A Flatpack History of Sweden

49. It Ain’t Over ’til It’s Over

January 9, 2022

Welcome to the third and final instalment of the Shakespearean tale of an epic Swedish royal brotherly feud! Last time we saw Sweden being split in three with Birger, Erik and Valdemar getting one part each to rule over. At first it looks like this might work out, but it's not long before the three brothers are at each other's throats again. And this time, it's a fight to the death!

The final showdown has gone down in Swedish history as the Nyköpingsgästabud - The Nyköping Banquet! 

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