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by Dickie
Tue Feb 21, 2012 1:14 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: UK based hussite groups
Replies: 11
Views: 3361

Re: UK based hussite groups

Hence "sadly misinformed"
by Dickie
Tue Feb 21, 2012 12:49 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: UK based hussite groups
Replies: 11
Views: 3361

Re: UK based hussite groups

John,

At the risk of seeming petty, are you telling me I don't know the name of the group I train with almost every thursday, and that I am confusing them with a group I don't train with at al ?
by Dickie
Mon Feb 20, 2012 7:52 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: UK based hussite groups
Replies: 11
Views: 3361

Re: UK based hussite groups

Hmmmmmmmmm, am sure I can manage that... 8-)
by Dickie
Mon Feb 20, 2012 9:09 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: UK based hussite groups
Replies: 11
Views: 3361

Re: UK based hussite groups

Morrigan's long gone but "God's Company" is still going strong. They train every Thursday in Basingstoke, you need to contact Myk Dormer for details. If you PM me your details I will pass them on to him. I think the current committee & membership of The Hounds of the Morrigan would di...
by Dickie
Mon Aug 09, 2010 8:27 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Pictoral evidence of women fighting in C14th
Replies: 105
Views: 19321

Re: Pictoral evidence of women fighting in C14th

I did read that there is a diffenate possibility of former Hussites fighting in the Hungarian armies against the Turks and Venetians that Matthew fella being keen to modernise and westernise his forces. I can dig that out and swop. It's not a possibility it's absolutely certain, the activities of J...
by Dickie
Mon Aug 09, 2010 5:58 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Pictoral evidence of women fighting in C14th
Replies: 105
Views: 19321

Re: Pictoral evidence of women fighting in C14th

I enjoy working with God's Company but I find the backstory the give of being mercenary troops in the employ of Charles the Bold and Richard III a ridiculaous notion given that both men were very orthodox in their catholic credtionals, certainly in the case of Charles the Rash undertook the prosecu...
by Dickie
Fri Jul 30, 2010 6:24 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Asians in C15 England
Replies: 64
Views: 8157

Re: Asians in C15 England

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Most of the hussites are actually from basingstoke, not hungary.[/quote]

Whist technically correct, we more importantly not from Bohemia either :wink:

Actually I'm not from Basingstoke either, in fact don't really live there :wasntme:
by Dickie
Sat Jun 07, 2008 9:22 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: My New Jupon
Replies: 18
Views: 3199

Nice kit, nice LotR vid, don't really like the symbol on the flag though...bit naff... :lol:
by Dickie
Sat May 24, 2008 12:42 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Proper jousting cuirass
Replies: 19
Views: 3702

Mark Griffin wrote: But wearing that cuirass and running at a brick wall with a lance seemed to have no ill effects tonight.


Ok, I read that 4-5 times before it sank in, :shock:

So me old mucker, you know if you ever need anywhere to store that nice piece of kit...I have just the place for it... :lol:
by Dickie
Wed May 14, 2008 5:54 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Cosmeston May 5th 2008
Replies: 14
Views: 3453

Carl / Sir Geoffrey wrote:Dickie,

I thought the first photo shows off my natural good looks and even my sparkling personality shines through.

:lol:


Errrr, isn't that what I said..?
by Dickie
Mon May 12, 2008 11:35 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Cosmeston May 5th 2008
Replies: 14
Views: 3453

Starts with a quite hideous picture :shock: I stopped there :lol:
by Dickie
Sun Jul 15, 2007 9:27 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Tewkesbury (by Chutny)
Replies: 15
Views: 3551

And in No 6, Mr Harley contemplates knocking someone over...just because he's blocking the view of the camera... :twisted:
by Dickie
Thu Jul 12, 2007 6:48 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Tatton (by Chutny)
Replies: 14
Views: 3044

No 74.

