Photo: Sara Friberg, Royal Court of Sweden

2020-11-07; Kungliga slottet. Prinsessan Estelle bekantar sig med Kristina Gyllenstierna. Den 7 november 2020 är det 500 år sedan kung Kristian II av Danmark (”Kristian Tyrann”) inledde Stockholms blodbad. Tidigare i veckan fick Prinsessan Estelle bekanta sig med sin morfars farfars morfars farfars farfars farmors morfars farmors syster, Kristina Gyllenstierna. Kristina Gyllenstierna, som var Gustaf Eriksson Vasas moster och gift med Sten Sture d.y., ledde kampen mot danskarna efter kung Kristians invasion. Hon står i dag staty på Kungliga slottets yttre borggård.

2020-11-07; The Royal Palace. Princess Estelle meets Kristina Gyllenstierna. On November 7, 2020, it is 500 years since King Christian II of Denmark (“Christian Tyrant”) began the Stockholm massacre. Earlier this week, Princess Estelle got to know her great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-grandfather, Kristina Gyllenstierna. Kristina Gyllenstierna, who was Gustaf Eriksson Vasa’s aunt and married to Sten Sture d.y., led the fight against the Danes after King Kristian’s invasion. Today she stands as a statue in the Royal Palace’s outer courtyard.
Photo: Sara Friberg, Royal Court of Sweden

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