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by Peter Murphy
Wed Nov 16, 2011 9:14 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: building the worlds most iconic Viking ship
Replies: 13
Views: 5482

Re: building the worlds most iconic Viking ship

purple peril wrote:Ages ago at the cinema, when they still used to show an additional (often eduacational) film before the main feature, I remember them showing a film about the discovery and preservation of the ships discovered at Roskildefjord...


I think I remember that!
by Peter Murphy
Wed Nov 09, 2011 7:00 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Recurve Bows
Replies: 27
Views: 6617

Re: Recurve Bows

Plenty around, apart from the Hancock, Vindolanda and the Roman Army Museum are worth a joint trip, it is after all, Wall country :) I often use a very useful site in conjunction with books, some signposted at the bottom of the articles, for information. I've attached the main links for Bar Hill and...
by Peter Murphy
Tue Nov 08, 2011 11:29 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Recurve Bows
Replies: 27
Views: 6617

Re: Recurve Bows

The link to Housesteads was due to a gravestone (dated between 125 and 140 AD). It's now in the Hancock museum in Newcastle and shows equipment associated with the Hamian archers including a bow of a recurved composite type. Horn reinforces for composite reflex bows have been found at Bar Hill (wher...
by Peter Murphy
Tue Nov 08, 2011 10:19 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Recurve Bows
Replies: 27
Views: 6617

Re: Recurve Bows

The Sycthian and Hamian archer auxiallarys are well know, and documented, and they for certain used composite recurves, but never served over here Some sources show that Cohors I Hamiorum Sagittariorum were based at Carvoran fort before being moved to Bar Hill on the Antonine Wall during the second...
by Peter Murphy
Sat Jul 02, 2011 8:39 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Kelmarsh traders.
Replies: 5
Views: 901

Re: Kelmarsh traders.

Great, thanks Badger, I shall see if I can find him.
by Peter Murphy
Tue Jun 28, 2011 6:22 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Kelmarsh traders.
Replies: 5
Views: 901

Re: Kelmarsh traders.

Thanks, Sally.
by Peter Murphy
Tue Jun 28, 2011 5:55 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Kelmarsh traders.
Replies: 5
Views: 901

Re: Kelmarsh traders.

Three weeks to go. Anyone?
by Peter Murphy
Thu Jun 16, 2011 9:55 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Kelmarsh traders.
Replies: 5
Views: 901

Kelmarsh traders.

Are there any traders who will be at Kelmarsh who sell saxon/viking shield bosses?

Many thanks.
by Peter Murphy
Tue Mar 29, 2011 10:46 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 4 Word Story
Replies: 8416
Views: 506630

Re: 4 Word Story

allow discreet, easy access
by Peter Murphy
Wed May 26, 2010 7:22 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 4 Word Story
Replies: 8416
Views: 506630

Re: 4 Word Story

a flat bottomed trawler
by Peter Murphy
Wed May 26, 2010 11:38 am
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 4 Word Story
Replies: 8416
Views: 506630

Re: 4 Word Story

you all to hell (with apologies to Charlton Heston).
by Peter Murphy
Thu Mar 25, 2010 9:43 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Robin Hood
Replies: 31
Views: 5341

Re: Robin Hood

Dan of Britannia wrote:Some of my group call me John Locke... f*** knows why??!!


Because you look like him? Just a thought.
by Peter Murphy
Tue Feb 02, 2010 6:42 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 4 Word Story
Replies: 8416
Views: 506630

Re: 4 Word Story

and a cucumber sandwich
by Peter Murphy
Sat Jan 30, 2010 12:33 am
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 4 Word Story
Replies: 8416
Views: 506630

Re: 4 Word Story

Square, not a rectangle
by Peter Murphy
Thu Mar 05, 2009 7:50 pm
Forum: 1603-1715
Topic: ECWS web site?
Replies: 5
Views: 1470

Similar problem now resolved. Thank you.
by Peter Murphy
Wed Aug 08, 2007 11:40 pm
Forum: 55BC-410AD
Topic: Looking for a Roman re-enactment group around Nottingham
Replies: 12
Views: 2572

Are you intending to stay in the Nottingham area all the time or will you be going back home during the summer? if so that may be a better indication of where a group to fit may be as the majority of the season will probably occur when you are not at University. Just a thought before names are bandi...
by Peter Murphy
Mon May 21, 2007 11:50 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: MSS at the Royal Gunpowder Mills
Replies: 12
Views: 1032

Sir Fletcher Phelps wrote:
Zachos wrote:who's this attractive young man?

link


Don't know, but I think he goes by the name of John Merrick! :twisted:


"Everybodeesh being ssssho kind" :lol:

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