Sigrid the Haughty (d. before 1013)

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Sigrid the Haughty (d. before 1013)

Queen of Denmark. Born in Sweden; died before 1013; daughter of Tosti-Skogul; married Eric VI the Victorious, king of Sweden; became second wife of Sven or Sweyn I Forkbeard, king of Denmark (r. 985–1014), king of England (r. 1014), around 996 (divorced); children: (first marriage) Olof or Olaf Sköttkonung or Skötkonung, king of Sweden (r. 994–1022); Holmfrid Ericsdottir (who married Svein, earl of Ladir); (second marriage) Svantoslava; Estrith (fl. 1017–1032). Sigrid the Haughty also had a liaison with Vissavald, prince of Kiev; Sweyn's first wife was Gunhilda of Poland (d. around 1015).