carolus rex

  1. Sarthak

    The Sapphire Throne: A Swedish Timeline
    Threadmarks: Introduction

    Introduction "Let there be no man who deems Sweden to be a weak nation." - King Charles X Gustav of Sweden "He is an independent monarch and a powerful one at that. His rule see's Sweden ascendant for eternity." - Pope Innocent XII on Charles XI of Sweden "There is no confusion. The Carolean...
  2. Charles not wounded = Swedish victory at Poltava?

    I've heard it suggested that had Charles XII not been wounded, Sweden might have won the Battle of Poltava due to him being able to take operational command. How true is this?
  3. WI: Carolus Rex with at least one surviving brother

    Charles XII of Sweden, popularly known as Carolus Rex, had four younger brothers, but every one of them predeceased him, dying before he was even crowned king. What if at least one of them survived into adulthood?