Person:Eric of Pomerania (1)

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Erik VII , King of Denmark and Sweden
b.1381 or 1382
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Name[2] Erik VII , King of Denmark and Sweden
Alt Name Eric of Pomerania
Alt Name[2] Erik III , King of Norway
Alt Name[2] Erich Bogislaw, von Pommern
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1381 or 1382
Marriage 26 Oct 1406 Lund, Lund, Malmöhus, Swedento Philippa of Lancaster
Death[1][2] 3 May 1459 Rügenwalde, Pommern, Preußen, Germany
Burial[2] Rügenwalde, Pommern, Preußen, GermanyMarienkirche


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Eric of Pomerania KG (1381 or 1382 – 3 May 1459) was King Eric (Eirik) III of Norway (1389–1442), King Eric VII of Denmark (1396–1439), and King Eric (Ericus) of Sweden (1396–1439; known there in history mainly as Erik av Pommern). He was the first King of the Nordic Kalmar Union, succeeding his adoptive mother Margaret I of Denmark.

Referring to Eric of Pomerania as King Eric XIII of Sweden is a later invention, counting backwards from Eric XIV (1560–1568), who adopted his numeral according to a fictitious history of Sweden. Going back into prehistory, it is not known how many Swedish monarchs were named Eric before this one (at least six were), so it would be speculative to try to affix a mathematically accurate one here.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Eric of Pomerania, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 ERICH BOGISLAW von Pommern , in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.