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

(52 words)
  • Editors

Historical Context Note

  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 1.3.2: 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.
Please log in to consult the article in its entirety. If you are a member (student of staff) of a subscribing institution (see List), you should be able to access the LE on campus directly (without the need to log in), and off-campus either via the institutional log in we offer, or via your institution's remote access facilities, or by creating a personal user account with your institutional email address. If you are not a member of a subscribing institution, you will need to purchase a personal subscription. For more information on how to subscribe as an individual user, please see under Individual Subcriptions.

Editors. "A Danish-Swedish army defeats the troops of Lubeck at Battle of Assens". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14542, accessed 26 September 2016.]