Today in European history: the Night Attack at Târgovişte (1462)

Being the Voivode of Wallachia in the 15th century couldn’t have been an easy gig. The principality was strategically located on both the shore of the Black Sea and the northern bank of the Danube, and also happened to sit smack on the frontier between Hungarian Transylvania and the Ottoman Empire. Successive Wallachian rulers tried… Continue reading Today in European history: the Night Attack at Târgovişte (1462)