We reach the transitory period between the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. King Hans fights pole-vaulting German peasants and his son, Christian II, becomes known as “Tyrant Christian”.
Christian II (“Tyrant Christian”)
“Schlact am Hemmingstedt” (1910) – Painting by Max Friedrich Koch. Depicts the battle where King Hans is defeated by the peasants of Dithmarschen in an ambush.
Depiction of the Stockholm Bloodbath – commissioned by King Gustav Vasa of Sweden.