Over the following years, the German-Zemgalsky Union seemed to become stronger. In 1207, Viesturs and his soldiers involved in the assault on the castle of Kaupo. However demanding payment for their participation in the defeat of the "conspiracy Ako" Viesturs again calls the Knights to a campaign against the Lithuanians. Now he conceived a daring raid deep into predatory themselves possessions Daugerutisa his worst enemy. "Westgard, chief Semigallia, still mindful of the lesions, and many disasters, tested them by Lithuanians throughout the space Semigallia, and preparing a campaign against them, it becomes hard to ask for help from Christians in Riga, mentioning that at another time he would come to the aid of the inhabitants of Riga to conquer the other Gentiles. " Despite assurances Henrik scarcity of troops in Riga and Riga elders reluctance to start a campaign in this time of year (it was about October - during heavy rains), Viesturs was sent to a rather large contingent. Much more troops, according to Henrik, collected and Viesturs. In general, the army was preparing to invade if not almost equal in size throughout the grand armies of Lithuania at that time. But the fate of quite large-scale campaign was inglorious, and its outcome was a real fiasco for the German-zem-Gal Union. To better understand what happened, you need to go to the source:
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