with Richard II of Normandy that Estrid was to marry Richard's son Robert. It is not known whether this marriage ever took place. Historiarum libri quinque reported that an unnamed sister of Cnut married Robert, but Adam of Bremen reports a marriage of Estrid (calling her Margaret) to Richard II, indicating that after he went to Jerusalem she married Ulf, yet although Richard never went to Jerusalem Robert did. Norman sources do not mention such a marriage for either duke, and historians have disagree whether it was a short-lived marriage, a betrothal, or a result of confusion.

Marriage and Children

Husband: Ulf Thorgilsson
Wife: Estrid Svendsdatte

Date: ABT 101

Child: Niels Estridsen
Child: Svend Ulfsson
Child: Githa Ulfsdatter
Child: Biorn (Bjorn) Ulfiusson
Child: Asbjorn Ulfsson
Child: Odo Ulfsdatter

Acknowledgements

  • WikiTree profile Denmark-150 created through the import of heinakuu2011-6.ged on Jul 5, 2011 by Johanna Amnelin.
  • This person was created through the import of McQuery Family Tree.ged on 20 May 2011.
  • Thanks to Gordon Stewart for starting this profile.
  • This person was created on 21 March 2011 through the import of Martin_O_Daniels_Lorentz_Toale.ged.
  • WikiTree profile Svendsdatter-23 created through the import of Steele Family Tree.ged on Jun 7, 2011 by Jeff Steele.
  • WikiTree profile Normandy-390 created through the import of heinakuu2011-6.ged on Jul 5, 2011 by Johanna Amnelin.
  • This person was created through the import of Campbell-Charsha Family Tree.ged on 28 February 2011. 2492]]
  • WikiTree profile UNKNOWN-83497 created through the import of heinakuu2011-6.ged on Jul 5, 2011 by Johanna Amnelin.
  • WikiTree profile Svendsdatter-24 created through the import of WILLIAMS 2011.GED on Jun 22, 2011 by Ted Williams.
  • This person was created through the import of McQuery Family Tree.ged on 20 May 2011.
  • WikiTree profile UNKNOWN-79684 created through the import of WILLIAMS 2011.GED on Jun 22, 2011 by Ted Williams.
  • WikiTree profile Svendsdatte-1 created through the import of FAMILY 6162011.GED on Jun 20, 2011 by Michael Stephenson.
  • WikiTree profile Svendsdatter Princess Of Denmark-1 created through the import of jefflorrie(1).ged on Sep 10, 2011 by Jeff Johnson.
  • WikiTree profile Svendsdatter-30 created through the import of YOUNG.ged on Jul 12, 2011 by Zak Young.
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  • WikiTree profile Svensdottir Princess Of Denmark-1 created through the import of Ancestor's that we lost, the Decendants they left behind_2011-08-28_01 (2).ged on Sep 12, 2011 by Willette Bryant.
  • WikiTree profile Normandy-310 created through the import of Lent_Vise_2011-05-11aa.ged on May 26, 2011 by Bryan Sypniewski.
  • This person was created through the import of Acrossthepond.ged on 21 February 2011.

Source

http://poulkryger.dk/slaegt..html Page: Ancestry Family Trees

http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=3668081&pid=1638145197
  • Source: S1 Author: Ancestry.com Title: Public Member Trees Publication: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006; Repository: #R1
Source: #S-2041639488
Page: Ancestry Family Trees
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Repository: #R-2041639490
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  • Source: S-2087525741 Repository: #R-2142232775 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Data: Text: http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=27418815&pid=2969
  • Repository: R-2142232775
  • Source: S2 Title: Pedigree Resource File CD 49 Abbreviation: Pedigree Resource File CD 49 Publication: (Salt Lake City, UT: Intellectual Reserve, Inc., 2002)
  • Source: S3 Title: Ancestral File (TM) Abbreviation: Ancestral File (TM) Author: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day SAINTS Publication: June 1998 (c), data as of 5 JAN 1998 Repository: #R1
  • Repository: R1 Name: Unknown
  • Source: S4 Title: hofundssonAnces.ged Abbreviation: hofundssonAnces.ged Repository: #R1
  • Source: S004386 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network. Note: #NS043861
  • Source: S004386 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. Note: #NS043861
Source: #S2295565934
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Footnotes

  1. Source: #S4
  2. Source: #S4
  3. Entered by Erik Ginnerskov, Saturday, December 21, 2013.

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Adam of Bremen reports a marriage of Estrid (calling her Margaret) to Richard II, indicating that after he went to Jerusalem she married Ulf, yet although Richard never went to Jerusalem Robert did.[9] Norman sources do not mention such a marriage for either duke, and historians disagree whether it was a short-lived marriage, a betrothal, or a result of confusion.


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