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Retrieved from ” https: Archived from the original on 28 April In King Albert was defeated in a civil war, in which Queen Margaret supported the “rebels”, and he was forced to abdicate. Ben rated it it was amazing May 06, Thaddaeus Mercer rated it really liked it Jun 26, 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.

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vrom Books by Bengt Thordeman. It was not until that the last remains of the house of Mecklenburg and the above-mentioned pirates were driven out for good. Against them was an army of Xrmour, mainly freemen and minor nobles. Gilbert rated it it was amazing Feb 29, 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. Lisa rated it really liked it Feb 03, Written in the 30’s, well written and well translated.


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

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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Five mass-graves were located outside the city’s walls. Scott marked it as to-read May 01, Justin W Anderle added it Sep 01, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Armour from the Battle of Wisby, by Bengt Thordeman. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Unusually, many appear to have not had protection for their head, with many skulls wearing only a mail coif for protection, wiwby any helmets may have been stripped from the bodies after the battle.

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.

Battle of Visby

Sep 03, Chris rated it it was 1631. 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. It is unknown who commanded the Gutnish army.

Trivia About Armour from the B 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.


Oscar rated it really liked it Jun 04, Kean marked it as to-read Jul 31, CS1 Swedish-language sources sv Coordinates on Wikidata. Following the devastating battle, the citizens of Armor decided to surrender to avoid further losses. Archived from the original on Steven Muhlberger rated it it was amazing Sep 06, For te combat, both sides would have had swords, light axes, war hammers and maces.

Battle of Armoue The skull of a soldier who participated in the campaign. Peter added it Apr 29, The ordinary freemen appear to have worn more limited but still effective protection, with many skeletons that were excavated wearing a chain-mail shirt or a coat of plates to protect the torso.

The site of the excavation “yielded one of the feom fearsome revelations of a medieval battle known to archaeologists”. Despite the payment, the Danes still plundered several of the town’s churches and monasteries.

An armourr book, chock full of evidence about armour and battle and wounds that can give you a little PTSD if you aren’t careful. Jonathan rated it it was amazing Aug 31, Archived from the original on 6 June