The Vasa Kings of Sweden

 

 

 

 

Nils Kettilsson (Vasa, or Wasa), d.after 24 Oct 1378; m.Kristina Jonsdotter (d.after 24 Oct 1378); they had issue:

 

1a) Kristiern Nilsson, d.29 Apr 1442; m.1st before 1399 Margareta (d.1413), dau.of Johan Moltke; m.2nd 1425/8 Margareta (d.1451) dau.of Erik Krummedige; all children were by 1st marriage

 

1b) Karl Kristiernsson, d.8 Aug 1440; m.Ebba (d.24 Aug 1465), dau.of Erik Krummedige

 

1c) Kettil Karlsson, Bp of Linköping 1460 (ca 1433-11 Aug 1465)

 

2c) Johan Karlsson, drowned 1461

 

3c) Erik Karlsson, shot to death 20 Mar 1491; m.1st after 1466 Iliana Nilsdotter (Oxenstierna) (dsp after 1481); m.2nd 29 Jun 1488 Anna Karlsdotter (d.1552)

 

1d) Karl, d.young

 

2d) Kettil, d.young

 

3d) Johan, d.young

 

4d) Margareta, d.1525/44; m.1st before 1515 Eriuk Knutsson (Murdered at Stockholm 8 Nov 1520); m.2nd 1523 Berend von Melen (d.2 Sep 1561)

 

5d) Ebba, d.22 Nov 1549; m.18 Jan 1512 Erik Abrahamsson (murdered at Stockholm 8 Nov 1520)

 

4c) Beata, d.after 1461; m.1454 Bo Nilsson (d.ca 1463)

 

5c) Margareta, a nun at Vadstena, d.9 Jul 1460

 

2b) Johan Kristiernsson, d.6 Apr 1477; m.1st before 1461 Birgitta (d.1472) dau.of Gustaf Sture; m.2nd before 1474 Birgitta (b.ca 1456, dsp after 1520) dau.of Tord Bonde

 

1c) Kristiern Johansson, d.by 1497; m.Dorothea Knutsdotter (Banér) (d.after 1527)

 

1d) Gustaf fl 1504/13

 

2d) Birgitta fl 1526/66; m.1st before 1525 Diedrik, “Münzmeister” [coiner?] of Stockholm (d.1527); m.2nd after 1531 Mats Persson (d.ca 1553)

 

3d) ?Märta, d.after 1562; m.vefore 1514 Gudmund Persson (d.after 1543))

 

2c) Erik Johansson, murdered at Stockholm 8 Nov 1520; m.1492/5 Cecilia Magnusdotter (d.after 1520)

 

1d) Gustaf I Eriksson, King of Sweden 1523 (1495/7-Stockholm 29 Nov 1560); m.1st 24 Sep 1531 Katharina of Saxe-Lauenburg (24 Sep 1513-23 Sep 1535); m.2nd 1 Oct 1536 Margareta Eriksdotter (1 Jan 1514-26 Aug 1551); m.3rd 11 Aug 1552 Katharina (22 Jul 1535-13 Nov 1621) dau.of Gustaf Olafsson [Stenbock]

 

1e) Erik XIV, King of Sweden, b.13 Dec 1533, resigned 1569, poisoned 26 Feb 1577; m.4 Jul 1568 Katharina (Karin) Maansdotter (6 Nov 1550-13 Sep 1612)

 

1f) Gustaf (28 Jan 1568-Kaschin, Russia 22 Feb 1607)

 

2f) Henrik (24 Jan 1570-1574)

 

3f) Arnold (1 Nov 1572-1573)

 

4f) Sigrid (15 Oct 1566-24 Apr 1633); m.1st 1597 Henrik Tott (d.1600/1); m.2nd 10 Sep 1609 Nils Nilsson (d.18 Apr 1613)

 

5f) [illegitimate] Virginia (1 Jan 1559-1633); m.1585/6 Hakon Knutsson Hand (d.1595/6)

 

6f) [illegitimate] Constantia (13/14 Jun 1560-14 Jan 1649); m.ca 13 Jan 1594 Henrik Frankelin (d.4 May 1610)

 

7f) [illegitimate] Lucretia (4 Jan 1564-    )(; m.N Zelow)

 

8f) [illegitimate] Margareta, d.11 Nov 1618; m.1592 Olavius Simonis (d.8 Oct 1639)

 

2e) Johan III, King of Finland 1569 (20 Dec 1537-17 Nov 1592); m.1st 4 Oct 1562 Katharina of Poland (1 Nov 1526-16 Sep 1583); m.2nd 21 Feb 1585 Gunilla Bjelke (25 Jun 1568-25 Jul 1597)

 

1f) Sigismund III, King of Poland 1587, King of Sweden 1592, abdicated in Sweden 1599 where he was succeeded by his uncle (20 Jun 1566-Warsaw 30 Apr 1632); m.1st 31 May 1592 Anna of Austria (16 Aug 1573-10 Feb 1598); m.2nd 11 Dec 1605 Constantia of Austria (24 Dec 1588-10 Aug 1631)

 

