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Episode 18: King Erik XIV

Episode 18: King Erik XIV

Gustav Vasa's eldest son Erik inherited (a new thing) the kingdom in 1560. In spite of an ambitious foregin policy that later kings adopted, he can not be seen as a successfull king. In 1567 he went mad, was deposed and held imprisoned until he was poisoned by his brother in 1577.