"Ever the gent', Very Tall Dave holds a chap up to stop Myk knocking him over..."
by Dickie
Tue Jul 10, 2007 10:07 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Armchair General Magazine.
Replies: 22
Views: 4370

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The (VERY) Lesser Spotted Speachless Dickie
by Dickie
Tue Jul 10, 2007 10:00 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Tewkes by me
Replies: 13
Views: 3062

Out of interest, who gets to play the King/Prince of Wales? Is there some kind of game of chance, or do they play that character at every gig their particular group attends? Thanks. Well for as long as I've been interested Simon & Rob from Sun in Splendour are Edward & Richard, then this we...
by Dickie
Tue Jul 10, 2007 9:53 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Tatton (by Chutny)
Replies: 14
Views: 3044

Some nice Mr Fox et al. It seems there were an awful lot of Sir Geoffrey shying away from engaging the Hussittes :twisted: :twisted: and despite the numerous times we knocked him over, none of Rochester on the ground :twisted: :twisted: Now if that doesn't guarantee me a few good scraps at Joust I d...
by Dickie
Wed May 23, 2007 10:59 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Pilgrimage 2007 (Turba Ferox and Dreynschlag)
Replies: 11
Views: 2583

Fantastic, wish i had the time for that...
by Dickie
Thu Mar 01, 2007 6:38 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Who the hell are you?
Replies: 520
Views: 63481

So this is my future...the sword is as tall as she is...
by Dickie
Thu Mar 01, 2007 6:25 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Who the hell are you?
Replies: 520
Views: 63481

Me..as I was...
by Dickie
Tue Feb 27, 2007 7:46 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Who the hell are you?
Replies: 520
Views: 63481

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Dickie
Thu Feb 22, 2007 11:11 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Battle of Bannockburn 2007
Replies: 428
Views: 54758

Got to agree with Nigel again on this one; I announced over a year ago that the Battle of Bannockburn 2007 would be held on the 23rd and 24th of June 2007 so I am somewhat unsure about where the confusion lies. Then nothing for 9 months, that is not how the re-enactment business works, and to be hon...
by Dickie
Sun Feb 18, 2007 12:58 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Battle of Bannockburn 2007
Replies: 428
Views: 54758

Nigel wrote:watch it Dickie we are agreeing again this could start a precedent


Don't worry matey, I'll be back to my normal cantankerous self by TORM no-doubt... :lol:
by Dickie
Sat Feb 17, 2007 8:20 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Battle of Bannockburn 2007
Replies: 428
Views: 54758

Wa-hey!!! Four months to go, I'm sure nobody has even thought about what events they're attending in June yet...[sigh] As for 10,000 MoPs, that for one event I would question, it is an awful lot of people... hey-ho, why am I worried, I don't plan on going this year, it would have been nice if NTS ha...
by Dickie
Sun Feb 11, 2007 6:30 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Battle of Bannockburn 2007
Replies: 428
Views: 54758

guthrie wrote:Yes please, that will save 8 of us contacting her at once.


Err...don't count me in that 8 mate, as much as I would love to support Bannockburn, this year it clashes with an event I could walk to quicker than drive to Bannockburn, an event I KNOW is on...
by Dickie
Sun Feb 11, 2007 12:06 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Battle of Bannockburn 2007
Replies: 428
Views: 54758

Lady Cecily wrote:I notice the event is not listed on the NTS website. It's not looking hopeful


http://www.nts.org.uk/Events/All/13/

Oh yes it is...
by Dickie
Sun Feb 11, 2007 9:34 am
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: Perhaps we should start a library service?
Replies: 7
Views: 1224

Chrisanson,

That sounds like a good idea, however hoarders like myself seldom pass anything on, so that may fail.

Marcus,

Would you could do is start a thread with a list of those books you may be willing to pass on/or lend and request a moderator to make it a sticky...
by Dickie
Wed Feb 07, 2007 7:04 pm
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: Royal Flash
Replies: 3
Views: 1069

Must get that, an excellent adaptation, it's a shame they didn't make a series of them...
by Dickie
Tue Feb 06, 2007 10:44 pm
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: 300
Replies: 29
Views: 5015

wow! the trailer looks brilliant!! what rating is it? lidi :D Well, the US trailer is rated R, so if'n we're really unlucky they'll edit and turn it into a 15 here, :( Or leave it and we'll have an 18 :lol: Having said that, teh Z-ster, Sam and I went to see Blood Diamond on sunday and some guy had...
by Dickie
Tue Feb 06, 2007 9:49 pm
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: 300
Replies: 29
Views: 5015

Brother Kevfael wrote:Go and read the "300" Graphic novel by Frank Miller on which the film is based. First rate.


Well, when I remember who I lent them too, she can...
by Dickie
Sat Jan 27, 2007 10:28 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Pictures please...
Replies: 30
Views: 5049

I'm sure we'll be crossing swords/daggers/axes soon enough old boy. In fact you'll have to make yourself known to me, as I'm fsairly sure we still haven't met...

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