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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 is unknown who commanded the Gutnish army. The skull of a soldier who participated in the campaign.

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Casualties can be compared with those that the French suffered at the Battle of Poitiers in and would be considered high by medieval standards. If you fight heavy list in hattle SCA, if you tue 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.

Bengt Thordeman led the various excavations of the Wisby battlefield site fromearning international renown for the scope and quality of his wjsby.


My library Help Advanced Book Search. Ben rated it it was amazing May 06, Published indon’t expect a coffee table book.

Kevin rated it it was amazing Jun 26, In King Albert was defeated in a civil war, in which Queen Margaret supported the “rebels”, and he was forced to abdicate.

Battle of Wisby Pam P marked it as to-read Oct 18, Sep 03, Chris rated it it was amazing. 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.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. No trivia or quizzes yet. Armour from the Battle of Wisby, by Bengt Thordeman. 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 Sweden and the defenders of the city of Welsby on the Swedish island of Gotland.

It was three days before the besieged city capitulated and the defenders were finally able to come out to bury the dead. Hardcoverpages. Genghiskeith rated it it was amazing Sep 22, The Danish force was victorious. Archived from the original on Michael Basista rated it really liked it Oct 02, Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

Reproduced for batttle first time since with a new introduction by Techniques of Medieval Armour Reproduction author Brian R. Return to Book Page. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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This extortion of contributions became a legendary event, although it cannot be confirmed to have taken place and, if so, the full details are still unclear. The Welsby army was slaughtered and the combatants, mostly peasants, were buried in huge pits, still in their outdated armour.

Armour from the Battle of Wisby, by Bengt Thordeman

Refresh and try again. The Battle of Visby was fought in near the town of Visby on the island of Gotlandbetween the forces of the Danish king and the Gutnish country yeomen.

To save the city from a sacking, the inhabitants paid a large amount of their wealth to King Valdemar. Odilon Simoni marked it as to-read Feb 14, The first day of the invasion, two minor skirmishes were fought on marshy ground between yeomen farmers and the army. Lisa rated it really liked it Feb 03, 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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