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by smudge
Mon Aug 24, 2009 8:53 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Most recent cap reconstruction
Replies: 7
Views: 2065

Re: New cap

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by smudge
Fri Jul 17, 2009 1:51 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: 15c beggers
Replies: 23
Views: 5879

hmm.. ive heard that beggers often mutilated themselves to make them look more pitiful, i dont know how true this is. im not suggesting hurting yourself, but maybe bandaging a foot or eye.
i notice there are a lot of crutch users in the images posted, so maybe a bit of hobbling is in order.
by smudge
Tue Feb 24, 2009 8:45 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: What MOPs really mean.....
Replies: 17
Views: 4431

"is that real food your eating?" - to my friend who had her mouth full at the time and nearly choked laughing. "is that real wood your burning?" "oh look! real medieval people. did you know they didnt have toilets." mop-"if you put some potatoes in the ash pan they'ed be ready by dinner." me- "we di...
by smudge
Thu Feb 19, 2009 3:28 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Tudor snowman:-)
Replies: 26
Views: 5061

WOW!!!! :shock:
by smudge
Sat Nov 29, 2008 9:48 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Late Medieval hats
Replies: 14
Views: 2866

Re: Late Medieval hats

Looking at some import records I was surprised at the scale of hat imports which included the following types of hat:- St Omer - I understand that St Omer was a centre of felt hat making, but were St Omer hats a distinctive style? Coppyn/copyn/copin Straw - much the commonest, thousands imported Sp...