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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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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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What is reenactment?

I’ve been dreading to explain in my blog what reenactment actually IS, why we are doing this, for those who don’t know. Now it seems like wont have to. Dennis Augustsson has made an excellent professional documentary about it. Follow … Continue reading

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This is the Battle of Wisby

I remember the day of battle in 2011 as if it was only yesterday, not nearly two years ago. I feel proud, inspired, humble and happy when I think of it, just like I did after the battle. If you … Continue reading

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