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by davetmoneyer
Sun Jul 12, 2015 6:47 am
Forum: 1810-1900
Topic: Noble Coin Usage
Replies: 7
Views: 1509

Re: Noble Coin Usage

I have been told, but a long time ago and without a source, that the 'mark Easterling' [1] was valued at 13/4. So the idea of giving some one a third or two-thirds of a pound might have come from that. But I would also have assumed this would have been late middle ages or early modern and not the H...
by davetmoneyer
Sat Jul 11, 2015 5:15 pm
Forum: 1810-1900
Topic: Noble Coin Usage
Replies: 7
Views: 1509

Re: Noble Coin Usage

Hi the Noble (6/8d) as a coin ceased usage in 1464 then it was replaced by the Angel (6/8d) and the Rose Ryal (10/-) the angel was minted up to 1644 with varying values from 6/8d up to 11/- as the gold values changed. The gold coins of 1811 were the Guinea (21/-), half Guinea (10/6d) third guinea (7...
by davetmoneyer
Sat May 30, 2015 5:03 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Viking Tent Posts
Replies: 13
Views: 2558

Re: Viking Tent Posts

If intending to use on the continent suggest staying away from cotton canvas. Linen canvas is very good and can be proofed relatively easily with Linseed oil/lanolin mix proofing ( also acts as fire retardant! ) Ash wood is best to use for the frame very strong and light and easy to carve if you can...
by davetmoneyer
Sat Jan 24, 2015 8:20 am
Forum: General History
Topic: coin identification
Replies: 1
Views: 902

Re: coin identification

Check for coin shops in your area on google, or take them for identification to D. Bateson at the Huntarian Museum Glasgow
by davetmoneyer
Thu Nov 13, 2014 6:15 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Trading Opportunity
Replies: 2
Views: 1287

Re: Trading Opportunity/Tattershall Castle

Not heard any more re this is it still going ahead??
by davetmoneyer
Thu Sep 18, 2014 7:18 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Cambridge History Fair, Godmanchester, Oct 18th & 19th
Replies: 5
Views: 1883

Re: Cambridge History Fair, Godmanchester, Oct 18th & 19th

aim for huntingdon on the A14 and then set sights on the big wind turbine
by davetmoneyer
Thu Sep 18, 2014 7:16 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: National Living History Fayre, Oct 25th & 26th
Replies: 12
Views: 2403

Re: National Living History Fayre, Oct 25th & 26th

don't care, we will still be there, so there!
by davetmoneyer
Thu Sep 04, 2014 8:27 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Trading Opportunity
Replies: 2
Views: 1287

Re: Trading Opportunity

Hi yes please
by davetmoneyer
Sun Aug 31, 2014 8:14 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: National Living History Fayre, Oct 25th & 26th
Replies: 12
Views: 2403

Re: National Living History Fayre, Oct 25th & 26th

RyanA wrote:Is this a big event?

is that a real question?
by davetmoneyer
Wed Aug 27, 2014 6:24 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: The Bodiam Cupboard
Replies: 2
Views: 1492

Re: The Bodiam Cupboard

thank you!
by davetmoneyer
Tue Aug 26, 2014 8:21 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: The Bodiam Cupboard
Replies: 2
Views: 1492

The Bodiam Cupboard

Just finished this at Bodiam, wood sourced from Tattershall Castle ( Thanks Jack) and carved at the most excellent Building Bodiam event which finishes on the 3rd Sept.
Designs lifted from a 14th century Wine cuboard and a 14th Century Ambry cupboard, materials ash , red silk and linseed oil
by davetmoneyer
Sun Aug 24, 2014 6:45 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: National Living History Fayre, Oct 25th & 26th
Replies: 12
Views: 2403

Re: National Living History Fayre, Oct 25th & 26th

Is there any other place old boy?
by davetmoneyer
Sat Aug 23, 2014 5:55 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: National Living History Fayre, Oct 25th & 26th
Replies: 12
Views: 2403

Re: National Living History Fayre, Oct 25th & 26th

hi dave usual spot please
by davetmoneyer
Thu Aug 14, 2014 5:34 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Lunch?
Replies: 7
Views: 1153

Re: Lunch?

