Catherine (Katarina Sunesdotter) b. 1210 d. 1252 Queen of Sweden. She was the daughter of Lord Sonny Folkeson of the early Bielbo Dynasty and Princess Helen, a daughter of King Sweartgar II, and was born in Upland. When King Eric the Lisper-and-Halter finally was able to return from Denmark, after the death of the interim King Canute II, he was 18 and proposed to Catherine, but was not able to marry her until 10 years later. The marriage strengthened the King's position and helped him get his final victory over Canute's rebellious sons. The...[Read More] (Bio by: J T Demitz) Gudhems klosterruin (Ruins of Gudhem Abbey), Falkoping, Vastra Gotalands Lan, Sweden Plot: Original monument moved to museum in Stockholm.