Person:Sweyn III of Denmark (1)

Sweyn III of Denmark
b.Abt 1125
d.23 Oct 1157
  1. Sweyn III of DenmarkAbt 1125 - 1157
  1. Luitgard of Denmark
Facts and Events
Name Sweyn III of Denmark
Gender Male
Birth[1] Abt 1125
Marriage to Adela of Meissen
Death[1][2] 23 Oct 1157
Reference Number? Q381042?

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Sweyn III Grathe ( – 23 October 1157) was the King of Denmark between 1146 and 1157, in shifting alliances with Canute V and his own cousin Valdemar I. In 1157, the three agreed a tripartition of Denmark. Sweyn attempted to kill his rivals at the peace banquet, and was subsequently defeated by Valdemar I at the Battle of Grathe Heath and killed.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Sweyn III of Denmark, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2. SVEND Eriksen (-murdered 23 Oct 1157, bur Gradehede, [transferred to Viborg, St Kjelds Chapel]), in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.