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by Aginoth
Sat Aug 24, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: FOR SALE: Crossbow - Screw and Handle Loading - C.14 C.15
Replies: 1
Views: 489

FOR SALE: Crossbow - Screw and Handle Loading - C.14 C.15

Unusual Medieval Replica Crossbow for reenactment. Bought around 10 years ago from Albion Arbalest, Crossbow number 410 marked on Nutt. This is one of only two crossbows of this design that they made. Unusual Screw and Handle loading arrangement, dating from Late 14th to Mid/Late 15th Century; as fo...
by Aginoth
Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: Disabled ex-reenactor looking for help
Replies: 0
Views: 511

Disabled ex-reenactor looking for help

I am a disabled father of four active children aged from 9 to 19. Due to several health problems, I had o give up reenacting (Late C.14) a few years ago and I also had to give up cycling about 8 years ago as Rheumatoid-, Oesteo-, and Psoriatic Arthritis (plus a few other conditions) meant on a stand...
by Aginoth
Tue Aug 04, 2015 2:31 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: Teulu'r Tywysogion (The Prince's Retinue) 1180-1450 Wales
Replies: 0
Views: 1286

Teulu'r Tywysogion (The Prince's Retinue) 1180-1450 Wales

Teulu'r Tywysogion (The Prince's Retinue) is a hardworking group of experienced historical enthusiasts that take great pride and joy to encourage interest in medieval Wales and to educate people about the almost forgotten characters of our proud nation. We do this through historical interpretation a...
by Aginoth
Fri Mar 19, 2010 9:16 am
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 4 Word Story
Replies: 9291
Views: 993181

Re: 4 Word Story

listening to Geoff Love
by Aginoth
Thu Mar 18, 2010 8:14 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 4 Word Story
Replies: 9291
Views: 993181

Re: 4 Word Story

miniute cos I need
by Aginoth
Sat Mar 06, 2010 9:37 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 4 Word Story
Replies: 9291
Views: 993181

Re: 4 Word Story

naked policemen with large
by Aginoth
Fri Mar 05, 2010 11:54 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 4 Word Story
Replies: 9291
Views: 993181

Re: 4 Word Story

was swiftly ensorceled by
by Aginoth
Wed Mar 03, 2010 7:18 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 4 Word Story
Replies: 9291
Views: 993181

Re: 4 Word Story

floor cleaning fluid commercials
by Aginoth
Thu Feb 18, 2010 10:17 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: The Company of Chivalry (1370)
Replies: 5
Views: 3944

The Company of Chivalry (1370)

The Company of Chivalry The Company of Chivalry is a historical re-enactment society dedicated to understanding and recreating the life and culture of the 14th Century. Members spend their weekends at castles and historical sites, bringing history alive and recreating life in the service of Thomas,...
by Aginoth
Mon Mar 09, 2009 1:35 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Looking for a group...
Replies: 9
Views: 2590

That'll be me.

my contact details are on our website. :)

email: companyofchivalry<at>btinternet<dot>com
by Aginoth
Tue Nov 04, 2008 8:46 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Call for traders - Bishops Lydeard Medieval Event Sept 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 331

Call for traders - Bishops Lydeard Medieval Event Sept 2009

Call for traders. The Company of Chivalry, by invitation of the local organisers, have been asked to run a show at Bishop’s Lydeard, Somerset over the weekend of Saturday 12th / Sunday 13th September 2009 . The event has been in existence for several years and is expanding. The main event of the sho...
by Aginoth
Thu Mar 20, 2008 1:28 pm
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: Keeping stuff cold
Replies: 23
Views: 5129

keeping stuff cold is not going to be a problem this weekend...brrr
by Aginoth
Sun Jan 13, 2008 9:48 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: GOTHIC BUILDINGS 1000-1500
Replies: 38
Views: 4851

Cleve Abbey, Somerset One of the last Cistercian Abbeys founded in England (1198), and some of the best preserved cloister buildings of any religious site in England http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/upload/img_400/sw_cleeve_03.jpg A beautiful and peaceful site, fabulous location for a summer picnic.
by Aginoth
Thu Oct 04, 2007 4:21 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Postal Strike
Replies: 17
Views: 2826

Well looks like another se tof strikes.

