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by Hinny Annie
Fri Apr 04, 2008 10:41 am
Forum: Creative Works
Topic: A recent project
Replies: 24
Views: 5919

Divvent ye start an all. This is driving me mad :lol:
by Hinny Annie
Mon Mar 31, 2008 10:01 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Arthur of the Britons
Replies: 4
Views: 2132

Tis my birthday soon I know what I am getting, loads of eye candy.
by Hinny Annie
Mon Mar 31, 2008 7:38 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: the strange things you find....
Replies: 131
Views: 17483

Ye gods someone has bid on it
by Hinny Annie
Mon Mar 31, 2008 12:20 pm
Forum: Creative Works
Topic: can you tell what it is yet.... :?
Replies: 30
Views: 7812

Your 10 hours clock is ticking, so get stiching girl. :lol:
by Hinny Annie
Sun Mar 30, 2008 3:41 pm
Forum: Creative Works
Topic: can you tell what it is yet.... :?
Replies: 30
Views: 7812

Is it Mary ?
by Hinny Annie
Mon Mar 24, 2008 1:10 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: What I Got Up To Easter Weekend
Replies: 14
Views: 3327

What a lovely easter present will last much longer than an egg.
by Hinny Annie
Tue Feb 19, 2008 2:57 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Jorvik Thank You
Replies: 7
Views: 1602

Welcome to the forum as well.
by Hinny Annie
Tue Feb 19, 2008 11:53 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Shortbow - who makes them ?
Replies: 4
Views: 1668

H Valen, a wooden bow of this length would be very weak simply because the draw length is very short, and looking at the size of the arrowheads in the same picture it would suggest that the bow had considerable power and therefore I would think that it is made of a composite material similar to hors...
by Hinny Annie
Fri Feb 08, 2008 10:48 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Firing Bows?
Replies: 43
Views: 7726

well at least my theory on the command checks out. **gives pat on back*** :lol: :lol: and i dont think fire would have been used even with flaming arrows. why introduce a new term for a different projectile. after all they didnt shout "bodkin", or "forker" "barbed" etc to denote what type of head t...
by Hinny Annie
Fri Feb 08, 2008 12:00 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Rabbit fur colour?
Replies: 7
Views: 1771

Dave at House of de Clifford is ya man. Knows all ya need to know about furry stuff.
by Hinny Annie
Fri Feb 08, 2008 11:58 am
Forum: General History
Topic: Firing Bows?
Replies: 43
Views: 7726

You Knock your Arrow, Draw your string and Loose the Arrow, only time fire should be used is fire arrows as in flaming
by Hinny Annie
Wed Jan 30, 2008 11:23 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Court Shoes?
Replies: 24
Views: 2910

I would contact these people, www.np-historicalshoes they make fab shoes mainly 14th century but they are open to all historical suggestions they will be trading at the International Living History Fair, which is there only UK trading event this year, at the moment. Sorry if I come over as gushing b...
by Hinny Annie
Tue Jan 29, 2008 9:59 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Stonewall Jackson
Replies: 13
Views: 3396

Welcome from me as well
by Hinny Annie
Sun Jan 27, 2008 11:18 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Bragging.....
Replies: 24
Views: 2333

Really lovely, you are so clever
by Hinny Annie
Wed Jan 23, 2008 9:49 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Crecy Museum
Replies: 1
Views: 1102

Hi Matt, we went to Crecy Museum in November and I agree with you it is pretty poor, we gave them a longbow as we felt they need all the help they can get. The signage is one area that needs looking at as it is difficult to find, and although we did mention it to him he didn't seem to think it was a...
by Hinny Annie
Sat Nov 03, 2007 10:47 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Rocks of Ages
Replies: 32
Views: 4943

Neil of Ormsheim wrote:Bishops had rings set with amythist to prevent them being poisoned/getting drunk on comunion wine.

Can I have a amethyst ring to help soak the wine up please :lol:
by Hinny Annie
Thu Nov 01, 2007 10:59 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Wedding Pictures
Replies: 5
Views: 1688

You both look fab, just enjoy your life together
by Hinny Annie
Thu Nov 01, 2007 8:38 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Whose side are you on?
Replies: 46
Views: 7250

Lancastrian, we are in the Clifford Household. We usually portray John (the butcher) Clifford's motely crew.
by Hinny Annie
Sun Oct 07, 2007 10:47 pm
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: Cheese Question
Replies: 14
Views: 3221

My pet hate is cold cheese
by Hinny Annie
Sun Oct 07, 2007 10:01 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Sheepskins
Replies: 99
Views: 17363

Handbag wrote: i guess many re-enactors still have modern principles for this kind of thing
Agreed, but then why dont most people have the same problem with leather shoes
by Hinny Annie
Thu Oct 04, 2007 12:23 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Agincourt 1415 - with a difference
Replies: 21
Views: 4071

We would pay to come and see an event like that. Would be fantastic to see/aspire to when and where is it.
by Hinny Annie
Tue Oct 02, 2007 10:25 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Battle of Worksop - 1459 - 1460?
Replies: 35
Views: 6645

Allan you should contact Adrian Waite from the Cliffords, he has studied this in depth. I remember myself and his wife sitting around a campfire one night pretending we were interested after several bottles of the red stuff it sort of was. I have his contact details if you want them
by Hinny Annie
Mon Aug 20, 2007 6:12 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: LANARK, ON BOSWORTH WEEKEND, IS GOING AHEAD
Replies: 16
Views: 3454

Despite the rain it was great, its always well organised we always like going there as its the closest event we trade at, shame there was not more visitors. We'll be back
by Hinny Annie
Fri Aug 17, 2007 1:07 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Flags
Replies: 4
Views: 878

Ask Gerald the Herald he might know
by Hinny Annie
Mon Aug 06, 2007 5:50 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Postal Strike
Replies: 17
Views: 3587

We had a parcel delivered to us last week by Parcel Force. I tracked the number on the card online says it was delivered, except we were on holiday. Rang them up, definately delivered they said, not to us said me. Delivery driver is on holiday for 2 weeks and no one knows where he delivered it, aske...
by Hinny Annie
Fri Jul 27, 2007 11:16 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Free pitch for traders!!!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 2843

Will you be going to Lanark, we will be trading there, please feel free to come and have a chat with us, Scotland is much closer to us than southern England we live in Northumberland. We trade as 'A Piece of History' longbows and archery supplies. Hope to see you there I am not hard to spot (small g...
by Hinny Annie
Mon Jul 16, 2007 7:00 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Shugborough Post Mortem
Replies: 33
Views: 4533

And another thing we had to move our pitch on Saturday Morning. Good job I'm the cool calm and collected type or I might just have lost it.
by Hinny Annie
Mon Jul 16, 2007 6:52 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Shugborough Post Mortem
Replies: 33
Views: 4533

It says on there leaflet and I quote "on July 14th the ground will tremble be there" Yeah well Big Blokes locked themselves in the upstairs room of the control tower when I was on the stairs. Yes I agree I was ranting a tiny bit, but they wouldn't even talk to the estate staff who were very reasonab...
by Hinny Annie
Mon Jul 16, 2007 5:55 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Shugborough Post Mortem
Replies: 33
Views: 4533

And the organisers wouldn't come out of the event control tower, not even for little 5ft me, what could I possibly do to them. :lol:
by Hinny Annie
Sun Jul 15, 2007 9:27 pm
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: White wines in the C15th
Replies: 6
Views: 2620

Dunno, but its popular in my house at the moment :lol: