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War of Daggers

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The War of Daggers is the name for a series of conflicts in Kingdom of Temeria which broke out after the heirless death of King Abdank.[1] The main belligerents were the successive rulers of duchies of Maribor and Ellander.

Background and course of events[edit | edit source]

Abdank was King of Temeria whose reign occurred around the thirties of the 9th century. Due to his mental disability, the actual power since Six Years' War had been exerted by Raffard the White, his court mage and advisor. Raffard's death during the combat between supporters and opponents of creation of the Conclave caused the internal instability, which violently exacerbated after decease [2] of King Abdank. Monarch had not left a male heir, which made the impulse for the dukes of Maribor and Ellander to start the ruthless conflict for Vizimian throne. The main argument of both parties confirming their rights was the accusation opposite sites of the active participation in the heirless death of crowned monarch. Difficult to say which of the parties took a part in putting an end to Abdank's life, particularly in view of later manners of the rivals - both sides with equal skill and frequency used an assassination as the war measure. It ended at the

The conflicts were waged intermittently until the beginning of the 11th century. Result of the War was the establishing the position of the Mariborian branch as the ruling dynasty of the Kingdom of Temeria.

Combatants[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Biały Wilk (The White Wolf) magazine - 3rd issue
  2. The circumstances of his death are not made clear in the magazine.