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St. Erik IX, King of Sweden

Male Abt 1120 - 1159  (~ 39 years)


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  • Name St. Erik IX  
    Suffix King of Sweden 
    Born Abt 1120  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 May 1159  Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Alternate death 18 May 1160  Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I25462  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2019 

    Family Christine Bj√∂rnsdatter, Queen of Sweden,   b. Between 1120 and 1125 
    Married Bef 1158  [1
    Children 
    +1. Canute I Eriksson, King of Sweden,   b. Abt 1140,   d. 1196  (Age ~ 56 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F15261  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "Eric IX, also called Eric the Holy, Saint Eric, Eric the Lawgiver, was a Swedish king c. 1156-60. The Roman Martyrology of the Catholic Church names him as a saint memorialized on 18 May. He is the founder of the House of Eric which ruled Sweden with interruptions from c. 1156 to 1250." [Wikipedia]

      His parentage is unknown.

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