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Richizza of Denmark (d. 1220)

Richizza of Denmark (d. 1220)

Queen of Sweden. Name variations: Rikisa of Denmark; Rikisa Valdimarsdottir or Waldimarsdottir. Died on May 8, 1220; daughter of Sophie of Russia (c. 1140–1198) and Waldemar or Valdemar I the Great (b. 1131), king of Denmark (r. 1157–1182); sister of Ingeborg (c. 1176–1237/38), queen of France; sister of Canute VI (1163–1202), king of Denmark (r. 1182–1202), and Waldemar II the Victorious (1170–1241), king of Denmark (r. 1202–1241); marriedEric X, king of Sweden (r. 1208–1216), in 1210; children: Ingeborg (d. 1254); Erik XI (b. 1216), king of Sweden (r. 1222–1250); Helen (who married Knut Johnsson); Margaret, also known as Marta (who married Niels Sixtenson).

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