Book: Medieval Visby and Gotland
Chapter: 7. The civil war in 1288
The chapter starts with an overview of the known facts of this unique civil war between a city and its surrounding countryside, followed by a discussion about the backgound and consequences of the conflict. The chapter also includes a short overview of Gotland after 1288. Although the island lost its control over Visby, the countryside continued to be a wealthy region for several decades.