Sophie of Polotzk

F, #105461, b. circa 1140, d. 1198
Last Edited=30 May 2014
     Sophie of Polotzk was born circa 1140.1 She was the daughter of Vladimir Rurik, Duke of Novgorod and Richza of Poland.1 She married Valdemar I 'the Great' Knutsson, King of Denmark, son of Knut Lavard Eriksson, Duke of South Jutland and Ingeborg of Novgorod, circa 1154.1 She died in 1198.1
     She was also known as Sophia of Minsk.

Citations

  1. [S16] Jirí Louda and Michael MacLagan, Lines of Succession: Heraldry of the Royal Families of Europe, 2nd edition (London, U.K.: Little, Brown and Company, 1999), table 16. Hereinafter cited as Lines of Succession.

Premysl Ottokar I, King of Bohemia1

M, #105462, b. circa 1155, d. 15 December 1230
Last Edited=8 Jul 2005
     Premysl Ottokar I, King of Bohemia was born circa 1155.2 He was the son of Vladislav I, King of Bohemia and Judith von Thuringe.2 He married, firstly, Adelheid von Meißen, daughter of Otto Markgraf von Meißen and Hedwig von Brandenburg, in 1187.2 He married, secondly, Constance Arpád, daughter of Béla III Arpád, King of Hungary and Agnes de Châtillon, in 1198.2 He and Adelheid von Meißen were divorced in 1198.2 He died on 15 December 1230.3
     He was a member of the House of Premysl. He succeeded to the title of Duke of Bohemia in 1192.2 He was deposed as Duke of Bohemia in 1193.3 He succeeded to the title of Duke of Bohemia in 1197.3 He was created King Premysl Ottokar I of Bohemia in 1198.2

Children of Premysl Ottokar I, King of Bohemia and Adelheid von Meißen

Children of Premysl Ottokar I, King of Bohemia and Constance Arpád

Citations

  1. [S16] Jirí Louda and Michael MacLagan, Lines of Succession: Heraldry of the Royal Families of Europe, 2nd edition (London, U.K.: Little, Brown and Company, 1999), table 16. Hereinafter cited as Lines of Succession.
  2. [S16] Louda and MacLagan, Lines of Succession, table 86.
  3. [S38] John Morby, Dynasties of the World: a chronological and genealogical handbook (Oxford, Oxfordshire, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1989), page 155. Hereinafter cited as Dynasties of the World.

Valdemar II 'the Victorious' Valdemarsson, King of Denmark1

M, #105463, b. 9 May 1170, d. 28 March 1241
Last Edited=5 May 2007
Consanguinity Index=0.02%
     Valdemar II 'the Victorious' Valdemarsson, King of Denmark was born on 9 May 1170. He was the son of Valdemar I 'the Great' Knutsson, King of Denmark and Sophie of Polotzk.1 He married Ingibiorg von Sachsen, daughter of Heinrich V Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg and Matilda of England, in 1202. He married Margaret of Bohemia, daughter of Premysl Ottokar I, King of Bohemia and Adelheid von Meißen, in 1205. He married Berengaria de Portugal, daughter of Sancho I de Bourgogne, Rei de Portugal and Dulcia de Provence, in 1213. He died on 28 March 1241 at age 70 at Vordingborg.
     He succeeded to the title of King Valdemar II of Denmark in 1202.2

Child of Valdemar II 'the Victorious' Valdemarsson, King of Denmark and Ingibiorg von Sachsen

Child of Valdemar II 'the Victorious' Valdemarsson, King of Denmark and Margaret of Bohemia

Children of Valdemar II 'the Victorious' Valdemarsson, King of Denmark and Berengaria de Portugal

Citations

  1. [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.
  2. [S16] Jirí Louda and Michael MacLagan, Lines of Succession: Heraldry of the Royal Families of Europe, 2nd edition (London, U.K.: Little, Brown and Company, 1999), table 16. Hereinafter cited as Lines of Succession.

Helen Valdemarsdottir, Princess of Denmark1

F, #105464, d. 22 November 1233
Last Edited=27 Oct 2002
Consanguinity Index=0.02%
     Helen Valdemarsdottir, Princess of Denmark was the daughter of Valdemar I 'the Great' Knutsson, King of Denmark and Sophie of Polotzk. She married William of Winchester Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg, son of Heinrich V Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg and Matilda of England, circa July 1202.1,2 She died on 22 November 1233.
     She gained the title of Princess Helen of Denmark.

Child of Helen Valdemarsdottir, Princess of Denmark and William of Winchester Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 60. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  2. [S16] Jirí Louda and Michael MacLagan, Lines of Succession: Heraldry of the Royal Families of Europe, 2nd edition (London, U.K.: Little, Brown and Company, 1999), table 16. Hereinafter cited as Lines of Succession.
  3. [S16] Louda and MacLagan, Lines of Succession, table 113.

Helen Eriksdottir1

F, #105465
Last Edited=14 Mar 2005

Citations

  1. [S16] Jirí Louda and Michael MacLagan, Lines of Succession: Heraldry of the Royal Families of Europe, 2nd edition (London, U.K.: Little, Brown and Company, 1999), table 27. Hereinafter cited as Lines of Succession.


Sophie Valdemarsdottir

F, #105466, b. before 1182
Last Edited=3 Sep 2002
Consanguinity Index=0.02%
     Sophie Valdemarsdottir was born before 1182. She is the daughter of Valdemar I 'the Great' Knutsson, King of Denmark and Sophie of Polotzk.

Margaret Valdemarsdottir

F, #105467, b. before 1182
Last Edited=3 Sep 2002
Consanguinity Index=0.02%
     Margaret Valdemarsdottir was born before 1182. She is the daughter of Valdemar I 'the Great' Knutsson, King of Denmark and Sophie of Polotzk.
     She was a nun at Roskilde, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Marie Valdemarsdottir

F, #105468
Last Edited=9 Mar 2002
Consanguinity Index=0.02%
     Marie Valdemarsdottir is the daughter of Valdemar I 'the Great' Knutsson, King of Denmark and Sophie of Polotzk.
     She was a nun at Roskilde, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Ingeborg Valdemarsdottir

F, #105469, b. circa 1175, d. between 1237 and 1238
Last Edited=3 Nov 2002
Consanguinity Index=0.02%
     Ingeborg Valdemarsdottir was born circa 1175. She was the daughter of Valdemar I 'the Great' Knutsson, King of Denmark and Sophie of Polotzk. She married Philippe II Auguste Capet, Roi de France, son of Louis VII, Roi de France and Adele de Champagne, on 14 August 1193. She and Philippe II Auguste Capet, Roi de France were divorced in 1193.1 She died between 1237 and 1238.

Citations

  1. [S16] Jirí Louda and Michael MacLagan, Lines of Succession: Heraldry of the Royal Families of Europe, 2nd edition (London, U.K.: Little, Brown and Company, 1999), table 64. Hereinafter cited as Lines of Succession.

Sambar von Kassuben, Duke of Kassuben1

M, #105470
Last Edited=3 Nov 2002
     Sambar von Kassuben, Duke of Kassuben was also known as Sambot III. He gained the title of Duke of Pomerelia. He gained the title of Duke of Kassuben.1

Child of Sambar von Kassuben, Duke of Kassuben

Citations

  1. [S16] Jirí Louda and Michael MacLagan, Lines of Succession: Heraldry of the Royal Families of Europe, 2nd edition (London, U.K.: Little, Brown and Company, 1999), table 16. Hereinafter cited as Lines of Succession.