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The Swords Of Mercia Society

Postby Earl Mortimer » Sun Jul 24, 2011 10:31 pm

Swords of Mercia was formed in 2011, by 5 founding members who have been involved in Medieval Re-enactment and Historical Combat for the last ten years.

Our aim is to provide an accurate and entertaining portrayal of a Knightly foot tournament during the reign of King Edward II. We also offer a number of displays, including interactive activities for all the family. Details of our displays can be found on our Re-enactment page on our web page ( see link below)

Along with our displays for the public, we also run a Medieval Combat group in which students can safely learn various aspects of Medieval Combat with no obligation to take part in our Re-enactment displays. Details of which can be found on our Training page on our groups webpage ( see link below)
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Re: Swords Of Mercia Reenactment society

Postby Earl Mortimer » Sun Jul 24, 2011 10:54 pm

Events for 2012 will follow soon.

New members welcome. See website for details.
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Re: Swords Of Mercia

Postby Earl Mortimer » Sat Oct 08, 2011 8:12 am

Renactment newsEvents this year 2012

Rufford abbey - Eventplan - May

Harewood house - Eventplan - July

Ashby Castle - English hertiage - July
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Re: Swords Of Mercia - at Rufford abbey.

Postby Earl Mortimer » Mon Feb 13, 2012 11:42 pm

Our next show is at Rufford abbey.

******. Post show report. *****

We really enjoyed Eventplan Rufford abbey show. Nice and relaxed family show all round. Roll on next year.
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Re: Swords Of Mercia

Postby Earl Mortimer » Mon May 14, 2012 9:38 pm

Our Next show will be at Eventplans Harewood house Show the first weekend off July.
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Re: Swords Of Mercia. Eventplan harewood house

Postby Earl Mortimer » Fri Jul 06, 2012 10:14 pm

everyone enjoyed this event.

Looking forward to being part of next years event at harewood.

well done Eventplan
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Re: Swords Of Mercia - New members.

Postby Earl Mortimer » Fri Jul 06, 2012 10:20 pm

We are still looking for new members, anyone interested in being part of our group than get in touch.

See website details below for more information.
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Re: The Swords Of Mercia Society - Reenactment

Postby Errent Knight » Tue Oct 09, 2012 11:47 pm

This is a part of the tournament we put on at Rufford Abbey this year, which was our first public event as Swords of Mercia :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VAAIoRxk748
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Re: The Swords Of Mercia Society - Reenactment

Postby Biro » Wed Oct 10, 2012 2:06 pm

Good stuff.

I know how much effort goes into putting on a believable, up-close, 1-on-1



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Re: The Swords Of Mercia Society - Reenactment

Postby Errent Knight » Wed Oct 10, 2012 11:06 pm

Cheers Biro,

we spoke to some of your lads from Dawn of Chivalry at Harewood house before you did your tourney there. I've also seen some of your Youtube vids and thought we had a lot in common regarding fighting styles.

Next time we're at an event together I'll pop over and say hello.



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Re: The Swords Of Mercia Society

Postby Earl Mortimer » Sun Dec 02, 2012 10:58 pm

Wishing everyone a merry Christmas and a happy new year.

From everyone from Swords of Mercia.
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Re: The Swords Of Mercia Society

Postby Earl Mortimer » Fri Jan 25, 2013 11:36 pm

This years show dates, details and new website coming soon. Watch this space :thumbup:
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Re: The Swords Of Mercia Society

Postby Errent Knight » Sun Apr 28, 2013 9:53 pm

We've finally got around to setting up a website. Check it out at http://www.swordsofmercia.co.uk



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Re: The Swords Of Mercia Society

Postby Bad Viking » Sun Apr 28, 2013 10:41 pm

wowow -- superb website !!! looks great ! :D :thumbup:


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Re: The Swords Of Mercia Society

Postby Errent Knight » Mon Apr 29, 2013 7:00 pm

Thanks, glad you like it :D



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Re: The Swords Of Mercia Society

Postby Earl Mortimer » Sat Aug 03, 2013 9:50 pm

Swords of Mercia are looking for new members.

So if you're new to reenactment and after seeing this summers history shows you would like a bit of the action.

Or if you or your family are members of another group and would like to do something different in your spare time then drop us a line.

See website link below to find out more information on us and how to join.


Shane

Swords of Mercia


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Re: ISLE OF WIGHT

Postby marshal » Sat Sep 07, 2013 1:40 pm

HI ON THE ISLE OF WIGHT ANY ONE KNOW OF A MEDIEVAL REENACTMENT GROUP HERE. IF NOT ANYONE INTERESTED IN STARTING ONE?



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Re: The Swords Of Mercia Society

Postby Earl Mortimer » Sun Sep 08, 2013 8:57 pm

Hi

Sorry I can't help your because my groups based up north.

I don't know of any group on the Isle of Wight but I wish you all the best. :)

Shane


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Re: The Swords Of Mercia Society

Postby Earl Mortimer » Thu Apr 10, 2014 9:42 pm

Swords of Mercia events for 2014.

April - EH Bolsover castle St Goerge event.
End may bank holiday. EH Ashby castle.
June. EH Bolsover castle. Father's Day event.
July.EH Peveril castle. Peak district.

New members welcome see website for details.


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Re: The Swords Of Mercia Society

Postby Earl Mortimer » Thu Jan 08, 2015 12:04 am

Swords of Mercia events for 2015 coming soon.

New members welcome. See website below for details.


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