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by Mark Griffin
Thu Aug 11, 2016 11:16 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: SOLD: Patrick Barta pattern welded sword
Replies: 12
Views: 2513

Re: FOR SALE: Patrick Barta pattern welded sword

Truly stunning.
by Mark Griffin
Sun Aug 07, 2016 2:58 pm
Forum: Re-enactors Wanted
Topic: Looking for Elizabethans, 30-31 July, Stockport
Replies: 1
Views: 1705

Re: Looking for Elizabethans, 30-31 July, Stockport

This was a blooming brilliant event, great fun was had by all, thanks to those who came along! If you haven't invoiced... bit of paper via t'internet to mark@griffinhistorical.com

Thanks!
by Mark Griffin
Sun Aug 07, 2016 2:55 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: Archeology
Replies: 3
Views: 1550

Re: Archeology

Most counties have an archeological service, and most areas will also have commercial archeology units too. My brotyher heads up the commercial UCL arm which covers a lot of the south coast. Pretty sure all wil be wanting volunteers as Gary says.

Griff
by Mark Griffin
Tue Jul 19, 2016 7:33 am
Forum: Re-enactors Wanted
Topic: Looking for Elizabethans, 30-31 July, Stockport
Replies: 1
Views: 1705

Looking for Elizabethans, 30-31 July, Stockport

I have a small event at the stunning Bramhall Hall in Stockport 30 & 31 July and am looking for some lower class helpers in a kitchen display area. Decent fee payable plus transport, camping on site, knowledge of late Tudor food a great help. You'd be assisting in the kitchen display, chopping, ...
by Mark Griffin
Mon Jul 18, 2016 3:05 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: FREE! Thistle and the Rose exhibition guidebook
Replies: 9
Views: 2532

Re: FREE! Thistle and the Rose exhibition guidebook

just 2 more left......
by Mark Griffin
Mon Jul 11, 2016 9:34 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: FREE! Thistle and the Rose exhibition guidebook
Replies: 9
Views: 2532

Re: FREE! Thistle and the Rose exhibition guidebook

will send you the remaining bundle hugh, you'll get more takers up there :-)

PM me the address

Griff

ps. as I'm now away jousting for a week I'll sort it next
by Mark Griffin
Thu Jul 07, 2016 7:38 pm
Forum: Event Announcements
Topic: Indatestone Hall Tudor Weekend
Replies: 2
Views: 1893

Re: Indatestone Hall Tudor Weekend

Best of luck with this, its a great place, the archives there are fab!
by Mark Griffin
Wed Jul 06, 2016 7:02 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: Tewkesbury traders?
Replies: 0
Views: 1251

Tewkesbury traders?

Is there a list of whose trading at the above event this weekend? Might make one of my once in every 8 year trips...
by Mark Griffin
Wed Jul 06, 2016 10:10 am
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: FREE! Thistle and the Rose exhibition guidebook
Replies: 9
Views: 2532

Re: FREE! Thistle and the Rose exhibition guidebook

First ones on the way to Wim-Jaap :)
by Mark Griffin
Tue Jul 05, 2016 2:30 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: Advice needed: H&S and Displaying wool
Replies: 8
Views: 2795

Re: Advice needed: H&S and Displaying wool

The trick (or rather statutory requirement) is being able to show you have thought that through and acted accordingly.

This is very similar to the knee jerk (and mostly Council/LA driven) 'is your tent fireproof?' hassles.
by Mark Griffin
Tue Jul 05, 2016 12:05 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Tower of London joust
Replies: 3
Views: 3344

Re: Tower of London joust

will be up and running/riding again 16th & 17th July at the Hampton Court Joust!

Griff
by Mark Griffin
Tue Jul 05, 2016 10:52 am
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: Shout out for...
Replies: 0
Views: 1341

Shout out for...

Adrian and his team at http://www.Armamentaria.com. Ordered online yesterday, its just arrived.

Thanks.
by Mark Griffin
Tue Jul 05, 2016 10:23 am
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: Advice needed: H&S and Displaying wool
Replies: 8
Views: 2795

Re: Advice needed: H&S and Displaying wool

and thanks to Sally for the W&Dwnlnd info, v useful.
by Mark Griffin
Tue Jul 05, 2016 10:23 am
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: Advice needed: H&S and Displaying wool
Replies: 8
Views: 2795

Re: Advice needed: H&S and Displaying wool

Well you did, something you can be thankful for. But some didn't, and that's why we have a sensible think about things. The emphasis being on the sensible of course.
by Mark Griffin
Tue Jul 05, 2016 10:16 am
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: FREE! Thistle and the Rose exhibition guidebook
Replies: 9
Views: 2532

Re: FREE! Thistle and the Rose exhibition guidebook

Sure Wim, just send me your address, with my compliments!
by Mark Griffin
Mon Jul 04, 2016 8:38 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: FREE! Thistle and the Rose exhibition guidebook
Replies: 9
Views: 2532

Re: FREE! Thistle and the Rose exhibition guidebook

You can always fold the envelope, and they are available to buy I'm told.

