Peace of Knarod, January 1613

Peace treaty that ended the Kalmar War (1611-1613) between Denmark and Sweden, mediated by James I of England. Denmark gained control of Finnmark, in the far north, while Älvsborg was returned to Sweden in return for a 1,000,000 riksdaler ransom, paid directly to Christian of Denmark. The ransom had been paid by 1619.

How to cite this article: Rickard, J (24 July 2007), Peace of Knarod, January 1613, http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/peace_knarod.html

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