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Eric was a seven year old who was abducted by a couple and held for ransom.
In 982 the Norwegian Eric the Red sailed from Iceland to find the land which GunnbjOrn had seen, and he spent three years on its south-western coasts exploring the country.
Little Eric lives with me and is the most important part of my life.
It may be noticed that the Flatey Book narrative gives a somewhat different but much slighter account of Thorfinn's expedition, making both Thorvald Ericsson and Freydis undertake separate Vinland ventures - one before, the other after, Karlsefni's enterprise - Thorvald being killed on his (as in Red Eric Saga, but with divergent details), and Freydis on her committing atrocities upon her comrades, the Icelanders Helgi and Finnbogi, which are unnoticed in Red Eric. The latter, however, in its mention of the domestic broils which arose over the women of the colony in its third winter, points to something which may have been the germ of the highly elaborated Freydis story in Flatey.
It was one of the five Wendish towns whose alliance extorted from King Eric of Norway a favourable commercial treaty in 1284-1285; and in the 14th century it was second only to Lubeck in the Hanseatic League.Advertisement
In the end of the 9th century Iceland was colonized from Norway; and about 985 the intrepid viking, Eric the Red, discovered Greenland, and induced some of his Icelandic countrymen to settle on its inhospitable shores.
All his four sons, Valdemar, Eric, Abel and Christopher became kings of Denmark.
But she finally married Eric Magnus, Baron of Stael-Holstein, who was first an attaché of the Swedish legation, and then minister.
Eric built his house at Brattalid, near the inner end of the fjord Tunugdliarfik, just north of the present Julianehaab.
Eric or Heiricus, who studied there under Haimon, the successor of Hrabanus, and after wards taught at Auxerre, wrote glosses on the margin of his copy of the pseudo-Augustinian Categoriae, which have been published by Cousin and Haureau.Advertisement
In 1526 he had married Dorothea, daughter of Frederick I., king of Denmark, and after her death in 1547, Anna Maria, daughter of Eric I., duke of Brunswick.
His mother, Dorothea of Saxe-Lauenburg, was the elder sister of Catherine, the first wife of Gustavus Vasa and the mother of Eric XIV.
The tension which had prevailed between the two kingdoms during the last years of Gustavus Vasa reached breaking point on the accession of Gustavus's eldest son Eric XIV.
There were many causes of quarrel between the two ambitious young monarchs, but the detention at Copenhagen in 1563 of a splendid matrimonial embassy on its way to Germany, to negotiate a match between Eric and Christina of Hesse, which King Frederick for political reasons was determined to prevent, precipitated hostilities.
He accordingly ravaged their country in 791 at the head of an army containing Saxon, Frisian, Bavarian and Alamannian warriors, which penetrated as far as the Raab; and he spent the following year in Bavaria preparing for a second campaign against them, the conduct of which, however, he was compelled by further trouble in Saxony to entrust to his son king Pippin, and to Eric, margrave of Friuli.Advertisement
In 1135, Eric II., king of Denmark, acknowledged himself a vassal of Lothair; Boleslaus III., prince of the Poles, promised tribute and received Pomerania and Riigen as German fiefs; while the eastern emperor, John Comnenus, implored Lothair's aid against Roger II.
As Albert had no sons the duchy was soon divided into two parts, until on the death of duke Eric III., a grandson of John II., in 1401, it was reunited by Eric IV., a grandson of Eric I.
Eric died in 1436 and was followed by his brother Bernard IV., whose claim to exercise the electoral vote was quashed by the electors in 1438; and who was succeeded by his son John IV.
In 1002 he came to Greenland, married Gudrid, widow of Red Eric's son Thorstein, and put himself at the head of a great expedition now undertaken from Ericsfiord for the further exploration and settlement of the western Vinland (south Nova Scotia?) lately discovered by Leif Ericsson.
Three vessels took part in the venture, with 160 men and some women, including Gudrid, and Freydis, a natural daughter of Red Eric. They first sailed north-west to the Vesterbygd or "Western Settlement" of Greenland, thence to Bear Island, and thence away to the south till they reached a country they named Helluland (some part of Labrador?) from its great flat slabs of stone (hellur).Advertisement
Next spring nine of the party, headed by the chief malcontent Thorhall, Red Eric's huntsman, sailed off northward, intending to come to Vinland by rounding Keelness and thence working round west (and south).
On Flatey Book, Red Eric Saga and the whole bibliography for the Vinland voyages, including that of Thorfinn, see Leif Ericsson and Vinland.
The six Vinland voyages of Flatey, we may repeat, Red Eric reduces to three, wholly omitting the alleged voyage of Biarni Heriulfsson, and grouping those of Thorvald Ericsson and Freydis with Thorfinn Karlsefni's in one great colonizing venture.
The news of his father's death reached Eric as he was on the point of embarking for England to press in person his suit for the hand of Queen Elizabeth.
Two months later Eric was crowned at Upsala, on which occasion he first introduced the titles of baron and count into Sweden, by way of attaching to the crown the higher nobility, these new counts and barons receiving lucrative fiefs adequate to the maintenance of their new dignities.Advertisement
From the very beginning of his reign Eric's morbid fear of the upper classes drove him to give his absolute confidence to a man of base origin and bad character, though, it must be admitted, of superior ability.
