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Some warriors may have worn a padded Gambeson or a leather jerkin or coat, though these would not have survived the decomposition in the ground after the battle. Genghiskeith rated it it was amazing Sep 22, Hardcoverpages. The excavation also revealed the location of the Solberga Abbey. Battle of Visby The skull of a soldier who participated in the batt,e.

This page was last edited on 26 Februaryat Michael Basista rated it really liked wisgy Oct 02, Despite the payment, the Danes still plundered several of the town’s churches and frrom. 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.

Cassie rated it really liked it Jul 31, Trivia About Armour from the B Includes a new introduction by Brian R Rice.

In the s, Bengt Thordeman and a team of archeologists excavated at the site of the burial and produced a work that feom stood the test of time. Peter added it Apr 29, Pam P marked it as to-read Oct 18, Stephen marked it as to-read Sep 11, Return to Book Page.


Battle of Visby

Against them was an army of Gutes, mainly freemen and minor nobles. Fhe, 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.

armoir It was not until that the last remains of the house of Mecklenburg and the above-mentioned pirates were driven out for good. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Unfortunately, the defenders were slaughtered. Date 27 July Location Visby. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Battle of Visby – Wikipedia

Tye amazing book, chock full of evidence about armour and battle and wounds that can give you a little PTSD if you aren’t careful.

It was three days before the besieged city capitulated and the defenders were finally able to come out to bury the dead. Sep 03, Chris rated it it was amazing. Lists with This Book. Views Read Edit View history. Chivalry Bookshelf- History – pages.

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. Ben rated it it was amazing May 06, 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.


Armour from the Battle of Wisby, by Bengt Thordeman

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 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. Greg Anderson rated it really liked it Jun 17, 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.

To ask other readers questions about Armour from the Battle of Wisby,please sign up. Archived from the original ftom Published indon’t expect a coffee table book.