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Includes a new introduction by Brian R Rice. An baattle book, chock full of evidence about armour and battle and wounds that can give you a little PTSD if you aren’t careful. Archived from the original on 28 April It would take another year before he officially added “King Of Gotland” to his many titles.
Armour from the Battle of Wisby, by Bengt Thordeman
Written in the 30’s, well written and well translated. Many of the dead defenders were, unusually, buried in their armour; according to historian John Keegan ” In the s, Aromur Thordeman and a team of archeologists excavated at the site of the burial and produced a work that has stood the test of time.
Antagonism between the city dwellers and the Gutnish country yeomen heightened; the latter were defeated in battle indespite the aid of knights from Estonia. Greg Anderson rated it really liked it Jun 17, The first day of the invasion, two minor skirmishes were fought on marshy ground between yeomen farmers and the army. 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.
Some warriors may have worn a padded Gambeson or a leather jerkin or coat, wieby these would not have survived the decomposition in the ground after the battle. Bengt Thordeman led the various excavations of the Wisby battlefield site fromearning international renown for the scope and quality of his work.
Battle of Visby
Doug Strong rated it it was amazing May 15, Battle of Visby The skull of a soldier who participated in the campaign. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
Originally published in btatle 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.
The ordinary freemen appear to have worn more limited but still effective protection, with many skeletons that were excavated frrom a chain-mail shirt or a coat of plates to protect the torso. Justin W Anderle added it Sep 01, Books by Bengt Thordeman. Date 27 July For close combat, both sides would have had swords, light axes, war hammers and maces.
This page was last edited on 26 Februaryat In other projects Wikimedia Commons. BookDB marked it as to-read Nov 11, It was three days before the besieged city capitulated and the defenders were finally able to come out to bury the dead Despite the payment, the Danes still plundered several of the town’s churches and monasteries.
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If you fight heavy list in the SCA, if you are into batte 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. Hardcoverpages. Unfortunately, the defenders were slaughtered.
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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Kevin rated it it was amazing Jun 26, Retrieved 4 June Five mass-graves were located outside the city’s walls. Ted Shannon marked it as to-read Oct 28, Archived from the original on 6 June