An army of io,000 men was immediately sent by Eric to John's duchy of Finland, and John and his consort were seized, brought over to Sweden and detained as prisoners of state in Gripsholm Castle.
But Eric did not stop here.
The head of the Sture family at this time was Count Svante, who had married a sister of Gustavus Vasa's second wife, and had by her a numerous family, of whom two sons, Nils and Eric, still survived.
The dark tragedy, known as the Sture murders, began with Eric XIV.'s strange treatment of young Count Nils.Advertisement
A few days later he was appointed ambassador extraordinary, and despatched to Lorraine to resume the negotiations for Eric's marriage with the princess Renata.
Before he returned, however, Eric had resolved to marry Karin, or Kitty Mansdatter, the daughter of a common soldier, who had been his mistress since 1565.
In January 1567 Eric extorted a declaration from two of his senators that they would assist him to punish all who should try to prevent his projected marriage; and, in the middle of May, a Riksdag was summoned to Upsala to judge between the king and those of the aristocracy whom he regarded as his personal enemies.
Eric himself arrived at Upsala on the 16th in a condition of incipient insanity.
On the following day Eric murdered Nils in his cell with his own hand, and by his order the other prisoners were despatched by the royal provost marshal forthwith.Advertisement
During the greater part of 1567 Eric was so deranged that a committee of senators was appointed to govern the kingdom.
When, at the beginning of 1568, Eric recovered his reason, a reconciliation was effected between the king and the duke, on condition that John recognized the legality of his brother's marriage with Karin Mansdatter, and her children as the successors to the throne.
Shortly after his marriage Eric issued a circular ordering a general thanksgiving for his delivery from the assaults of the devil.
This document, in every line of which madness is legible, convinced most thinking people that Eric was unfit to reign.
Eric at first offered a stout resistance and won two victories; but on the 17th of September the dukes stood before Stockholm, and Eric, after surrendering Gdran Persson to the horrible vengeance of his enemies, himself submitted, and resigned the crown.Advertisement
He was a son of Eric the Red (Eirikr hinn raudi Thorvaldsson), the founder of the earliest Scandinavian settlements - from Iceland - in Greenland (985).
Such is the account of the Saga of Eric the Red, supported by a number of briefer references in early Icelandic and other literature.
But this secondary authority (the Flatey Book narrative), which till lately formed the basis of all general knowledge as to Vinland, abounds in contradictions and difficulties from which Eric the Red Saga is comparatively free.
Looking at the record in Eric the Red Saga, it would seem probable that Leif's Vinland answers to some part of southern Nova Scotia.
It was also stipulated that Margaret, daughter of Alexander, should be betrothed to Eric, the son of Magnus, whom she married in 1281.Advertisement
Shortly after they threw their pledges to the winds and took the Norwegian Eric Bloodaxe, son of Harold Fairhair (Harald Harfagar), as their king.
After the brief rule of Anlaf Cuaran in Northumbria, Eric was once more restored, probably in 950, only to be expelled again in 953 or 954, when Edred took the Northumbrian kingdom into his own hands.
The death of Waldemar in 1293, the starving to death of Dukes Waldemar and Eric in 1318, the marriage and the deaths both of Charles IX.
In 1186, Bishop Absalon bestowed the castle and village, with the lands of Amager, on the see of Roskilde; but, as the place grew in importance, the Danish kings became anxious to regain it, and in 1245 King Eric IV.
Four days later the diet passed a resolution confirming the hereditary right of Gustavus's son, Prince Eric, to the throne.Advertisement
His first wife, Catherine, daughter of Magnus I., duke of Saxe-Lauenburg, bore him in 1 533 his eldest son Eric. This union was neither long nor happy, but the blame for its infelicity is generally attributed to the lady, whose abnormal character was reflected and accentuated in her unhappy son.
The battle was fought between Olaf Trygvesson, king of Norway, and a coalition of his enemies - Eric Hakonson, his cousin and rival; Olaf, the king of Sweden; and Sweyn Forkbeard, king of Denmark.
Olaf's own ships went past the anchorage of Eric Hakonson and his allies in a long column without order, as no attack was expected.
Eric Hakonson attacked the flank.
One of them is the "Saga of Eric the Red" as found in the collection known as Hauk's Book, so called because the manuscript was made by Hauk Erlendsson, an Icelander who spent much of his life in Norway.
According to the Vinland saga in Hank's Book, Leif Ericsson, whose father, Eric the Red, had discovered and colonized Greenland, set out on a voyage, in 999, to visit Norway, the native land of his father.
The fact that his successor as bishop was appointed in 1123 would seem to indicate that the Greenlanders had information that Eric had perished.
It contains the beautiful chamber of King Eric XIV.
The fortress was destroyed by fire in 1418, and about 1425 Eric XIII.
Valdemar's son, Eric Plovpenning, succeeded him as king; but his near kinsfolk also received huge appanages, and Period of family discords led to civil wars.
In 1282 the nobles extorted from King Eric Glipping the first Haandfaestning, or charter, which recognized the Danehof, or national assembly, as a regular branch of the administration and gave guarantees against further usurpations.
Nevertheless during her lifetime the system worked fairly well; but her pupil and successor, Eric of Pomerania, was unequal to the burden of empire and embroiled himself both with his neighbours and his subjects.
