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by matlot
Fri Sep 18, 2015 12:36 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Writing on armour
Replies: 24
Views: 5320

Re: Writing on armour

Is there a way of dating the etchings as the armouries have a collection of original 15c armour which they say was etched in the 19c, including my personal fave peice which is a breast plate with a lovely pattern down the front which must have taken a long time to do unfortunately they have done it ...
by matlot
Wed Apr 23, 2014 7:30 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: looking to join
Replies: 3
Views: 2032

Re: looking to join

Have a look at the wars of the roses federation page for groups their all over the country
http://www.wotr-fed.co.uk/
also on facebook
https://www.facebook.com/WOTRF
by matlot
Mon Sep 09, 2013 6:17 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: Looking for Medieval Living History Group Manchester Area
Replies: 4
Views: 2193

Re: Looking for Medieval Living History Group Manchester Are

Sir john saviles household are a late 15c group mostly based around south Yorkshire but do have a few members around Manchester and stockport

http://www.savilehousehold.co.uk
by matlot
Tue Aug 20, 2013 8:58 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: wars of the roses period groups in Brighton area.
Replies: 4
Views: 2191

Re: wars of the roses period groups in Brighton area.

the wars of the roses fed group the tudor household are from brighton way
by matlot
Wed Mar 13, 2013 10:27 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: Highland light infantry
Replies: 2
Views: 1880

Highland light infantry

Is there any groups that reenact ww1 era HLI as i am thinking of branching into another period and it was my great grandads reg
any other tips about starting would be helpful
by matlot
Tue Dec 18, 2012 10:57 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Words to historical war chants
Replies: 18
Views: 5715

Re: Words to historical war chants

"YOU'RE GOING HOME IN A HORSE DRAWN AMBULANCE"
by matlot
Fri Aug 17, 2012 8:35 am
Forum: Societies
Topic: WOTR groups in Plymouth/Devon
Replies: 6
Views: 2865

Re: WOTR groups in Plymouth/Devon

There not wotr groups
by matlot
Thu Aug 16, 2012 3:35 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: WOTR groups in Plymouth/Devon
Replies: 6
Views: 2865

Re: WOTR groups in Plymouth/Devon

easy answer there isnt any apart from me who has been looking for years there used to be one down in looe cornwall but i dont know if there still going i think there is a thirteenth cent group though
by matlot
Thu Jul 21, 2011 5:44 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Wearing of Stripes
Replies: 39
Views: 6749

Re: Wearing of Stripes

theres a 15 c image of sailors wearing stripes
by matlot
Sat Jan 15, 2011 12:12 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: looking for plate legs
Replies: 31
Views: 4596

Re: looking for plate legs

there is also fred at http://www.ryallarmouries.co.uk/
hes very good
by matlot
Sun Jan 02, 2011 1:15 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: lining plate
Replies: 5
Views: 983

Re: lining plate

should have said wotr i was wondering because some of the effort which goes into some of the detail on armour just for the inside to be left bare
by matlot
Sat Jan 01, 2011 3:36 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: lining plate
Replies: 5
Views: 983

lining plate

i was wondering if there was any evidence of lining the inside of armour
by matlot
Sat Aug 14, 2010 9:43 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Arming a Knight. IN COLOR!!
Replies: 1
Views: 1438

Re: Arming a Knight. IN COLOR!!

yuck mountain dew almost as bad as gatorade
by matlot
Tue Jul 27, 2010 9:43 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: Seeking advice on finding and joining a group
Replies: 29
Views: 7896

Re: Seeking advice on finding and joining a group

their the saviles a wars of the roses yorkist household who are very family orientated there are plenty of kids (2-3 of the familys have 3 generations going) with members from all over the place mostly yorkshire/cheshire but as far away as plymouth and germany most of our events are midlands way and...
by matlot
Wed Apr 28, 2010 10:43 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Brigadines for an archer
Replies: 26
Views: 4352

Re: Brigadines for an archer

white rose apparel very nice can be quite expencivehttp://www.whiteroseapparel.com/brigandines.htm
by matlot
Tue Apr 27, 2010 9:54 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Tracking haberdashery shops
Replies: 72
Views: 49326

Re: Tracking haberdashery shops

Pin tin
wilton st , millbridge plymouth

http://www.thepintin.co.uk/
by matlot
Wed Apr 14, 2010 6:56 pm
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: Historical novels that aren't utter drivel?
Replies: 79
Views: 19958

Re: Historical novels that aren't utter drivel?

Michael jecks does a series of medieval mystery books set in devon there not brilliant but deffinately readable
by matlot
Mon Aug 10, 2009 6:09 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Sir William COURTENAY of Powderham b1427 d1485
Replies: 5
Views: 1875

there the bonville family the senior side of the courtney family had a major feud with the bonville family which went to the extent of when the bonville famly fell out with henry vi and defected from lancaster to the yorkist cause then the courtneys defected form york to lancaster however sir willia...
by matlot
Mon Aug 10, 2009 5:36 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Sir William COURTENAY of Powderham b1427 d1485
Replies: 5
Views: 1875

i went last sunday thats what got me thinking and looking into him
by matlot
Mon Aug 10, 2009 1:17 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Sir William COURTENAY of Powderham b1427 d1485
Replies: 5
Views: 1875

Sir William COURTENAY of Powderham b1427 d1485

does anyone have any information about Sir William COURTENAY of Powderham b1427 d1485 all i can find is he was married to Margaret Bonville (died before July 1487), by whom she had issue.
and he was a yorkist
by matlot
Mon Mar 16, 2009 9:52 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Calling the Saville historian.
Replies: 5
Views: 1534

speak to our captain he wrote it he dosnt normaly post on here but will bring it to his attention
by matlot
Wed Mar 11, 2009 7:42 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Silk serving on Mary Rose arrows
Replies: 32
Views: 6701

dont know if the arrows have gone but acording to the news a load of the artifacts off the mary rose are going on display in london for three months
inculding the sword unfortunately i did not see where
by matlot
Tue Aug 26, 2008 6:09 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Household Soldier
Replies: 15
Views: 2710

i may as well ask i have come across a line "all the lord chamberlain's men have become my lord of buckingham's men"(simon stallworth's second letter to sir william stoner dated 21st june 1483)
would that be common to take over a hole household and retinue???
by matlot
Sat Aug 23, 2008 9:09 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Battle idea
Replies: 22
Views: 2984

ideal in theory but most archers dont like the blocks trampling all over there arrows as all arrows broken would have to be replaced and i would be worryed about arrows going in to crowds
by matlot
Tue Aug 19, 2008 11:04 pm
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: Expanding lunch
Replies: 1
Views: 1407

there is a book called pleyn delit
which has medieval recipies inclueing a french one for mushroom pasties
by matlot
Tue Aug 19, 2008 10:56 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Can anyone identify this image?
Replies: 9
Views: 2025

that picture is the edward III one tis bugging me now
by matlot
Mon Mar 31, 2008 2:53 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Combat Archer
Replies: 98
Views: 11532

if you are up north get in tuch with the saviles they are majoritaly wotr archers
by matlot
Mon Mar 31, 2008 1:11 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: the strange things you find....
Replies: 131
Views: 14896

didnt spot that bit
by matlot
Mon Mar 31, 2008 10:03 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: the strange things you find....
Replies: 131
Views: 14896

i like this one http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Medieval-chaperon-hat-re-enactment_W0QQitemZ270224031243QQcmdZViewItem?hash=item270224031243

cant figure out how he waters his flowers without getting his head wet though

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