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by jelayemprins
Tue Sep 25, 2007 7:46 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Sheepskins
Replies: 99
Views: 13898

Sheepskins

Urgh

How many re-enactors fall into the trap of having sheepskins on their tent floors?

Why?

Think about it. :x

F.A.M.C.C. You'll hav to PM me to find out what FAMCC means as I can't possibly reveal it here :evil:
by jelayemprins
Tue Sep 25, 2007 7:39 am
Forum: General History
Topic: Canon Law
Replies: 25
Views: 4430

canon law

hi Brother R long time no see? great advice -but you know that most won't take heed as they think a sword is more 'medieval. than understanding 'holi chirche' :wink: it should be the first thing on a medieval re-enactors list- a single page document outlining how to undestand and portay religion bef...
by jelayemprins
Wed Sep 19, 2007 2:00 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: THE HISTORY FAYRE AT MANNINGTON HALL
Replies: 0
Views: 416

THE HISTORY FAYRE AT MANNINGTON HALL

Trading opportunity - all eras required.

Please PM for details of check Events thread.

Kind regards

jelayemprins
by jelayemprins
Mon Sep 17, 2007 9:38 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: The Order of Preference for Livery Companies
Replies: 19
Views: 4370

Livery companies

oki 1st apologies for missing out the url link. :oops: 2nd agree with you DL & JK that some of the minutiae is not correct 3rd - so lets take the list and insert / amend the others, as a point of reference for all. perhaps even making it 'sticky'- a full definitive list would be a good asset for...
by jelayemprins
Sun Sep 16, 2007 9:40 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: The Order of Preference for Livery Companies
Replies: 19
Views: 4370

The Order of Preference for Livery Companies

Thought you might like this -guess the first 70 are pre 1500 ?? Theres some interesting crafts here... A list of Companies in order of precedence. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Mercers (general merchants) 2. Grocers 3. Drapers 4. Fishmongers 5. G...
by jelayemprins
Sat Sep 15, 2007 6:53 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Agincourt 1415 - with a difference
Replies: 21
Views: 3181

agincourt

ABSOLUTELY NO FIGHTING.
by jelayemprins
Sat Sep 15, 2007 5:52 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Agincourt 1415 - with a difference
Replies: 21
Views: 3181

Agincourt 1415 - with a difference

Hi again I've got a little something in the pipeline for 2008 which if it happens may well be the most 'authentic' thing ever...[since the original] A believable Henry V, on horse, with haircut and good 1415 harness. 100 + archers- who look like they've besieged Harfleur, suffered dysentry, can shoo...
by jelayemprins
Sat Jul 14, 2007 7:42 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Square Tents
Replies: 16
Views: 4652

tents

Its a matter of medieval terminology that has changed its meaning through the ages [ think of how the word GAY has been corrupted] In medieval times, the word square doesn't relate to our modern thinking of 4 equal length sides and 4 x 90 degree angles. A hexagon, octagon, pentagon, equilateral tria...
by jelayemprins
Wed Jun 06, 2007 4:13 pm
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: 15thC vegetables!
Replies: 5
Views: 1584

White carrots..

www.nickys-nursery.co.uk/seeds/pages/veg-carrot.htm).

The 'new for 2007' must- have vegetable 4 re-enactors!

No more orange carrots in medieval reenactment- lets start a name and shame campaign...:) :twisted:

jelayemprins
by jelayemprins
Wed Jun 06, 2007 8:20 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Looking for information on WoTR men's gowns
Replies: 21
Views: 1320

Gowns

Hi The issue for gown construction is not so much colour as quantity of cloth. 8 yards for a full length gown is what you realistically need to make a posh one work and hang right. Mine is unlined black wool with sable trim- put on over the head but could realistically be hooks and eyes down the fro...
by jelayemprins
Wed Apr 18, 2007 6:20 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: 15th century arming doublet (and my introduction)
Replies: 13
Views: 1042

sleeve detail

derail of forearm sleeve - italian doublet [original]
by jelayemprins
Thu Apr 05, 2007 3:27 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: 15th century arming doublet (and my introduction)
Replies: 13
Views: 1042

Arming doublets -fastenings

The best example of a well tailored arming doublet I have seen belongs to Emiliano of the Co St G. It uses buttons all over. From memory, the forearms are fastened with many flat section, cloth- covered buttons, and the entire forearm section is stitched about every 5mm in parallel rows, starting at...
by jelayemprins
Tue Apr 03, 2007 4:27 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Hoodless Cloak
Replies: 28
Views: 2755

Cloak refs.

[i]Taken from the old Company of St. George website. [/i] (4) Cloaks Illustrations of foul weather clothing are not particularly common but those there are frequently show cloaks being worn by all classes for travelling, riding or about town in rain or snow. Almost the first thing this company memb...
by jelayemprins
Sun Apr 01, 2007 5:59 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: PENSTHORPE MEDIAEVAL SPECTACULAR AUGUST 2007
Replies: 1
Views: 606

PENSTHORPE MEDIAEVAL SPECTACULAR AUGUST 2007

The Mediaeval Spectacular 2007 - 'A Journey through the Middle Ages' This year featuring more demonstrations, more interactive events, quality re-enactment from 1066-1485, professional fencing school, archery competition, hawking & falconry, and the medieval house-building project. Traders- sti...
by jelayemprins
Sun Mar 25, 2007 5:08 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Costume workshops in Norwich 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 202

Costume workshops in Norwich 2007

The Mediaeval Trust [registered charity no 1107299] are holding a series of 5 weekend workshops during 2007 entitled " Top-to-toe the mediaeval way" Suitable for beginners through to improvers and intermediaries, [though even advanced tailors could benefit too], profesionally led and struc...
by jelayemprins
Mon Mar 12, 2007 11:41 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Fashion changes, early Tudor/late Medieval
Replies: 40
Views: 3611

ladies costume evolution...

