When, on the frosty morning of 6 March 1645, the armies of the Swedish kingdom, with a lion on the coat of arms, and the Austrian Empire, with eagle on banners, the Peace of Westphalia was still three long years away. Numerous other battles were fought before and after the Battle of Jankov (Jankau) across the western and northern Europe. Nevertheless, the Battle of Jankov was considered a breaking point that definitely changed the power ratio between the warring parties and in consequence contributed to speeding up the peace negotiation, which concluded on 24 October 1648 with signing of a treaty setting the new spheres of influence across Europe.
After the fateful White Mountain battle as the nobility was strictly and cruelly executed peasant people was brought into tough subjection. Therefore it was no wonder that the peasants considered the current state unbearable and thus resistance and revolts were taking place at many places. The revolt in 1775 was the biggest vassals´ action in Bohemia in the time of later feudalism and a considerable landmark on the journey of social-political changes not only in the rural areas but also in the entire society.
In summer 1627 many of the deserted subjects gathered in the woods at the intersection of Kouřim and Čáslav district, in the surroundings of Čestín, Kácov and Uhlířské Janovice: They came not only from the surrounding villages but probably also from more distanced manors. Some of the Czech exiles intended to take advantage of the gathered people burdened by the desperate situation and willing to do anything, for their political aims.
The victorious encampment battle of Poříčí nad Sázavou which took place on the night from May 19 to May 20 plays a significant role in reconstruction of the encampment hordes moving towards Prague in order help the city, threatened by Zikmund. The military-technical point of view is also significant since it is another testimony of the use of Hussite warwagons.