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by Nemeton John
Tue Sep 02, 2008 10:25 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Animal Tails
Replies: 199
Views: 25785

You seem to have missed my point. At the battle of Agincourt the fox tail was the banner of the Lancastrians and was worn extensivly after that.
by Nemeton John
Tue Sep 02, 2008 7:38 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Animal Tails
Replies: 199
Views: 25785

Fox tails

I’m glad this subject has been bought up as there is much over use of this piece of regalia. At one of our FED battles I was approached by a lady member of the public who was accompanied by a small child and she asked the significance of the Fox tail. She had asked a Wench (and I use the word correc...
by Nemeton John
Tue Sep 02, 2008 6:53 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Animal Tails
Replies: 199
Views: 25785

Fox tails

It seems to me that generally the symbolism is important - why wear something voluntarily which is associated with hypocrisy and deceit? Because anyone can see the images but not everyone understands that it is symbolic rather than factual. When I was a kid I used to regularly stick two fingers up ...
by Nemeton John
Mon Sep 17, 2007 6:22 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Blacksmith bellows
Replies: 3
Views: 2331

Blacksmith bellows

Hi all Has anyone some designs for blacksmith bellows around 14/15c. I have been speaking to Dave Greenhaigh and he drew his that he said is early medieval. His description is good but I was wondering if anyone has more precise plans and materials. Time was somewhat limited so I didn’t ask enough qu...
by Nemeton John
Fri Jul 20, 2007 7:07 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Square Tents
Replies: 16
Views: 4805

World Tents

We have been reading all the remarks made about square tents with avid interest as we are going to purchase a medieval round or square tent this year. We have looked closely at the Past Tents sight and seen many of their tents, however we have not seen the internal construction of the World Tents. C...

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