A Flatpack History of Sweden

67. Worst First Day Ever

October 16, 2022

The 1380s is drawing to a close and the decade ahead has been described by historians as "one of the most troublesome, bloody and unstable times in the history of the nations around the Baltic sea.” Queen Margareta has lost her son King Olof and now her enemies in Mecklenburg won't give in. It is time for the two sides to meet in battle, namely at Åsle in February 1389. In this episode we'll cover that battle, what happens afterwards and a bloody event in Stockholm. 

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