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Find A Grave - Östens hög Östansbro (Tumulus of Eystein)
Eystein (Östen) Legendary Swedish king. Living in the 6th-7th century he reigned over Swealand, or the central Swea Region part of Sweden which developed into that country by about 980 A.D. He belonged to the ancient Yngling Dynasty of Upsala, and according to the classic Yngling Saga by Icelandic historian Snorri Sturluson, he was the son of King Eadgils the Mighty and had his power base at Old Upsala. He battled against Norwegian and Danish invasions and pillaging and was eventually burned to death inside a...[Read More] (Bio by: J T Demitz) Östens hög Östansbro (Tumulus of Eystein), Västerås, Västerås kommun, Västmanlands län, Sweden