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The '''Tusaine War''' took place in 435 [[HE]]<ref>[http://www.tamora-pierce.com/faq_timeline.html Tortallan timeline]</ref>. The cause of the war between [[Tusaine]] and [[Tortall]] were disputes concerning the [[Drell River]].
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The '''Tusaine War''' was waged between [[Tortall]] and [[Tusaine]] in 435 [[HE]]<ref>[http://www.tamora-pierce.com/faq_timeline.html Tortallan timeline]</ref>, and concerned the territory around the [[River Drell]]. The war ended with a treaty that greatly favored the Tortallan side after Prince Jonathan took the brothers Hilam and Jemis as hostages; these were King Ain's own brothers. King Ain gladly signed the contract and treaty in exchange for his brothers.
   
Known [[Knight of Tortall|Tortallan Knights]] to fight in the war were [[Jonathan IV of Conté|Prince Jonathan]], [[Gary of Naxen|Gareth of Naxen (the younger)]], [[Raoul of Goldenlake]], [[Alexander of Tirragen]] and [[Myles of Olau]]. [[Roger of Conté]] was the commander of the Tortallan forces. He was assigned to this post after [[Gareth of Naxen|Duke Gareth of Naxen]], who was initially to be the commander, fell off his horse and injured himself.
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==Countries involved==
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===Tusaine===
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Tusaine was the instigator of the war, and was led by [[Hilam of Keir|Duke Hilam]], the [[Ain|king's]] younger brother. Their main goal was to seize control of the valley around the river. Historically, this area had been disputed between these two countries for quite a bit of time.
   
The war was put to an end when Tortallan Knights took the brothers of [[Ain|King Ain]] as hostages. The King, who let his brothers de facto rule for him, gladly signed the peace contract in exchange for his brothers.
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====Commanding officers====
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*[[Hilam of Keir]]
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*[[Jemis]], Count
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===Tortall===
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[[Roald I of Conté|King Roald]], known as the "Peace-maker" was not too happy with this war, but responded so anyway. His chosen commander, [[Gareth I of Naxen|Duke Gareth]] was put out of commission by [[Roger of Conté|Duke Roger]], who was left in charge of command. King Roald forbade any of his people to go on missions into enemy territory, or to rescue any hostages.
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====Commanding officers====
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*[[Roger of Conté]], commander as replacement for King Roald
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*[[Myles of Olau]], adviser in strategy to Duke Roger
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====[[Knight of Tortall|Knights of Tortall]]====
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The known knights to fight in the war are as follows:
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*[[Jonathan IV of Conté|Prince Jonathan]] and his squire [[Alanna of Pirate's Swoop and Olau|Alan of Trebond]]
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*[[Raoul of Goldenlake]]
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*[[Gareth II of Naxen|Sir Gareth the Younger]]
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*[[Alexander of Tirragen]]
   
 
==Notes and references==
 
==Notes and references==
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Revision as of 13:29, July 21, 2015

The Tusaine War was waged between Tortall and Tusaine in 435 HE[1], and concerned the territory around the River Drell. The war ended with a treaty that greatly favored the Tortallan side after Prince Jonathan took the brothers Hilam and Jemis as hostages; these were King Ain's own brothers. King Ain gladly signed the contract and treaty in exchange for his brothers.

Countries involved

Tusaine

Tusaine was the instigator of the war, and was led by Duke Hilam, the king's younger brother. Their main goal was to seize control of the valley around the river. Historically, this area had been disputed between these two countries for quite a bit of time.

Commanding officers

Tortall

King Roald, known as the "Peace-maker" was not too happy with this war, but responded so anyway. His chosen commander, Duke Gareth was put out of commission by Duke Roger, who was left in charge of command. King Roald forbade any of his people to go on missions into enemy territory, or to rescue any hostages.

Commanding officers

Knights of Tortall

The known knights to fight in the war are as follows:

Notes and references

  1. Tortallan timeline
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