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by Tetardd
Tue Dec 06, 2016 7:41 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Wash dirty clothes - Modern detergent
Replies: 2
Views: 3718

Wash dirty clothes - Modern detergent

Hello, I have a lot of soft kit (13th century), wool and linen that is heavily stained with WD40 and sweat. I cannot shift the grime using Woolite detergent. Can anybody recommend a good modern detergent that will not chew up the fabric (i.e. not biological to start with) but that is good to clean p...
by Tetardd
Mon Nov 14, 2016 7:59 am
Forum: Societies
Topic: Looking for re-enactment groups (NE England)
Replies: 6
Views: 5271

Re: Looking for re-enactment groups (NE England)

We already spoke by e-mail about Dawn of Chivalry, 13th century.
by Tetardd
Sat Sep 10, 2016 5:37 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Supplier of Morgan Bible Falchion
Replies: 1
Views: 3656

Supplier of Morgan Bible Falchion

Does anybody know of a place where I could buy a two-handed falchion similar to the one below from the Morgan Bible.
It must be suitable for re-enactment.

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by Tetardd
Mon Aug 29, 2016 9:49 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Heraldic shield display at tournaments - 13th century
Replies: 3
Views: 3700

Re: Heraldic shield display at tournaments - 13th century

Based on these types of drawing that do not look 13th century to me but that may still be medieval, I need to check further:

http://www.medievalchronicles.com/medie ... urnaments/

As can be seen, lots of shield shapes items hanging up.
by Tetardd
Thu Aug 25, 2016 4:57 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Heraldic shield display at tournaments - 13th century
Replies: 3
Views: 3700

Heraldic shield display at tournaments - 13th century

If you were a knight going to a tournament in the 13th century, you'd probably have wooden shields representing your coat of arms that you'd want to hang somewhere to advertise your attendance. Was there any rule/practice regarding the display of these heraldic items around the tournament area? Wher...
by Tetardd
Tue Jun 21, 2016 9:36 pm
Forum: Re-enactors Wanted
Topic: Re: Medieval Event - Cheshire (13th - 14th August 2016)
Replies: 1
Views: 2118

Re: Medieval Event - Cheshire (13th - 14th August 2016)

Where exactly is it in Cheshire?

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