FYI September 22, 2022

On This Day

1236 – The Samogitians defeat the Livonian Brothers of the Sword in the Battle of Saule.
The Battle of Saule (Lithuanian: Saulės mūšis / Šiaulių mūšis; German: Schlacht von Schaulen; Latvian: Saules kauja) was fought on 22 September 1236, between the Livonian Brothers of the Sword and pagan troops of Samogitians and Semigallians. Between 48 and 60 knights were killed, including the Livonian Master, Volkwin. It was the earliest large-scale defeat suffered by the orders in Baltic lands.[1] The Sword-Brothers, the first Catholic military order established in the Baltic lands, was soundly defeated and its remnants accepted incorporation into the Teutonic Order in 1237. The battle inspired rebellions among the Curonians, Semigallians, Selonians, Oeselians, tribes previously conquered by the Sword-Brothers. Some thirty years’ worth of conquests on the left bank of Daugava were lost.[2] To commemorate the battle, in 2000 the Lithuanian and Latvian parliaments declared September 22 to be the Baltic Unity Day.[3][4]

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Born On This Day

1013 – Richeza of Poland, Queen of Hungary (d. 1075)
Richeza of Poland (22 September 1013 – 21 May 1075) was Queen Consort of Hungary by marriage to Béla I of Hungary.




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