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Chronicon rerum Sveogothicarum incerti scriptoris Sueci
(239 words)

(Chronicle of the history of the Sweden-Goths [sic!] by an unknown Swedish writer)

1320-36. Sweden. Found in the manuscript Uppsala, University Library C 92, fols. 4v–9r, this is a brief listing of regnal and ecclesiastical dates, beginning with the death and martyrdom of Saint Eric IX in 1160 (the only set of Swedish annals to do so) and ending with the beheading of Prince Magnus Birgersson during King Birger Magnusson’s exile in Denmark in 1320. Ecclesiastical concerns and the history of Uppsala dominate in the material on the later 13th century. The text is also known as Annales 1160-132…

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Oberlin, Adam, “Chronicon rerum Sveogothicarum incerti scriptoris Sueci”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 23 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_00633>
First published online: 2016

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