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Tent set up

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Hi I was hoping that some of you kind goodly folk , could advise me in regards to setup and layout of tents/ field encampments 11c to 1350c
email pics would be great as guides cheers and happy Australia day

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Look up Simone Martini's frescos for the 14thc layout, very interesting.

For earlier, mainly you are looking at MSS depictions, which due to many factors only tell a part of the story, ie do not rely on them for scale, or detail such as guys - many MSS images omit them.

Also, depending on what you are trying to portray you might want to look at this thread for a discussion on who camps and where.

http://livinghistory.co.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?t=12239
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I think you should be able to check this out:

http://s201.photobucket.com/albums/aa70 ... ing/tents/

I file all images of tents I come across in photobucket. They should be dated with source. I can translate what the sources are if you have trouble.
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Thank you all but I was hoping for more of encampment images of actual set ups,or recommendations as per what should be in a knight/men at arms field tent?

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[quote="Dion"swiss""]Thank you all but I was hoping for more of encampment images of actual set ups,or recommendations as per what should be in a knight/men at arms field tent?[/quote]

Ah, you meant what should be actually inside the tent?
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zauberdachs wrote:[quote="Dion"swiss""]Thank you all but I was hoping for more of encampment images of actual set ups,or recommendations as per what should be in a knight/men at arms field tent?
Ah, you meant what should be actually inside the tent?[/quote]
AS well as how the tents were arranged in camp- blocks of tents? rows? The nobles at one end, peasants at other, or did each lord and his retinue camp together?

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zauberdachs wrote:[quote="Dion"swiss""]Thank you all but I was hoping for more of encampment images of actual set ups,or recommendations as per what should be in a knight/men at arms field tent?
Ah, you meant what should be actually inside the tent?[/quote]

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