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by Sir George of Evreux
Mon May 24, 2010 4:28 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Period Maille
Replies: 70
Views: 12821

Re: Period Maille

Thank you all for your replies; they are a great help! :D @zauberdachs – That’s really interesting, the main reason I’m looking into this is that I’ve heard theories about the mail in the period but often only seen evidence from later periods. Dating is often a problem of course but I am keen to bui...
by Sir George of Evreux
Sat May 22, 2010 12:02 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Period Maille
Replies: 70
Views: 12821

Period Maille

Hello all Does anyone have any idea where I could get some info on 12th, 13th and/or 14th C maille? I'm interested in finding out how much dome riveted and wedge riveted was used/has survived from the periods and the size of links used (and if they are a solid and riveted mix or otherwise). I've hea...
by Sir George of Evreux
Wed Feb 10, 2010 4:41 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: A Gallery of Helmet Adornments and Crests
Replies: 83
Views: 50646

Re: A Gallery of Helmet Adornments and Crests

I have often wondered if ostrich feathers are correct for crests: would they have been obtainable in the C14 and C15? Anyway, a useful site looking at the use of the peacock in helm crests.... http://www.angelfire.com/mi4/polcrt/Helms.html Hello Mythos I have just re-read the thread only to realise...
by Sir George of Evreux
Sun Feb 07, 2010 12:34 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: A Gallery of Helmet Adornments and Crests
Replies: 83
Views: 50646

Re: A Gallery of Helmet Adornments and Crests

Hello all A very interesting discussion! I have often wondered if ostrich feathers are correct for crests: would they have been obtainable in the C14 and C15? These pictures you refer to are of peacock rather than ostrich feathers (just to clarify). Ostrich feathers are the big white fluffy ones! - ...

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