Person:Princess Kristine (1)

Facts and Events
Name Christina , of Norway
Alt Name Princess Kristina of Norway
Alt Name Kristin Haakonsdt
Gender Female
Birth[1][2] 1234 Bergen, Hordaland, Norway
Marriage 31 Mar 1258 to Infante don Felipe de Castilla y León
Death[2][1] 1262 Sevilla, Sevilla, Andalucía, Spain
Burial[2] Covarrubias, Burgos, Castilla y León, Spainmonastery of San Cosme and San Damian


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Christina of Norway (; 1234 — 1262) was a daughter of King Håkon IV of Norway and his wife, Margrete Skuledotter. She was born in Bergen. As part of an alliance she was betrothed to Infante Philip of Castile, brother of King Alfonso X of Castile. They married in 1258 in Spain, where she lived until her death four years later. Tradition states that Christina had desired for a church be built in Spain and that it be dedicated to St Olaf. 750 years later, "a modernized version of [a] simple pre-Roman church" was built and dedicated in Covarrubias, Spain.[1]


the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia

Christina of Norway (; 1234 — 1262) was a daughter of King Håkon IV of Norway and his wife, Margrete Skuledotter. She was born in Bergen. As part of an alliance she was betrothed to Infante Philip of Castile, brother of King Alfonso X of Castile. They married in 1258 in Spain, where she lived until her death four years later. Tradition states that Christina had desired for a church be built in Spain and that it be dedicated to St Olaf. 750 years later, "a modernized version of [a] simple pre-Roman church" was built and dedicated in Covarrubias, Spain.[1]

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This page uses content from the English Wikipedia. The original content was at Christina of Norway, Infanta of Castile. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with WeRelate, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Princess Kristina of Norway, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 CHRISTINA , in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.