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by KarenM
Mon Jan 15, 2007 4:13 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Where to find published images of some 16th-c. paintings?
Replies: 4
Views: 774

Where to find published images of some 16th-c. paintings?

There are two paintings partially shown in the Tudor Tailor book that I would like to find larger versions or reproductions of: The Field of the Cloth of Gold and The Embarkation at Dover. Does anyone know whether these paintings have been published in other books? Also, Ninya Mikhaila's website men...
by KarenM
Mon Jan 15, 2007 4:02 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Surviving examples of startup shoes/boots?
Replies: 2
Views: 798

Surviving examples of startup shoes/boots?

Hello, I'm in Maryland, USA. I'm trying to assemble a kit suitable for a countrywoman of the Scottish Borders in the 1540s. I'm interested in startup shoes or low boots, but I've had difficulties finding good images of them. They appear on many of the peasants in Breughel paintings but not in good d...
by KarenM
Tue Dec 20, 2005 8:43 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: What's wrong with Shakespeare?
Replies: 20
Views: 7341

Alan F, I believe you're greatly mistaken about the circumstances of the composition of Macbeth. It was written in 1606 to please King James, who claimed descent from Banquo (murdered by Macbeth in the play). Shakespeare and his theatrical company enjoyed the patronage of King James for years. "Will...
by KarenM
Mon Dec 19, 2005 9:16 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Jack of plates questions
Replies: 7
Views: 3111

Jack of plates questions

Hello, I'm new here. I post as Flittie on the Armour Archive and posted as Karen Mac on the old Arador forums. I'm primarily interested in Scotland and England of the 16th and early 17th centuries. I play in a U.S. LARP-type fantasy and semihistorical boffer game called Dagorhir. I base my fantasy c...