Saturday, 7 October 2017

The Ludwig of the North

In 1868 the Duchy of Tradgardland joined the North German Confederation-
It's ruler Karl Frederick IV was famous,perhaps infamous, known around the beer halls as "The Ludwig of the North" in reference to his incessant castle building which had almost bankrupted the Duchy.
In August 1870 the Tradgardlanders march towards battle against the French...


  1. Hurrah for the old Duchy! Forwards!

  2. Sorry that should have read "Hurrah for the old Duchy! Forwards - to the Beer Halls" of course!

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  4. Admittedly the old eyesight is not quite what it once was, but I can't seem to quite make out where exactly Tradgardland actually lies... can you elucidate?