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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. Archived from the original on Some warriors may have worn a padded Gambeson or a leather jerkin or coat, though these would not have battel the decomposition in the ground after the battle.
Michael Basista rated it really liked it Oct 02, Pam P marked it as 1631 Oct 18, To amrour what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Sep 03, Chris rated it it was amazing. To save the city from a sacking, the inhabitants paid a large amount of their wealth to King Valdemar.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Originally published in in two volumes, this is a one-volume reprint of Thordeman’s important study, long out of print, of the battle, the human remains and the artefacts.
Kevin rated it it was amazing Jun 26, Armour from the Battle of Wisby, 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. Views Read Tje View history. Ted Shannon marked it as to-read Oct 28, No eBook available Amazon. Tommy Roju marked it as to-read Mar 04, For close combat, both 131 would have had swords, light axes, war hammers and maces.
Date 27 July Location Visby. Chivalry Bookshelf- History – pages. Bengt Thordeman led the various excavations of the Wisby battlefield site fromearning international renown for the scope and quality batlte his work. Originally published in in two volumes, this is a one-volume reprint of Thordeman’s froj st On 27th July a violent battle took place between the King of Sweden and the defenders of the city of Welsby on the Swedish island of Gotland.
Casualties can be compared with those that the French suffered at the Battle of Poitiers in and would be considered high by medieval standards.
Battle of Visby – Wikipedia
The Gutes of Gotland paid taxes to the King of Sweden, though the population of Visby was diverse and included people of Ruthenian descent, Danes and Germans. It was three days before the besieged city capitulated and widby defenders were finally able to come out to bury the dead Retrieved from ” https: On a hot July day in1, poorly fro, men stood their ground to defend their city of Wisby against the pressure of King Waldemar.
Doug Strong rated it it was amazing May 15, King Valdemar appointed sheriffs to govern Visby and then set sail again. In King Albert was defeated in a civil war, in which Queen Margaret supported the “rebels”, and he was forced to abdicate. Despite the payment, batlte Danes still plundered several of the town’s churches and monasteries. The excavation also revealed the location of the Solberga Abbey.
Only a couple of items that can be linked with Danish soldiers have been found, including a purse and ornamented armor belonging to a member of the Roorda Family from Friesland.
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Gilbert rated it it was amazing Feb 29, Jonathan rated it it was amazing Aug 31, 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, fo, 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.
Jason Lantrip rated it it was amazing Dec 29, On 27th July a violent battle took place between the King of Sweden and the defenders of the city of Welsby on the Swedish island of Gotland. Account Options Sign in. Fully illustrated throughout, the volume provides a vivid and meticulously detailed record of battle wound pathology and early 14th-century armour. Read, highlight, and tne notes, across web, tablet, and phone.
The Danish army was composed mainly of Danish and German troops, many mercenaries from the Baltic coast arour Germany, wisbyy recent experience in the various feuds and wars between the German and Scandinavian states.
The island would be disputed over by the House of Mecklenburg and the Danish crown untilwhen Queen Margaret the daughter of bathle late King Valdemar officially claimed the island for Denmark.
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