Christina of Holstein-Gottorp

Swedish royal regalia stolen from Strängnäs Cathedral

Two royal crowns belonging to King Charles IX of Sweden and his wife Christina of Holstein-Gottorp, as well as a royal orb, have been from Strängnäs Cathedral yesterday afternoon. The two crowns were actually burial crowns and were interred with the King and Queen until they were exhumed and put on display. King Charles IX reigned [read more]