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by yve
Mon Sep 15, 2008 4:13 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Don't mention the war...
Replies: 48
Views: 6130

My school ( a fair few years ago now) was an RC school, and I met many teachers of a similar type to the one you are talking about Lucy! For me, those teachers left me with a determination to find things out for myself rather than blindly accepting what was taught in class. If you think about it, Im...
by yve
Wed Sep 26, 2007 10:43 pm
Forum: Creative Works
Topic: NEW Horsies!!
Replies: 40
Views: 8848

Beautiful, both the work and the horses!! Have you thought of taking a stand at any of the big horse shows to sell your work? Its easily as good if not better than what I've seen selling at Hickstead. Or see if you can find someone already selling at the shows to sell on your behalf, cos Im sure you...
by yve
Thu Aug 09, 2007 11:30 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Richard 3 and weird fandom
Replies: 31
Views: 4655

If you take a general basis of reincarnation to be lessons not learned in one life will be carried forward to the next incarnation, then it may make some kind of sense that re inactors could be attempting to bring something from a previous life into the conscious mind to deal with it - Im sure you a...
by yve
Tue Jun 26, 2007 4:53 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Wise Women / Witches
Replies: 7
Views: 2109

Thanks to all who replied - you sent me off in a totally different direction than the one I expected, but you answered the question I wanted answered but hadnt asked correctly!!!! :lol:
by yve
Mon Jun 25, 2007 5:21 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Wise Women / Witches
Replies: 7
Views: 2109

Thanks guys. Ive tracked down Hildegard, but I'll hunt for Trotula! But its not quite what Im looking for - were there women who were wise women and not Catholic? (A bit like we have pagans and spiritualists now) able to communicate with the 'other world' but were not allied to the devil? Were there...
by yve
Mon Jun 25, 2007 3:35 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Wise Women / Witches
Replies: 7
Views: 2109

Wise Women / Witches

Im looking for information on wise women in C14 and 15. The midwives and herbalists type, who would become known as witches later on - Were they accepted or tolerated by the Church, or was it a more unspoken thing the women knew about but didnt speak of openly? I suppose Im looking for the old folkl...

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