See more ideas about Body armor, Armors and 14th century. See more. Wisby Gauntlet Armor For Sale, Sea Peoples, Battle Dress, Medieval Armor, 14th. Oct 23, Types of Visby armor and terminology. Armour from the Battle of Wisby By Bengt Thordeman, in Collaboration with Poul Nörlund and Bo E. ARMOUR. FRQM THE BATTLE GF. WISBY. BENGT THORDEMAN, PH. D. Memorial Cross to commemorate the Battle of Wisby on July 27th, x

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Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. There were also an undisclosed number of crushing injuries by the mace and war hammer.

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However, he was granted Gotland and its fron Visby, where he remained with a “pirate” organization called the Victual Brothers. 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. These men would have armuor what was known as Transitional armourwith iron or steel plates over vital areas and joints over a full suit of chain mail.

There were which were from piercing weapons such as arrows, lances frlm “morning stars” which were a wooden ball studded with metal spikes and attached to a short handle with a chain and these were used against head and shoulders from above.


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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. Some had evidence of more than one lesser blow before the killer blow was used either in or after the battle. Jason Lantrip rated it it was amazing Dec 29, Books by Bengt Thordeman. King Valdemar appointed sheriffs to govern Visby and then set sail again.

Armour from the Battle of Wisby, 1361

Michael Basista rated it really liked it Oct 02, Originally published in in two volumes, this is a one-volume reprint of Thordeman’s important study, long out of print, of the battle, the human remains and the artefacts. Skull of peasant from Visby with three arrowheads. Against them was an army of Gutes, mainly freemen and minor nobles. When you consider that these fighters were not well equipped with leg defenses it explains why they were targeted.

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The head also took many blows. Becky Sasala rated it really liked it Oct 08, Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

There are several skeletons where a foot has been severed, and there are many with cuts to the lower leg. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Get to Know Us. The first archeological visb 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. Joseph added it Nov 04, It is unknown who commanded the Gutnish army.


Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Armoured glove, from the mass graves, Visby] Cutting wounds were split into two groups, those which showed hacking evidence but finished at the bone and those which actually severed the bone were Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

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The armmour opened a huge horizontal gash into the back of his head—picture a slit you could post an envelope through.

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Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Fully illustrated throughout, the volume provides a vivid and meticulously detailed record of battle wound pathology and early 14th-century armour. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Retrieved from ” https: Doug Strong rated it it was amazing May 15, Gotland is an island that lies just ninety kilometers from the Swedish mainland, and for many centuries it played a dominant role in trade between Europe and Russia.