Karen Huitfeldt

Karen Huitfeldt, née Werenskiold (3 June 1700-1778) was a Danish courtier. [1]

She was born at Sarpsborg in Østfold as the daughter of the nobleman Niels Werenschiold til Hafslund (1669–1741) and Elisabeth deTønsberg (1673–1742). In 1719, she married nobleman Hartvig Huitfeldt (1677–1748) who was Lieutenant General and commander at Fredrikstad Fortress in Østfold from 1740.[2][3]

Karen Huitfeldt was given the Ordre de l'Union Parfaite in 1755 and served as Chief Court Mistress (overhoffmesterinne) to Queen Juliana Maria from 1757-1767.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Holst - Juul Dansk biografisk Lexikon / VIII. Bind.
  2. ^ Jon Gunnar Arntzen. "Werenskiold". Store norske leksikon. Retrieved January 1, 2019.
  3. ^ "Hartvig Huitfeldt (1677-1748)". lokalhistoriewiki.no. Retrieved January 1, 2019.