Saxon troops invade Livonia; this marks the start of the Great Northern War

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  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 1.3.1.00: The Writing and Culture of the Baltic States.

Saxon troops invade Livonia, which marks the start of the Great Northern War, lasting until 1721.
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Editors. "Saxon troops invade Livonia; this marks the start of the Great Northern War". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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