I would assume a leather sholderbag/scrip would suit perfectly (I can fit a for pack and fishand chips in mine)
by davetmoneyer
Mon Jul 28, 2014 9:46 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: warning to traders / craft demonstrators
Replies: 0
Views: 764

warning to traders / craft demonstrators

This is a note to any traders / Craft Demonstrators who may be approached by a certain castle near Wareham, in Dorset, to do events for them. I was approached last year to do a five week slot at the castle making special coins for the site, staring on 28/7/2014 by the person organising the re-enactm...
by davetmoneyer
Thu Jul 24, 2014 9:17 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: corfe
Replies: 0
Views: 1039

corfe

Hi could any of the following traders contact me URGENTLY
Alex Greenland, Douggie the wood, Helen, Roo the Leathercarver, and Robin from Shropshire Lavender
01526 320 487
if answer machine I will contact Friday PM please leave your number
This is important and urgent
by davetmoneyer
Tue Jul 08, 2014 5:05 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: NMTF Historic Traders Branch AGM 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 940

Re: NMTF Historic Traders Branch AGM 2014

Please give my apologies as I no longer attend Tewkesbury
by davetmoneyer
Wed Jun 25, 2014 9:50 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Grenade det cord
Replies: 7
Views: 1637

Re: Grenade det cord

Hi Iron Dwarf normally stocks this by the foot
by davetmoneyer
Wed Jan 08, 2014 9:41 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: TORM
Replies: 8
Views: 1644

Re: TORM

That's the International Living History Fair (ILHF) not the National living History Fair (NLHF) run by Dave Smith which IS the same weekend as TORM
by davetmoneyer
Mon Jul 01, 2013 5:38 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Weight and composition of coin
Replies: 9
Views: 1588

Re: Weight and composition of coin

Hi one third of a pound or half a mark 6 shillings and 8 pence and yes they are large, I now do a Noble albeit of Henry V and that is approx. 32mm diam and is a pig to strike available in gilt pewter at £3 ( THANKS FOR THE OPENING FOR BLATENT PLUG COLIN)
by davetmoneyer
Thu Jun 27, 2013 2:47 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Weight and composition of coin
Replies: 9
Views: 1588

Re: Weight and composition of coin

Hi yes why not, hope to have it ready for ILHF
by davetmoneyer
Thu Jun 27, 2013 8:27 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Weight and composition of coin
Replies: 9
Views: 1588

Re: Weight and composition of coin

My ball I think, All coins in the UK at this time were either Sterling silver .925 ( Groat 4d, Halfgroat 2d penny halfpenny and farthing ) or Fine (23carat) gold Noble 6s8d, Half Noble 3s4d and Quarter Noble 1s8d- pre 1464 and Ryal 10/- half Ryal 5/- and quarter Ryal 2s6d to 1470 and Angel 6/8d and ...
by davetmoneyer
Tue Jun 11, 2013 6:00 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Medieval and Tudor sheep breeds
Replies: 6
Views: 2295

Re: Medieval and Tudor sheep breeds

Hi, my soays are approx. 25 kg when shorn ( or plucked) and give a large amount of fleece. It might be worthwhile checking on the consumption of mutton against pork and beef as the smaller breeds are more geared to wool production rather than as a food animal and if anyone tried to carry one mine ov...
by davetmoneyer
Mon Dec 31, 2012 7:49 pm
Forum: Forum Technical Support and News
Topic: Post Spam Messages Here
Replies: 224
Views: 78317

Re: Post Spam Messages Here

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by davetmoneyer
Sun Dec 30, 2012 6:10 pm
Forum: Forum Technical Support and News
Topic: Post Spam Messages Here
Replies: 224
Views: 78317

Re: Post Spam Messages Here

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by davetmoneyer
Tue Nov 27, 2012 9:17 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Medieval Accountancy
Replies: 39
Views: 4552

Re: Medieval Accountancy

hi for loads of photos of original casting boards/cloths, and contempory illustrations you need
'the casting counter and the counting board' by F.P.Barnard published by Fox of Castle Cary 1981
isbn 0-907498-00-0
by davetmoneyer
Tue Nov 13, 2012 4:50 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Anyone trading at Lincoln?
Replies: 8
Views: 1429

Re: Anyone trading at Lincoln?

IIRC there has been a one way system in place for the xmas market for the last ten years :?

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