Ancestors of a 21st century British family

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  • ID: I51913
  • Name: Karl VII Sverkersson of Sweden
  • Sex: M
  • Death: 1167 in Visingsö
  • Burial: Alvastra monastery
  • Cause: Murdered
  • Note:

    His sole historically attested child was a boy Sverker Karlsson (who was little when Charles himself died), who became chosen king Sverker II of Sweden after the death of Charles' rival king Canute I.
    The first historically known king of Sweden with the name Charles.
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    Magnus II of Sweden, when a claimant to the competed throne, ambushed and killed Eric the Saint as he left the church in Uppsala. He reigned as king of almost all of Sweden until he was murdered by the men of Charles Sverkerson, the rival king.
  • _UID: 8E6B3DC9F457400C94370FB500762A9A5F1D
  • Change Date: 3 MAR 2007



    Father: Sverker I of Sweden
    Mother: Ulfhild Haakonsdatter

    Marriage 1 Christina Stigsdatter Hvide
    • Married:
    Children
    1. Has Children Sverker II ?The Younger? of Sweden
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