Sture

Sture was the name of two influential families in Sweden from the late 15th century to the early 16th century. One member of one of these families and two members of the other served as Regents of Sweden in the Kalmar Union between 1470 and 1520. The Sture Party were supported by the peasants and burgesses which often resulted in conflict with the...
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Sture

(from the article `Gustav I Vasa`) ...and of a noble family whose members had played a prominent part in the factious aristocratic politics of 15th-century Scandinavia. His family was ... After Charles`s death, Sten Sture the Elder was elected regent by the council; his army, including the Totts and their sympathizers, burghers, and ......
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Sture

Sture (stü'ru) , noble family that played a leading role in Sweden in the 15th and 16th cent. Sten Sture,. the elder, c.1440–1503, was chosen regent in 1470. In the battle of Brunkeberg (1471) he defeated a Danish force sent by King Christian I. The victory gave hope for permanent Swe...
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