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by Kristian of Flanders
Sat Dec 02, 2017 9:12 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Painted Hunting horn
Replies: 0
Views: 83

Painted Hunting horn

6F7BBC61-A494-4C16-AEE3-C849840D8DD1.jpeg Hey,   I visited the old Saint John hospital in Bruges during the summer. There I saw a 15th century painted hunting horn. Also called an Elephant. Since my visit I am looking for more late medieval hunting horns that have been painted. All the examples I h...
by Kristian of Flanders
Mon Nov 24, 2014 11:22 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Waxed linen gaiters
Replies: 8
Views: 1572

Re: Waxed linen gaiters

Thank you fore this marvalus example.
They had different constructions, from a tube to a flab off cloth. Always you will see the same fastening.
People off lower status where them, farmers, foresters, hunters, ...
Made a book one Pintrest.
by Kristian of Flanders
Wed Sep 24, 2014 8:35 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Waxed linen gaiters
Replies: 8
Views: 1572

Re: Waxed linen gaiters

hi, in the colored manuscripts notice that most gaiters are light in color. The same color is coming back into shirts and seed bags . In contrast, you see a lot fewer images of colored leggings. Judging by the color of historical manuscripts and photographs that can be found in the books by Gerry Em...
by Kristian of Flanders
Wed Sep 24, 2014 6:38 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Waxed linen gaiters
Replies: 8
Views: 1572

Re: Waxed linen gaiters

http://utu.morganlibrary.org/medren/SearchResults.cfm?imagename=m399.010v.jpg&page=ICA000114903&subject1=Field&subject2=&boolean=AND&queryname=SearchResults&totalcount=240&current=127 As you can see, no rope was used to close the gaiters. But i did found this marvalus web...
by Kristian of Flanders
Fri Sep 19, 2014 8:54 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Waxed linen gaiters
Replies: 8
Views: 1572

Re: Waxed linen gaiters

http://www.bridgemanart.com/en-GB/asset/153066/master-of-the-prayer-books-c-1500/ms-311-fol-41v-illustration-to-the-georgics-by-virgil-c-1500-vellum?search_context=%7B%22url%22:%22http://www.bridgemanart.com/en-GB/search%3Ffilter_searchoption_id%3D2%26filter_text%3Dkw%253Amanuscript%26item_num%3D7%2...
by Kristian of Flanders
Fri Sep 19, 2014 8:43 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Waxed linen gaiters
Replies: 8
Views: 1572

Waxed linen gaiters

Hi, I am prepairing tho go in the woods fore a few day's. Made me a pair of linen waxed gaiters. Period 1450 / 1490, Burgundie. I am struguling with the fastenings. I pined low resolution images to show they used linen cord cris/cros. Most images show a double fastening, under the knee and at the an...
by Kristian of Flanders
Mon Aug 11, 2014 10:50 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: What would the archer do?
Replies: 1
Views: 628

What would the archer do?

As a 15th century archer i Will need a chief of 30 arrows, as statet in the Abeville ordonance. Probebly 2 arrowbags of 24 arrows as stated by Robert Hardy. Ik know that type 8, needle bodkin, type 16 broadhead where commenly used. To portray the archer correctly i asked myself, what arrowhead would...
by Kristian of Flanders
Fri Jul 18, 2014 10:25 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: 15th Century Artillery Sources
Replies: 6
Views: 1210

Re: 15th Century Artillery Sources

Charles the Bold lovend artillerie.
I would buy a copy off the Osprey book. Burgundion medieval army. It has a sectio's about the subject and it is not that expencif.
by Kristian of Flanders
Mon Jul 07, 2014 7:27 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: English archers in service at Flandres
Replies: 4
Views: 859

Re: English archers in service at Flandres

Ordered the book, i can not wait fore Santa :angel:
Found this scription in dutch, it gives me some ansers; http://lib.ugent.be/fulltxt/RUG01/001/3 ... 001_AC.pdf
by Kristian of Flanders
Mon Jun 30, 2014 9:05 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: English archers in service at Flandres
Replies: 4
Views: 859

Re: English archers in service at Flandres

Thanck you fore the tip.
Unfortunaly i had no hits in the database. If anyone has any idea, hint ore tip, i would gladly investigate them.
by Kristian of Flanders
Sat Jun 28, 2014 6:03 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: English archers in service at Flandres
Replies: 4
Views: 859

English archers in service at Flandres

Hello, i am looking fore sources off English archers in service at Flanders. Witch was a part off the Burgundy empire. I know the king off England sended some. But there is little specific to find about. Timestamp 1450, a little deviation is accepteble. Names, mounted ore on foot. How where they dre...
by Kristian of Flanders
Mon Jun 02, 2014 4:05 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Ferey Medieval
Replies: 6
Views: 1620

Re: Ferey Medieval

Annie, fore the moment i am groupless.
Interested in archery, longbow in specifiq and medieval cooking.
I am gonne portray a Bougundian bodyguard in the timeframe 1450 - 1460. Thats the goal.
by Kristian of Flanders
Mon Jun 02, 2014 7:12 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Ferey Medieval
Replies: 6
Views: 1620

Re: Ferey Medieval

Had a chat with the shopkeeper of NP historicalshoes.
He would be delichted to make shoes fore me, if i could wait one year.
I need to find a good alternative and consider Matuls.

The shoes of Ferey, had all rubber soles and made of thin leather.
U where right to advais me not to go that way.
by Kristian of Flanders
Tue May 27, 2014 9:25 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Ferey Medieval
Replies: 6
Views: 1620

Re: Ferey Medieval

On sunday i wil visit "de quae werelt". I am looking forward to visit your shop.
by Kristian of Flanders
Tue May 27, 2014 11:21 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Ferey Medieval
Replies: 6
Views: 1620

Ferey Medieval

Hello, i am new to reenactment and like recomended in some posts i am gonne buy the shoes first. I like to reenact a late 15th century Burgundion archer. This weekend we have a fair at Sterckxhof Deurne in Flanders Belgium. http://www.fereymedieval.com/index.php is told to me to be a skillfull, but ...

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