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For more than a century, the Vikings apparently devoted themselves to peaceful
settlement and trading in the areas they had won; but around 1000, a new series
of raids began, led by the Danish king Sweyn Forkbeard (Svend Tveskaeg), and
The Danish county population came to consist of serfs and crofters.
Correspondingly, the masters of Danish economic and social life were the
landlords. But the state was strong enough to assure a public jurisdiction. In
contrast to the Swedish ...
The years between 1784 and 1797 have been called the happiest period in all
Danish history. Danish politics of those years were led by A. P. Bernstorff, Ditlev
Revent- low, and E.H. Schimmelmann, all from the landlord class, by the ...
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