Inga of Varteig

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Who is Inga of Varteig?

Inga of Varteig, was the mistress of King Haakon III of Norway and the mother of King Haakon IV of Norway. She successfully performed a Trial by ordeal to prove her son's right to the Norwegian throne.

An annual skiing race for women, the IngalÄma, which started in 1993, is named after her.

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1185
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on July 23, 2013

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