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by acecat999
Tue Jul 03, 2012 7:58 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: morgan.....
Replies: 18
Views: 8082

Re: morgan.....

pete ch is my undersized minion
alan is the standard sized minion

i also have an oversized minion called mike

and a couple of henchmen, a few cronies,
by acecat999
Mon Jul 02, 2012 8:51 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: morgan.....
Replies: 18
Views: 8082

Re: morgan.....

technically would be a falconet


perhaps an undersize minion though
by acecat999
Thu Jun 28, 2012 7:54 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Insurance for Foriegn Traders.
Replies: 5
Views: 2450

Re: Insurance for Foriegn Traders.

an insurance company?

they sell temporary insurance for foreign nationals working in the UK
by acecat999
Thu Jun 21, 2012 8:01 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: morgan.....
Replies: 18
Views: 8082

Re: morgan.....

Megan - the small one has been around for almost 10 years now. I think everyone recognises her! little red carriage. Larger one left the circuit for a few years but should be reborn by the end of summer. Took someone all night to think up the name of Mor(e)gun. both are 1.99 inch we also have an its...
by acecat999
Wed Jun 20, 2012 8:49 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: morgan.....
Replies: 18
Views: 8082

morgan.....

megan and morgan

i bought another gun.
it was just a bit bigger than i expected :lol: :lol: :lol:
by acecat999
Tue Jun 19, 2012 12:28 am
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: Hand Turned Medieval Beer Tankards
Replies: 20
Views: 17716

Re: Hand Turned Medieval Beer Tankards

Dear one and all, News for all you beer and cider lovers. I am a turner and furniture maker from Northamptonshire. I hand turn medieval style beer tankards, from locally sourced timbers, such and sycamore, cherry, apple, Elm, Oak and even Yew. My Tankards are finish with a food safe finish which la...
by acecat999
Wed May 30, 2012 10:11 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: British culture 's questions
Replies: 18
Views: 8382

Re: British culture 's questions

Grymm wrote:Well, obviously it's not meant to be taken literally; it refers to any manufacturers of dairy products.

sir, you are a hero! :lol: :lol: :lol:
by acecat999
Wed May 30, 2012 6:54 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: British culture 's questions
Replies: 18
Views: 8382

Re: British culture 's questions

1/ The Civil War in Britain in the 17th century is in fact a revolutionary to put an end to feudalism. Do you agree? Why or why not I don't agree because I think it just a war to decide who were more powerfull (Charles considered himself appointed by God and had absolute power,but the Parliament did...
by acecat999
Sun May 27, 2012 9:44 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Words to historical war chants
Replies: 18
Views: 7975

Re: Words to historical war chants

engerlund engulund engerlund

engurland engurland engurland



repeats
by acecat999
Fri Mar 30, 2012 10:34 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: Groups in Middlesex/Greater London
Replies: 2
Views: 2252

Re: Groups in Middlesex/Greater London

15th century gunners in both east london - us (also south london if you include some members) or west london - wythe but we have more stringent recruitment rules than picking up stranger off t'interweb. would expect to meet you first and check kit, madness levels, legalities you can't just join beca...
by acecat999
Tue Mar 27, 2012 11:18 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: A fancy title.
Replies: 18
Views: 5348

Re: A fancy title.

General Secretary always sounds good
by acecat999
Thu Feb 16, 2012 4:48 am
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: WWII British uniform and webbing 1940
Replies: 6
Views: 4331

Re: WWII British uniform and webbing 1940

its normally considered that the BEF all wore the new issued stuff but there's a load of pics of chaps in the 1920s service dress there's subtile differences between ww1 uniform and the 1920s service dress worn by some units in the BEF in 1940 but your "looks like a ghost" might be good enough for a...
by acecat999
Fri Jan 20, 2012 8:53 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Getting 'properly' into it
Replies: 36
Views: 11323

Re: Getting 'properly' into it

Marcus Woodhouse wrote:I'd love it as well, and I'd be happy to share what I know of the developments taking place in book keeping in Italy during the 15th century.

it depends what sort of accountant he was - would be interested in seeing a 15th C turf accountant......
by acecat999
Sun Jan 15, 2012 4:27 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Getting 'properly' into it
Replies: 36
Views: 11323

Re: Getting 'properly' into it

matt i read "I picked up some bits and pieces of soft kit from a visit up to TORM, and made it to three of MSS's medium-sized shows- Hedingham, Weald Park and Welwyn - all representing Wars of the Roses period events. With borrowed weapons and armour (see 'friendly and supportive bunch' above) I par...
by acecat999
Sat Jan 14, 2012 11:57 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Getting 'properly' into it
Replies: 36
Views: 11323

