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These men would have wissby what was known as Transitional armourwith iron or steel plates over vital areas and joints over a full suit of chain mail. Kean marked it as to-read Jul 31, The site of the excavation “yielded one of the most fearsome revelations of a medieval battle known to archaeologists”.
Stephen marked it as to-read Sep 11, BookDB marked it as to-read Nov 11, Putrifying in the hot tge, pits were dug in the peat bogs and the bodies hurriedly cast in and buried.
Casualties can be compared with those that the French suffered at the Battle of Poitiers in and would be considered high by medieval standards.
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Unusually, many appear to have not had protection for their head, with many skulls wearing only a mail coif for protection, though any helmets may have been stripped from the bodies after the battle. In King Albert was defeated in a civil war, in which Queen Margaret supported the “rebels”, and he was forced to abdicate.
The Gutes of Frkm paid taxes to the King of Sweden, though the population of Visby was diverse and included people of Ruthenian descent, Danes and Germans. Sep 03, Chris rated it it was amazing. Fgom year, during the Medieval Week on Gotland, a historical armpur of King Valdemar IV of Denmark ‘s entrance and ransoming of Visby is staged at the historical site.
Date 27 July Location Visby.
Steven Muhlberger rated it it was amazing Sep 06, Want to Read saving…. Books by Bengt Thordeman. Reproduced for the first time since with a new introduction by Techniques of Medieval Armour Reproduction author Brian R.
Bathle Chivalry Bookshelf- History – pages 1 Review https: Despite the payment, the Danes still plundered several of the town’s churches and monasteries. Pam P marked it as to-read Oct 18, It was not until that the last remains of the house of Mecklenburg and the above-mentioned pirates were driven out for good.
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. Refresh and try again. Views Read Edit View history. Thaddaeus Mercer rated it really liked it Jun 26, The island would be disputed over by the House of Mecklenburg and wiby Danish crown untilwhen Queen Margaret the daughter of the late King Valdemar officially claimed the island for Denmark. Retrieved 10 April 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 bxttle and battle – and scores of tables showing types of injury by weapon- you’ll 5 star this as Tthe did.
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This page was froj edited on 26 Februaryat 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.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It is unknown who commanded the Gutnish army.
Bengt Thordeman led the various excavations of the Wisby battlefield site fromearning international renown for the scope and quality of his work. Scott marked it battls to-read May 01, Date 27 July Antagonism between the city dwellers and the Gutnish country yeomen heightened; the latter were defeated in battle indespite the aid of knights from Estonia. It was three days before the besieged city capitulated and the defenders were finally able to bttle out to bury the dead Armour from the Battlr of Wisby, by Bengt Thordeman.
Unfortunately, the defenders were slaughtered. In the s, Bengt Thordeman and a team of archeologists excavated at the site of the burial and produced a work that has stood the test of time. 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. However, he was probably a minor noble of some standing, probably with military experience.