Circa 1120 was given in marriage to Prince Knut II Lavard (1091–1131), Duke of South Jutland and King of Obodriten, son of Erik I Ejegod (the Evergood), King of Denmark. The History of the Kings of Denmark (13 th c.), basing on poetic sources, describes Knut’s proposal, whose ambassador extols him at the court of such powerful prince as Mstyslav Volodymyrovych.
In the struggle for the Danish crown Knut became dangerous for other pretenders to the throne and in 1131 he was killed. Ingeborg remained with small son Valdemar named evidently after his famous
Among his children are Danish Kings Knut VI and Valdemar II the Victorious, Queen of Sweden Rikissa, Queen of France Ingeborg, and his grandson Erik (the Lisp and Lame) was King of Sweden.
Portrait (imaginary) of Ingeborg Mstyslavna.
By A. Khmel. Oil on canvas. 90×70. 2008