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Remembering the Linköping Bloodbath, in This Week’s Open Thread

Remembering the Linköping Bloodbath, in This Week’s Open Thread

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March 20 2017 10:15 AM

Remembering the Linköping Bloodbath

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Gustaf Axelsson Baner is embraced by his family, moments before being beheaded in Linköping Square in 1600. Painting by Fanny Brate.

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