A Danish-Swedish army defeats the troops of Lubeck at Battle of Assens

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  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume Danish Writing and Culture.

The era of Hanseatic domination of the Baltic is ended when the army of Lubeck is defeated by a Danish-Swedish force near Assens on the Danish island of Fünen, and when subsequently, the Danish king Christian II defeats Lubeck's navy off Bornholm. Fünen and Seeland surrender to the Scandinavian allies.
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Editors. "A Danish-Swedish army defeats the troops of Lubeck at Battle of Assens". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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