Editors. "Russians invade Livonia in a war of succession". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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Russians invade Livonia in a war of succession (51 words)
Historical Context Note
A Russian force invades Livonia (a historic region along the eastern coast of the Baltic, in present-day Latvia and Estonia). This opens a war of succession to the Baltic lands of the German knights which rages until 1571, and draws in conflicting claims to the territories from Poland, Russia, Sweden and Denmark.14951 Russians invade Livonia in a war of succession 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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