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by nix
Fri Oct 26, 2007 11:17 am
Forum: General History
Topic: obscure saints
Replies: 53
Views: 13685

are there any up and coming st`s still alive or do they have to be well dead to be up for it, is st hood only granted after death?
would look good on a cv(unless your a cars salesman)
did mother teresa get one in the end?
by nix
Thu Oct 25, 2007 4:49 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: obscure saints
Replies: 53
Views: 13685

i may have spelt the name wrong on guienford/font, the joys of not being able to spell! would be nice to get hold of some badges for soldiers st`s only erver see sabastians, and the guys i spoke to at the local monestry only no of a few and sell medalions of even less, and it would be good for publi...
by nix
Thu Oct 25, 2007 2:43 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: obscure saints
Replies: 53
Views: 13685

obscure saints

befor any one starts this is NOT FOR ANY ONE TO TAKE MIC OUT OF ANY CHURCH just fort id put that so i didnt get in trouble been reading bernard cromwell herritic series again and wondered if any one else new of any other obscure saints like st guenfort(a dog that was matred) or if this st was real? ...
by nix
Thu Oct 25, 2007 2:31 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: What would be the right sword for an archer? Pictures?
Replies: 27
Views: 6939

mallet, maul, there all just good old fassioned clulbin stik thing and are so much fun, simple hunting club(dont no what others call them) which is a waited lenght of wood aprx 1 to 2 ft long are good for thowing at small game and bludging wounded, and require little or no traing to the indovidual, ...
by nix
Thu Oct 25, 2007 2:14 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Professional Soldiers in the WotR
Replies: 49
Views: 9831

my knowledge is part cojecture part common sense and part moddern knowledge your going to need to have some form of perently enployed troops, for every fortification there is, defernlty not armeis worth or even compainies but certanly a dozen or more, simple tasks like manning guard post takes up a ...
by nix
Thu Oct 25, 2007 9:25 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: What would be the right sword for an archer? Pictures?
Replies: 27
Views: 6939

sorwd, naa go for a maul...
by nix
Wed Oct 24, 2007 11:59 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: your favorit sites/buildings
Replies: 25
Views: 5635

your favorit sites/buildings

yes i no i cant spell but what are your favorite historical sites/ building still in exestance say top 3? can be castles, churches, what ever, 1. bonchureh church, iow, one of the oldest churches still going i think, lovely and out the way, also 100 meters from beech 2. sailsbury cathedrol.sailsbury...
by nix
Wed Oct 24, 2007 11:54 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: A 12th century ghost story
Replies: 5
Views: 2500

hmm i wounder,

going to stat new thread, nicest historical buildings i think
by nix
Wed Oct 24, 2007 11:53 am
Forum: General History
Topic: What's wrong with the movie Braveheart?
Replies: 84
Views: 19661

we were never bad guys it just a bad misinteritation, everyone loves us english, and wants us to rule there countrys for them, escesaly back then..





i'll just be quite now befor someone kills me.
by nix
Wed Oct 24, 2007 11:50 am
Forum: General History
Topic: Hello, i'm new here
Replies: 5
Views: 1932

hi , yes youll find lots of in fo here and a lot more rubish(which is far more fun, and a lot less serious)
by nix
Mon Oct 22, 2007 11:15 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: A 12th century ghost story
Replies: 5
Views: 2500

now if you could just say that they 15ft hi and glowed green that bloody stupid gosht tv programe(think its most haunted) might put them on telly. were about was this, and does the place still exest, would be nice to visit a twelth centry abbey, the only one near were i live heny 8 got his hands on ...
by nix
Mon Oct 15, 2007 1:21 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Minden 2007
Replies: 41
Views: 5810

tricorn and fans cute, but i do go for that goth look, shame i have a miss's and eyes, it just not fair having both :evil:
by nix
Mon Oct 15, 2007 1:08 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Age
Replies: 31
Views: 9372

iron head.....


dark ages(possibly as early as roman) and still going strong ish today

and now i think about it....
ferret, me(well i look good for my age), fox(well hes been around for ever, well nearly,lol)

sorry couldnt resist it,
by nix
Mon Oct 15, 2007 12:54 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Historic Strides - A Primitive Trek for CF
Replies: 5
Views: 1662

now this just seems like a good ecuse for you to come on holiday over here, all that history weve got lying arround , and no bears, what more could you want! (that and real beer!!!!!!!!!!!!!)
by nix
Thu Oct 04, 2007 3:23 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: who would win?
Replies: 42
Views: 9615

any way between the english(all parts of mainland britain) whales scotland and cormwall (and a fair cunk of northern france) we're all the same gene stock and culture, we've just different schooling telling us who to hate most.... i can live with any of the above(well maybe not the french) its just ...
by nix
Thu Oct 04, 2007 3:14 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: who would win?
Replies: 42
Views: 9615

cough splutter cough... irish... win....cough splutter... hussites lose...cough spluter, we never lost we just meturedi to a dosile form.
irish win what when ahhh, never....
by nix
Wed Oct 03, 2007 5:11 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: who would win?
Replies: 42
Views: 9615

and i fort everyone new that when a viking got old and dull and couldnt handle ale or mead any more he moved to france and became a norman....

