Information about King Eric III of Denmark

King Eric III of Denmark (1120 - 27 August 1146)

Eric III Lamb (Danish: Erik III Lam) was the King of Denmark from 1137 until 1146. He was the grandson of Eric I of Denmark and the nephew of Eric II of Denmark, whom he succeeded on the throne. He abdicated in 1146, as the first and only Danish monarch to do so. His succession led to a period of civil war between Sweyn III, Canute V, and Valdemar I.

King Eric III of Denmark reigned in...
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Erik 3. Lam (King Eric III) Flag of Denmark Denmark 1137 1146
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