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I bought one of Tom Norbury's Tricorns about 3 years ago. I have worn it to all Pirate events, in all weathers, been rained on heavily & has never lost it's shape. All I've done is edged it with a cotton ribbing. Never bothered adding anything to make it waterproof,seems fine as is. I didn't hav...
Just listed some costume books on Ebay - 360048515636 - HUGH EVELYN HISTORY OF COSTUME 1660 - 1800 1ST HBK 1967 http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=274&item=360048515636 150242644556 - HUGH EVELYN HISTORY OF COSTUME 1800 - 1900 1ST HBK 1966 http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayI...
- Thu Apr 17, 2008 10:19 pm
- Forum: Costumes
- Topic: Barbary Corsair c17th - Armour?
- Replies: 3
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Hmm think about it, pirates on ships, the possiblilty of getting knocked overboard, the last thing you'd want to wear is any armour to help you sink down in the briny on your way to Davy Jones Locker! I've never seen metal armour of any kind worn by any pirate in my books, but if someone has please ...
Jim, I have a pair of footed black, Black Swan joined hose. I bought them 5 years ago and are still going strong apart from a few small holes which have been stitched up. I have worn them a good many times at training plus every event I've attended for the past 5 years. I found that they fitted nice...
- Fri Aug 10, 2007 3:20 pm
- Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
- Topic: Books about women in the late medieval period (14th/15thc)
- Replies: 7
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I have had two books which I sold - MEDIEVAL WOMAN - Village Life in the Middle Ages by Ann Baer - Michael O'Mara Books 1996 Description Village life in medieval England is brought vividly to life in this glowing portrait of Marion, the carpenter's wife, and her extended family. Based on years of re...
- Thu Feb 22, 2007 9:15 am
- Forum: Costumes
- Topic: Pirates Stuff and such.......
- Replies: 20
- Views: 2887
Shadowcat wrote:We have a guy on here who has a Pirate website, but right now I cannot remember the name of it.
There is this one - http://uk.groups.yahoo.com/group/ukpiratebrotherhood/
- Fri Sep 16, 2005 10:58 am
- Forum: 410-1100
- Topic: THE BATTLE OF DUNNICHEN 685 AD
- Replies: 9
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The Pictish defeat of the Northumbrians is arguably the most important turning point in Scottish history. The stunning victory allowed the Picts to reverse Northumbrian expansion and led to Pictland becoming the dominant kingdom in North Britain - the foundation for the Scottish nation. Waged on Sat...