Erik Birgersson

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A Swedish Duke.

Son of Birger Magnusson (the founder of Stockholm) and Ingeborg Eriksdotter.

mtDNA profile and Y-DNA haplogroup determined from DNA analyses of a tooth sample from his remains from the abbey of Varnhem, Sweden.

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