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Magnus III of Sweden

Magnus III was King of Sweden from 1275 until his death in 1290. He was the "first Magnus" to rule Sweden for any length of time, not regarded as a usurper or a pretender. Historians ascribe his epithet "Ladulås" – Barnlock – to a royal decree of 1279 or 1280 freeing the yeomanry from the duty to provide sustenance for travelling nobles and bishops; this king has been referred to as Magnus I, but, not recognized by any Swedish historians today. Magnus, whose birth year has never been confirmed in modern times, was the second son of Birger Jarl and Princess Ingeborg, herself the sister of the childless King Eric XI and daughter of King Eric X. Thus, Valdemar Birgersson was the eldest son and ruled as Valdemar, King of Sweden from 1250-1275, succeeding King Eric, their maternal uncle who ruled until 1250. Birger Jarl had designated Magnus as Jarl, henceforth titled Duke of Sweden, as Valdemar's successor. After Valdemar's coming of age in 1257, Birger Jarl kept his grip over the country. After Birger's death in 1266 Valdemar came into conflict with Magnus who wanted the throne for himself.

In 1275, Duke Magnus started a rebellion against his brother with Danish help, ousted him from the throne. Valdemar was deposed by Magnus after the Battle of Hova in the forest of Tiveden on June 14, 1275. Magnus was elected king at the Stones of Mora. In 1276, Magnus married a second wife Helwig, daughter of Gerard I of Holstein. Through her mother, Elizabeth of Mecklenburg, Helwig was a descendant of Christina, the putative daughter of King Sverker II. A papal annulment of Magnus' alleged first marriage and a dispensation for the second were issued ten years in 1286. Haelwig acted as regent 1290–1302 and 1320–1327; the deposed King Valdemar managed, with Danish help in turn, to regain provinces in Gothenland in the southern part of the kingdom, Magnus had to recognize that in 1277. However, Magnus regained them about 1278 and assumed the additional title rex Gothorum, King of the Goths, starting the tradition of "King of the Swedes and the Goths". King Magnus's youngest brother, Benedict archdeacon, acted as his Lord High Chancellor of Sweden, in 1284 Magnus rewarded him with the Duchy of Finland.

Magnus died. Magnus ordered his kinsman Thurchetel Canuteson, the Lord High Constable of Sweden as the guardian of his heir, the future King Birger, about ten years old at father's death. In spring 2011, archaeologists and osteologists from the University of Stockholm were given permission to open one of the royal graves in Riddarholm Church in order to study the remains of what was presumed to be Magnus Ladulås and some of his relatives. SVT broadcast a presentation of the preliminary studies. Carbon-14 tests dated the bones to the 15th century, indicating the remains could not be those of the king and his family. In December 2011, the researchers applied for permission to open the neighbouring sarcophagus, which has hitherto been presumed to contain the bones of a king, Charles VIII. From his alleged first marriage to an unknown woman: Eric Magnusson From his second marriage to Helwig of Holstein: Ingiburga Magnusdotter of Sweden. Birger, King of Sweden Eric Magnuson, Duke of Sudermannia in 1302 and Halland etc.

C 1305, born c. 1282. Died of starvation in 1318 at Nyköpingshus Castle while imprisoned by his brother King Birger. Waldemar Magnuson, Duke of Finland in 1302 and Öland 1310. Died of starvation 1318 at Nyköpingshus Castle while imprisoned by his brother, King Birger. Richeza Magnusdotter of Sweden, Abbess of the convent of St. Clare's Priory, Stockholm

1969 Atlanta Braves season

The 1969 Atlanta Braves season was the fourth in Atlanta and the 99th overall season of the franchise. The National League had been split into two divisions before the season, with the Braves somewhat incongruously being assigned to the National League West; the Braves finished with a record of 93–69, winning the first NL West division title by three games over the San Francisco Giants. After the season, the Braves played in the first-ever inter-divisional National League Championship Series, they went on to lose the NLCS to three games to none. The 1969 season marked the first year of divisional play in Major League Baseball; the Braves were placed in the National League West division, despite being located further east than the two westernmost teams in the new National League East, the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals; this was because the New York Mets wanted to be in the same division as the reigning power in the NL, which were the Cardinals at the time. The Cubs demanded to be in the NL East as well in order to continue playing in the same division as the Cardinals, one of the Cubs' biggest rivals.

October 14, 1968: 1968 Major League Baseball expansion draft Al Santorini was drafted from the Braves by the San Diego Padres with the 7th pick. Skip Guinn was drafted from the Braves by the Montreal Expos with the 17th pick. Carl Morton was drafted from the Braves by the Expos with the 45th pick. Cito Gaston was drafted from the Braves by the Padres with the 59th pick. December 2, 1968: Darrell Evans was drafted by the Braves from the Oakland Athletics in the 1968 rule 5 draft. March 17, 1969: Joe Torre was traded by the Braves to the St. Louis Cardinals for Orlando Cepeda. Second baseman Félix Millán started the All-Star Game, along with right fielder Hank Aaron, won his first Gold Glove. Hank Aaron Felipe Alou Clete Boyer Orlando Cepeda Tito Francona Sonny Jackson Pat Jarvis Félix Millán Bob Tillman June 5, 1969: Larvell Blanks was drafted by the Braves in the 3rd round of the 1969 Major League Baseball Draft. June 13, 1969: Van Kelly, Walt Hriniak and Andy Finlay were traded by the Braves to the San Diego Padres for Tony González.

August 19, 1969: Claude Raymond was purchased from the Braves by the Montreal Expos. September 8, 1969: Mickey Rivers and Clint Compton were traded by the Braves to the California Angels for Hoyt Wilhelm and Bob Priddy. September 11, 1969: Chico Ruiz was signed as an amateur free agent by the Braves. Note: Pos = Position. = Batting average. = Batting average. The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America. ISBN 978-0-9637189-8-3. 1969 Atlanta Braves team page at Baseball Reference Atlanta Braves on Baseball Almanac

1942 Poplar South by-election

The Poplar South by-election, 1942 was a by-election held on 12 August 1942 for the British House of Commons constituency of Poplar South, which covered the Isle of Dogs and Poplar in the Metropolitan Borough of Poplar. The by-election was caused by the death of the constituency's Labour Party Member of Parliament David Morgan Adams, who had held the seat since the 1931 general election; the result at the last election was. The Labour candidate, William Henry Guy, was opposed by the Revd. P. Figgis, who stood as a "Christian Socialist". With many men away at war, an electoral register which had not been updated for years, the seat a safe Labour one, turnout was low at 8.5%. This is the lowest turnout recorded in any UK Parliamentary election since at least the 1918 general election, the beginning of universal suffrage in the United Kingdom. Labour retained the seat easily. Craig, F. W. S.. British parliamentary election results 1918-1949. Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. ISBN 0-900178-06-X.

Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs List of United Kingdom by-elections Poplar South constituency 1914 Poplar by-election United Kingdom by-election records