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Account Options Sign in. BookDB marked it as to-read Nov 11, Armour from the Battle of Wisby, by Bengt Thordeman.

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. This extortion of contributions became a legendary event, although it cannot be confirmed to have taken place and, if so, the hattle details are still unclear.

For wksby combat, both sides would have had swords, light axes, war hammers and maces. It would take another year before he officially added “King Of Gotland” to his many titles. Putrifying in the hot sun, pits were dug in the peat bogs and the bodies hurriedly cast in and buried.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Battle of Visby The skull of a soldier who participated in the campaign. Jonathan rated it it was amazing Aug 31, Kean marked it as to-read Jul 31, Trivia About Armour from the B Date 27 July Location Visby.


This page 11361 last edited on 26 Februaryat 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 tgewith iron or steel plates over vital areas and joints over a full suit of chain mail. Price, this elegantly printed single volume version of the original 2 volumes is a must for any library on medieval knighthood, arms and armour, archeology or warfare.

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The Danish force was victorious. Return to Book Page. Thaddaeus Mercer rated it really liked it Jun 26, My library Help Advanced Book Search. Bengt Thordeman led the various excavations of the Wisby battlefield site fromearning international renown for the scope and quality of his work.

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Stephen marked it as to-read Sep 11, Ben rated it it was amazing May 06, Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. 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.

CS1 Swedish-language sources sv Coordinates on Wikidata. Gilbert rated it it was amazing Feb 29, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Books by Bengt Thordeman.

To save the city from a sacking, the inhabitants paid a large amount of their wealth to King Valdemar. Retrieved 10 April No trivia or quizzes yet. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


Retrieved from ” https: However, he was probably a minor noble of some standing, probably with military experience. Date 27 July Scott marked it pf to-read May 01, They were led by Valdemar IV of Denmark. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Antagonism between the city dwellers and the Gutnish country yeomen heightened; the latter were defeated in battle indespite the aid of knights from Estonia.

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

Armour from the Battle of Wisby, by Bengt Thordeman

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. Justin W Anderle added it Sep 01, Written in the 30’s, well written and well translated.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. 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.

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