Editors. "Saxon and Hanoverian federal troops enter Holstein". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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Saxon and Hanoverian federal troops enter the contested territory of Holstein, which Denmark is attempting to hold on to despite the fact that according to the Salic Law, its new king Christian IX is not heir to the duchy.