Battle of Hova

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Battle of Hova
miniatyr
Date 14 June 1275
Location Hova, Sweden
Result Victory for duke Magnus
Commanders and leaders
duke Magnus Valdemar of Sweden
Strength
100 Danish provided by Erik Klipping, 700 Danish and German provided by count Jacob of Halland[1]

The Battle of Hova was fought in Hova, Sweden on 14 June 1275 between peasants commanded by Valdemar of Sweden and Danish cavalry commanded by Magnus III of Sweden and his brother Erik. The result was that Valdemar had to flee to Norway and Magnus became king of Sweden as Magnus III.