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  • ID: I52267
  • Name: Erik of Sweden
  • Sex: M
  • Death: 882
  • Note:

    According to the two sagas, Bjorn III was the son of an Erik who fought Harald Fairhair and who succeeded the brothers Björn at Hauge and Anund Uppsale:
    ?King Önund had a son called Eric, and he succeeded to the throne at Upsala after his father . He was a mighty King. In his days Harold the Fair-haired made himself King of Norway. He was the first to unite the whole of that country under his sway. Eric at Upsala had a son called Björn, who came to the throne after his father and ruled for a long time. The sons of Björn, Eric the Victorious, and Olaf succeeded to the kingdom after their father. Olaf was the father of Styrbjörn the Strong.? (Hervarar saga).
  • _UID: BC2E3567B9CA41419FE8A44F92A9B87D75A3
  • Change Date: 22 FEB 2007



    Father: Önund or Anund Uppsale of Sweden

    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
      Children
      1. Has Children Björn III Eriksson
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