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St ERIC

Christian Saint

Also known as ERIK-IX-OF-SWEDEN

Patron Saint of Stockholm

King and Patron of Sweden.

He was doing well until he had a run in with the idolatrous Finlanders. He went into to battle and slaughtered a great number which caused him to weep.

Magnus of Denmark saw an opportunity to seize power and rounded up all the remaining survivors, and called upon Eric who was celebrating mass.

He foolishly came out of church, mounted his horse to meet them and asked ‘what do you want?’ He soon found out. He is now another Martyr.

St ERIC FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : ERIC
Location : Worldwide Christianity
Gender : Male
Type : saint
In charge of :
Celebration or Feast Day : May 18th
Birth and Death Dates : 1120-1160
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : ERIK-IX-OF-SWEDEN
Popularity index : 36

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Article last updated on 10 May 2009 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "ERIC: Saint from Christian mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 10 May. 2009. Web. 24 July 2014.

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