Christina Ingesdotter of Sweden

Princess Christina Ingesdotter of Sweden (Swedish: Kristina Ingesdotter) (11th century – 18 January 1122) was a Swedish princess and, by marriage, a princess of Veliky Novgorod, Rostov and Belgorod, spouse of Grand Prince Mstislav I of Kiev.

Christina was the daughter of King Inge the Elder of Sweden and Queen Helena, Helena was the sister of Blot-Sven King of Sweden.

Christine was married to Mstislav in 1095, who was prince of Veliky Novgorod, Rostov and Belgorod during their marriage, thereby giving her the equivalent titles.

Christine died on January 18, 1122. Three years after her death, her spouse Mstislav became Grand Prince of Kiev.


Christina and Mstislav had ten children:

  1. Ingeborg of Kiev, married Canute Lavard of Jutland, and was mother to Valdemar I of Denmark
  2. Malmfred, married (1) Sigurd I of Norway; (2) Eric II of Denmark
  3. Eupraxia, married Alexius Comnenus, son of John II Comnenus
  4. Vsevolod of Novgorod and Pskov
  5. Maria, married Vsevolod II of Kiev
  6. Iziaslav II of Kiev
  7. Rostislav of Kiev
  8. Sviatopolk of Pskov
  9. Rogneda, married Yaroslav of Volinya
  10. Xenia, married Briachislav of Izyaslawl

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