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Margaret I of Denmark

A first look at “Margrete – Queen of the North”

AF Studios have revealed the teaser trailer for the period drama “Margrete – Queen of the North”, the first biopic about Queen Margaret I of Denmark, Sweden and Norway. She was the founder of the Kalmar Union that joined the Scandinavian kingdoms together for over a century. The producers, SF Studios’ Birgitte Skov and Lars Bredo Rahbek, told [read more]

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Ingrid Alexandra of Norway

Female Heirs – Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway

With the introduction of absolute primogeniture in most European monarchies, there are now several Queens in waiting. With our series Female Heirs, we’ll be taking a look at those young women who will one day rule in their own right. Today we’ll be taking a look at Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway. Princess Ingrid Alexandra [read more]

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Catherine of Pomerania

Queens Regnant – Margaret I of Denmark

Margaret was born in March 1353, in an era where female rule was practically unthinkable. She was the sixth and youngest child of Valdemar IV of Denmark and Helvig of Schleswig. She was baptised at Roskilde and by the age of six was already betrothed to the 18-year-old King Haakon VI of Norway. However, on 17 [read more]