Inga of Varteig

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Inga of Varteig (c. 1185 – 1234), was the mistress of King Haakon III of Norway and the mother of King Haakon IV of Norway. She successfully performed a Trial by ordeal to prove her son's right to the Norwegian throne.

An annual skiing race for women, the Ingalåma, which started in 1993, is named after her.



This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the Norwegian (bokmål) Wikipedia.