The Hanseatic League, whose political ascendancy had been shaken by the Union, enraged by Eric's efforts to bring in the Dutch as commercial rivals, as well as by the establishment of the Sound tolls, materially assisted the Holsteiners in their twenty-five years' war with Denmark (1410-35), and Eric VII.
By his father's will he got, by way of appanage, the duchy of Sodermanland, which included the provinces of Nerike and Vermland; but he did not come into actual possession of them till after the fall of Eric XIV.
In 1568 he was the real leader of the rebellion against Eric, but took no part in the designs of his brother John against the unhappy king after his deposition.
In 1261 his queen bore, at Windsor, a daughter, Margaret, who later, marrying Eric, king of Norway, became the mother of " The Maid of Norway," heiress of Alexander III.; the girl whose early death left the succession disputed, and opened the flood-gates of strife.
In 1416, however, owing to the pressure brought to bear by the Hansa, by the emperor Sigismund and by Eric, king of Denmark, there was a restoration.
King Eric IX.
King Eric left Bishop Henry with his priests and some soldiers behind to confirm the conquest and complete the conversion.
In the time of Harold Fairhair, probably about the beginning of the 10th century, we hear of a king named Eric the son of Kings in Emund at Upsala, whose authority seems to have the 10th reached as far as Norway.
B jorn's sons and successors were Olaf and Eric the Victorious.
Styrbiorn Starki, the son of Olaf, being refused his share of the government by Eric after his father's death, made himself a stronghold at Jomsborg in Pomerania and spent some years in piratical expeditions.
Eventually he betook himself to Harold Bluetooth, then king of Denmark, and endeavoured to secure his assistance in gaining the Swedish throne by force of arms. Although he failed in this attempt he was not deterred from attacking Eric, and a battle took place between the two at the Fyrisa (close to Upsala) in which Styrbiorn was defeated and killed.
Eric himself died ten years after this battle, apparently about 993.
The latter had applied for the hand of Sigr16, the widow of Eric the Victorious, but had insulted her on her refusal to become a Christian.
In the year 1 000, when the Norwegian king was in Pomerania, a coalition was formed between the king of Sweden, Sweyn Forkbeard, king of Denmark, and earl Eric of Lade, and the allies waylaid their enemy off the coast near Riigen and overthrew him in Reign of the great sea-battle of Svolder.
These lands Olaf handed over to Earl Sweyn, brother of Earl Eric (whose father Haakon had governed Norway), as a marriage portion for his daughter HolmfriO.
In 1014, the year of Earl Eric's departure to England with Canute, Olaf Haraldsson, returning to Norway as king, put an end to the Swedish and Danish supremacy, and in 1015 he forced Earl Sweyn to leave the country.
On his death in 1066 a civil war broke out in which the leaders were two obscure princes named Eric. Probably the division of feeling between Vestergotland and Upland in the matter of religion was the real cause of this war, but nothing is known of the details, though we hear that both kings as well as the chief men of the land fell in it.
Gustavus could not accept as primate an open and Eric and of the Norwegian princess Ingeborg, determined traitor like Trolle.
The town hall (1619), and the ducal castle, built by Duke Eric II.
He humbled Eric VI.
Guthrum of East Anglia died in 890, and later we hear of a king Eric or Eohric who died in 902.
Eric (= reparation, redemption) was the fine for "separating body from soul"; but the term was used in lighter cases also.
After the expulsion of the last rebel king of York, Eric Haraldson, by Edred in 948, we cease to hear of trouble in the North.
His heiress was his only living descendant, a little girl, the child of his deceased daughter Margaret and Eric, king of Norway.
During his absence, Denmark was temporarily occupied by the Swedish king, Eric Sersel, on whose death (c. 994) Sweyn recovered his patrimony.
About the same time he repudiated his first wife Gunild, daughter of duke Mieszko of Poland, and married King Eric's widow, Sigrid.
It includes a mass of information on the law, religion, traditions, &c., of the heathen days in Iceland, and the lives of Eric, the real discoverer of Greenland, Biorn of Broadwick, a famous chief, and Snorri, the greatest statesman of his day.
If an Englishman slew an Irishman (except one of the five regal and privileged bloods) he was not to be tried for murder, for Irish law admitted composition (eric) for murder.
It had been understood that Margaret should, at the first convenient opportunity, provide the three kingdoms with a king who was to be her nearest kinsman, and in 1389 she proclaimed her infant cousin, Eric of Pomerania, king of Norway.
To weld the united kingdoms still more closely together, Margaret summoned a congress of the three councils of state to Kalmar in June 1397; and on Trinity Sunday, the 17th of June, Eric was solemnly crowned king of Denmark, Norway and Sweden.
A few years after the union of Kalmar, Eric, now in his eighteenth year, was declared of age and homage was rendered to him in all his three kingdoms, but during her lifetime Margaret was the real ruler of Scandinavia.
He secured the appointment of his brother Eric as archbishop of Magdeburg in 1283, and was afterwards engaged in various feuds.
Eric Deans was a popular bandleader who recruited heavily from Alpha.
Newark's representatives were coached by Eric Ball and conducted by their own bandmaster Mr David Aspinall.
Sir Eric Parker launches broadside at courses 'The Go Racing deal is not in the best interest of racing overall.
Eric is a pipe organ builder who works with his brother John who runs the family firm, B C Shepherd & Sons.
