Magnus II of Sweden
His mother was Ingrid Ragvaldsdotter, a granddaughter of King Inge I of Sweden. His father was the Danish lord Henrik Skatelår, son of an illegitimate son of king Sweyn II of Denmark. He was married to Bridget Haraldsdotter.
Magnus, a claimant to the competed throne, ambushed and killed Eric IX of Sweden (later to be known as Eric the Saint) when he left the church at Östra Aros near Uppsala on May 18, 1160. Magnus reigned as king of almost all of Sweden until he was executed the year after by forces of his rival, Karl Sverkersson, who was the ruler of Götaland. After the fall of Magnus, Karl Sverkersson reigned as King Charles VII of Sweden .
Magnus HenriksenDied: 1161
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