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Battle of Visby

Retrieved 4 June Genghiskeith rated it it was amazing Sep 22, The skull of frmo soldier who participated in the campaign. An amazing book, chock full of evidence about armour and battle and wounds that can give you a little PTSD if you aren’t careful. Archived from the original on No eBook available Amazon. Greg Anderson rated it really liked it Jun 17, Date 27 July Location Visby. Return to Book Page.

Retrieved from ” https: Putrifying in the hot sun, pits were dug in the peat bogs and the bodies hurriedly cast in and buried. User Review – Flag as inappropriate If you fight heavy list in the SCA, if you are into medieval stuff and if you enjoy a real work of archaeology- overhead walkways to slowly excavate, a great many photos of bones, armour, a true story of life and battle – and scores of tables showing types of injury by weapon- you’ll 5 star this as I did.

The Danish army was composed mainly of Danish battel German troops, many mercenaries from the Baltic coast of Germany, with recent experience in the various feuds and wars between the German and Scandinavian states.

Some warriors may have worn a padded Gambeson or a leather jerkin or coat, though these would not have survived the decomposition in wsby ground after the battle. My library Help Advanced Book Search.


Archived from the original on 28 April Steven Muhlberger rated it it was amazing Sep 06, Michael Basista rated it really liked it Oct 02, Tommy Roju marked it as to-read Mar 04, To save the city from a sacking, the inhabitants paid a large amount of their wealth to King Valdemar.

For close combat, both sides would have had swords, light axes, war hammers and maces. It was not until that the last remains of the house of Mecklenburg and the above-mentioned pirates were driven out for good. The Battle of Visby was fought in near the town of Visby on the island of Gotland lf, between the forces of the Danish king and the Gutnish country yeomen.

Following the devastating battle, the citizens of Visby decided to surrender to avoid further losses. Hhe to Read Currently Reading Read.

Armour from the Battle of Wisby, by Bengt Thordeman

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Published indon’t expect a coffee table book. In the s, Bengt Thordeman and a team of archeologists excavated at the site of the burial and produced a work that has stood the test of time. Pam P marked it as to-read Oct 18, Kevin rated it it was amazing Jun 26, Kean marked it as to-read Jul 31, Unfortunately, the defenders were slaughtered. The island would be disputed over by the House of Mecklenburg and the Danish crown untilwhen Queen Margaret the daughter of the late King Valdemar officially armoour the island for Denmark.

Becky Sasala rated it really liked it Oct 08, Ted Shannon marked it as to-read Oct 28, Fully illustrated throughout, the volume provides a vivid and meticulously detailed record of battle wound pathology and early 14th-century armour. It was three days before the besieged city capitulated and the defenders were finally able to come out to bury the dead. BookDB marked it as to-read Nov 11, Be the first to ask a question about Armour from the Battle of Wisby, Despite the payment, the Danes still plundered several of the town’s churches and monasteries.


The Gutes of Gotland paid taxes to the King of Armoue, though the population of Visby was o and included people of Ruthenian descent, Danes and Germans. The Danish troops froj towards Visby. In King Wksby was defeated in a frkm war, in which Queen Margaret supported the “rebels”, and he was forced to abdicate. On a hot July day in1, poorly armed men stood their ground to defend their city of Wisby against the pressure of King Waldemar. Thaddaeus Mercer rated it really liked it Jun 26, These men would have worn what was known as Transitional armourwith iron or steel plates over vital areas and joints over a full suit of chain mail.

Originally published in in two volumes, this is a one-volume reprint of Thordeman’s important st On 27th July a violent battle took place between the King of Fom and the defenders of the city of Welsby on the Swedish island of Gotland.

The first archeological excavations were done inled by Oscar Wilhelm Wennersten and master builder Nils Pettersson at the place now known as Korsbetningen in Visby, where the first mass grave from the battle was found. King Valdemar appointed sheriffs to govern Visby and then set sail again.

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