Eric Williams, author of Capitalism and Slavery, argued that colonialism had fertilized every root and branch of industrial capitalism.
What makes the book so funny are the tales and escapades along the way encountered by Eric and his intrepid crew.
Eric's fine delivery on the closing cut, ' Died For You ' is a very emotive piece of music.
The jury is spread across acres quot says Eric.
Eric indexes over 775 periodicals, contains data from 1966 onwards and is updated monthly.
In his generation Eric Gill was the prime exponent of direct carving.
Top British funnyman, Monty Python ' s Eric Idle, popping in every so often to narrate the tale.
Eric Morecambe, you may remember, had a massive heart attack.
Sam, Eric, and Alcide are rapidly becoming as intriguing as Ranger and Joe or Jean Claude and Asher.
Eric and Brenda they did contrive, to do their exercise with the hand jive.
Eric Bogosian plays a shock jock who thinks that his ship is coming when his show is to become nationally syndicated.
Eric Griffin and Ben Graves rounded out the band's lineup.
Eric Goldsworthy has an useful miscellany of contests lists, poetry library reviews, competitions advice and much more.
Had you not come around,, Eric would probably have me in a full Nelson right now.
Eric Mabius as Matt Addison returns also and is the infected human who becomes the nemesis.
The Levanter, Eric Ambler's 1972 suspense novel, is topical again, given the recent strife in the Middle East.
True enough Ann, the wife of corrupt politician Eric Bridges, does indeed arrange a rendezvous.
He scored 14pts to beat runner up Eric Broadbelt (12) and third was Vic Harding (12 ).
The League's headquarters were in Geneva and its first secretary-general was Sir Eric Drummond.
That allow them was on a Eric seidel daniel on june harrah's.
Greenland got its name from the verdant pastures that attracted the Norse settlers under Eric the Red in 986.
He was sacked in January 2005 after only 18 months in the job following a management shake-up by Lloyds TSB chief executive Eric Daniels.
Eric Jones tells us what to expect this August when parts of South West England will experience a total solar eclipse.
It worked, of course, and the following day Eric appeared in overalls, carrying a spade - Bless ' im!
Eric Clapton described him in 1996 as 'The legitimate successor to Peter Green ' .
Super Ultra Masters - Eric Dowey Eric poses as well as his confident swagger on to the stage would suggest.
His handiwork was of a high standard and Eric used traditional cobbling techniques such as hand stitching and hot waxing.
His kinsman, Eric became virtual viceroy of Northumbria.
Made under the supervision of experienced winemaker Eric Laurent using 100% Cabernet Franc grapes, this is a typical example of Saumur Rouge.
A fellow Australian journalist, Eric Campbell, suffered minor shrapnel wounds in the blast.
In 1966 he joined The yardbirds, replacing Eric Clapton who had recently left to work with Blues maestro John Mayall.
On a voyage from Norway to Greenland Leif Ericsson (son of Eric the Red) discovered America in the year 1000, and a few years later Torfinn Karlsefne sailed with three ships and about 150 men, from Greenland to Nova Scotia to form a colony, but returned three years later (see Vinland).
On the death of King Eric Lam in 1147 Valdemar came forward as one of the three pretenders to the Danish crown, Jutland falling to his portion (compact of Roskilde, 9th of August 1157).
After some hesitation, he accepted the advice of his chief engineer officer Eric Dahlberg, who acted as pioneer throughout and chose the more circuitous route from Svendborg, by the islands of Langeland, Laaland and Falster, in preference to the direct route from Nyborg to KorsOr, which would have been across a broad, almost uninterrupted expanse of ice.
Eric Alston Eric Alston is a successful racehorse trainer based in near Preston, Lancashire in the UK.
He scored 14pts to beat runner up Eric Broadbelt (12) and third was Vic Harding (12).
The League 's headquarters were in Geneva and its first secretary-general was Sir Eric Drummond.
Tired of waiting It is shameful to make families wait so long for inquest verdicts, says Eric Allison.
It worked, of course, and the following day Eric appeared in overalls, carrying a spade - Bless ' im !
Eric Clapton described him in 1996 as 'The legitimate successor to Peter Green '.
Eric was entertaining, I liked how he teased the audience for an encore.
In his Preface to Plato, Eric Havelock finds that Plato 's assault on poetry was fundamentally technological in nature.
In 1966 he joined The Yardbirds, replacing Eric Clapton who had recently left to work with Blues maestro John Mayall.
A few weeks after their argument, Rachel and Eric's harsh feelings toward each other began to abate.
Eric's quadcopter drone has a lot of neat features, including autopilot and an aerobatic mode.
Using red yard and black spots (in lieu of the suggested colors) this cute yarn bug can be made into a lady bug for a great craft to go along with The Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle.
Eric Carle brings the story to life with his beautiful drawings.
Eric Carle's artwork is truly unique and his tale The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a joy for parents and children alike.
The Design Firm was founded in 1979, by Eric and Kara Wueliner.
K2 Full Tilt ski boots were developed by a NASA engineer named Eric Giese.
The parody Celebrity Deathmatch, created by Eric Fogel, ran on MTV for a total of six seasons in two different stints, finally leaving the airwaves in 2007.
Actor Eric Dane, who is one of the stars of Grey's Anatomy, and his wife actress Rebecca Gayheart, were the subjects of a leaked tape that featured them along with former Miss Teen U.S.A. and Playboy model Kari Ann Peniche.
