FRANKELIN till BOCKSJO, HENRY [SSNE 4782]

Surname
FRANKELIN till BOCKSJO
First name
HENRY

Text source

Henry Frankelin was the son of the Englishman Rowland Frankelin and a Polish princess. Henry travelled across Europe before settling in Sweden where Karl IX appointed him as his chamberlain. He married Constantia, the natural daughter of Erik XIV and Agda Pehrsdotter. Henry was ennobled in 1625 with the name Bocksjo.

H. Marryat, One Year in Sweden, including a visit to the isle of Gotland (London, 1862) p.489; Svenska Adelns Attartavlor, vol. 2, p.817.

Service record

SWEDEN, CHARLES IX'S COURT
Departed 1610-12-31, as CHAMBERLAIN
Capacity ROYAL SERVANT, purpose ROYAL SERVICE