Rogned of Polotsk
(Abt 0956-Abt 0998/1000)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Vladimir Sviatoslavich

Rogned of Polotsk

  • Born: Abt 956 1
  • Marriage (1): Vladimir Sviatoslavich 1
  • Died: Abt 998-1000 aged about 42 1

  General Notes:

ROGNED ([956]-[998/1000]). The Primary Chronicle names Rogned, daughter of Rogvolod Prince of Polotsk, recording that she at first refused to marry Vladimir, preferring his half-brother Iaropolk. She became a nun in [989]. The Primary Chronicle records the death of Rogned in [998/1000].

m firstly --- Jarl in Sweden (-before [977]).

m secondly ([977], divorced 986) as his first wife, VLADIMIR Prince of Novgorod , son of SVIATOSLAV I Grand Prince of Kiev & his mistress Malusha [Malfred] ([960]-Berestov 15 Jul 1015). After her father refused his offer to marry Rogneda, Prince Vladimir killed him and his two sons and married Rogneda anyway540. He succeeded in [980] as VLADIMIR I "Velikiy/the Great" Grand Prince of Kiev. 1


Rogned married Vladimir Sviatoslavich.1 (Vladimir Sviatoslavich was born about 960 1 and died on 15 Jul 1015 in Berestiv [now Berestove], Pechersk, Kiev, UA 1.)


Sources


1 Charles Cawley, <i>Medieval Lands</i>.

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