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by Malenfant
Fri Oct 30, 2009 7:39 pm
Forum: 1485-1603
Topic: Western Martial Arts Group in Worcestershire
Replies: 1
Views: 1935

Western Martial Arts Group in Worcestershire

Dear Hearts, We are interested in setting up a western martial arts group in the West Midlands. We are particularly interested in the backsword and 16th/17th century pole-arms but will happily be hit with most things! We are somewhat rusty but were once (not so long ago) keen proponents of the arts ...
by Malenfant
Tue Sep 01, 2009 11:19 pm
Forum: 1485-1603
Topic: English Heritage Armada Tour 1988
Replies: 4
Views: 2677

Wee Scots lad, I remember him well Pat, he had sideburns and a tiny burgonet
by Malenfant
Sun Aug 09, 2009 11:04 pm
Forum: 1603-1715
Topic: Rabbits in the 17th century.
Replies: 11
Views: 4580

I am an archaeologist based in England with (rather sadly) an intrest in this subject. Lots of rabbit farming in England and Wales from at least later 15c onwards. Not sure about Scotland but I will investigate. The rabbits were kept in artifical warrens which survive as "pillow mounds" do a search ...
by Malenfant
Sun Aug 09, 2009 10:52 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Wars Of The Roses Living History
Replies: 47
Views: 7900

Right like that! Mr Nesquick's Retinue look rather good, they are based in the East Midlands though (a place I regard with some suspicion). I say we investigate. Let us also try and gather an army here in the West Midlands (well me and three and whoever else we can rope in). We must have a meeting i...
by Malenfant
Sun Aug 09, 2009 10:49 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Wars Of The Roses Living History
Replies: 47
Views: 7900

Right how does this work...??
by Malenfant
Sun Aug 09, 2009 5:32 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Wars Of The Roses Living History
Replies: 47
Views: 7900

Warro Pozzer

Count me in old chap
by Malenfant
Thu Jul 20, 2006 10:26 am
Forum: General History
Topic: What's wrong in WOTR re-enactment?
Replies: 125
Views: 17827

I didn’t know about the second reference…..hummm very interesting. What I men is that the impression we get in WOTR re-enactment is only an interpretation and its often an interpretation that was come up with in the mid 1980s by the pioneers of WOTR re-enactment. Unlike the ECW or later periods ther...
by Malenfant
Wed Jul 19, 2006 10:27 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: What's wrong in WOTR re-enactment?
Replies: 125
Views: 17827

Gosh! new to this site I hope this works.... What an interesting (and potentially dangerous) question! One of the main problems is withWOTR reactment is since the about 1990 no one has really done anything really very intresting (with some exceptions). The warfare has become utterly formalised the l...