1g) Wladislaw IV Zygmunt, King of Poland 1632 (9 Jun 1595-20 May 1648); m.1st 12 Nov 1637 Cäcilia Renate of Autria (16 Jul 1611-24 Mar 1644); m.2nd 10 Mar 1646 Louisa Maria Gonzaga (18 Aug 1611-10 May 1667)

 

1h) Zygmunt Kazimierz (1 Apr 1640-9 Aug 1647)

 

2h) Maria Anna Isabella (8 Jan 1642-7 Feb 1642)

 

3h) [illegitimate] Ladislaus Konstantin Vasa, Graf Wasenau (ca 1635-19 Mar 1698)

 

2g) Christoph, b.and d.10 Feb 1598

 

3g) Jan Kazimierz (26 Dec 1607-9 Jan 1608)

 

4g) Aleksander Karol (14 Nov 1614-19 Nov 1634)

 

5g) Jan Kazimierz, Cardinal 1646, King of Poland 1648, abdicated 1668, b.22 Mar 1609, d.as Abbot of St-Martin, Nevers 16 Dec 1672; m.31 May 1649 Louisa Maria Gonzaga (18 Aug 1611-10 May 1667)

 

1h) Jan Zygmunt (6 Jan 1652-20 Feb 1652)

 

2h) Maria Anna Teresa (1 Jul 1650-1 Aug 1651)

 

6g) Jan Albert, Cardinal 1633, Bp of Cracow 1532/3 (25 May 1612-29 Dec 1634)

 

7g) Karol Ferdinand, Duke of Oppeln and Ratibor 1648, Bp of Breslau 1625 and of Plock 1645 (13 Oct 1613-9 May 1655)

 

8g) Anna Maria (23 May 1593-9 Feb 1600)

 

9g) Katharina (19 Apr 1594-15 May 1594)

 

10g) Katharina (Sep 1596-2 Jun 1597)

 

11g) Anna Konstancja (20 Jan 1616-24 May 1616)

 

12g) Anna Katharina Konstantia (7 Aug 1619-8 Oct 1651); m.8 Jun 1642 Philipp Wilhelm Pfgf von Neuburg [later, Kfst von der Pfalz] (d.1690)

 

2f) Johan, Duke of Östergotland (18 Apr 1589-5 Mar 1618); m.29 Nov 1612 Marie Elisabeth of Sweden (below)

 

1g) [illegitimate by Kerstin Mansdotter] Hans Johansson, d.unm. in Germany

 

3f) Isabella (1564-Jan 1566)

 

4f) Anna (31 May 1568-6 Feb 1625)

 

5f) [illegitimate by Karin Hansdotter] Julius Gyllenhielm (24 Mar 1559-Jan 1581)

 

6f) [illegitimate by Karin Hansdotter] Augustus, d.1560

 

7f) [illegitimate by Karin Hansdotter] Sofia, d.Jun 1583; m.1580 Pontus Frhr de la Gardie (d.5 Nov 1585)

 

8f) [illegitimate by Karin Hansdotter] Lucretia, d.5 Jan 1585

 

3e) Magnus, Duke of Östergotland (25 Jul 1542-26 Jun 1595)

 

1f) [illegitimate by Valborg Eriksdotter] Lucretia, b.before 1566, d.25 Mar 1624; m.1586 Christoffer von Warnstedt (d.9 Feb 1627)

 

2f) [illegitimate by (Anna von Haubitz)] Helena, b.before 1572, d.after 1630; m.Wolmar Uexkull (d.1627)

 

4e) Karl, b.and d.1544

 

5e) Sten (1546-1547)

 

6e) Karl IX, King of Sweden 1604 (4 Oct 1550-30 Oct 1611); m.1st 11 May 1579 Anna Maria Pfgfn von Simmern (24 Jul 1561-29 Jul 1589); m.2nd 27 Aug 1592 Christine of Holstein-Gottorp (12 Apr 1573-8 Dec 1625)

 

1f) Ludwig (17 Mar 1583-26 May 1583)

 

2f) Gustaf (12 Jun 1587-4 Dec 1587)

 

3f) Gustaf II Adolf, King of Sweden (Stockholm 9 Nov 1594-k.a.nr Lützen 6 Dec 1632); m.Stockholm 25 Nov 1620 Marie Eleonore of Brandenburg (11 Nov 1599-18 Mar 1655)

 

1g) Christine (16 Oct 1623-21 Sep 1624)

 

2g) Christine, Queen of Sweden 1632, abdicated 1654 (Stockholm 8 Dec 1626-Rome 19 Apr 1689)

 

3g) [illegitimate by Margareta Slotsdotter] Gustaf Gustafsson, Gf af Wasaborg (Stockholm 1616-Wildeshausen 25 Oct 1653); m.Anna Sophie Gfn zu Wied (3 Sep 1616-1694)

 

1h) Gustaf (23 May 1645-28 Jan 1646)

 

2h) Gustaf Adolf (21 Apr 1653-Wildeshausen 4 Jul 1732); m.26 Jul 1679 Angelika Katharina Gfn zu Leiningen-Westerburg (24 Apr 1663-174_)

 

1i) Karl Wilhelm Friedrich (17 May 1680-Cremona 10 Sep 1696)

