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

Euphemia of Pomerania
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Queen consort of Denmark
Tenure1320–1330
Born1285
Died26 July 1330
Burial
SpouseChristopher II of Denmark
IssueMargaret, Margravine of Brandenburg
Eric Christoffersen
Otto, Duke of Lolland and Estonia
Valdemar IV Atterdag
HousePomerania
FatherBogislaw IV, Duke of Pomerania
MotherMargarete of Rügen
ReligionRoman Catholicism

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.

AncestryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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