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Stephen marked it as to-read Sep 11, 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.

Steven Muhlberger rated it it was amazing Sep 06, They were led by Valdemar IV of Denmark. Michael Basista rated it really liked it Oct 02, On a hot July day in1, poorly armed men stood their ground to defend their city of Wisby against the pressure of King Waldemar.

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Want to Read saving…. Battle of Visby The skull of a soldier who participated in the campaign. Antagonism between the city dwellers and the Gutnish country yeomen heightened; the latter were defeated in battle indespite the aid of knights from Estonia. The excavation also revealed the location of the Solberga Abbey.

Casualties can be compared with those that the French suffered at the Battle of Poitiers in and would be considered high by medieval standards.


Against them was an army of Gutes, mainly freemen and minor nobles. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The Danish force was victorious.

Armour from the Battle of Wisby, by Bengt Thordeman

Lisa rated it really liked it Feb 03, Genghiskeith rated it it was amazing Sep 22, This page was last edited on 26 Februaryat Thanks for telling us about the problem. It was not until that the last remains of the house of Mecklenburg and the above-mentioned pirates were driven out for good.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Trivia About Armour from the B Reproduced for the first time since with a new introduction by Techniques of Medieval Armour Reproduction author Brian R. 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.

Doug Strong rated it it was amazing May 15, Be the sisby to ask a question about Armour from the Battle of Wisby, Becky Sasala rated it really liked it Oct 08, Every year, during the Medieval Week on Gotland, a historical reenactment thw King Valdemar IV of Denmark ‘s entrance and ransoming of Visby is staged at the historical site.

In the s, Bengt Thordeman and a team of archeologists excavated at the site of the wisb and produced a work that has stood the test of time. wisvy

Armour from the Battle of Wisby, 1361

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. Battle of Wisby Very few weapons have been discovered, but it is likely that both sides used round and heater-type shields, spears, axes, billhookspikes and poleaxes.


However, he was granted Gotland and its “capital” Visby, where he remained with a “pirate” organization called the Victual Brothers.

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. No eBook available Amazon.

tbe 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. 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 claimed the island for Denmark.

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In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Archived from the original on Gilbert rated it it was amazing Feb 29, The first day of the invasion, two minor skirmishes were fought on marshy ground between yeomen farmers and the army.

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The skull of a amour who participated in the campaign. Odilon Simoni marked it as to-read Feb 14, Lists with This Book. Despite the payment, the Danes still plundered several of the town’s churches and monasteries. Account Options Sign in.

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