 

2i) Gustaf Adolf (6 Oct 1682-Stuttgart 1705)

 

3i) Heinrich Otto (16 Aug 1685-Usedom 1 Aug 1715)

 

4i) Georg Moritz (15 Dec 1687-Huntlosen 14 Jan 1754)

 

5i) Anton Adolf (22 Feb 1689-Kungslena 10 May 1748); m.1st 14 Dec 1720 Catharina Css Oxenstierna (17 Feb 1684-7 Nov 1722); m.2nd 5 May 1728 Anna Christina Bss Sparre (4 Sep 1683-19 Jan 1759)

 

1j) Ulrika Katharina Sophie (2 Nov 1721-7 Nov 1721)

 

2j) a child, b.1722, d.young

 

6i) August (11 Aug 1691-1699)

 

7i) Friedrich Waldemar, b.20 Jul 1693, d.young

 

8i) Christina Johanna, b.26 Jul 1681, d.young

 

9i) Sophia Charlotte (15 May 1684-Wittenburg 1686)

 

10i) Eleonore Katharina (29 Aug 1686-Koblenz 1729); m.1714 Friedrich Frhr von Reifenberg

 

11i) Beata Theresia (10 Jun 1690-1692)

 

12i) Sophia Elisabeth Christina (24 Aug 1694-Forbach 10 Dec 1756); m.Henning Gf von Stralenheim (d.15 Sep 1731)

 

13i) Henriette Polyxena (22 Feb 1696-Huntlosen 20 Oct 1777)

 

14i) Sophia Magdalena (15 Sep 1698-10 Oct 1702)

 

15i) Anna Sophia (10 Jul 1704-    ); m.Friedrich Wilhelm Plätz (d.after 1781)

 

16i) a daughter, b.and d.1706

 

3h) Christina (1644-Dorpat 9 Sep 1709); m.21 Feb 1665 Wlmar Frhr Wrangel (d.27 Dec 1675)

 

4h) Charlotta, bur Stockholm 24 Jun 1655

 

5h) Sophia (3 May 1654-8 Aug 1654)

 

4f) Karl Filip, Duke of Södermanland, Nerike and Värmland (22 Apr 1601-Narva 25 Jan 1622)

 

5f) Margareta Elisabeth (24 Sep 1580-26 Aug 1585)

 

6f) Elisabeth Sabina (13 Mar 1582-6 Jul 1585)

 

7f) Katharina (10 Nov 1584-13 Dec 1638); m.11 Jun 1615 Johann Kasimir Pfgf von Zweibrücken (d.1652)

 

8f) Marie (17 Dec 1588-23 Apr 1589)

 

9f) Christine (26 Nov 1593-24 May 1594)

 

10f) Marie Elisabeth (10 Mar 1596-7 Aug 1618); m.29 Nov 1612 Johan of Sweden (d.1618; above)

 

11f) [illegitimate by Karin Nilsdotter] Karl Karlsson Frhr Gyllenhielm (4 Mar 1574-7 Mar 1650); m.14 Jun 1615 Kristina Ribbing (9 Aug 1593-19 Feb 1656)

 

1g) a daughter, b.1626, d.young

 

7e) Katharina (6 Jun 1539-21 Dec 1610); m.1 Oct 1559 Edzard II Gf von Ostfriesland (d.1 Mar 1599)

 

8e) Cäcilia (16 Nov 1540-Brussels 27 Jan 1627); m.18 Jun 1564 Christoph I Mgve of Baden (d.1575)

 

9e) Anna (19 Jun 1545-30 Mar 1610); m.20 Dec 1562 Georg Johann Pfgf von Veldenz (d.1592)

 

10e) Sophie (29 Oct 1547-17 Mar 1611); m.4 Jul 1568 Magnus II, Duke of Saxe-Lauenburg (d.1603)

 

11e) Elisabeth (4 Apr 1549-20 Nov 1597); m.7 May 1581 Duke Christoph of Mecklenburg (d.1592)

 

2d) Magnus, d.young

 

3d) Johan, d.young

 

4d) Birgitta, d.young

 

5d) Märta, d.a prisoner in Copenhagen after 1520

 

6d) Anna, d.young

 

7d) Emerentia, d.a prisoner in Copenhagen after 1520

 

3c) Katarina, b.1472

 

4c) Margareta, b.1472

 

5c) Anna, d.1506; m.before 1498 Ture Jönsson (d.1532)

 

3b) Nils Kristiernsson, d.1464; m.Birgitta Nilsdotter [Oxenstierna]

 

1c) Kristiern, d.by 1475

 

2c) Karin, d.by 1475

 

4b) Kristina, d.1430/6; m.1st 1413 Karl Stensson (d.1413/4); m.2nd 1416 Bengt Jönsson [Oxenstierna] (d.1450)

 

5b) Birgitta, d.1472/4; m.1st 1446 Erik Turesson [Bielke] (d.1450); m.2nd before 1454 Claus Rönnow (d.1486)

 

2a) Ramborg fl 1376/1439; m.before 1376 Tord Bonde

 

3a) Ingeborg, a nun at St.Klara 1376