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by Simon_Diment
Mon Nov 28, 2005 11:14 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Kelmarsh FOH 2005 -ERA, Britannia, the Troop and Commitatus
Replies: 14
Views: 6572

Depends what you mean as the last Hastings - last one i went to was 1998 so they were certainly there - It's very likely that they've fielded bods at each one though as it's an EH venue.
by Simon_Diment
Mon Nov 28, 2005 2:06 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Kelmarsh FOH 2005 -ERA, Britannia, the Troop and Commitatus
Replies: 14
Views: 6572

Alan

Conquest have worked with the Troop on numerous ocassions - it was us that supplied their Norman kit - Armour by Brian and soft kit by Debs.
by Simon_Diment
Tue Nov 22, 2005 10:19 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Normans in the US.
Replies: 25
Views: 12740

I think I'd be hard pushed to hide behind that shield and Steve will attest to the fact I'm not the largest Norman in the Conquest camp ! :lol: Nice kit apart from that minor quibble, I wouldn't worry about the parti-ccoloured hose either. Sword pommel has already be covered admirably for the early ...
by Simon_Diment
Mon Nov 21, 2005 1:46 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: My latest acquisition, a Greatcoat
Replies: 9
Views: 3715

From what I remember a major would have a single crown as a sign of rank
by Simon_Diment
Fri Oct 21, 2005 12:45 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Blore Heath
Replies: 18
Views: 7073

Not a dig, just curious :lol:
by Simon_Diment
Wed Oct 19, 2005 10:46 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Blore Heath
Replies: 18
Views: 7073

Superchick

I'm getting confused - must be my advanced age :?

Longshanks are allegedly C13-C14th in Call to Arms and Eddy 1 reigned 1272-1307 so are you branching out perchance? :P
by Simon_Diment
Thu Sep 08, 2005 8:06 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Newbie question - Medieval clothing
Replies: 22
Views: 7987

Hi WW

Try specifying what period otherwise you'll get inundated with well meaning advice from all and sundry :lol:

If it's early Medieval then I and my compatriats at Conquest can help with our period.

Cheers

Simon
by Simon_Diment
Sat Sep 03, 2005 8:01 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: What was worn underneath maille legs?
Replies: 17
Views: 6818

Hi Mac It helps if you wear straps below the knee to support the weight and possibly above but it does work pointing off the belt, just not very comfortable after a while. I did consider making a braces type support but haven't researched how authentic it would be or if there is any evidence to supp...