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by nev
Mon Mar 09, 2009 8:18 pm
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: False, fleeting, perjur'd Clarence.
Replies: 4
Views: 1433

Don't think Mr Richardson wrote anything specific on Clarence as far as i remember, the ones I know of are the hollow crowns- overview of the WotR the Deceivers- the mystery and his solution to the princes in the tower story the lordly ones- the nevilles the popinjays- the woodvilles A pride of bast...
by nev
Wed Nov 05, 2008 7:08 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Knife/Dagger length
Replies: 26
Views: 10915

As far as i'm aware it is correct that a knife has only a single cutting edge where as a dagger has 2, I was also of the belief that a sword has to have quillons/a cross guard where as a dagger doesn't necessarily have to e.g the Welsh rondel daggers from the 15th century, as long as a short sword b...
by nev
Tue Jul 15, 2008 7:13 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Tewkesbury video. Very good
Replies: 5
Views: 1470

except an amount of that footage is from last year because I'm clearly in the abbey fight and wasn't there this year
by nev
Mon Jun 09, 2008 7:43 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Billmen - myth?
Replies: 273
Views: 28824

Nev "A bil as in a cutting tool is practically 90 odd percent of the close quarter weapons on a medieval battlefield. " If a 'standard' WOTR army is at least half if not 2/3 archers, the rest being MAA and toffs, and assuming that many of the archers' sidearms were not bills then only if ...
by nev
Sun Jun 08, 2008 8:55 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Billmen - myth?
Replies: 273
Views: 28824

ok I'm going to stick my bill in so to speak first off I'm willing to be corrected on any of this I am not working from primary sources, I don't have copies of the original documents and can't read medieval latin/norman-french and middle english gives me a headache so I am relying on translations an...
by nev
Thu Apr 24, 2008 8:56 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Gloucester 19/20 April - EventPlan
Replies: 10
Views: 1932

Andreas wrote:Some on flickr as well, amongst others this very happy one of Master Harley:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/dog-n-dub/2426883843/


Come on everyone sing along "smilie happy people...." :lol:

Yes, I know, I'm going to die
by nev
Tue Sep 11, 2007 4:53 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Georgian / Regency Male Costume Primer
Replies: 5
Views: 1609

and it would be so much better if learned to type
by nev
Tue Sep 11, 2007 4:53 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Georgian / Regency Male Costume Primer
Replies: 5
Views: 1609

this site was very hlpful to me when I was choosing what I wanted for my regency kit http://www.songsmyth.com/costumerscompanion.html
by nev
Sun May 13, 2007 9:12 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Bolsover Mayday weekend
Replies: 26
Views: 3290

yes that is me fighting yan, not sure what's going on with the extremly unorthodox sword style though!
by nev
Tue Apr 17, 2007 7:35 am
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: 18th century riding boots Help!!!!!!
Replies: 1
Views: 1162

got mine from kevin garlick http://www.kmgarlick-shoemaker.co.uk/

he is very busy at the moment but he may have some in stock if you're lucky

hope that helps
by nev
Tue Apr 10, 2007 4:20 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Women off the Battlefield?
Replies: 30
Views: 4170

wasn't one of the most widely read treatise on war in the late 15th century written by a woman (and a french woman at that).....*runs off to find the reference*......Le Livre des faiz darmes by Christine de Pisan (translated into English by William Caxton under the title The book of fayttes of armes...
by nev
Mon Apr 09, 2007 8:49 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Who the hell are you?
Replies: 520
Views: 62623

@nev: how do you manage to look like a different person in every photo?


simple, kit maketh the man. or in fairness the lincoln and blore pictures were taken with decent cameras and the one of my regency kit with a camera phone which probably makes the difference
by nev
Sun Apr 08, 2007 7:32 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Who the hell are you?
Replies: 520
Views: 62623

it's actually all really comfortable. it takes an age to get in to and once i've got the jacket on i can't do alot with my arms but its certainly a comfortable immobility :)
by nev
Sun Apr 08, 2007 6:27 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Who the hell are you?
Replies: 520
Views: 62623

civilian, its a late georgian/regency M-cut tail coat. the picture really doesn't do it justice unfortunatly
by nev
Sun Apr 08, 2007 5:31 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Who the hell are you?
Replies: 520
Views: 62623