Re: Getting 'properly' into it

failing that it might be you're not compatable with the group/household , perhaps they don't do stuff you might like. perhaps they arn't doing things to get you interested. go to beer tent and get drunk, lose you inhibitions and learn which of the groups you get on with. you'll make new friends who ...
by acecat999
Thu Jan 05, 2012 9:16 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 4 Word Story
Replies: 9628
Views: 1603628

Re: 4 Word Story

playing divide and rule
by acecat999
Wed Dec 21, 2011 11:13 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Black armour - right or wrong?
Replies: 91
Views: 71268

Re: Black armour - right or wrong?

wasn't there a Black Prince too who wore .......................... Black?
by acecat999
Fri Dec 16, 2011 7:52 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 4 Word Story
Replies: 9628
Views: 1603628

Re: 4 Word Story

on fake jousting chargers
by acecat999
Wed Dec 07, 2011 10:44 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Small armies which changed history
Replies: 21
Views: 7227

Re: Small armies which changed history

Moment in Time wrote:Garabaldi (debate)

useless for dunking in tea

custard creams much better
by acecat999
Wed Nov 23, 2011 12:05 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Welsh Soldiers of 15th cent
Replies: 7
Views: 3376

Re: Welsh Soldiers of 15th cent

some of them had a slightly spanish style i seem to remember
by acecat999
Wed Nov 09, 2011 10:09 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Small armies which changed history
Replies: 21
Views: 7227

Re: Small armies which changed history

operation gunnerside, grouse and although unsucessful freshman = although it was unlikely the nazi's would have made the bomb, they made sure.

Knut Haukelid
by acecat999
Fri Nov 04, 2011 10:59 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Small armies which changed history
Replies: 21
Views: 7227

Re: Small armies which changed history

if we are going to get vague though


alan turing, tommy flowers, max newman, marian Rejewski
Henryk Zygalski

on their own in a shed in buckinghamshire or in a polish forest before the war.


screwed up the entire german military forces?



just no one knew
by acecat999
Thu Nov 03, 2011 1:06 am
Forum: General History
Topic: Small armies which changed history
Replies: 21
Views: 7227

Re: Small armies which changed history

the great escape 76 escapees tied up entire population of germany looking for them paul von lettow-vorbeck (probably the most successful guerilla born into pomeranian nobility) 5000 men against 45000. if you went onto navies though - any one of the german surface raiders in the second world war tied...
by acecat999
Wed Oct 19, 2011 7:43 pm
Forum: 1603-1715
Topic: secure storing for guns
Replies: 43
Views: 16182

Re: secure storing for guns

the met say cabinets only..... and then make noises about alarms etc on top.

once you get more than one in the house
by acecat999
Sat Sep 24, 2011 8:09 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: The use of bells, (or, Ding Dong!)
Replies: 26
Views: 6426

Re: The use of bells, (or, Ding Dong!)

Dentistry illustrations aside, we don't see many period images of teeth No. But we do find them in the ground.... But: Glasses? Guilty. Fat? Guilty. Great teeth? Guilty. But you are right, we often represent minority aspects of medieval life, and, at least, we should be aware of it. do modern cloth...
by acecat999
Sun Sep 04, 2011 6:38 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Babywearing/slings
Replies: 4
Views: 2272

Re: Babywearing/slings

Image


oddly i acquired on that needed painting before youngest was born but never got around to fixing it up in time.

passed it on to someone who might have been more proactive
by acecat999
Wed Aug 31, 2011 4:19 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: How Rude!!!
Replies: 103
Views: 29166

Re: How Rude!!!

cheeky mutha !! Im referring to the chap asking Suzie at the weekend how we make things etc, general interest questions we get all the time, then he asked us what we put in things (peanut butters, vegan salamis etc) then starts writing notes while she's telling him, when she asked what he was writi...
by acecat999
Sun Aug 14, 2011 9:44 pm
Forum: 1603-1715
Topic: Siege rampart gun
Replies: 9
Views: 6077

Re: Siege rampart gun

we have in our group 2 very long rampart guns - probably indian in origin. one is proofed. the smaller non proofed is in this picture. its about 6ft and 20 bore. The larger proofed one is about 7.5 ft and an inch bore. http://www.militaryandflyingmachines.org.uk/2010_slide_show/fs79.JPG next to the ...