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by Kane101
Mon Nov 04, 2013 2:25 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: Viking Group 870AD Peterborough - Cambridge Area
Replies: 1
Views: 1600

Viking Group 870AD Peterborough - Cambridge Area

We are a Living History and Battle re-enactment group based around the Medeshamstede Abbey at the time of invasion by Halfdan and Ubbi in 870AD. The Abbey was ransacked and possibly destroyed at this time but was later rebuilt as Peterborough Abbey later becoming a Cathedral and City. We have a numb...
by Kane101
Tue Aug 09, 2011 9:44 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Rings on belts...
Replies: 14
Views: 4558

Re: Rings on belts...

i've use one to hang a short fighting axe from but like most i've stop using it cut it gets caught up in my legs and end up holding the axe while on the march.
by Kane101
Tue Aug 09, 2011 1:05 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: hospitaler uniform.
Replies: 1
Views: 980

hospitaler uniform.

now i seam to have conflicking information. one reference a papal document states that Raymond Du Puy order knight hospitalers to wear red uniforms in honour of the blessed Gerard rather than the black which most of us wear then we switched to black after the fall of rhodes. the other information th...
by Kane101
Fri Jul 01, 2011 2:51 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: 12-14 centry western Drill.
Replies: 29
Views: 6776

Re: 12-14 centry western Drill.

I don't have my tattered copy to hand, but are there any clues to be had in the Chronicles of Joinville and Villehardouin? If you haven't read them then I urge you to do so. Cheap enough on Amazon (get the more modern Smith translation rather than the Shaw). There might be clues in other eyewitness...
by Kane101
Thu Jun 30, 2011 6:10 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: 12-14 centry western Drill.
Replies: 29
Views: 6776

Re: 12-14 centry western Drill.

continplating the reality of a battle with all those ego's involved, charging forward on mass as bundle of troop sounds more like what would be the common thing to happen, vision and hearing in the thick of battle is a pain, re-enactment fighting is much harder, more things to think about, the amoun...
by Kane101
Thu Jun 30, 2011 1:11 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: 12-14 centry western Drill.
Replies: 29
Views: 6776

Re: 12-14 centry western Drill.

this brings in the other side of the coin as it were. if commands are given in which language would they have been spoken. the Knight Hospitaler and Templer are of mixed peoples but they are monastic in nature would they yell commands in latin or is the language of the person yelling. i know from ex...
by Kane101
Thu Jun 30, 2011 12:16 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Making rivetted maille
Replies: 18
Views: 6824

Re: Making rivetted maille

at TORM this year i watching one of the chaps from Cap-a-pie making the rivited mail it appears that the wedge rivets are the easiest to use. the gent making the armour was just using normal blunt nosed pilers nothing special. it looked so easy i may have a go myself. http://www.capapie.co.uk/materi...
by Kane101
Thu Jun 30, 2011 12:01 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: 12-14 centry western Drill.
Replies: 29
Views: 6776

12-14 centry western Drill.

i noticed that several group including the one i am with are simple using Viking drill and commands for well Drill. its all well and good shouting Sheild wall and the command being followed but it doesn't feel right to me, i guess being in also in a roman group and viking group having a different fo...
by Kane101
Fri Jun 24, 2011 12:30 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: saddle suppilers
Replies: 1
Views: 1031

saddle suppilers

a member of my Hospiler group is looking for a saddle for herself can anyone recommend a good supplier for such an item.
looking for 116o to 1250 period.
by Kane101
Thu Jun 23, 2011 3:04 am
Forum: Societies
Topic: knight Hospitalers Cambridgeshire
Replies: 0
Views: 979

knight Hospitalers Cambridgeshire

the periods we specialise in is the Crusades of the 11th - 13th Centuries. both living History and combat. be you wish to be a Brother Knight, Monk or pilgrim or anything inbetween we try to be flexible. http://ancienttimes.webs.com/ratscrusader.htm this is just to let those who wish to know that th...
by Kane101
Thu Jun 23, 2011 2:38 am
Forum: Societies
Topic: Knights Hospitallers of Warwickshire
Replies: 5
Views: 2467

Re: Knights Hospitallers of Warwickshire

at this rate we will have Knight hospitalers in every county not bad.
by Kane101
Fri Jul 30, 2010 3:34 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: Hetaireia Palatiou (c.900–1204)
Replies: 4
Views: 3300

Re: Hetaireia Palatiou (c.900–1204)

like the kit, very nice. the general appearance of the group make's you stand out. i'd seen you guys at an event, but was busy with the general public, so i didn't have chance to come over and get a better look at you group and say hello. may be next time.
by Kane101
Sun Jul 11, 2010 11:08 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Britannia's Arthurian show in Caerleon
Replies: 6
Views: 2521

Re: Britannia's Arthurian show in Caerleon

just a few photos taken on the sunday
by Kane101
Thu Jul 08, 2010 8:19 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: 1 C Romans Interested?
Replies: 54
Views: 14921

Re: 1 C Romans Interested?

sorry if you find the fact that i just joined this forum a problem. the guys i was talking to don't use these forums and are currently in iron age and celtic reconstruction one is a member of CHES they are ipswich and colchester area but that a moot point. questions are loaded of course they are loa...
by Kane101
Wed Jul 07, 2010 10:55 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: 1 C Romans Interested?
Replies: 54
Views: 14921

Re: 1 C Romans Interested?

all though outside my own area by several hundred years and my weight class i do know some people not on this forum that fit your requirements. there questions are as follows. 1. what area of the UK are you mainly looking to recruit from. 2. are you doing a central kit . as in the group supplies the...