Female fans of the Thursday night hit Grey's Anatomy will be joyous with the news that Eric Dane, a.k.a.
Eric William Dane was born November 9, 1972 in San Francisco, California.
Eric has a younger brother who likes to point out that he has no interest in becoming an actor.
As a regular American high school student, Eric Dane was a good athlete.
After moving to L.A. in 1993, Eric got a bit part in The Wonder Years.
In 1999, Eric was cast in his first major film, The Basket.
In 2000, Eric got to do one episode of a comedy called Zoe, Duncan, Jack & Jane.
After the movies in 2001, Eric went into television as series regular Dr. Wyatt Cooper on Gideon's Crossing.
After Gideon's Crossing, Eric moved on to a guest star role as Rob Goodwin on The American Embassy.
In 2005, Eric played a character named Hero in a movie called Feast, in which the customers of a bar have to fight off monsters.
Eric played popular comic book character Multiple Man, one of the followers of the evil-doer Magneto.
In 2005, Eric Dane guest starred on Grey's Anatomy as Dr. Mark Sloan (McSteamy).
Some say it was the shower scene during his first appearance that made Eric Dane a household name.
Eric was involved with actress Lara Flynn Boyle in 2001.
Kelley. Eric has since settled down, marrying actress Rebecca Gayheart in October of 2004.
Ivanka has an older brother, Donald Trump Jr., and a younger brother, Eric.
The entertainment television show, Extra, first broke the news on February 16 that Spears checked into Eric Clapton's Crossroads Centre in Antigua earlier in the week.
Eric Sanchez and Danielle Turner competed on different teams during Season Nine and began dating after the show's finale.
Johansson's upcoming film roles include The Nanny Diaries, with Laura Linney and Paul Giamatti, and The Other Boleyn Girl, opposite Natalie Portman and Eric Bana.
Berry's previous marriages, to major league baseball player David Justice and musician Eric Benet, both ended in divorce.
Portman has reportedly just completed filming The Other Boleyn Girl along with Scarlett Johansson and Eric Bana.
Simon Phillip Cowell was born in Brighton, East Sussex, England on October 7, 1959 to Eric Phillip and Julie Brett.
During this time, Crow was writing songs for Celine Dion, Wynonna Judd and Eric Clapton.
Roberts' brother Eric and sister Lisa Roberts Gillan are both actors as well.
Details are emerging about an Eric Dane sex tape scandal.
There are few conflicting reports on this Eric Dane sex tape scandal.
Regardless, this whole "scandal" will probably do nothing to hurt Eric Dane's career.
The Eric Dane tape is a video that was somehow leaked to the online tabloids, in which actor Eric Dane, his wife and one of their friends hangs around an apartment in the nude, apparently high on drugs.
Celebrity gossip site Gawker was the first to post part of the Eric Dane tape.
Eric William Dane was born on November 9, 1972, in San Francisco, California.
Eric Dane and Rebecca Gayheart have decided to sue Gawker media for releasing the tape, claiming copyright infringement.
Modern Family has been extremely popular on ABC, earning an Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series, one for the writing team, and another for Eric Stonestreet (Cameron Tucker).
Eric Schweig - Schweig became famous when he played the character Ungas in the 1992 movie The Last of the Mohicans.
She married Eric Benét in 2001, and one year after her win, they were separated.
Lassie was originally written by Eric Knight back in 1938 as a short story for the Saturday Evening Post.
Like Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page and Chuck Berry, British-born Eric Clapton is one the best known and most highly regarded guitarists in music today.
Chances are, a guitar tab for your favorite Eric Clapton song is available.
Neatly arranged in alphabetical order, you should be able to find virtually any Eric Clapton tune here.
The Eric Clapton collection includes tabs for guitar and bass, as well as individual tabs for some of Claptons most famous solos.
When seeking guitar tabs for Eric Clapton, be aware that you'll probably come across tabs for his songs with the groups Cream and The Yardbirds as well, so be sure to search all these names as well as your favorite song titles.
Even without guitar lessons, you can use tabs to learn to play just about any Eric Clapton tune.
As of 2010, the only original members still performing include Eric Bloom on lead vocals and Buck Dharma on lead guitar.
Pete Huttlinger, a recording artist who has been all over the world, has also played at Carnegie Hall and was invited to play at Eric Clapton's Crossroads Festival.
A large portion of the True Blood audience are fans of the dark vampire Eric Northman, played by actor Alexander Skarsgård, who walks a thin line between villain and hero.
In flashbacks of the past, Eric wore some Viking era jewelry.
Many Eric fans are interested in Viking jewelry to show their support of the character and some True Blood inspired jewelry features Viking designs.Skarsgård also is a supporter of the Tails for Whales (IFAW).
Cadsawan Jewelry worked with Skarsgård to create a limited edition collection of anchor or fluke necklaces inspired by a necklace worn by his character, Eric.
Youngstrom, Eric A., et al. "Comparing the Diagnostic Accuracy of Six Potential Screening Instruments for Bipolar Disorder in Youths Aged 5 to 17 Years."
Halle met second husband Eric Benet at a 1999 premiere party for Introducing Dorothy Dandridge.
Eric entered a treatment program for sex addicts in an attempt to save their troubled union, but the couple divorced in 2004.
Halle's ex-husband Eric has a daughter India from a previous relationship.
