Ancestors of a 21st century British family

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  • ID: I51772
  • Name: Abel of Denmark
  • Prefix: King
  • Sex: M
  • Death: 29 JUN 1252
  • Cause: Killed in a war against the Frisians
  • Note:

    In 1250, Abel arranged the murder of his brother. King Erik was put in a boat that sailed down the Schlei. King Abel and his helpers chopped off Erik's head with an axe, and threw his body into the water after they had made it heavier with the help of stones and chains. After this treacherous fratricide, Abel became the new king. In 1252, King Abel was killed in a war against the Frisians.
  • _UID: CB2F2C20994C4A41BED8CDB2DFF640B696CA
  • Change Date: 4 SEP 2007



    Father: Valdemar II ?The Victorious? of Denmark b: 9 MAY 1170
    Mother: Berengia of Portugal

    Marriage 1 Mechtild von Holstein
    • Married: 25 APR 1237
    Children
    1. Has Children Erik I von Schleswig
    2. Has Children Sofie of Denmark
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