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Crusades had a tremendous impact on religious and political life in Denmark in the high middle ages. Nothing changed with the fall of Acre in 1291. Crusading was an extremely important political instrument in the hands of the Danish kings. It played an important role in the fourteenth century during the efforts of King Valdemar IV to win back the pawned Danish kingdom. With the forming of the Kalmar Union, crusade promises and crusade plans became very important political arguments of the Danish rulers both in their relations with foreign powers and between the countries of the union. In the fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries, Danish kings had a crusade frontier that stretched from the border to the Russians in the east across the North where various heathen peoples lived well into the North Atlantic.

Keywords: crusades; Danish kings; Denmark; Kalmar union

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