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Spoilers from the books and/or adaptations to follow!
The First Northern War happened around 1262-1263[1] and involved Nilfgaard's invasion and subsequent conquest of Cintra. Despite this, they ended up losing the war after the disastrous Battle of Sodden Hill.

Invasion of Cintra

Fighting in Upper Sodden

Attack on Lower Sodden


  1. In Baptism of Fire, it's stated that the Northern Wars started in 1239. However, there's no detailed information on what happened prior to 1263 other than circumstantial information, so it's unknown if the wars went by different names or who was conquered when.
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