Medeltidsveckan in Visby 2006 - 1
The biggest medieval event in northern Europe.
| This is just an illustration how the Danish king Valdemar Atterdag fire-rated the
rich city of Visby. During 200 years before this happened Visby had been the trading
hub of the Hansa organization in the Baltic Sea.
| After the Civil War 1288 all parishes on Gotland had to raise the wall by up to 5-6
meters higher, build more ground towers supplemented with saddle towers.
Therefore, the wall itself needed to be thickened and more stable.
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