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Re: Tr: Re: VMs: Hi from another newbie

Here is a bit more about this guy.

A portrait:


An other one with wife, and bio:


An other bio:


Some indications about his family tree:


A reference:


And finally an article:



PS Did not search for French material at this stage.

--- Heikki Qvist <heikki.qvist@xxxxxxxxxxx> a écrit :

> jean-yves artero wrote:
> >Hi
> >
> >About Richard Strein:
> >
> >
> >He is linked to the Codex Argenteus story; he
> bought
> >the boook for Rudolph II:
> >
> >The Codex Argenteus
> >
> >"Sweden had gotten a new Queen (Christina; remember
> >Greta Garbo), imperious and scholarly.   Her
> favorite
> >was a young semi-French gallant named Magnus
> Gabriel
> >de la Gardie.   He turned a mean calf (no falsche
> >Waden a la Goethe) and had his own hair; one could
> >write a great deal (and a great deal has been
> written)
> >about their romance.   Both he and the queen were
> >  
> >
> Just for curiosity:
> I looked up some Swedish genealogy sites and there's
> still 
> misinformation about Dela Gardie family origin.
> During the 1500's Pontus dela Gardie (ancestor of
> Magnus Gabriel), a 
> Belgian mercenarie, became a Swedish count for his
> services for King.
> In official documents it is mentioned that Pontus
> was a noble origin, 
> and that his father was "master of /Roussol/ and /La
> Gardie/ and 
> /Catherine de Sainte Colombe/".
> But this information seems to be fake. A descendant
> of P.dela Gardie, CJ 
> *Gardberg, a historian, has researches documents in
> French (Languedoc) 
> and found out his prefather didn't have a noble
> blood. Actually Roussol 
> and La Gardie were small farms, the latter's size
> was 15000 square 
> meters! Pontus' father was landmerchant and paternal
> grandfather was a 
> tailor.
> There is an article in Finnish Genealogy magazine
> about this but I guess 
> it is not in English.
> *
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