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Antagonism between the wisy dwellers and the Gutnish country yeomen heightened; the latter were defeated in battle indespite the aid of knights from Estonia. 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.

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. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Doug Strong rated it it was amazing May 15, Chivalry Bookshelf- History – pages.

Books by Bengt Thordeman. Ingelmark Chivalry Bookshelf- History – pages 1 Review th 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.


When Albert, King of Swedentook the Swedish crown he claimed Gotland as part of his domains and held the island at least until ; thus, the Danish presence there couldn’t have been strong, as it so rapidly and easily returned to the Swedish crown.

Amour mass-graves were located outside the city’s walls. Sep 03, Chris rated it it was amazing. Armour from the Battle of Wisby, by Bengt Thordeman.

Battle of Visby – Wikipedia

Joel Kviz rated it really liked it Oct 23, The first day of the invasion, two minor skirmishes were fought on marshy ground between yeomen farmers and the army.

Michael Basista rated it really liked it Oct 02, Retrieved 4 June BookDB marked it as to-read Nov 11, Against them was an army of Gutes, mainly freemen and minor nobles. Greg Anderson rated it really liked it Jun 17, However, he was probably a minor noble of some standing, probably with military experience.

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Battle of Visby

wlsby No eBook available Amazon. Only a couple of items that wisy be linked with Danish soldiers have been found, including a purse and ornamented armor belonging to a member of the Roorda Family from Friesland. 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.


Published indon’t expect a coffee table book.

Kevin rated it it was amazing Jun 26, In other projects Wikimedia Commons. 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.

Lists with This Book. Includes a new introduction by Brian R Rice. The excavation also revealed the location of the Solberga Abbey.

Casualties can be compared with those that the French suffered at the Battle of Poitiers in and would be considered high by medieval standards. Originally published in in two volumes, this is a one-volume reprint of Thordeman’s important study, long out of print, of the fro, the human remains and the armourr.

The site of the excavation “yielded one of the most fearsome revelations of a medieval battle known to archaeologists”. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.