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by Earl Mortimer
Tue Jan 31, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: BOTN full contact 5 piece coat of plates. F/S
Replies: 0
Views: 405

BOTN full contact 5 piece coat of plates. F/S

eBay number. 282343568695 Made in Poland. Five piece segment breast plate made for the battle of the nations. Harvey duty plates Measurements with all gaps closed and overlapping. 49" around the chest 48" around the waist 12" across the chest plate at the arm pit highs. 25" long....
by Earl Mortimer
Tue Jan 31, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: LA greaves Sold
Replies: 2
Views: 378

Re: LA greaves for sale.

Price dropped to £40
by Earl Mortimer
Sun Jan 29, 2017 10:09 am
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: LA greaves Sold
Replies: 2
Views: 378

LA greaves Sold

eBay number. 282343565756 Never been used Lancaster Armouries Enclosed greaves. Thickness 16g and with all Lancaster armouries armour, full contact and battle ready. Size. 14" Front plate - top of the plate to the lower part. At the bridge of the foot. 12 & half ". Back plate - from th...
by Earl Mortimer
Sun Jan 29, 2017 10:03 am
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: LA legs with brass edging and buckles Sold
Replies: 0
Views: 290

LA legs with brass edging and buckles Sold

eBay number 282336883253 Never been used Lancaster Armouries Legs armour with Brass edging and buckles added by Green leaf armouries Thickness 16g and with all Lancaster armouries armour, full contact and battle ready. Size. Upper leg plates. 12 & half " (Top of the legs to the middle of th...
by Earl Mortimer
Sun Jan 29, 2017 10:02 am
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: LA arms with added brass edging and buckles SOLD
Replies: 0
Views: 239

LA arms with added brass edging and buckles SOLD

eBay item number 282336881146 Never been used Lancaster Armouries Arm armour with Brass edging added by Green leaf armouries Thickness 16g and with all Lancaster armouries armour full contact/battle ready. Size. Upper cannon. 12" (Top of the arms to the middle of the elbow coup) 11" from t...
by Earl Mortimer
Sun Jan 29, 2017 9:59 am
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: Dressed to kill Gauntlets SOLD
Replies: 0
Views: 275

Dressed to kill Gauntlets SOLD

Item number on eBay 282336880101 Dressed to kill Gauntlets. Measurements Fingered gauntlets to fit a size 9 glove. 7" from cuff end to the wrist 4 1/2 " from wrist to knuckle. Rust patches on parts of the gauntlets. ( see photos ) Reluctant sale due to the items been brought unseen before ...
by Earl Mortimer
Sat Aug 20, 2016 5:43 pm
Forum: Event Announcements
Topic: August bank holiday Event - EH Lincoln Bishops palace.
Replies: 0
Views: 641

August bank holiday Event - EH Lincoln Bishops palace.

The swords of Mercia will be at Lincoln bishops palace. Putting on our first multi period show. This year we will have Templar Knights , early 14th and 15th century Knights. Plus medieval fashion talks. Kids entertainment too :). We normally do Edward the 2nd period shows but this is our last show, ...
by Earl Mortimer
Thu Aug 18, 2016 9:34 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: ** SOLD ** Full Harness of Plate Mail.
Replies: 13
Views: 2110

Re: For Sale: Full Harness of Plate Mail.

PM sent
by Earl Mortimer
Thu Aug 18, 2016 9:14 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: The Passing of Roger Lankford
Replies: 7
Views: 2071

Re: The Passing of Roger Lankford

Rest in peace Roger. :(
by Earl Mortimer
Thu Jan 08, 2015 12:04 am
Forum: Societies
Topic: The Swords Of Mercia Society
Replies: 19
Views: 6187

Re: The Swords Of Mercia Society

Swords of Mercia events for 2015 coming soon.

New members welcome. See website below for details.
by Earl Mortimer
Wed Jan 07, 2015 11:36 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: new reenacter looking for 14th-15th around north derbyshire
Replies: 2
Views: 729

Re: new reenacter looking for 14th-15th around north derbysh

Swords of mercia have members in North derbyshire.

have a look at our website and see what you think.

Link is below.

Yours

Shane hill
by Earl Mortimer
Tue Aug 19, 2014 11:22 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Risk assessment
Replies: 4
Views: 2130

Re: Risk assessment

The HSE has an excellent website with loads of information. Here's the section on risk assessments and giving examples.

http://www.hse.gov.uk/Risk/casestudies/index.htm

Hope it helps.
by Earl Mortimer
Tue Jul 01, 2014 9:24 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Bannockburn 2014
Replies: 232
Views: 33285

Re: Bannockburn 2014

Well to be devils advocate the groups who have posted so far here, Facebook etc have not gone that extra mile either in up grading there kit to meet 1314 period.

