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 CHRISTIAN II. - LoveToKnow Article on CHRISTIAN II.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Rigsraads of Denmark and Norway insisted, in the haandfaestning or charter extorted from the king, that the crowns of both kingdoms were elective and not hereditary, providing explicitly against any transgression of the charter by the king, and expressly reserving to themselves a free choice of Christians successor after his death.
Christian, who had already taken measures to isolate Sweden politically, hastened to the relief of the archbishop, who was beleagured in his fortress of Stake, but was defeated by- Sture and his peasant levies at Vedila and forced to return to Denmark.
The senators consented to render homage to Christian on ~condition that be gave a full indemnity for the past and a guarantee that Sweden should be ruled according to Swedish laws and custom; and a convention to this effect was confirmed by the king and the Danish Rigsraad on the 31st of March.
www.1911ency.org /C/CH/CHRISTIAN_II_.htm   (1564 words)

  
 World War II - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about World War II
World War II Allied troops and civilians celebrating the liberation of the Netherlands, by Allied forces, in 1945.
Mussolini had hoped to limit Italy's participation in World War II to the Mediterranean area, but was forced by the more powerful Hitler to send his armies to defeat in Russia.
Denmark was attacked to provide airfields for Luftwaffe squadrons covering the invasion of Norway.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /World+War+II   (7298 words)

  
 1520 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
January 18 - King Christian II of Denmark and Norway defeats the Swedes at Lake Asunde.
June - Moctezuma II, Aztec ruler of Tenochtitlan is declared deposed due to his captivity by conquistador Hernán Cortés.
November 8 - Stockholm Bloodbath begins: A successful invasion of Sweden by Danish forces under the command of Christian II of Denmark results in the execution of around 100 persons (mostly nobility and clergy involved in the previous Swedish war effort).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1520   (477 words)

  
 CHRISTIAN II - Online Information article about CHRISTIAN II
father as king of Denmark and Norway in 1513.
Xap-rns, originally for papyrus, material for writing, thence transferred to paper and from this material to the document, in O. Eng.
Sweden too was now in open revolt; and both Norway and Denmark were taxed to the uttermost to raise an army for the subjection of the See also:
encyclopedia.jrank.org /CHR_CLI/CHRISTIAN_II.html   (2250 words)

  
 1520 in History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
January 18 Christian II of Denmark and Norway defeats Swedes at Lake Asunde
November 4 Danish/Norwegian king Christian II crowned king of Sweden
November 9 Swedish King Christian II executes 600 nobles
www.brainyhistory.com /years/1520.html   (173 words)

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