pirate King

There was a pirate King in Sweden!

pirate King

Scandinavian political history, particularly the machinations of the Kalmar Union era, may be interesting reading, but one King stands out as more odd than others. After his Grandaunt Margaret I died, Eric of Pomerania became Eric XIII of Sweden. Eric was hardly the greatest King. He inherited a war that Margaret had won and proceeded to lose it catastrophically, losing vast portions of his Kingdom. He also managed to irritate the nobility of Sweden, Norway, and Denmark, which experts will tell you is almost never a smart idea. When the Danish aristocracy refused to confirm his choice of successor, he escaped to Gotland and took over Visborg Castle in a royal strike! But things become even stranger when, after being truly overthrow

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