October 1157 in history

October 1157 events chronologically

Oct 23 The Battle of Grathe Heath ends the civil war in Denmark. King Sweyn III is killed and Valdemar I restores the country

Died in October 1157

Oct 23 Sweyn III of Denmark the King of Denmark between 1146 and 1157, in shifting alliances with Canute V and his own cousin Valdemar In 1157, the three agreed a tripartition of Denmark. Sweyn attempted to kill his rivals at the peace banquet, and was subsequently defeated by Valdemar I at the Battle of Grathe Heath and killed