Talk:Margaret I of Denmark

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
          This article is of interest to the following WikiProjects:
WikiProject Denmark (Rated C-class, High-importance)
WikiProject icon This article is within the scope of WikiProject Denmark, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of Denmark on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.
C-Class article C  This article has been rated as C-Class on the project's quality scale.
 High  This article has been rated as High-importance on the project's importance scale.
 
WikiProject Faroe Islands (Rated C-class, Mid-importance)
WikiProject icon This article is within the scope of WikiProject Faroe Islands, a WikiProject related to the nation of Faroe Islands. If you would like to participate, you can edit the article attached to this page, or visit the project page, where you can join the project and/or contribute to the discussion.
C-Class article C  This article has been rated as C-Class on the project's quality scale.
 Mid  This article has been rated as Mid-importance on the project's importance scale.
 
WikiProject Norway (Rated C-class)
WikiProject icon This article is part of WikiProject Norway, an attempt to better organize information in articles related to Norway. If you would like to participate, you can edit the article attached to this page, or visit the project page, where you can join the project and/or contribute to the discussion.
C-Class article C  This article has been rated as C-Class on the project's quality scale.
 
WikiProject Biography / Royalty and Nobility (Rated C-class)
WikiProject icon This article is within the scope of WikiProject Biography, a collaborative effort to create, develop and organize Wikipedia's articles about people. All interested editors are invited to join the project and contribute to the discussion. For instructions on how to use this banner, please refer to the documentation.
C-Class article C  This article has been rated as C-Class on the project's quality scale.
Taskforce icon
This article is supported by WikiProject Royalty and Nobility (marked as High-importance).
 
WikiProject Iceland (Rated C-class)
WikiProject icon This article is within the scope of WikiProject Iceland, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of Iceland on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.
C-Class article C  This article has been rated as C-Class on the project's quality scale.
 ???  This article has not yet received a rating on the project's importance scale.
 
WikiProject Middle Ages (Rated C-class, High-importance)
WikiProject icon This article is within the scope of WikiProject Middle Ages, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of the Middle Ages on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.
C-Class article C  This article has been rated as C-Class on the project's quality scale.
 High  This article has been rated as High-importance on the project's importance scale.
 
WikiProject Sweden (Rated C-class, High-importance)
WikiProject icon This article is within the scope of WikiProject Sweden, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of Sweden-related articles on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.
C-Class article C  This article has been rated as C-Class on the project's quality scale.
 High  This article has been rated as High-importance on the project's importance scale.
 
WikiProject Women's History (Rated C-class, Low-importance)
WikiProject icon This article is within the scope of WikiProject Women's History, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of Women's history and related articles on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.
C-Class article C  This article has been rated as C-Class on the project's quality scale.
 Low  This article has been rated as Low-importance on the project's importance scale.
 


Untitled[edit]

Most of the initial text for this article is a copy from the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica

--Christian 12:32 Aug 7, 2002 (PDT)


A Joke?[edit]

Who on Earth is the "Benjamin Bach" mentioned in this article? And who is the Benjamin Bach mentioned in the ariticle about Queen Margrethe II of Denmark? This claim must be verified.

It seems that mr Bach has been coming and going since the page was formed. Is it a persistent saboteur logging on from different computers or is it some sort of virus? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 80.164.41.45 (talk) 19:14, 1 February 2008 (UTC)

Date of birth[edit]

I once saw that she was born in March 1353. Is that true? jeanne (talk) 16:16, 16 April 2008 (UTC)

Name of mother[edit]

The name of her mother was Helvig in Danish, Heilwig in German, Haelwig in English, not Hedwig/Hedvig - and has been given correctly in this article's text amd info box all along. I have put in a move request for her page today to try to correct the mess made there through an undiscussed move last fall. SergeWoodzing (talk) 12:16, 29 May 2010 (UTC)

--bibliography -- There is a very useful English-language biography of her that needs to be added at least to the English version, although the author (Vivian Etting) has since revised it in Danish: Vivian Etting, Queen Margrete I and the Founding of the Nordic Union (Leiden: Brill, 2004). 2old bill (talk) 15:28, 29 May 2012 (UTC).:

Back to backs OK now?[edit]

I tried to repair this in the lede of the article:

  • ... Margrét Valdimarsdóttir),[A] (March 1353[1] ...

but now it's already back. Are back-to-back parentheses OK now

  1. in general?
  2. only in this particular article?
  3. because there is a comma in between?
  4. because there's a comma and a ref tag in between?
  5. when someone is too lazy to figure out another way of (re)writing stuff?

Please enlighten me! SergeWoodzing (talk) 13:17, 13 June 2012 (UTC)

Why Margaret I?[edit]

There was never any Margaret II, so why is this at Margaret I? Tad Lincoln (talk) 02:00, 1 January 2013 (UTC)

The current Queen Margrethe II of Denmark is Margaret II, only that her name is not angliced at Wikipedia the way Margaret I (Margrete I) is. With regards, Iselilja (talk) 02:13, 1 January 2013 (UTC)