That's what I'm seeing and that's my thoughts.
by Earl Mortimer
Thu Apr 10, 2014 9:42 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: The Swords Of Mercia Society
Replies: 19
Views: 6187

Re: The Swords Of Mercia Society

Swords of Mercia events for 2014.

April - EH Bolsover castle St Goerge event.
End may bank holiday. EH Ashby castle.
June. EH Bolsover castle. Father's Day event.
July.EH Peveril castle. Peak district.

New members welcome see website for details.
by Earl Mortimer
Sun Oct 13, 2013 9:27 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: Looking for Medieval Combat Training
Replies: 4
Views: 1244

Re: Looking for Medieval Combat Training

Team falchions train in Nottingham.

How far can you travel by the way. Or is Nottingham it?
by Earl Mortimer
Sat Sep 14, 2013 8:07 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Manufacturing in the North (Only) of the UK
Replies: 7
Views: 1737

Re: Manufacturing in the North (Only) of the UK

Us In the north of Derbyshire have always wondered what the outer northern folk do?

The people in the biggest county above us can tell you how great they are for a start.
by Earl Mortimer
Sun Sep 08, 2013 8:57 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: The Swords Of Mercia Society
Replies: 19
Views: 6187

Re: The Swords Of Mercia Society

Hi

Sorry I can't help your because my groups based up north.

I don't know of any group on the Isle of Wight but I wish you all the best. :)

Shane
by Earl Mortimer
Fri Aug 30, 2013 10:03 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Bannockburn 2014
Replies: 232
Views: 33285

Re: Bannockburn 2014

I would like to say that after just coming back from holidaying there. I was very impressed with historical Scotland and Scottish NT on their sites and how they presented the history. Neutral and based on facts. SNT Bannockburn site was closed for this year. Getting ready for next year, which I'm su...
by Earl Mortimer
Fri Aug 30, 2013 9:50 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Bannockburn 2014
Replies: 232
Views: 33285

Re: Bannockburn 2014

40,000 joe public?

Yep I can believe it because I've just holidayed in Scotland and had to force myself through loads of foreign tourists, at every histrionic site I went too. :thumbdown:
by Earl Mortimer
Sat Aug 03, 2013 9:50 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: The Swords Of Mercia Society
Replies: 19
Views: 6187

Re: The Swords Of Mercia Society

Swords of Mercia are looking for new members. So if you're new to reenactment and after seeing this summers history shows you would like a bit of the action. Or if you or your family are members of another group and would like to do something different in your spare time then drop us a line. See web...
by Earl Mortimer
Fri Jan 25, 2013 11:36 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: The Swords Of Mercia Society
Replies: 19
Views: 6187

Re: The Swords Of Mercia Society

This years show dates, details and new website coming soon. Watch this space :thumbup:
by Earl Mortimer
Sun Dec 02, 2012 10:58 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: The Swords Of Mercia Society
Replies: 19
Views: 6187

Re: The Swords Of Mercia Society

Wishing everyone a merry Christmas and a happy new year.

From everyone from Swords of Mercia.
by Earl Mortimer
Tue Aug 28, 2012 7:12 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Fighting priests
Replies: 32
Views: 4758

Re: Fighting priests

Anthony Bek. Bishop of Durham. Fought at Falkirk 1298 with edward the first. Had his own knights and men. And loved a good fight.
by Earl Mortimer
Tue Jul 10, 2012 7:55 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Re-Enactors Markets
Replies: 30
Views: 8372

Re: Re-Enactors Markets

And if by magic. Lol:)
by Earl Mortimer
Fri Jul 06, 2012 10:20 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: The Swords Of Mercia Society
Replies: 19
Views: 6187

Re: Swords Of Mercia - New members.

We are still looking for new members, anyone interested in being part of our group than get in touch.

See website details below for more information.
by Earl Mortimer
Fri Jul 06, 2012 10:14 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: The Swords Of Mercia Society
Replies: 19
Views: 6187

Re: Swords Of Mercia. Eventplan harewood house

everyone enjoyed this event.

Looking forward to being part of next years event at harewood.

well done Eventplan
by Earl Mortimer
Sun Jun 24, 2012 9:37 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Arundel Castle Medieval Tournament 23 June 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1714

Re: Arundel Castle Medieval Tournament 23 June 2012

Very nice photos. Looks like the weather was good to you too.
by Earl Mortimer
Mon May 14, 2012 9:38 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: The Swords Of Mercia Society
Replies: 19
Views: 6187

Re: Swords Of Mercia

Our Next show will be at Eventplans Harewood house Show the first weekend off July.
by Earl Mortimer
Thu Mar 15, 2012 8:46 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: 14th century splinted cuisse
Replies: 7
Views: 3532

Re: 14th century splinted cuisse

I Really like your work graham Just a thought ? I'm intrested in putting together piece of armour that sir roger Mortimer would have had in 1330 In the records it says a full suit of armour But nothing else. I've seen the efferge of Edward the thirds brother who died in 1336. And I think that would ...

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