LoveToKnow Swimsuits spoke with Eric Schwers of Baskit Swimwear to tell you how to update what you wear to the beach.
Ariel, star of Disney's The Little Mermaid, is a beautiful mermaid who is fascinated with the human world and madly in love with Prince Eric.
The show features interviews with celebrities including Jessica Alba, Hugh Hefner and Eric Roberts.
Grace is best known for his role on That 70's Show as Eric Forman.
The site's design can be a bit tricky to navigate, but you'll find summaries of everything from Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky to Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser.
The look suited someone who had undergone her characters trials and tribulations, especially with her husband's (Eric Forrester) constant dalliances with younger women.
If you're a fan of Days of Our Lives, Eric Winter may be a familiar name to you.
Eric Barrett Winter was born in La Mirada, California on July 17, 1976 to Wayne, an investigative business owner, and Gwen, a theatrical fabric company owner.
Even if you've never seen Days of Our Lives, Eric Winter may be a familiar face.
Talk to someone who only watches CBS soaps and they are more likely to think of Susan Flannery (Stephanie, Bold and the Beautiful) or Eric Braedon (Victor, The Young and the Restless).
The Forrester patriarch is Eric (John McCook) who began Forrester Creations with his visionary eye for fashion and wife Stephanie's (Susan Flannery) money.
Ridge, although raised by Eric, is actually the biological child of Massimo Maroni, a storyline change that upset the balance of power on the show in 2002.
Rick and Bridget are Eric's biological children with former wife Brooke Logan.
Brooke's mother Beth was Eric's college sweetheart before he became involved with Stephanie.
Eric's deep affection for Beth and her children was a thorn in wife Stephanie's side.
Over the years, Brooke married Eric, Ridge and Thorne and gave Eric two children (Rick and Bridget).
Previous Adonis winners include Eric Martsolf, Mark Collier and Justin Bruening.
The show takes its name from the seven original members of the Camden family, however when Eric and Annie have twins later in the series, they have seven children total.
With so many children, it's not surprising in the early seasons that both Eric and Annie are parents that believe in tough love.
Although the couple married on their first date, they eventually hosted a large family wedding with Reverend Eric and Sarah's father, a Rabbi, presiding.
Biel's dissatisfaction with the role led to her being written out of the script when Eric and Annie finally took the hard line with their troubled teenager.
Eric Dane Dane played multiple roles on shows such as Saved by the Bell, The Wonder Years, Married with Children and Roseanne.
Will Eric and Donna find their way back to each other?
I've also had scenes with three other great actors, John Callahan who plays Dr. Baker, Eric Martsolf (Brady Black), and Thaoo Penghlis (Tony Dimera).
In Season 2, Bill will need Eric's help to save Sookie's life after she is attacked by a mysterious creature.
Eric, Sookie and Bill will also travel to the city of Dallas to investigate a vampire mystery.
Eric's interest in Sookie and her abilities will grow while Sookie and Bill's relationship continues to face challenges both from the past, present and future.
In season two, Sookie struggles with Bill's newly made daughter, an attack by a vicious creature, a near kidnapping and work for the local vampire sheriff Eric that takes her to Dallas.
Unfortunately, Lafayette's bad things are catching up with him after Jason Stackhouse's girlfriend kills a vampire that worked for Eric and lands Lafayette in the hot seat.
Images of Eric, Bill, Sookie and Sam are popular with many fans, but still others enjoy Tara, Lafayette and Jason.
However the series is allowing greater focus on secondary characters in Bon Temps while Sookie travels with Eric and Bill to the Lone Star State to investigate the missing Godric.
Lafayette's involvement with Eric promises to add another layer to the elder vamp's interest in telepath Sookie Stackhouse.
Eric's fascination with Sookie and her abilities is a source of friction with Bill Comptom, Sookie's vampire lover, who cannot deny Eric his wishes.
Bill takes Sookie to Fangtasia for the first time where she catches Eric's eye.
Sookie is relieved to find Bill alive and agrees to help Eric with a vampire problem at Fangtasia.
Bill needs Eric's help to save her because Bill's blood causes her to seize.
Sookie and Bill head to Texas at Eric's request to investigate Godric's disappearance.
Eric uses his blood to bond Lafayette to him because of Lafayette's connections to Sookie.
Hard-Hearted Hannah Eric sics Bill's maker on him in an effort to distract Bill from Sookie for Eric's own pursuit.
At Comic Con in July 2009, Alan Ball promised that Sookie and Eric fans have a lot to look forward to in future True Blood episodes.
Eric orders Bill to take Sookie to Dallas to investigate a missing vampire as a favor to the Sheriff of that area.
Bill is honor bound to obey Eric, but Sookie requests payment to help cover her bills.
For the most part, readers are not privy to what is happening in Bon Temps, although Sookie is attacked by a creature as a warning to Eric that the Sheriff should be paying the Manead tribute.
While Ashley has been partnered with many characters over the years, it is Davidson's chemistry with Eric Braeden's Victor that has made Ashley, Nikki Newman's lifetime rival for Victor's affections.
The role was not expected to be a long-term one, but the character soon caught the eye of business tycoon Victor Newman played by Eric Braeden.
The Kane family tree begins with Eric Kane and his wife Mona.
Eric's affair with Maureen Dalton also produced Erica's brother Mark Dalton.
