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Female Abt 1050 -

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  • Name Helena  
    Born Abt 1050  [1
    Gender Female 
    Person ID I25029  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 6 Jun 2019 

    Family Inge Stenkilsson, King of Sweden,   b. Abt 1040,   d. Abt 1100  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    +1. Katharina of Sweden
    +2. Christine of Sweden,   b. Abt 1076,   d. 18 Jan 1122  (Age ~ 46 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F15000  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "Helena is by some researchers believed to have been of Greek or Russian birth. In the 1070s she is believed to have arrived in Sweden with her husband Inge Stenkilsson who in 1080 became king of Sweden. Helena's 'Byzantine' influence is believed to be present in the first names she gave to her daughters: Kristina, Margareta and Katharina are actually Greek names, and were little known among the Germanic peoples of her era and practically unknown to Scandinavia until then." [Leo van de Pas]

  • Sources 
    1. [S49] Genealogics, by Leo Van de Pas.