Warlords of History

Episode 9 - Sweyn Forkbeard - Part 2/4 (Luck Accompanies Wisdom, King of Norway)

March 10, 2021

After having wrestled the Danish crown from his father's cold hands in 986, Sweyn Forkbeard goes off raiding in England in the pursuit of riches to finance his future endeavours, leaving behind numerous enemies that collude to usurp his kingdom while he is abroad. Left in a desperate situation, the winds of fortune soon change for Forkbeard, fueling an unbelievable resurgence that sees him regain Denmark, add Norway to his domains and establish himself as the preeminent monarch in all of Scandinavia.    

 

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