Relic of Beheaded Medieval Swedish King Might Be Authentic

New archeological evidence seems to confirm the bones found in a medieval reliquiary at Uppsala Cathedral in Sweden, belong to Saint King Erik. Erik IX was a Swedish king, who reigned c. 1155-1160. No contemporary historical records of Erik survive, what little is known about him nowadays is based on later tales and legends, aimed at having him established as a Roman Catholic saint. His feast…
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