Richizza of Poland (1116–1185)

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Richizza of Poland (1116–1185)

Polish princess. Name variations: Richza; Ryksa. Born on April 12, 1116, in Poland; died on June 16, 1185; daughter of Boleslaus III (b. 1084), king of Poland, and Salomea (d. 1144); married Magnus, in 1129; married Sverker also known as Swerker I the Elder, king of Sweden (r. 1133–1156); married Vladimir, Prince of Novgorod; children: (first marriage) Knud or Canute III, king of Denmark (r. 1146–1157); Neils; (second marriage) Boleslaw; Sune Sverkersson (b. around 1132); (third marriage) Sophie of Russia (c. 1140–1198).