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Kristin Håkonsdatter (1234 - 1262)

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Princess Kristin (Kristina) Håkonsdatter aka Haakonsdatter
Born in Norwaymap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Bergen, Hordaland, Norwaymap
[children unknown]
Died in Seville, Andalusia, Spainmap
Profile last modified | Created 17 Feb 2016
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Categories: Spanish Nobility | Norwegian Nobility.


Kristina Håkonsdatter, Norwegian princess, daughter of Haakon IV Håkonsson. Was in 1258 married the Spanish prince Don Filipus of Castile, but died after only four years in Spain. Kristina is buried in a large sarcophagus in the Spanish kings mausoleum Covarrubias near Burgos, where her skeleton was identified by Spanish researchers in 1960, and a memorial plaque set up in 1967.


  • NFH , part 4, vol. 1, 1858
  • M. Grønvold: Behind the wild Pyrenees , 1936
  • Sturla Þórðarson: Soga about Hakon Håkonsson , oms. of Cr. Audna, 1963
  • E. Jenssen: Princess Kristina. Myth and Reality. An attempt at a historical study , *Tonsberg 1980; nettutg .: Vestfold University College, Tønsberg 2001
  • A. Dybdahl: Kristina Håkonsdatter - an exotic destiny in Track No.. 2/1999


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