Truce of Altmark between Sweden and Poland

(46 words)
  • Editors

Historical Context Note


Sweden and Poland sign the Truce of Altmark. This treaty is very favourable to Sweden, as it retains Livonia, Memel, Pillau, Braunsberg and Elbing. What is more, the city of Danzig is henceforth to pay two-thirds of the customs duties levied in its port to Sweden.
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.

Citation:
Editors. "Truce of Altmark between Sweden and Poland". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15999, accessed 03 September 2015.]