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Ancestors of a 21st century British family

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  • ID: I53519
  • Name: Sverker I of Sweden
  • Prefix: King
  • Sex: M
  • Death: 25 DEC 1156
  • Cause: Murdered on way to Christmas morning service
  • Note:

    Sverker was a mighty landowner from Östergötland.
    According to the Westrogothic law (1240), his father's name was Cornube, but according to Snorri Sturlusson's Skáldatal, his father's name was Kol.
    Married 1. to Queen Ulfhild, King Inge the younger's widow. Children: Johan, Karl, Kol.
    Married 2. to Rikissa, daughter of King Boleslav III of Poland. She had been married to King Magnus Nilsson. Children: Burislev, daughter.
    Sverker I was the first king of the House of Sverker, which altered with the House of Erik on the Swedish throne.
  • _UID: A93610892AE045B194E4540E756F16B2FE2B
  • Change Date: 8 SEP 2008

    Father: Eric or Kol or Karl Yearlucky Blotsson of Sweden

    Marriage 1 Ulfhild Haakonsdatter
    • Married:
    1. Has Children Karl VII Sverkersson of Sweden
    2. Has Children Johann Swerkersson
    3. Has Children Ingegerd Sverkersdottir

    Marriage 2 Richza of Poland b: 12 APR 1116
    • Married: ABT 1139