SoapCentral.com was one of the first websites to set the record straight on rumors that Eric Braeden (who plays Victor Newman) had "pulled the plug" on his future with The Young and the Restless.
Four of the show's core cast members have been with the soap since its debut including John McCook (Eric Forrester), Ronn Moss (Ridge Forrester), Susan Flannery (Stephanie Forrester) and Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke Logan).
Stephanie is Ridge's mother, while Eric has been married to both Stephanie and Brooke, sharing children with both women.
Keeping up with B&B is vital to understanding the show's many complex relationships including who Brooke is currently dating, who Eric is currently married to and whose child belongs to whom.
Eric Braeden left the daytime drama in late 2009 during a contract dispute.
I also liked Brooke's brief marriages to Eric and Thorne.
Actor Eric Braeden is considered by many to be synonymous with the CBS daytime drama, much as Susan Lucci is with All My Children.
In late 2009, fans were flabbergasted when the news broke that Eric Braeden was leaving The Young and the Restless when contract negotiations broke down.
For many, it is Victor Newman, a looming presence played by actor Eric Braeden.
When Eric Braeden fell into contract disputes with Sony and CBS, he left the daytime drama with Melody Thomas Scott's Nikki Newman.
Sookie and Bill's attraction grew after she saved him from V harvesters (people who bled out vampires to sell their blood) and he introduced her to the nearby vampire sheriff, Eric.
Sookie joined Eric and Bill in Dallas for a vampire conference while Jason flirted with the Fellowship of the Sun.
His path collided with Sookie's when she was taken prisoner by the Fellowship and they threatened to burn her with Eric's maker.
In Charlaine Harris' novels, the Maenad first arrives to attack Sookie as a way of sending a message to Eric Northman, the Sheriff of Area Five.
Eric understands the message and sends an appropriate tribute to assuage the Maenad.
Erica's longing for father Eric's love remains a personal demon of the character and serves to fuel her lust for romance and love.
Rex on Days of Our Lives (Eric Winter) arrived in Salem on July 8, 2002 with his twin sister Cassie (Alexis Thorpe).
Rex Brady was portrayed by actor Eric Winter, a former male model for Tommy Hilfiger.
Long before he romanced Lana Lang on Smallville and hunted demons, angels and other things that go bump in the night on Supernatural, Jensen Ackles played Sami Brady's better twin brother Eric from 1997 to 2000.
Eric Winter - The actor spent three years as Rex Brady before moving on to films like The Ugly Truth.
Any DVD release of All My Children would have to include Erica (Susan Lucci) storylines from her groundbreaking abortion in 1973 to the birth of Miranda to the intertwining storylines dealing with her father Eric Kane.
As the matriarch of the Forrester family, Flannery has delivered a nuanced role of the powerful woman who clings too tightly to her children and battles other women for the love of Forrester patriarch Eric.
Episodes in season five also crossed over with sister show Private Practice as Sloan (Eric Dane) took his daughter to Addison for help and Addison brought her brother Archer to Derek for assistance.
Daniel Goddard - He started his career playing Eric Phillips on Home and Away in Australia, then made a move to the States landing a role on The Young and the Restless as Cane Ashby.
In 2010, Paes officially made it to United States starring in Bed & Breakfast with Eric Roberts and Dean Cain.
Her marriage to Eric was a cornerstone of the series during the soap opera's debut.
Later storylines revealed that Stephanie lied to Eric about her pregnancy with Ridge to trap him into a marriage.
Her actions changed the lives of not only Eric, but also Massimo Marone (Ridge's biological father) and Beth Logan (Eric's first love).
Later in 2009, contract disputes with Melody Thomas Scott and Eric Braeden would lead to those long-time actors leaving the soap opera for a time.
Scott debuted as Nikki in 1979 and would later be paired with Eric Braeden's Victor Newman in the early 1980s.
The writers were forced to write her character out. 2009 was a difficult year for many of the show's veterans as contract disputes with Jess Walton and Eric Braeden resulted in near losses of other long-running characters.
Eric Braeden originated the role of Victor Newman on The Young and the Restless in 1980.
When Eric Braeden (and Victor) left the series in 2009 following a contract dispute, fans were despondent, fearing the series would not be the same.
He's the father of Carolina Anna, Eric Roman, Sami, Rex, and Cassie, and has four grandchildren.
Dr. Mark Sloan (Eric Dane) follows Addison to Seattle.
Alexander Skarsgard portrays Eric Northman in the HBO original series True Blood.
At just over one thousand years of age, Eric Northman first appears in the Dead Until Dark when Sookie Stackhouse meets the Sheriff of Area Five at his bar Fangtasia.
For example, beyond his age and his origins, most of Eric's life as a Viking was not revealed until later novels.
In the novels, Eric's maker is a Roman, but the series names a different vampire, Godric, as his maker.
In the novels, Eric's family dies from fever whereas the HBO series blames the King of Mississippi, Russell Edgington, for murdering Eric's family and taking his father's Viking crown.
Eric is described as a handsome, radiant man with blond hair and blue eyes.
Fans of the series cheered Alexander Skarsgard's casting as Eric Northman, because the actor more than meets the challenge of the character's description.
Eric's arrogance and joie de vivre are parts of his charm.
Eric's awareness and expertise of vampire and human politics makes him a strong player in the feudal system that represents vampire socio-political life in True Blood.
