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Norway joined with Sweden (1449) but in the following year was forced to accept
Christian I as king. With Christian I began the revival of the coronation Christian I
charter for Danish kings, which now included a guaran- and the tee for the ...
Christian I tried to evade the council by calling representatives of the four estates,
which later kings used to greater effect. Hans began a policy of appointing non-
nobles to important posts in the kingdom, a practice that was increased by ...
After Karl's death, Sten Sture the Elder was elected regent by the council; and his
army, including the Totts and their sympathizers, burghers, and men from Bergsla
- gen, defeated Christian's troops in the Battle of Brunke- berg on the outskirts ...
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