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by son of a dragon
Mon Jul 12, 2010 10:45 am
Forum: General History
Topic: What does "Norton" mean?
Replies: 5
Views: 3434

Re: What does "Norton" mean?

Thanks Nathan.
by son of a dragon
Mon Jul 12, 2010 2:41 am
Forum: General History
Topic: Craftspeople
Replies: 17
Views: 5950

Re: Craftspeople

I started doing leatherwork out of necessity. I joined an archery club a few years ago (before i started re-enacting) and wanted a decent leather quiver, the one i wanted was £100, so i decided to try making my own, in the end it cost me about £25 all in. No history of leatherworking in my family th...
by son of a dragon
Mon Jul 12, 2010 2:20 am
Forum: General History
Topic: What does "Norton" mean?
Replies: 5
Views: 3434

What does "Norton" mean?

There are loads of villages with "Norton" in the name around the country, e.g. Norton, Brize Norton, Priors Norton, Bishops Norton etc.
Does anyone know what it means?
Thanks.
Gav.
by son of a dragon
Thu Jun 24, 2010 3:22 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: "Brigandine" question
Replies: 5
Views: 1797

Re: "Brigandine" question

Thanks guys, that's pretty much what i thought, just wanted to check in case i was missing something.
by son of a dragon
Wed Jun 23, 2010 8:46 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: "Brigandine" question
Replies: 5
Views: 1797

"Brigandine" question

Hi all, I'm sure we've all seen Braveheart (and laughed/cried at its inaccuracies), i have a question about the "brigandine" worn by Gibson (and others), it looks as though its made using flat plates which don't overlap. I've also seen them worn in a couple of documentaries but my question is - did ...