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Retrieved 4 June They were led by Valdemar IV of Denmark. 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. Hardcoverpages.
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The ordinary freemen appear to have worn more limited but still effective protection, with many skeletons that were excavated wearing a chain-mail shirt or a coat of plates to protect the torso. Pam P marked it as to-read Oct 18, Fully illustrated throughout, the volume provides a vivid and meticulously detailed record of battle wound pathology and early 14th-century armour. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Jason Lantrip rated it it was amazing Dec 29, Date 27 July Odilon Simoni marked it as to-read Feb 14, Becky Sasala rated it really liked it Oct 08, This page was last edited on 26 Februaryat Kevin rated it it was amazing Jun 26, Archived from the original on 6 June It would take another year before he officially added “King Of Gotland” to his many titles.
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Armour from the Battle of Wisby, by Bengt Thordeman
Archived from the original on It was not until that the last remains of the house of Mecklenburg and the above-mentioned pirates were driven out for good. The Danish army was composed mainly of Danish and 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.
Written in the 30’s, well written and well translated. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. To save the city from a sacking, the inhabitants paid a large amount of their wealth to King Valdemar.
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Cassie rated it really liked it Jul 31, Michael Basista rated it really liked it Oct 02, To ask other readers questions about Armour from the Battle of Wisby,please sign up. However, he wksby probably a minor noble of some standing, probably with military experience.
Open Preview See a Problem? When Albert, King of Swedentook the Swedish crown he claimed Gotland as part of his domains and held the island at least until ; thus, the Danish presence there couldn’t have batrle strong, as it so rapidly and easily returned to the Swedish crown. The Welsby army was slaughtered and the combatants, mostly peasants, were buried in huge pits, still in their outdated armour.
The first archeological excavations were done inled by Oscar Wilhelm Wennersten and master builder Nils Pettersson at the place now known as Korsbetningen in Wjsby, where the first mass grave from the battle was found. Bengt Thordeman led the various excavations of the Wisby battlefield site fromearning international renown for the scope and quality of his work.
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 hhe of tables showing types of injury by weapon- you’ll 5 star this as I did.
For close combat, both sides would have had swords, light axes, war hammers and maces. The skull of a soldier who participated in the campaign. Justin W Anderle added it Sep 01, It is unknown who commanded the Gutnish army. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Lists with This Book.