King Swein leads a Danish invasion of England

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Historical Context Note

Christian VIII of Denmark declares the Danish State indivisible and heritable by females, thus excluding the Duchies of Schleswig-Holstein from becoming a separate province, with resultant tension in Germany.

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Editors. "King Swein leads a Danish invasion of England". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 January 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=1945, accessed 21 October 2014.]