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Olov Svebilius
Olaus (Olov) Svebilius (1 January 1624 – 29 June 1700) was a Swedish priest and professor. He was Bishop of the Diocese of Linköping and Archbishop of Uppsala The Archbishop of Uppsala (spelled Upsala until the early 20th century) has been the primate (bishop), primate in Sweden in an unbroken succession since 1164, first during the Roman Catholic Church, Catholic era, and from the 1530s and onward unde .... His most notable work was ''Martin Luthers Lilla katekes med Katekesförklaring'', a Swedish language translation and explanation of Luther's Small Catechism. Biography He was born in Ljungby parish in Kalmar, Sweden. He was the son of Jöran Ericsson Swebilius (1589–1669) and Ingeborg Larsdotter (1596–1672). His father served as crown commander (''Kronobefallningsman'') at Södra Möre, now part of Kalmar municipality. The surname Svebilius was derived from his grandfather's farm Sveby in Sillerud parish (''Sveby gård i Sillerud'') in Värmland. He s ...
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Archbishop Of Uppsala
The Archbishop of Uppsala (spelled Upsala until the early 20th century) has been the primate (bishop), primate in Sweden in an unbroken succession since 1164, first during the Roman Catholic Church, Catholic era, and from the 1530s and onward under the Lutheran church. Historical overview There have been bishops in Uppsala from the time of Swedish King Ingold I, Ingold the Elder in the 11th century. They were governed by the archbishop of Hamburg-Bremen until Uppsala was made an archbishopric in 1164. The archbishop in Lund (which at that time belonged to Denmark) was declared primate (bishop), primate of Sweden, meaning it was his right to select and ordain the Uppsala archbishop by handing him the pallium. To gain independence, Folke Johansson Ängel in 1274 went to Rome and was ordained directly by the pope. This practice was increasing, so that no Uppsala archbishop was in Lund after Olov Björnsson, in 1318. In 1457, the archbishop Jöns Bengtsson (Oxenstierna) was allowed ...
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Sillerud
Sillerud is a parish in Årjäng Municipality, western Värmland, and partly in Dalsland, Sweden, with a population of approximately 110. It is believed that Måns Andersson, an ancestor of the Bush family, was from Sillerud, because he named his farm in North America ''Silleryd''. Place names with "-ryd" endings, however, are uncommon in Värmland but more common in South Sweden, particularly in Småland. ''Sill'' is the Swedish language, Swedish word for herring and ''rud/ryd'' means a small deforested area. Populated places in Värmland County Värmland {{Värmland-geo-stub ...
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