Tag Archives: Battlefield

The war is over.

The reenachtment of the Battle of Wisby 1361 in August last summer is now long gone and its winter outside. But it is time for me to take up my writings again, to summarise the event and to look into … Continue reading

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Today we remember the Battle of Wisby, 27th of July 1361

Today it is exactly 652 years since the battle of Wisby, 1361. As it says in translation on the memorial stone on the place of battle: “In the year of the Lord in 1361, on July 27, fell in front … Continue reading

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More banners

We are still working on the banners, Johan painting and me stitching. I think they are coming out nicely, now in colour.

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Banners

I haven’t written anything in a good while now, but there have been no rest in the preparations for the event – it is now less than a month to go and there is so much to do! One important … Continue reading

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The shield, part 1

I want a proper shield for the Battle of Wisby. I have never tried to make a shield before, let alone used one, only tried a small buckler at fencing training. And I’m not much of a woodworker at all. … Continue reading

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Homepage updated, sign up to participate!

The project Battle of Wisby aims to honour the fallen of the battles of Mästerby and Visby, and to remember their sacrifice for freedom by reenacting the battle and putting up a big military camp outside the walls of Wisby. … Continue reading

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A weekend in Wisby

Today I have the honour to present a guest writer: Battle of Wisby organizer Maria Neijman. She gives us an update on the plans for BoW 2013  and writes about her recent workshop-weekend in Wisby, together with her co-organizers Peter … Continue reading

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