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Catherine of Sweden

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

Abbess (1331–81).

The fourth of eight children of Ulf of Godmarsson and Bridget of Sweden, Catherine married Eggard Lydersson, an invalid whom she nursed devotedly: some claim that...

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Catherine of Sweden

David Farmer.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Saints

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 171 words.

abbess (1331–81).

The fourth of eight children of Ulf of Godmarsson and *Bridget of Sweden, Catherine married ...

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Catherine of Sweden

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

Abbess (1331–81).

The fourth of eight children of Ulf of Godmarsson and Bridget of Sweden, Catherine married Eggard Lydersson, an invalid whom she nursed devotedly: some claim that...

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Catherine, St, of Sweden (1331–81)

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 39 words.

The daughter of St *Bridget and first abbess of Vadstena, she spent much of her life in Italy obtaining

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Catherine, St, of Sweden (1331–81)

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 141 words.

The daughter of St *Bridget, she herself early showed signs of great sanctity. The first abbess of Vadstena, the original house of the ...

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Catherine of Sweden (c.1331–1381)

Anders Fröjmark.

in Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 284 words.

(c.1331–1381)

Daughter of St Bridget of Sweden and the knight Ulf Gudmarsson, at the age of 19

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Catherine, St, of Sweden (1331–81)

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 39 words.

(1331–81).

The daughter of St Bridget and first abbess of Vadstena, she spent much of her life in

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Catherine of Sweden, St (1331–81)

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 90 words.

Catherine spent almost 25 years in *Rome with her mother, until Birgitta died. Then she returned to Sweden, directing her

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Sigismund III Vasa (1566–1632)

Edited by GORDON CAMPBELL.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 188 words.

(1566–1632),

King of Poland and Sweden, was the son of King John III of Sweden and Catherine Jagiełło

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Eric XIV (1533–77)

Edited by GORDON CAMPBELL.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 144 words.

(1533–77),

King of Sweden, was the son of King Gustavus Vasa and his first wife Catherine of Saxe-Lauenburg

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Kaarina

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 25 words.

(Swedish: Sankt Karins), Finland

Named after St Catherine of Sweden (1332–81). Kaarina in Finnish is a girl's name

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Kaarina (Finland)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 25 words.

Named after St Catherine of Sweden (1332–81). Kaarina in Finnish is a girl's name meaning ‘Blessed’, ‘Pure’, or

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Birgitta (Bridget) of Sweden, St (c.1303–73)

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 147 words.

She married Ulf Gudmarsson in 1316, with whom she had eight children, including St *Catherine of Sweden, the

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Uther, Johan Baptista van

Torbjörn Fulton.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Renaissance Art. 124 words.

(fl Sweden, 1562; d Oct 1597).

Netherlandish painter, active in Sweden. No signed works by van Uther are known, but, as court painter in Sweden from 1562, he is attributed...

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Erik XIV (1533–1577)

Ingun Montgomery.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation

January 1996; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 534 words.

(1533–1577), king of Sweden, 1560–1568, son of Gustavus Vasa and Catherine of Sachsen-Lauenburg.

He was highly gifted

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Domenico Cavalca and Some Contemporaries of Catherine

Grazia Mangano Ragazzi.

in Obeying the Truth

January 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Christianity. 3826 words.

Having compared Catherine’s reflection with the earlier tradition, this chapter pushes the analysis one step further and analyzes the reflection on discretion and prudence found in authors...

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Sigismund III Vasa

Overview page. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).

(1566–1632),

King of Poland and Sweden, was the son of King John III of Sweden and Catherine Jagiełło of Poland. He was raised as a Catholic, which eased his election ...

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Kaarina (Finland)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 28 words.

Named after St Catherine of Sweden (1332–81). Kaarina in Finnish is a girl’s name meaning ‘Blessed’, ‘Pure’, or ‘Holy’....

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Frederick II

Overview page. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).

(1534–88),

King of Denmark and Norway, was the son of King Christian III and Dorothea of Saxe-Lauenburg (elder sister of Catherine of Saxe-Lauenburg, the mother of Eric XIV of...

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Obeying the Truth

Grazia Mangano Ragazzi.

January 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Early Christianity. 224 pages.

The spiritual influence of St. Catherine of Siena (an Italian laywoman from the fourteenth century who is today a Doctor of the Church) has been increasing over the centuries. Her writings...

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Eric XIV

Overview page. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).

(1533–77),

King of Sweden, was the son of King Gustavus Vasa and his first wife Catherine of Saxe-Lauenburg. He acceded to the throne in 1561, and for the eight years ...

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