What was the Scanian War (1675-1679)?

Introduction The Scanian War (Danish: Skånske Krig, Norwegian: Den skånske krig, Swedish: Skånska kriget, German: Schonischer Krieg) was a part of the Northern Wars involving the union of Denmark-Norway, Brandenburg and Sweden. It was fought from 1675 to 1679 mainly on Scanian soil, in the former Danish and Norway provinces along the border with Sweden,… Read More

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What was the Battle of Halmstad (1676)?

Introduction The Battle of Halmstad (also known as the Battle at Fyllebro) was fought on 17 August 1676, at Fyllebro, approximately five kilometers south of the town Halmstad in southwest Sweden. It was the last battle in Halland between Denmark and Sweden, in the Scanian War (1675-1679). Background The Danish army that landed at Helsingborg… Read More