Euphemia of Pomerania

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Euphemia of Pomerania
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Queen consort of Denmark
Tenure 1320–1330
Born 1285
Died 26 July 1330
Burial Sorø Abbey
Spouse Christopher II of Denmark
Issue Margaret, Margravine of Brandenburg
Eric Christoffersen
Otto, Duke of Lolland and Estonia
Valdemar IV Atterdag
House House of Estridsen (by marriage)
House of Pomerania (by birth)
Father Bogislaw IV, Duke of Pomerania
Mother Margarete of Rügen
Religion Roman Catholicism

Euphemia of Pomerania (1285 – 26 July 1330) was a Danish Queen consort, spouse of King Christopher II of Denmark. She was the daughter of Bogislaw IV, Duke of Pomerania and his second spouse, Margarete of Rügen.

Euphemia wed Christopher in 1300. The marriage was likely a politically arranged marriage to provide Christopher with political support from the dynasty of her mother as well as that of her father.[1] Not much is known about queen Euphemia.

Euphemia had at least six known children:

She is buried in the Sorø Abbey.

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anders Leegaard Knudsen: Eufemia af Pommern i Den Store Danske, Gyldendal. Hentet 13. april 2017 fra http://denstoredanske.dk/index.php?sideId=72897
Euphemia of Pomerania
Born: circa 1285 Died: 26 July 1330
Danish royalty
Preceded by
Ingeborg Magnusdotter of Sweden
Queen consort of Denmark
1320–1330
Served alongside: Elizabeth of Holstein-Rendsburg (1330–1331)
Succeeded by
Helvig of Schleswig