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by Vermin
Tue Apr 22, 2008 9:30 am
Forum: General History
Topic: medievil porn
Replies: 36
Views: 7459

The BBc Four Medieval Season has a programme on sex - be interesting to see their take on it

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfour/listings/p ... ce_id=4544
by Vermin
Mon Apr 21, 2008 9:29 am
Forum: General History
Topic: crystal Skulls
Replies: 13
Views: 2315

zolacat999 wrote:Yes there was one on display in the british museum in 1988 it may still be there now but im not sure


Saw one at the BM a few weeks ago - under an explanation of how it's modern (relatively)

http://www.britishmuseum.org/explore/hi ... skull.aspx
by Vermin
Wed Apr 09, 2008 12:29 pm
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: Firefly on DVD
Replies: 8
Views: 1676

It is awesome :D :D :D

Josh Weddon described it as Han Solo if he hadn't met Luke Skywalker

And Jayne rocks :twisted:
by Vermin
Mon Mar 31, 2008 12:39 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: looking to get in touch with Eceniron
Replies: 3
Views: 1238

by Vermin
Fri Mar 28, 2008 2:39 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Courtesy Presentation at boot camp
Replies: 8
Views: 1908

Does it cover which spoon to eat my mud with


Hang on - I've only got one :oops:
by Vermin
Fri Feb 22, 2008 2:51 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Cloak
Replies: 17
Views: 2818

I had a semi circular cloak, but to fasten it at the front it ended up a bit bunched around the neck & tight around the shoulders

Have gone for 3/4 of a circle now which is much more comfortable
by Vermin
Thu Feb 21, 2008 3:34 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Military Orders
Replies: 15
Views: 2585

What I've seen of Deb's stuff is lovely

http://paddedarmour.deborahloughcostumes.com/
by Vermin
Tue Feb 12, 2008 2:21 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Cotton in period
Replies: 213
Views: 24541

as for her being a Saracen, we find it quite nice to be able to say, and this is what the other cultures of the world... ...a little bit of ethnic diversity. Richard did have a company of them in england after all, tho I do give that they were horse archers. Sorry to hijack your cotten thread Ariar...
by Vermin
Fri Feb 08, 2008 8:39 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Cotton in period
Replies: 213
Views: 24541

Alan_F wrote:And why is she portraying a professional soldier? Is there evidence for professional female soldiers?



NO - STOP IT

There's enough trouble here already



:roll:
by Vermin
Fri Feb 08, 2008 12:26 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Had To Show Off...
Replies: 36
Views: 6530

Sorry - I have to ask

What is hanging on your Right hip ? (It looks like a bill hook handle ??)
by Vermin
Tue Feb 05, 2008 4:38 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: is that a real baby?....
Replies: 27
Views: 4553

the real lord duvet wrote:i always say that by using the rule of primary course that only rich people had babies

most of the painting of kids are of rich kids


Ah - I assume from this the poor had to make do with the rich's cast off kids and any they didn't want :)
by Vermin
Mon Feb 04, 2008 4:36 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Am I missing something?
Replies: 30
Views: 3534

WorkMonkey wrote:Once I've used up the spear, axe, sword, seax and two back up blunt "eating" knives that I take with me


You know you are allowed to use them on more than one person each

Or is it death by craftsman - each weapon individually tailored for it's victim :D
by Vermin
Fri Feb 01, 2008 4:55 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Matches - lighting fires before their invention
Replies: 32
Views: 6691

Nigel wrote:so you lihjting the fire this year Mr L ?


only if the term 'eventually' is acceptable
by Vermin
Fri Feb 01, 2008 4:46 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Matches - lighting fires before their invention
Replies: 32
Views: 6691

Mark wrote:Having said that a ceramic pot with a lid would do the trick!


Doh :oops: :oops:
by Vermin
Fri Feb 01, 2008 2:23 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Matches - lighting fires before their invention
Replies: 32
Views: 6691

On a side theme

If Charcloth was used in the medieval period (I'm thinking C12th / C13th)

How would they have made it

(I'm assuming they didn't have an old travel sweet tin lying around like me :) )
by Vermin
Thu Jan 31, 2008 12:00 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Am I missing something?
Replies: 30
Views: 3534

Zachos wrote:Could it be that later medieval armour is more forgiving and so people are let on the field with a lower level of competancy?


I don't think that is automatically the case -

In reality you would hit hands, faces etc - Your armour just allows you to fight in a more accurate way
by Vermin
Thu Jan 31, 2008 11:09 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Am I missing something?
Replies: 30
Views: 3534

WorkMonkey wrote:cus we're not actually trying to kill anybody? :?


Exactly - For the same reason we don’t stick spears in faces etc
by Vermin
Fri Jan 04, 2008 3:04 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Shelter for Riff Raff
Replies: 42
Views: 7197

Thanks for all that

I'm on my own at shows and was just pondering traveling superlight for the occasional (warm & dry) show

Didn't want to end up under an anachronistic linen basha
by Vermin
Fri Jan 04, 2008 1:33 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Shelter for Riff Raff
Replies: 42
Views: 7197

Personally Norman

But also generally medieval
by Vermin
Fri Jan 04, 2008 11:40 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Shelter for Riff Raff
Replies: 42
Views: 7197

Shelter for Riff Raff

Hi all Was just considering the oft quoted matter of too many tents on LH sites i.e. that everyone regardless of ‘rank’ has one (myself included) For the huddled mass (probably thinking marching army here), does anyone know if people actually carried any shelter kit with them - i.e. bits of canvas e...
by Vermin
Fri Nov 09, 2007 5:08 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Medieval Names
Replies: 47
Views: 5358

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com ... inley.html

http://www.rampantscotland.com/clans/blclanshaw.htm

No idea what it's like as source (based on random googling while I should be working ) - but might lead to something else

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