Christian mythology

A selection of Christian Martyrs, Hermits & Virgins


Christian Saint

Also known as Eric 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 of Sweden Facts and Figures

Name: Eric of Sweden
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Eric Ix Of Sweden

Gender: Male
Type: Saint
Birth and Death Dates: 1120-1160
Celebration or Feast Day: May 18th

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 1342

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Article last revised on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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