Doubt they'd want 12 and I'd be very surprised if they haven't got one already...
by Mark Griffin
Sun Jul 03, 2016 10:34 am
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: ** SOLD ** Full Harness of Plate Mail.
Replies: 13
Views: 3324

Re: For Sale: Full Harness of Plate Mail.

Here you go....
by Mark Griffin
Sun Jul 03, 2016 10:29 am
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: FREE! Thistle and the Rose exhibition guidebook
Replies: 9
Views: 2532

FREE! Thistle and the Rose exhibition guidebook

Having a clear out and found a fair few copies of the 2002 program of the Stirling Castle Perpetual Treaty exhibition. Its got nice pics of all the documents that were displayed and a good basic primer of end of the century England/Scotland politics. A4 SAE with Large stamp gets you one. this offer ...
by Mark Griffin
Sun Jul 03, 2016 10:28 am
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: FREE! To whoever wants them- The Thistle and the Rose
Replies: 2
Views: 1851

FREE! To whoever wants them- The Thistle and the Rose

Having a clear out and found a fair few copies of the 2002 program of the Stirling Castle Perpetual Treaty exhibition. Its got nice pics of all the documents that were displayed and a good basic primer of end of the century England/Scotland politics. A4 SAE with Large stamp gets you one. this offer ...
by Mark Griffin
Mon Jun 27, 2016 3:34 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: needs some carpentry done....
Replies: 1
Views: 1417

needs some carpentry done....

Need some carpentry done... I have a need for a fair few fretted splats. Yes, you heard right. These are ballustrade spindles but from flat planks rather than lathe turned. If you feel like doing some jigsaw work please get in touch via EMAIL on mark@griffinhistorical.com, need them done this week o...
by Mark Griffin
Mon Jun 27, 2016 3:07 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 'Have a Caaaaaare!!!'
Replies: 12
Views: 3740

Re: 'Have a Caaaaaare!!!'

Thanks for that. I'm pretty confident that I can file it in the massive drawer marked 'reenactorism'....
by Mark Griffin
Thu Jun 23, 2016 11:20 am
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: The Passing of Roger Lankford
Replies: 7
Views: 3716

Re: The Passing of Roger Lankford

Another sad end of an era, I expect at this moment he's not just waiting at the pearly gates, he's convincing St Michael he can make some better ones.
by Mark Griffin
Wed Jun 22, 2016 10:30 am
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: Woodworm
Replies: 2
Views: 1259

Re: Woodworm

I say we nuke the site from orbit. Its the only way.
by Mark Griffin
Wed Jun 22, 2016 9:37 am
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: Woodworm
Replies: 2
Views: 1259

Woodworm

Bother... my butter churn has become infested. Whats the best NATURAL remedy for this? I want to carry on using it so soaking it in Cuprinol 5* is my least favorite solution. Freeze it then use some herbal type thing? This is proper burrowing critters attacking the softwood. Mental note to get one d...
by Mark Griffin
Mon Jun 20, 2016 3:36 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: Proposed Group : Musketeers of France 1622 - 1646
Replies: 11
Views: 4228

Re: Proposed Group : Musketeers of France 1622 - 1646

The osprey book is an excellent starting point. worth a tenner or so easily
by Mark Griffin
Wed Jun 15, 2016 8:44 am
Forum: Societies
Topic: Proposed Group : Musketeers of France 1622 - 1646
Replies: 11
Views: 4228

Re: Proposed Group : Musketeers of France 1622 - 1646

You have the Osprey renee chartrand book yes?
by Mark Griffin
Wed Jun 15, 2016 8:27 am
Forum: Societies
Topic: Proposed Group : Musketeers of France 1622 - 1646
Replies: 11
Views: 4228

Re: Proposed Group : Musketeers of France 1622 - 1646

No, but Les Invalides would. But you'd need to be able to read 17th cent french.
by Mark Griffin
Wed Jun 15, 2016 7:50 am
Forum: Societies
Topic: Proposed Group : Musketeers of France 1622 - 1646
Replies: 11
Views: 4228

Re: Proposed Group : Musketeers of France 1622 - 1646

the eternal problem with any group, locality.

Wonder how the real musketeers coped, France is really big with poor public transport in the 1620's.

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