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Ulf Tostesson

Lithuanian: Ulfas Tostės sūnus, iš Skaros, Swedish: Ulf Tostesson av Västergötland Ulf Tostesson av Västergötland, Norwegian: Ulf Tostesson av Vestergøtland
Also Known As: "Ulf den gamle", "Ulf der Ostrogoten", "Ulf jarl"
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Birthplace: Västergötland, Sweden
Death: after circa 961
Västergötland, Sweden
Place of Burial: Sweden
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Son of Småkonge Skoglar Toste
Husband of Ingeborg
Father of Ragnvald the Old, Earl in Västergötland
Brother of Sigrid the Haughty; Rognvald Tosteson and Thormod Tostesson

Occupation: Jarl i Skara, Jarlas
More: Ulf Tostesson, jarl av Västergötland Ulf Tostesson was Jarl of Sweden. He was from Westrogothia and the son of the legendary viking Skogul Toste. He was the brother of Sigrid the Haughty, and his son Jarl Ragnvald Ulfsson was the father of Stenkil, who w
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Ulf Tostesson, jarl av Västergötland

  • Ulf Tostesson was Jarl of Sweden. He was from Westrogothia and the son of the legendary viking Skogul Toste. He was the brother of Sigrid the Haughty, and his son Jarl Ragnvald Ulfsson was the father of Stenkil, who was elected king when the old dynasty died out.

Project MedLands, Sweden Kings

KINGS of SWEDEN 1060-[1111] (FAMILY of STENKIL)

Skoglar" TOSTE, son of ---. In Svithjod. Snorre records that Harald "Grenske" was welcomed in Svithjod by "Toste…often in battle…therefore called Skoglar-Toste" and lived five years with him[68]. m ---.

The name of Toste's wife is not known.

Toste & his wife had two children:

  • 1. ULF. According to Snorre[69], he was the brother of Sigrid "Storråda/the Haughty". m ---. The name of Ulf's wife is not known.

ULF & his wife had one child:

  • a) RAGNVALD Ulfsson . Snorre names "Earl Ragnvald, Ulf's son" when recording his [first] marriage[70]. Jarl in Västergötland. Snorre records that Ragnvald accompanied Ingegerd to Russia and was installed as Earl of Ladoga[71]. married firstly INGEBORG Trygvesdatter, daughter of TRYGVE Olavsson of Norway & his wife Åstrid Eiriksdatter. Snorre records the marriage of Ingebjorg, Trygve's daughter, King Olaf's sister and Earl Ragnvald, Ulf's son"[72]. married secondly [as her first husband,] ASTRID Njalsdotter, daughter of NJAL & his wife. The primary source which confirms her parentage and two marriages has not yet been identified. [She married secondly as his second wife, Emund Slemme den Gamle/the Old King of Sweden. Her supposed second marriage to Ragnvald may be nothing more than a guess based on Adam of Bremen recording that nepos eius [=rex Sueonum Emund] Stinkel succeeded on the death of Emund[73].]

Jarl Ragnvald & his first wife had two children:

  • i) ULF Snorre names "Earl Ulf and Earl Eilif" as the sons of Ragnvald & his wife[74].
  • ii) EILIF names "Earl Ulf and Earl Eilif" as the sons of Ragnvald & his wife[75].

Jarl Ragnvald & his second wife had one child:

  • iii) STENKIL Ragnvaldson (-1066). The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified. He succeeded [his stepfather] in 1060 as STENKIL King of Sweden.
  • 2. SIGRID "Storråda/the Haughty. Snorre names Sigrid as daughter of "Skoglar" Toste and refers to her marriage to "the Swedish king, Eirik the Victorious Saxo Grammaticus names "Syritha" as mother of "Erici filius Olavus"[77]. The Fagrskinna names Sigrid, mother of King Olof, as daughter of Skoglar-Tosta[78]. Morkinskinna names "Sigridr en stórráda" as mother of “the lady Ástrídr…sister of two kings, Knútr the Great and Óláfr the Swede” who married “Jarl Úlfr sprakaleggr”[79]. married firstly ([before 985]) ERIK "Segersäll/the Victorious" King of Sweden, son of [EMUND Erikson King of Sweden] (-Uppsala [994/95]). married secondly ([1000]%29 as his second wife, SVEND I "Tveskæg/Forkbeard" King of Denmark, son of HARALD I "Blåtand/Bluetooth" King of Denmark & his first wife Gunhild ([960]-Gainsborough 3 Feb 1014, bur in England, later removed to Roskilde).

Source Project MedLands, Sweden Kings - https://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/SWEDEN.htm#IngeIdied1111

Sources:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ulf_Tostesson

http://sv.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ulf_Tostesson

http://genealogics.org/getperson.php?personID=I00614982&tree=LEO

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Ulf Tostesson's Timeline

930
930
Västergötland, Sweden
960
960
Skara, Västergötland, Sverige (Sweden)
961
961
Age 31
Västergötland, Sweden
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Sverige
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Sweden