1239 – 1302 Our family’s oldest ancestor was Laurentius son of Bo and with the family name Påfågel (Peacock). Laurentius, or Laurens, held the title “Jarl” which was a powerful office within the court of king Magnus Ladulås (1240 – 1290). The office was formally abolished in 1308.
Laurens Bosson Peacock, a ruthless warrior and incorruptibly loyal to the king, was given land, castle (later called Laurensborg – Lauren’s castle) and privileges according to the Ordinance of Alsnö, a charter establishing the tax-exempt noble class of Sweden. He was married to Anna Jakobsdotter of Finstaätten
Construction of castle Laurensborg would be finished by his two sons Erik and Jens the Fratricide.
1282 – 1318 Knight Erik Larsson Påfågel (Peacock) born on Laurens Borg (Lauren’s Castle). He was killed by his younger brother Jens Larsson Two-Wings (name taken after Finsta family’s Coat of Arms). He married his brother-s widow, a horrible sin during the middle ages.
1318 – 1368 Knight Erik Eriksson Påfågel “The Bastard” was the son of Erik Larsson, raised by the Fratricide Jens Larsson Two-Wings. Erik Eriksson’s mother was pregnant when her husband was killed.
Above: A manuscript depicting the marriage of Knight Erik Påfågel to Solgun Börjesdotter Korp 1329 – 1374
1345 Probably dead in 1406 Knight Harald Eriksson Påfågel married to Lillemor Nilsdotter Björn (no information on birth and death dates).
1364 – 1441 Squire Petrus Haraldi (Petter Haraldsson) Påfågel, married to Borghild “Love’s Daughter” Lodehat possibly born 1385 – 1460. She was the illegitimate daughter of Bishop Petrus Johannis Lodehat (Bishop of Växjö, Århus and Roskilde) and Gerd Lodehat, one of Bishop Lodehat’s paternal cousins.
1399 – 1470 Knight Olaus Petersson Påfågel, father to Rune and Göran Olausson Married to Ælfinë Sjaustiarn
(1419 – 1440 Knight Rune Olausson Påfågel, eldest son to Olaus Petersson, was murdered when being the guest of Clan Douglas at a banquet in Scotland)
1421 – 1492 Knight Göran Olausson Påfågel, younger son of Olaus Petersson. married to Fīfrildi Sjaustiarn.
1440 – 1521 Knight Frans Påfågel “of Laurensborg” Married to Agnes Pia Douglas (1441 – ?)
1479 – 1521 Knight Lars Fransson (Laurentius Fräähsen) Påfågel of Laurensborg married to Alfgáfa Sjaustiarn
1501 – 1570 Prince Harald Fräähsen af Laurensborg Married to Katarina Apekatt born 1525
1540- 1613 Prince Simon Haraldi Fräähsen af Laurensborg Lorenzburg married to Merit Margareta von Lorbeering 1545 – 1620
“Prince Simon married Merit-Margareta von Lorbeering, the daughter of a powerful German count. He then changed the family name to the more German-sounding “von Fräähsen zu Lorenzburg” which was fashionable during the 16th century.
1590 – 1662 Prince Harald II (Haraldus) Simonis von Fräähsen zu Lorenzburg married to his maternal cousin Märit von Lorbeering 1595 – 1647
1617 – 1661 Prince Samuel Haraldi von Fräähsen zu Lorenzburg married to Elisabeth Ljuster 1620 – 1675
1644 – 1684 Princess Märta von Fräähsen zu Lorenzburg married to Count Sibbe Nilsson Kåse 1625 – 1698
1684 – 1765 Prince Nils (Nikolaus) den Segerrike married to Baroness Kerstin Gyllensting 1690 – 1775
1728 – 1799 Prince Jonas von Fräähsen zu Lorenzburg married to Countess Brita Stromberg 1727 – 1789
1759 – 1822 Sibbe Jonasson von Fräähsen zu Lorenzburg married to Ingrid von Hagendorn 1761 – 1814
1788 – 1863 Prince Knut Sibbesson von Fräähsen zu Lorenzburg married to Elin Stierneroos 1794 – 1857
1818 – 1878 Prince Peter Knut (Petrus Canuti) von Fräähsen zu Lorenzburg married to Ingrid Crusebjörn 1836 – 1932
1863 – 1930 Princess Elin von Fräähsen zu Lorenzburg married to Count Peter Puke 1846 – 1901
“Count Peter Puke the last son of the Puke family married Princess Elin of Lorenzburg. This meant that a great noble house ended since all children of the marriage would be members of the Princely House von Fräähsen zu Lorenzburg.”
1900 – 1966 Princess Jenny-Sofia von Fräähsen zu Lorenzburg begot a son with Óbërun Gylldenport
1932 – 1983 Prins Rune Gustaf von Fräähsen zu Lorenzburg married to Ulla Roswall
1953 – Prins Bo Göran von Fräähsen zu Lorenzburg married to Lena Tiljander.
1976 15:th Prince of Lorenzburg Prince Freï von Fräähsen zu Lorenzburg