No post until next thursday is what the news has said
by Aginoth
Thu Oct 04, 2007 9:11 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Sheepskins
Replies: 99
Views: 14443

Handbag wrote:hmmm this isnt a ploy to get out of paying your taxes or being picked on in the court scenes now is it agi!??



Now that sounds like a plan, "Sorry m'lord, I'm dead this year for Tax purposes"

Very Douglas Adams :)
by Aginoth
Wed Oct 03, 2007 9:31 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Sheepskins
Replies: 99
Views: 14443

Guilty as charged....we put sheepskin/fleece on our tent floor, but ... 1. our tent is closed 2. we only use four or five manky old short clipped part skins that are no good for anything else, except maybe scabbard lining or shoe padding (I have cut off strips for this purpose :)) 3. the main reason...
by Aginoth
Tue Sep 18, 2007 2:11 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Square Tents
Replies: 16
Views: 4806

But where is the evidence for The Landsknecht Square tent? and is just a Continental used design or contemporary for the England/Wales/France in 14th C?
by Aginoth
Sun Jul 01, 2007 1:03 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Predictions in 1900 about 2000
Replies: 0
Views: 607

Predictions in 1900 about 2000

http://www.yorktownhistory.org/homepages/1900_predictions.htm

Very interesting to see just how close some of the predictions were, and how far off others are
by Aginoth
Tue May 15, 2007 9:14 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Wooden Buttons (13th - 15th Century)
Replies: 26
Views: 2352

I wasn't clear...my bad...actaully I have one pilgrim badge...to canterbury, some times i wear a St.Michaels Mount badge, but never together. I wear 2 other badges, one lancastrian S...a Gift from my lord from when I was raised from Villein to Yeoman, and an Archers badge, as I am also an archer for...
by Aginoth
Mon May 14, 2007 8:32 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Wooden Buttons (13th - 15th Century)
Replies: 26
Views: 2352

I'm not sure that buttons, in and of themselves, connoted status (except when dealing with the really high-end stuff -- gold buttons with inset gems, for example); the two examples of 14th century garments listed above both belonged to noblemen, and both have fabric buttons (at least on the top hal...
by Aginoth
Mon May 14, 2007 5:54 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Wooden Buttons (13th - 15th Century)
Replies: 26
Views: 2352

well one single example from C15 is better than nothing...but not enough for me to claim authenticity...unfortunately I have a ready surce of cloth buttons, but i was hoping to find something that showed a little more status, as I portray a merchant cobbler, and as such would have a little more mone...
by Aginoth
Mon May 14, 2007 1:06 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Wooden Buttons (13th - 15th Century)
Replies: 26
Views: 2352

Wooden Buttons (13th - 15th Century)

Me and a mate were discussing costuming, specifically late 14th century. We came aroud to buttons and thought it absolutely feasible and logical that the lower classes would have seen the use of wooden buttons / toggles as an eminently simple solution to fastening clothes... problem is I can't seem ...
by Aginoth
Mon Feb 12, 2007 9:24 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: medieval market in weston super mare 2007 - interested?
Replies: 29
Views: 4133

Miranda,

PM'd you regards this event...
by Aginoth
Tue Jul 11, 2006 10:01 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Crimes against Authenticity
Replies: 116
Views: 13747

I will be putting the new ones up tomorrow, and will send the link to those I haven't contacted yet after that. I missed some doozies, but got a few good 'uns too. Could you PM me the link to your Crimes against Authenticity Piccies....was unable to attend Tewks this year as we were up in Beaumaris...
by Aginoth
Thu Jun 08, 2006 6:40 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Farleigh Hungerford 3-4 June 2006 Company of Chivalry
Replies: 1
Views: 631

Farleigh Hungerford 3-4 June 2006 Company of Chivalry

Here's The unedited footage of the Company of Chivalry at Farleigh Hungerford that I took

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m09vT4mWWfQ


And heres a slideshow of some of the piccies I took

http://www.flickr.com/photos/83798272@N ... 9531/show/
by Aginoth
Thu Apr 06, 2006 2:59 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Braided Linen Cord
Replies: 2
Views: 914

Braided Linen Cord

Can anyone point me in the way of:

a) someone who can supply Braided linen cord (3-6 mm)

b) any resources on how to make it yourself using methods suitable for C14 Living History (me being a complete novice at it)

Thanks in advance

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