Sorry to be a harbinger of doom but latest research seems to favour long sleeve kirtles as the norm in the 15th century. NOOOOO I hear you shouting from here. :o Here's the research document... http://www.mathildegirlgenius.com/Documentation/KASF2006/15thCentSleeves.pdf Let me know what u think? IJ
by jelayemprins
Mon Mar 12, 2007 9:34 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: stuck for the next authentic thing for your camp!
Replies: 23
Views: 5244

olives

Petty Custom Account 1480-1: Imports: Jan - Mar 1481 (nos 56-108) ...
... scouring stones, (fn. 3) £3 6s.8d. Lambert Rotard, H, 13½ brls. sturgeon, ½
[S 1½] brl. olives, £11 10s. 69. 17 Feb. From the ship ...
The overseas trade of London: exchequer customs accounts (1990)


as requested!
xx
by jelayemprins
Wed Mar 07, 2007 6:49 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Crowns & coronets
Replies: 6
Views: 1033

Crowns & coronets

ooh fetching indeed...
Jelayemp..
by jelayemprins
Wed Mar 07, 2007 12:17 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Crowns & coronets
Replies: 6
Views: 1033

Crowns & coronets

Does anyone know who makes/supplies crowns etc
Any type/style/materials considered.
Thanks
jelayemp...
by jelayemprins
Wed Mar 07, 2007 12:08 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Dyeing with madder
Replies: 8
Views: 974

Dy[e]ing with madder

You may be interested to know [on the other hand...] that a company in Norfolk called 'Woad-Inc ' grows, dyes and teaches dyeing with woad.

would have attached leaflet but even as pdf twice the allowed size.

fabulous alchemy!

jelayemp...
by jelayemprins
Tue Mar 06, 2007 2:10 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: 12th century southern french troubadour -help with costume?
Replies: 3
Views: 1040

12th century southern french troubadour -help with costume?

hello
My colleague John is trying to research and make / acquire a genuine troubadour outfit - circa 1190, based on southern french sources. Any help gratefully received.
Thanks
Jelayemprins
by jelayemprins
Fri Feb 16, 2007 8:47 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Kirtle Necklines
Replies: 11
Views: 1657

Kirtle neck.line

where are your references to the word "shift" in the 15th century please?

Keen to know!
by jelayemprins
Sat Jan 27, 2007 11:25 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: monastic medieval
Replies: 3
Views: 815

monastic medieval

hi there I was just wondering if you can shed any light as to the habit/cowl and accessories of the medieval monastic & religious classes. To tabulate, I am keen to know the following order date source/ref. habit colour/ cowl / scapula / belt / shoes this is for a serious study so please no gues...
by jelayemprins
Thu Jan 25, 2007 4:57 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Dragon Hall Xmas Market- thank you!
Replies: 7
Views: 1107

Dragon Hall Xmas Market- thank you!

Thank you, one and all All except one who came and went and missed out on a cracking w/e. Don't understand it. vive le duc! And btw check out the Mediaeval Trust website if you haven't done so lately . Lots of updates, new recipes, upcoming training courses and reviews, plus lots more... http://www....
by jelayemprins
Fri Jan 19, 2007 9:19 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: stuck for the next authentic thing for your camp!
Replies: 23
Views: 5244

cotton

Thanks G23b, Sally, Fullplate

Still doesn't really explain if it was woven cotton fabric being exported?

Or as Sally says, cottoning was a finish?

Oh & JK, your excellent dictionary doesn't have goads....

jelayemp.
by jelayemprins
Wed Jan 17, 2007 10:54 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: stuck for the next authentic thing for your camp!
Replies: 23
Views: 5244

Resources

Any one care to enlighten me as to the likely form of cotton russet? As LH persons we'va all been telling the public for years that 'they had linen, wool and errrr, thats about it. So whats all this being exported then?? William Scapehuson, H, 2 bales with 43 cloths w.g.; 82 goads cotton russet, 53s...
by jelayemprins
Wed Jan 17, 2007 6:31 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: stuck for the next authentic thing for your camp!
Replies: 23
Views: 5244

Resource: London import lists 1480

Master Kelman.

Of course I don't mind. I haven't had the luxury of being on the forum so long

Ever fancied having a go at preparing parchment/vellum? from the start?
let me know. I have something coming up that might need a 'parchmentmakyr'

....
by jelayemprins
Mon Jan 15, 2007 10:45 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: stuck for the next authentic thing for your camp!
Replies: 23
Views: 5244

stuck for the next authentic thing for your camp!

http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.asp?compid=36089 This source from the customs records of the port of London during the reign of Edward IV, gives a complete listing of every item imported. The list is vast, and may inspire someone or a group to try something a bit different! vive le duc! :) j...
by jelayemprins
Sat Jan 06, 2007 9:59 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Dragon Hall Xmas Market- thank you!
Replies: 7
Views: 1107

Dragon Hall Xmas Market- thank you!

BIg thank you to all who came and supported the medieval market at Dragon Hall, Norwich just before Christmas.

Over 2000 visitors and great feedback !

Hope to do it again next year- will post if so...

jelayemprins

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