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by latheaxe
Fri Jan 18, 2008 10:37 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: What right with the film Braveheart?
Replies: 13
Views: 2840

errrrrrrrrrmmmmmmm...The Tarten kilts!(ducks for cover) :shock:
by latheaxe
Fri Jan 18, 2008 10:34 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Hoisting of Knights
Replies: 29
Views: 3697

If my missis' was put on a horse she would have to be hoisted on lol... :lol: :shock: :lol: (ERRRRR,Dont' tell her i said that)
by latheaxe
Fri Jan 04, 2008 11:53 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Ridge poles.
Replies: 16
Views: 1725

Yes indeedy we did..My better half made the tent from scratch and i did all the woodwork etc..Here are a few pictures if it helps... http://s3.photobucket.com/albums/y53/latheaxe/th_007.jpg http://s3.photobucket.com/albums/y53/latheaxe/th_010.jpg http://s3.photobucket.com/albums/y53/latheaxe/th_014....
by latheaxe
Fri Jun 29, 2007 6:10 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Dupion Silk
Replies: 16
Views: 1866

Might being a bit thick here but...Is Dupion acceptable for jupons??,i seem to recall a post on here saying that it was suitable for surcoats/jupons??
by latheaxe
Thu Jun 28, 2007 4:57 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Review of Steel Mastery
Replies: 13
Views: 4620

Baaaaah!..I thought Yurri was my closely guarded secret lol.. :twisted: I have a Klappvisor and a great helm of him,all i can say is fantastic,i dont' think anyone can make the quality in this country for the same price..The Klappvisor fits like a glove and the great helm,i have yet to pad out. Agai...
by latheaxe
Thu Jun 21, 2007 11:00 pm
Forum: Creative Works
Topic: Embroidered badge
Replies: 4
Views: 1697

Fantastic!...How long did it take you to do the bear???
by latheaxe
Thu Jun 21, 2007 8:45 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Who the hell are you?
Replies: 520
Views: 63550

Afraid so Eric..The wife wont' let me out any more than that :wink:
Well spotted though,i will have to change it...Thanks
by latheaxe
Wed Jun 20, 2007 11:23 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Who the hell are you?
Replies: 520
Views: 63550

:wink: :twisted:
by latheaxe
Wed Jun 20, 2007 10:32 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Who the hell are you?
Replies: 520
Views: 63550

This is me....

Image

Ahhhhhhhhh....Re-enactment at its' best! :lol:
by latheaxe
Tue Jun 19, 2007 10:17 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Tatton
Replies: 22
Views: 3075

Nice pictures...pity we could not be there! :wink:
by latheaxe
Sun Jun 17, 2007 9:46 pm
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: Woodcock
Replies: 1
Views: 1123

Woodcock

Was it eaten in the 14th century and how widely available was it??? :wink
by latheaxe
Wed May 23, 2007 9:55 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Rufford pictures
Replies: 4
Views: 1060

Rufford pictures

Some pictures of Rufford can be found here...Hope ya all enjoy them! :wink:
http://marc859.fotopic.net/
http://www.redzebraphoto.co.uk/
by latheaxe
Wed May 09, 2007 6:28 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: More pictures of Rockingham!
Replies: 0
Views: 764

More pictures of Rockingham!

Mostly of our group and all medieval but what the heck!...
http://marc859.fotopic.net/
by latheaxe
Tue Apr 11, 2006 10:03 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Mens' head dress
Replies: 3
Views: 1004

Mens' head dress

Hi, Could anybody tell me if this style of headress that Henry IV is wearing was in use about 1350??.His lifetime spans from April 3, 1367 – March 20, 1413.Also would the object on it be a jewel or would this have been embroidery? One final question is the construction..I take it is just a simple tu...
by latheaxe
Tue Apr 11, 2006 8:55 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: My new 15thC clothing and armour.
Replies: 13
Views: 2480

Whos' a lucky boy then..Very nice bit of kit there...Wouldnt' go around shouting that you cant' fill your cod piece lol... :wink: :lol:
by latheaxe
Sun Apr 09, 2006 12:27 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: silk velvet
Replies: 20
Views: 2708

We get our cotton velvet in black £2.00 per metre and in blue,deep red £6.00 per metre... :D
by latheaxe
Sat Mar 25, 2006 10:44 am
Forum: General History
Topic: Slavery
Replies: 33
Views: 4341

There is a guy on this forum who does' acw that had someone portray a slave...He may answer soon.. :wink:
by latheaxe
Sun Feb 26, 2006 11:16 am
Forum: General History
Topic: SS collars
Replies: 4
Views: 1745

You are talking around 1371!
Also try this link....It gives the dates and origins... :wink: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Livery_collar
by latheaxe
Sun Feb 26, 2006 10:37 am
Forum: General History
Topic: SS collars
Replies: 4
Views: 1745

Here is a link if you are after one...http://www.pewterreplicas.com/dept.asp?id=34
We have been considering buying a couple... :wink:
by latheaxe
Thu Feb 23, 2006 6:27 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Armouronline.com
Replies: 11
Views: 2267

Is there gear mass produced stuff or individually made??
by latheaxe
Tue Feb 14, 2006 8:58 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Shiny new Warwick kit
Replies: 12
Views: 3122

Very nice matey... :wink: Have you any more pictures of you standing up??? :D
by latheaxe
Mon Jan 16, 2006 5:34 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: 15thC scabbard.
Replies: 4
Views: 1442

Welldone,Looks fantastic... :wink:
by latheaxe
Wed Jan 04, 2006 9:42 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: 14th century head dress
Replies: 9
Views: 2659

Hi,
Thanks for the info.We are actually trying to find some information on making crespinettes,Cauls etc.. :wink: ..Are there any websites/books out there?...
by latheaxe
Wed Jan 04, 2006 6:31 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: 14th century head dress
Replies: 9
Views: 2659

Sorry..Mainly female but male as well if possible...Thanks
by latheaxe
Wed Jan 04, 2006 5:39 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: 14th century head dress
Replies: 9
Views: 2659

14th century head dress

Do any of you know of any "how to guides" for making the various styles of 14th century head dress.Managed to find one source but it aint' that good. :cry:
thanks
by latheaxe
Mon Jan 02, 2006 9:04 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Heraldic dresses
Replies: 4
Views: 1766

Heraldic dresses

Hi,
Could somebody in the know please tell me if the males colours should be on the left or right of a ladies combined heraldic dress.
I have seen it both ways and wondered which way is correct before the material is cut!
Thanks...
by latheaxe
Fri Dec 23, 2005 3:09 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Earrings
Replies: 43
Views: 8175

Hi,
Thanks for the responses...We are looking around 1330 - 1376 (Black Prince era in England and a rank of a Lady!.Are there any how to's/patterns about for a ladys head dress??.Looks like the earrings are out in this period in England?
Many thanks,
by latheaxe
Tue Dec 20, 2005 5:32 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Earrings
Replies: 43
Views: 8175

Earrings

A question from my better half if anybody can help.Do any of you have any images or examples of 14th century earrings?Would the ears have been pierced?Also is there any patterns out there for 14th century head dress?
Many thanks in anticipation..
by latheaxe
Tue Dec 20, 2005 5:27 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Why do we re-enact?
Replies: 44
Views: 8103

I got started when i watched a program on BBC1 at 2 am in the morning following a guy who was having a full suit of armour made for him.Since then i have been hooked and learnt' one hell of a lot about history.. Anybody know what the name of this program is?The armourer had tons of catalogues and th...
by latheaxe
Thu Dec 01, 2005 7:35 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Horse Tack
Replies: 17
Views: 3477


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