Surnames/tags: Valdemarsson Early_Scandinavia Denmark
The new bio below is an attempt to tie together information from historians, archeology and sagas/legends.
A.k.a. Valdemar II, a.k.a. Valdemar II, King of Denmark
Valdemar is his given name. He is son of Valdemar I the Great. His LNAB should be Valdemarsen or Valdemarsøn in modern day Danish; Valdemarsson is Swedish.
He is also know as:
"Sejr" isn't a nickname or middle name, but what is known as a byname. It would not have been used in Valdemars own time, it is a later addition to his name (probably in the 1500's).
Birth & Parents
Harald was son of Valdemar I "the Great," (1131–1182 ), the King of Denmark, and his wife, Sophia Vladimirovna ( 1140–1198 ) of Denmark.
Dagmar of Bohemia (1186–1212)
Berengaria of Portugal (1191–1221)
Knud Valdemarsen (1205–1260)
Valdemar III the Young (1209–1231)
Erik Plovpenning (1216–1259)
Abel of Denmark (1218–1252)
Christopher I (1219–1259)
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 12 May 2019), memorial page for Valdemar II “the Victorious” of Denmark (9 May 1170–29 Mar 1241), Find A Grave Memorial no. 96905003, citing Sankt Bendts Kirke, Ringsted, Ringsted Kommune, Sjælland, Denmark ; Maintained by Mad (contributor 47329061).
- ↑ https://da.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valdemar_Sejr Danish Wikipedia
- Loberg, Lars, Vice Consul of Norway. Norwegian Kings and Vikings: Do They Belong in Your Family Tree? Presented at the Scandinavian Genealogical Societies meetings February 27, 1991. Accessed May 12, 2019, by William Mortensen Vaughan
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