Medieval chainmail skull unearthed in sprawling Swedish cemetery

Kane Khanh | Archeaology
December 25, 2023

The battle of Visby was fought July 27th, 1361 near the town of Visby on the island of Gotland, Sweden, between the forces of the Danish king Valdemar IV and the Gutnish country yeomen. The Danish force was victorious. Today, Visby mass graves have given historians a detailed glimūĚöôse at medieval combat and armor.

Battle of Visby (1361 CE) was a violent Medieval battle that took ūĚöôlace near town of Visby (Island of Gotland), fought between inhabitants of Gotland and Danes, with latter emerging victorious.