Sweden enters the Thirty Years War

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Historical Context Note

Sweden and Denmark sign a treaty undertaking the mutual defence of Stralsund against Imperial commander Wallenstein. By signing this treaty, King Gustavus II of Sweden is effectively brought into the Thirty Years War, from which until now he has stayed aloof.
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Citation:
Editors. "Sweden enters the Thirty Years War". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15978, accessed 21 October 2014.]


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  1. Thirty Years War