ok, i know most of you in WotR know me but thought i'd stick these up anyway lincoln http://i154.photobucket.com/albums/s278/only1neville/imdeadsexy-1.jpg blore 2006 http://i154.photobucket.com/albums/s278/only1neville/blore2006img_1024.jpg http://i154.photobucket.com/albums/s278/only1neville/nevblo...
by nev
Wed Jun 21, 2006 7:36 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Tatton
Replies: 10
Views: 1456

clarence's by the look of it, its certainly willow at the front (open faced sallet)
by nev
Thu Apr 13, 2006 7:49 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Team / House Liverys for Recognition
Replies: 149
Views: 74633

yes lets bring that up at every possible opertunity shall we craig :D
by nev
Wed Apr 12, 2006 4:53 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Team / House Liverys for Recognition
Replies: 149
Views: 74633

where as cleggy's excuse is simply that he comes from rochdale :D
by nev
Thu Apr 06, 2006 7:10 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Team / House Liverys for Recognition
Replies: 149
Views: 74633

yes i know.....always meant to ask how long it took you to find that particular gem allan?
by nev
Thu Apr 06, 2006 7:58 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Team / House Liverys for Recognition
Replies: 149
Views: 74633

for myself i'm thinking of having something on my tent either "meum est propositum in taberna mori"-it is my fondest hope to die in an inn or "silent leges inter arma"- In war the law is silent and possibly carved onto my bill "sic transit gloria mundi" so passes the glory of the world and to finish...
by nev
Fri Mar 31, 2006 7:46 am
Forum: General History
Topic: How to improve battles?
Replies: 313
Views: 39650

doesn't matter whcih side we're on james. i keep telling you there's 3 sides to this WotR lark, york, lancaster and stafford. as for not being able to murder your own side...didn't stop me at blore last year and i was carrying the yorkist commander's banner! :D
by nev
Mon Mar 27, 2006 5:57 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Team / House Liverys for Recognition
Replies: 149
Views: 74633

thats the polite version, hit it was never the phrasiology used
by nev
Sat Mar 25, 2006 11:38 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Team / House Liverys for Recognition
Replies: 149
Views: 74633

simple aj, those that have seen/photographed his bad side never survive it or if they do they're rendered bitter twisted husks of human beings and placed in the stafford bill block for safe keeping :D
by nev
Fri Mar 24, 2006 7:16 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Team / House Liverys for Recognition
Replies: 149
Views: 74633

its a bonified 15th century tactic, i believe....*flicks furiously through large tombs on medieval tactics*....AH YES! its here under "advance in the style of the italians" also see "the only order the stafford line knows....charge, or, the lets see how many dukes we can lose this year competition" ...
by nev
Fri Mar 24, 2006 8:47 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Team / House Liverys for Recognition
Replies: 149
Views: 74633

for a man that claims to hate having his photo taken you certainly have alot of pictures of yourself allan :D
by nev
Wed Mar 22, 2006 8:28 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Team / House Liverys for Recognition
Replies: 149
Views: 74633

good god are those pole arms i see! thats very unlike you lot jim! :D
by nev
Wed Mar 22, 2006 8:33 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Team / House Liverys for Recognition
Replies: 149
Views: 74633

ah yes huntingdon down by the river, what a pleasant weekend that was
by nev
Mon Mar 20, 2006 8:02 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Wanted advice - C14 - C15 boots
Replies: 6
Views: 1567

phil's stuff can be relied upon to be good and fairly accurate, garlick is also worth a look, planto's are wonderful but you pay for them but there's no way you'll get a pair of them before the season, the only other one i can think of is pilgrim shoes http://www.pilgrimshoes.co.uk
by nev
Fri Mar 17, 2006 7:01 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Blore Heath
Replies: 18
Views: 5542

the song book is still very much alive (the 2006 edition is currently in the works), and who can forget the immortal ode to mark "recruiting" sorry to all those who have no idea what we're on about but there are many memories all be it blurred memories of drunken out of tune sessions around the fire...
by nev
Thu Jan 12, 2006 9:14 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: How to improve battles?
Replies: 313
Views: 39650

the way forward as i see it for combatant archers is to try and enforce the white sash rule (fed), if you're a non com on the field you wear a white sash, this is easily spotted and marks you out, if you're not wearing one you're a target, simple as that. as a side note to this, i would always sugge...

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