War of the Cities (1454-1466)

Casimir IV Polish Soldiers and Knights 1447-1492. “Thirteen Years’ War.” The territorial struggle between the Teutonic Knights and the still feudal kingdom of Poland-Lithuania climaxed in the mid-15th century. Within Prussia economic advances had outstripped political modernization. By mid-century affluent Prussian cities were desperate to escape the economic constrictions imposed on them by the still-feudal […]

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