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Eyesteinn or Östen ADILSSON, of Uppsala

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  • Name Eyesteinn or Östen ADILSSON 
    Suffix of Uppsala 
    Born 594 
    Gender Male 
    • From Wikipedia:
      “Eysteinn (d. ca 600) was the son of Eadgils and Yrsa of Saxony. He was the father of Ingvar.
      Snorri Sturluson relates that Eysteinn ruled Sweden at the time when Hrólf Kraki died in Lejre. It was a troubled time when many seakings ravaged the Swedish shores. One of those kings was named Sölve and he was from Jutland (but according to Hiistoria Norwegiae he was Geatish, see below). At this time Sölve was pillaging in the Baltic Sea and so he arrived in Lofond (probably the island of Lovön or the Lagunda Hundred), where Eysteinn was at a feast. It was night-time and Sölve and his men surrounded the house and set it on fire burning everyone inside to death. Then Sölve arrived at Sigtuna (Old Sigtuna) and ordered the Swedes to accept him as king. The Swedes refused and gathered an army that fought against Sölve and his men, but they lost after eleven days. The Swedes had to accept him as king for a while until they rebelled and killed him.”
    Person ID I9535  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 23 Dec 2018 

    Father Adils OTTARSON,   b. 572 
    Mother Yrsa HELGESDTR LEIRE,   b. 565 
    Family ID F3369  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Yrsa Helgi HELGASDTR,   b. Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location 
    +1. Ingvar ÖSTENSSON,   d. Abt 620, Estonia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 23 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F3368  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart