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by Charles Drew
Sun Feb 21, 2016 7:47 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: Shame about the shoes
Replies: 11
Views: 4665

Shame about the shoes

This weekend has seen a return of the vikings to York. I saw lots of people doing thier thing and really like the people making beads with the bow lathe. Some displys better than others but the same could be said for any period, and some stuff was a bit same old same old but again at that type of ev...
by Charles Drew
Fri Nov 22, 2013 11:03 am
Forum: 1485-1603
Topic: The Farm goes back to Tudor Times
Replies: 83
Views: 43807

Re: The Farm goes back to Tudor Times

Two things: First, appologies bad wording on my part. I didnt mean to suggest that vanilla was in europe by the 1500's (in fact had no idea when it appeared) was simply trying to say that many spices may have been seen as a luxuary as vanilla is today because of its price, but not beyond to pocket o...
by Charles Drew
Thu Nov 21, 2013 1:31 pm
Forum: 1485-1603
Topic: The Farm goes back to Tudor Times
Replies: 83
Views: 43807

Re: The Farm goes back to Tudor Times

Really very disappointed to hear so many things being described as being new for the Tudor age. The stand out example for episode 2 being spices. These werent new at all, and had been trickling down for centuries. You couldnt even make a claim for them being affordable for most people by then. Many ...

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