Margaret of Pomerania (d. 1282)

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Margaret of Pomerania (d. 1282)

Queen of Denmark . Name variations: Margaret of Pommerania. Died in December 1282; daughter of Sambor, duke of Pomerania; married Christopher I (1219–1259), king of Denmark (r. 1252–1259), in 1248; children: Eric V (or VII) Clipping (b. around 1249), king of Denmark (r. 1259–1286); Valdemar also known as Waldemar; Niels; Matilda Christofsdottir (died around 1300, who married Albert III, margrave of Brandenburg); Margaret Christofsdottir (died around 1306, who married John II, count of Holstein).

Margaret of Pomerania married Christopher I, king of Denmark, in 1248. Following his death in 1259, Margaret was regent for her son Eric V during his minority.