Thor’s Oak felled (30 words)

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Saint Boniface, now bishop of Germany, orders the felling of Thor’s Oak, near Fritzlar. This marks the decisive event in the conversion to Christianity of the northern Germanic tribes.

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Editors. "Thor’s Oak felled". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=6819, accessed 10 December 2018.]

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