The Battle of Vlaardingen

On the 29th of July, 1018, the Battle of Vlaardingen was fought. The German emperor sent an army towards western Frisia to subdue the rebellious Count Dirk III. However, the imperial army was defeated by the Vlaardingers and fled in panic. This is an interesting event because a superpower of the time was vanquished byContinue reading “The Battle of Vlaardingen”