(time to run and duck)
by nix
Wed Oct 03, 2007 4:59 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Agincourt 1415 - with a difference
Replies: 21
Views: 5075

like the sound of this, and not trying to lower standers but what of bare feet and legs, not willing to go as far as actualy having an accident down my legs, but dysintry is dsintry....
will have to chech my kit closly...
whens the latest you need to no by
by nix
Wed Oct 03, 2007 4:40 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: who would win?
Replies: 42
Views: 9615

we love chuck, he was on telly the other day, hes been addopted as the mascot of god nos how many american units in iraq and afgan, something to do with the rules/ laws of chuck, it was a program about 100 top enternet artists or something on sky channel, could we start the chuck norice reanactment ...
by nix
Wed Oct 03, 2007 4:31 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: who would win?
Replies: 42
Views: 9615

monks not having firey temperments! and regardles what anyone says a bunch of blokes living together in the period, how many axes, hoes, sickles ect and simple staves can be leathal. i no against trained fighters they had a less than fair chance, but im having one or two off them put up a fight, and...
by nix
Wed Oct 03, 2007 4:22 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Pathfinder; is there anything good to come out of it?
Replies: 12
Views: 3953

ahh that movie i was thinking of the 80s version which was a cheap nock off/ prequill to last of the mohekans, didnt mind the new one as long as you took it with a sack full of salt and a factory worth of taquila
by nix
Wed Oct 03, 2007 3:50 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: who would win?
Replies: 42
Views: 9615

im sorry if the first time i bumped into a bunch of monks and werent to sure what they are i think military think about it a large group of men, uniformly dressed, living in dorms/barracks, same hair cuts, all carrying the same symbol and running things with the iron rule in a easyly defendable posi...
by nix
Wed Oct 03, 2007 3:45 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: What's wrong with the movie Braveheart?
Replies: 84
Views: 19661

na i think mel gibson likes to take it in turns on whos going to be the bad guys in his moves, hes had his anti english fase(patriot+brave heart), then his anti jews(passion christ), pagans/heathens (apocolipto) there cant be many left hes even done comunision(we were soldiers)
by nix
Wed Oct 03, 2007 3:23 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: who would win?
Replies: 42
Views: 9615

i do vik occasionly aswell ill have you no,
and JIM we no away round archers.......

WAR WAGONS, BRING ON THE HUSSITES!!!!!!!!!!
by nix
Wed Oct 03, 2007 2:37 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: What's wrong with the movie Braveheart?
Replies: 84
Views: 19661

ah but youve just given away the end were george bush reveals his secrete identy
by nix
Wed Oct 03, 2007 2:36 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: who would win?
Replies: 42
Views: 9615

didnt think norman archers were that great(is in i dont no better) and latter medi heavy infantry is just not frettonend as much by cavaly, on a open battle feild the normans have got a nice bit of diversity, but if a vik or dark age army breaks your segie lines , or generaly fighting in built up ar...
by nix
Wed Oct 03, 2007 2:32 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: who would win?
Replies: 42
Views: 9615

im sensing someone out there is deferently a secrete vike supporter lol.
by nix
Wed Oct 03, 2007 1:09 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: who would win?
Replies: 42
Views: 9615

who would win?

heres one for you, with all these modern computer game senarios extar that are out ther and all the discussions we have which army would win.... roman vicking WoR norman hunn wouldnt go up to muskeet level in tec but its just some thing i wondered, tech seems to be countering the problem behind it b...
by nix
Wed Oct 03, 2007 12:52 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: What's wrong with the movie Braveheart?
Replies: 84
Views: 19661

na im looking forward to the mel gibson flick about modern iraq and afgan were he blames the brits for starting it and draging little old america into it kicking and screaming, and then defends us against all the drug crazed religious fanatics, hmm maybe he could save money and use clips from mad ma...
by nix
Wed Oct 03, 2007 12:17 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Pathfinder; is there anything good to come out of it?
Replies: 12
Views: 3953

is that the really bad last of the mo hekens one your on about or more dribble of the same name