As Sheriff of Area Five, Eric reports to the Queen of Louisiana, but he is often courted by other "monarchs" because his influence is far-reaching.
In the book series, it is Eric's strength that supports the Queen's position and when she and her allies are assassinated, it is Eric who continues to survive and thrive.
In the third season of True Blood, Eric is courted by the King of Mississippi, a courtship that Eric allows to gain access to the King and what is close to him in order to gain vengeance for the death of his family centuries before.
Eric's relationship with Sookie (Anna Paquin) begins as one of fascination for the telepath.
Eric's courtship of Sookie is unique, because he is not above manipulating Sookie to serve his own needs including having her consume some of his blood when she sucks a bullet from his wound.
Once his blood is in her system, Sookie's inhibitions lower, allowing her attraction for Eric to rise to the surface.
After consuming his blood, Sookie begins to dream of Eric.
She finds Eric's frankness to be attractive because she knows where she stands with him.
Sookie and Eric's bond deepens after she goes to Godric and stays with him while he awaits the sun.
Eric is heartbroken over the death of his maker, a grief that Sookie shares with him.
At the end of the third season, however, it seems as though Eric is betraying Sookie by turning her over to Russell Edgington.
The immunity to sunlight is short-lived however and Eric holds Edgington in the sun, determined to burn together.
It is Sookie who drags Eric and Edgington to safety, saving both.
When Bill sets out to double-cross Eric and bury him in cement, Eric escapes and reveals Bill's lies to Sookie.
Although Eric lacks sentimentality, his concern for Sookie remains genuine and he avoids lying to her.
He worked in films steadily before being cast in the breakout role of Eric Northman in 2008.
Like Eric Northman and Tara Thornton, Sam Merlotte's story translated differently from the pages of Charlaine Harris' novel series to the HBO drama.
Keep up with Sookie, Eric, Bill, Sam, and all your favorite characters by visiting several True Blood blogs daily.
Born as Eric Sprague, this man has had numerous body modifications in order to obtain his goal of looking like a human lizard.
The concept of displaying pieces from music history was born when music legend Eric Clapton visited the original Hard Rock Cafe in London and left his guitar behind in order to "mark his favorite barstool."
The pioneer of this idea within the traditional medical community was Eric Schopler, Ph.
Eric Schopler began the Treatment and Education of Autistic and Related Communication Handicapped Children (TEACCH) program based upon the idea of autism culture in the 1970's.
Eric Schopler and his colleagues established the program in the early 1970s.
She is a James Beard Award winning chef who has worked as a sous chef under many celebrity chefs such as Tom Dougan and Eric Rapport.
The podcast's creators, Eric and CAT Susch, use a simple instructional technique for teaching knitting.
Eric Friedman boasts undergraduate and graduate computer science degrees from Yale and his partner, James Park, never even bothered to finish his computer science degree at Harvard.
Two of my uncle's sons--Ron and Eric Schlobohm--have been working at Shirley's for over 18 years.
Eric Bowley and Andrew de Torres of Seattle, WA, are relative newcomers to the music scene, having formed The Scene Aesthetic in January, 2005.
Over the next year, Eric and Andrew wrote a new album's worth of material and recorded their debut release, "Building Homes From What We've Known."
In 1971, he planned The Concert for Bangladesh, a large-scale benefit effort featuring performers as diverse as Ravi Shankar and Eric Clapton.
Eric Clapton's original 1970 "Layla" and "Layla's" acoustic version is a raw love song that was released on the album Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs by the band Derek and the Dominos.
In the late 1960's and early 1970's, Eric Clapton and George Harrison became good friends.
According to Eric Clapton, any version of "Layla" is "a difficult one, because it's a difficult song to perform live.
In 1992, Eric Clapton played on MTV's Unplugged, creating "Layla's" acoustic version that was slower and got rid of the piano riff from the original.
Eric Clapton continually plays "Layla" acoustically-the most popular version of his song--on his tours.
The band features Travis McCoy on vocals, Disashi Lumumba-Kasongo on guitar, Eric Roberts on bass, and Matt McGinley on drums.
Various artists and genres have influences the band's style, ranging from jazz and classic piano influences to Eric Clapton and Simon & Garfunkle.
After a few early line-up changes, they settled on Eric Kretz as a drummer and DeLeo's brother Dean as a guitar player.
There are so many Eric Clapton songs that it's nearly impossible to create a "best-of" list.
In an world where the reigning pop royalty includes such young performers as Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus, few performers stand out like Eric Clapton.
While he's experimented with a few different genres over the years, the majority of Eric Clapton songs reflect this focus.
Eric Clapton has gained notoriety as a singer, songwriter, composer, and most of all, guitarist.
Eric Clapton's music has evolved over the years.
Although more of a pop track than Clapton's usual blues preference, Badge has become a standard in Eric's concert repertoire, perhaps as a fond tribute to his old friend George.
This is one of Eric Clapton's signature songs, also from his Derek and the Dominoes days.
This is one of Eric Clapton's most well known songs.
There are too many great Eric Clapton songs to list, but for new fans of the guitar legend looking for a sampling, this list is a great place to start.
The band has had several other members over time, including Disashi Lumumba-Kasongo, Eric Roberts, Ryan Geise, Samm Shuffler, Milo Bonacci and Sie One.