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by The_Kyle
Sat Dec 06, 2014 12:45 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Where is the church in reenactment?
Replies: 38
Views: 9149

Re: Where is the church in reenactment?

The company of Saint George have some articles on religion in reenactment on their blog.


http://www.companie-of-st-george.ch/cms ... g-religion
http://www.companie-of-st-george.ch/cms ... s-in-basle
by The_Kyle
Wed Jan 30, 2013 12:35 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: hooks and eyes
Replies: 16
Views: 5014

Re: hooks and eyes

There was a 16th century ship found with lots of them. I'll try and find a link. Edit: From a thread over at the armour archive http://northernelectric.ca/medieval/hats/hatpix/fouquet14.JPG Portrait of a court jester, 15th century by Jean Fouquet Wikipedia link to larger version http://inadiscover.c...
by The_Kyle
Tue Jan 15, 2013 1:39 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Authenticity of cloak hooks on armour
Replies: 21
Views: 4599

Re: Authenticity of cloak hooks on armour

And the difference between a mantle and a cloak?
by The_Kyle
Tue Jan 15, 2013 1:32 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Authenticity of cloak hooks on armour
Replies: 21
Views: 4599

Re: Authenticity of cloak hooks on armour

The Bruges Garter Book shows all of them wearing cloaks over their armour too, however they're clearly just ordinary cloaks and in no way attached to the armour itself.
by The_Kyle
Fri Jan 04, 2013 11:52 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Fighting priests
Replies: 32
Views: 8638

Re: Fighting priests

For much of the 15th century their were potential arrays of Clergy in England for defense of the realm there is an article about it during the early part of the century. Someone else can check the sources but one of the men in charge of part of the coastal watch against the Arrival campaign of Edwa...
by The_Kyle
Sat Dec 08, 2012 9:11 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Longbow and arrow manufacture
Replies: 33
Views: 9626

Re: Longbow and arrow manufacture

Would a king or lord provide armaments for his troops? It is my understanding that they were obliged to provide their own weaponry. If that is the case each man would have his own bow and arrows made to his own specifications.
by The_Kyle
Sun Oct 21, 2012 12:30 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Helmet Rivets
Replies: 8
Views: 2958

Re: Helmet Rivets

Whats the helmet made of? Why would the rivets rust any worse than the rest it?
by The_Kyle
Tue Mar 06, 2012 12:09 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: 14th centry candl making
Replies: 4
Views: 1400

Re: 14th centry candl making

Trinity Court Potteries/Jim the Pot makes them if you ask nicely.
by The_Kyle
Sun Mar 04, 2012 7:05 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Tablet weave. 15th Century ?
Replies: 5
Views: 2302

Re: Tablet weave. 15th Century ?

Several pieces were found in the London excavations. There was even a fragment tablet woven belt still inside a buckle!
by The_Kyle
Sun Jan 29, 2012 1:36 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Coat of Plates too short?
Replies: 8
Views: 2698

Re: Coat of Plates too short?

Plakart and maille skirt?
by The_Kyle
Wed Jan 25, 2012 12:53 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Getting 'properly' into it
Replies: 36
Views: 8459

Re: Getting 'properly' into it

This thread has given me a new found appreciation for late medieval accountancy :thumbup: .
by The_Kyle
Sun Jan 15, 2012 11:11 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Getting 'properly' into it
Replies: 36
Views: 8459

Re: Getting 'properly' into it

Have a look through This site and see if anything takes your fancy?
by The_Kyle
Tue Dec 27, 2011 1:50 am
Forum: General History
Topic: Black armour - right or wrong?
Replies: 91
Views: 51717

Re: Black armour - right or wrong?

Looking through a number of 15th century miniatures, most of the armour seems to be depicted as being black. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/e/e9/Battle_of_Barnet_retouched.jpg/486px-Battle_of_Barnet_retouched.jpg http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_tm0mfuOS_oY/TNm5M2MC9xI/AAAAAAAAAC0/v01a...
by The_Kyle
Fri Dec 16, 2011 10:36 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Rivetting Points
Replies: 21
Views: 5428

Re: Rivetting Points

Mark Griffin wrote:Whilst I very much doubt every WOTR participant is hardly likely to rush off and bin welded helmets in favour of raised ones, making some better points should be within most peoples capabilities?


If I can do it, anyone can!
by The_Kyle
Sat Nov 26, 2011 8:35 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Leather Gauntlets
Replies: 11
Views: 3241

Re: Leather Gauntlets

The blurb in the museum describes it as 15th century, possibly belonging to a labourer working near the Thames, recovered from Southwark.
by The_Kyle
Fri Nov 25, 2011 8:42 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Leather Gauntlets
Replies: 11
Views: 3241

Re: Leather Gauntlets

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The glove from the museum of London.
by The_Kyle
Sat Oct 01, 2011 11:08 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Arrow Bags - Sorting fact from fiction?
Replies: 40
Views: 17425

Re: Arrow Bags - Sorting fact from fiction?

John Waller wrote:Can't recall if it had evidence of stitching holes.


Seeing as I was in the parish...

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by The_Kyle
Sat Aug 13, 2011 9:38 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Medieval military intelligence?
Replies: 12
Views: 2800

Re: Medieval military intelligence?

This article is on espionage from the Wars of the Roses onwards.
by The_Kyle
Sat Jan 15, 2011 11:34 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Warrior battle quotes/War prayers.
Replies: 17
Views: 10782

Re: Warrior battle quotes/War prayers.

Hobbitstomper wrote:Kill them all, The Lord will know his own.

-Abbot Amery, seige of Beziers (probably in French or Latin)


Caedite eos! Novit enim Dominus qui sunt eius.
by The_Kyle
Thu Aug 12, 2010 12:13 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Bridport muster and others
Replies: 12
Views: 2564

Re: Bridport muster and others

I believe Volume 2 of the Royal Armouries Yearbook has a reprinted version.
by The_Kyle
Wed Feb 03, 2010 5:11 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: The medieval monk
Replies: 18
Views: 3257

Re: The medieval monk

Latin and lots of it.
by The_Kyle
Thu Sep 17, 2009 12:07 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Old Sarum
Replies: 62
Views: 14142

Ye olde searchlight

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by The_Kyle
Tue Aug 25, 2009 10:13 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Bosworth Burlesque
Replies: 4
Views: 2477

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by The_Kyle
Sat Jul 28, 2007 6:43 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: After Stamford Bridge...what would you have done?
Replies: 19
Views: 2817

Invest in a visor.
by The_Kyle
Wed May 16, 2007 11:29 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Bolsover Mayday weekend
Replies: 26
Views: 3417

There seems to be a lot of pictures of my bum :? :wink:
by The_Kyle
Sun Dec 24, 2006 5:44 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Pathfinder
Replies: 23
Views: 4524

When they do the sequel it'll be called Pathfinder 2: Dances with Kraken :D

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