Eriksson, King of Sweden Knut I 1a

Birth Name Eriksson, King of Sweden Knut I
Gender male
Age at Death about 46 years, 3 months, 7 days


Canute I Eriksson or Knut Eriksson in Swedish was king of Sweden from 1167 to 1195. He was a son of king Eric the Saint.

He built a castle on the island of Stockholm in 1187, one of many such fortifications made necessary by heathen incursions from the Baltic lands.



Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth about 1150 Stockholm, Sweden    
Death 1196-04-08 Varnhem, Varnhems Klosterkyrka, Sweden    

Age: 46y


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Jedvardsson, King of Sweden Eric IX “the Saint”11201160
Mother Björnsdatter, Christinaabout 1130
    Sister     Eriksdotter, Katarina about 1148
         Eriksson, King of Sweden Knut I about 1150 1196-04-08


Family of Eriksson, King of Sweden Knut I and Johansdotter, Cecilia Blanka

Unknown Partner Johansdotter, Cecilia Blanka ( * about 1160 + 1196-04-08 )
Name Birth Date Death Date
Knutsdotter, Sigrid1178
Knutsson, King of Sweden Erik X11801216-04-10
Knutsdotter, Kristina11821248

Source References

  1. Michael Neuman: Caldwell and related families
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        ID: I28348
        Name: Ragnhild Magnusdatter
        Sex: F
        Birth: ABT 1093 in Bergen, Norway



        Father: King of Norway Magnus "Barefoot" Olafsson b: 1073 in Bergen, Norway
        Mother: Margareta Ingesdatter b: ABT 1076 in Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden

        Marriage 1 King of Denmark Harald Kesja Eriksson b: ABT 1083 in Slangerup, Denmark
        Has Children King of Denmark Bjørn Järnsida Haraldsson b: ABT 1110 in Slangerup, Denmark

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