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  1. Benedict, Duke of Finland - Wikipedia

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    Bishop Benedict, Duke of Finland (Swedish: Bengt Birgersson; Finnish: Bengt Birgerinpoika; 1254 – 25 May 1291) was a Swedish prelate bishop and duke.

  2. Benedict, Duke of Halland - Wikipedia

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    Duke Benedict of Halland and Finland (c. 1330 – c. 1360), aka Bengt Algotsson, was a medieval Swedish lord, and royal favourite. He was born to a family who descended from Svantepolk of Skarsholm and his wife Benedikta Sunadotter.

  3. Duke of Finland - Wikipedia

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    Benedict (1254–1291), an eccleasiastic, the youngest brother of king Valdemar I of Sweden was granted the Duchy of Finland about 1284 by a subsequent brother on the throne, King Magnus III. Benedict's appointment ended a 35-year-long period of episcopal rule in Finland, effective since the Second Swedish Crusade around 1249.

  4. Person:Benedict, Duke of Finland (1) - Genealogy

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    Bishop Benedict, Duke of Finland (; ; 1254 – 25 May 1291) was a Swedish prelate bishop and duke.

  5. benedict duke of finland : definition of benedict duke of ...

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    Bishop Benedict, Duke of Finland (1254 - 25 May 1291) was a Swedish prelate and a royal duke. His father was Birger jarl, the real ruler of Sweden 1250-66 and Benedict was from legitimate marriage.

  6. benedict duke of halland : definition of benedict duke of ...

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    Duke Benedict of Halland and Finland (c. 1330 – c. 1360), aka Bengt Algotsson, was a medieval Swedish lord, and royal favourite. He was born to a family who descended from Svantepolk of Skarsholm and his wife Benedikta Sunadotter.

  7. Matt & Andrej Koymasky - Famous GLTB - Bengt Algotsson

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    Bengt Algotsson (known also as Benedict Duke of Halland and Finland) was born to a family who descended from Svantepolk of Skarsholm and his wife Benedikta Sunadotter.

  8. Kingdoms of Northern Europe - Fenno-Scandinavia / Nordic ...

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    The first duke of Finland, Bengt is the son of Birger Magnusson of Bjälbo, the first confirmed Swedish ruler of Österland and the real power behind the Swedish throne between 1250-1266. His mother is almost certainly the late Ingeborg of Sweden (some sources conflict, but Ingeborg, who had died in 1254, is the most likely candidate).

  9. Valdemar, Duke of Finland - Wikipedia

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    He became Duke of Finland in 1302 at the coronation of his older brother, Birger. Valdemar married Kristina Torgilsdotter , daughter of Torgils Knutsson , who was the constable and virtual ruler of Sweden during King Birger's early reign.

  10. Birger Jarl - Wikipedia

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    Birger also led the Second Swedish Crusade, which established Swedish rule in Finland. Additionally, he is traditionally attributed to have founded the Swedish capital, Stockholm , around 1250. Birger used the Latin title of Dux Sweorum which in English equals Duke of Sweden , and the design of his coronet combined those used by continental ...