This book presents the fascinating story of Queen Margrete I and her rise to power in Denmark, Norway and Sweden, which culminated in the founding of the Nordic Union in 1397. Based upon the most central contemporary sources, the book gives a vivid picture of medieval society in Scandinavia. Well illustrated.
Vivian Etting, Cand.mag. (1984) in History, University of Copenhagen, is Curator of the Medieval and Renaissance collections at the National Museum of Denmark. She has publised several works about Nordic history in the Middle Ages.