Helena of Sweden
Not to be confused with Princess Helena Sverkersdotter of Sweden.
|Helena of Sweden|
|Queen consort of Danmark|
|Spouse||Canute V of Denmark|
|Father||Sverker I of Sweden|
|Mother||Benedicta Ebbesdotter of Hvide|
In 1156, she left Sweden and was married to king Canute V of Denmark. In 1157, Canute was murdered, and Helena returned to Sweden. In 1158, she entered Vreta Abbey, where her sister Ingegerd was a nun.
- Sven Rosborn (In Swedish): När hände vad i Nordens historia (When did what happen in the history of the Nordic countries) (1997)
- Lars O. Lagerqvist (1982). "Sverige och dess regenter under 1.000 år",("Sweden and its regents under a 1000 years"). (in Swedish). Albert Bonniers Förlag AB. ISBN 91-0-075007-7.
Helena of SwedenBorn: 1130s Died: after 1157
Adela of Meissen
|Royal Consort of Denmark
| Succeeded by|
Sofia of Minsk