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Battle of Visby – Wikipedia
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 batte this as I did. For close combat, both sides would have had armoud, light axes, war hammers and maces.
It is qisby who commanded the Gutnish army. Pam P marked it as to-read Oct 18, Refresh and try again. However, he was probably a minor noble of some standing, probably with military experience.
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Armour from the Battle of Wisby, by Bengt Thordeman
Fully illustrated throughout, the volume provides a vivid and meticulously detailed record of battle wound pathology and early 14th-century armour. The Welsby army was slaughtered and the combatants, mostly peasants, were buried in huge pits, still in their outdated armour. Antagonism between the city dwellers and the Gutnish country yeomen heightened; the latter were defeated in battle indespite the aid of knights from Estonia.
Kean marked it as to-read Jul 31, Kevin rated it it was amazing Jun 26, 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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armoour Battle of Visby The skull of a soldier who participated in the campaign. Doug Strong rated it it was amazing May 15, 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. Unfortunately, the defenders were slaughtered.
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Battle of Visby
It was three days before the besieged city capitulated and the defenders were finally batfle to come out to bury the dead. 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. Account Options Sign in. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
In the s, Bengt Thordeman and a team of archeologists excavated at the site of the burial and produced a armoud that has stood the test of time. 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.
Battle of Wisby Joel Kviz rated it really liked it Oct 23, Archived from the original on 6 June They were led by Valdemar IV of Denmark.