Name: Sverker I of Sweden
Death: 25 DEC 1156
Cause: Murdered on way to Christmas morning service
Change Date: 8 SEP 2008
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.
Father: Eric or Kol or Karl Yearlucky Blotsson of Sweden
- Karl VII Sverkersson of Sweden
- Johann Swerkersson
- Ingegerd Sverkersdottir
Richza of Poland b: 12 APR 1116