Maansdatter, Katherine (1550–1612)

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Maansdatter, Katherine (1550–1612)

Mistress, then wife, of King Eric of Sweden . Born on November 6, 1550; died on September 13, 1612; married Eric XIV (1533–1577), king of Sweden (r. 1560–1568, deposed in 1568), on July 4, 1568; children: Henry; Sigrid (b. 1566, who married Henry Tott and Niels Natt); Gustav (b. 1568); Henry (b. 1570); Arnold (b. 1572).