||Birger Magnusson was a member of aristocracy in Europe.|
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Birgir Folkunga, Jarl of Sweden d. 1266
Birgir Folkunga, Jarl of Sweden was the son of Magnus Minneskold Bengttsson Folkunga and Ingrid Ylva Sunesdottir.2 He married Ingeborg Eriksdottir, daughter of Erik X Knutsson, King of Sweden and Rikisa Valdemarsdottir, Princess of Denmark, circa 1240.3 He married Matilda von Schauenberg, daughter of Adolf IV von Schauenberg Graf von Holstein and Hedwig von der Lippe, in 1261.3 He died in 1266.3 He was also known as Birger Magnusson. He held the office of Regent of Sweden. He gained the title of Reichsverweser of Sweden. He gained the title of Jarl of Sweden.1 He held the office of Regent of Sweden in 1251.3 Children of Birgir Folkunga, Jarl of Sweden and Ingeborg Eriksdottir Catherine Folkunga+3 Rixa Folkunga+1 Magnus I Ladulas, King of Sweden+3 b. 1240, d. 1290 Valdemar, King of Sweden+3 b. 1243, d. 1302 Bengt Folkunga, Duke of Finland3 b. 1254, d. 1291
From 1248 and until his death Birger held the title of Jarl (earl), which meant that he was the king's right-hand man. When king Erik Eriksson "Läspe och Halte" died in 1250 his sister's son Valdemar, the oldest son of Birger Jarl in his first marriage, was elected king. Birger was, however, the one who ruledas regent of Sweden and did so all his life.
Gregers (1230's - 1276) was Birger's oldest son, born out of wedlock but was recognised and raised as a legitimate son.
a) INGEBORG Eriksdotter (-1254). Her marriage is confirmed by a charter dated 4 Nov 1246 in which “Ericus…rex Swethie” names “domino Birgero genero nostro”. The primary source which confirms her name has not yet been identified. m () BIRGER Magnuson Jarl, Regent of Sweden, son of MAGNUS "Minnesköld" [Folkungaätten] & his second wife Ingrid [Ylva] (-20/21 Oct 1266, bur Varnhem Abbey). http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/SWEDEN.htm#KnutKingdied11951196B
Citations [S16] Jirí Louda and Michael MacLagan, Lines of Succession: Heraldry of the Royal Families of Europe, 2nd edition (London, U.K.: Little, Brown and Company, 1999), table 24. Hereinafter cited as Lines of Succession. [S1916] Tim Boyle, "re: Boyle Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 16 September 2006. Hereinafter cited as "re: Boyle Family." [S16] Louda and MacLagan, Lines of Succession, table 27.
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