The Battle of Brunkeberg was fought between Danish and Swedish forces on October 10 1471.
Swedish forces were lead by Sten Sture the Elder, recently elected Viceroy of Sweden and an advocate of secession from the Kalmar Union, who stood against the forces of the Danish king Christian I. During the battle Christian I was injured severely enough to force his retirement from battle. The battle ended in a victory for Swedish forces.
To celebrate his victory, Sten Sture commissioned a statue of Saint George and the Dragon to be placed at Stockholm’s Storkykan church.
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the fallen queen and her knight
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