Tag Archives: the medieval world

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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A hunters night and morning

As it turned out, we went out for our hunt already late yesterday. The weather report I’d read was a bit more optimistic than the one Johan and Frida had seen, the latter promising rain early Sunday morning. When it … Continue reading

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Preparing to go hunting

I’m planning to go out “hunting” again this weekend, trying to reenact the medieval hunt together with some friends from the Battle of Wisby project. (More about our earlier attempts and the idea behind reenacting medieval hunting here.) I’ve ordered … Continue reading

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The medieval pilgrimage reenacted

For today’s post I proudly present a new guest writer, my friend Frida. She has news on a event that will be possible to join during The battle of Wisby, something very special. As I hope I have mediated earlier, … Continue reading

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Winter March

The snow is slowly melting outside my window and winter is fading away. It is hard to believe now that I was out on a winter march in my medieval gear only a month ago! I was invited to join … Continue reading

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