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by Jim Smith
Wed Mar 22, 2006 9:18 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Team / House Liverys for Recognition
Replies: 149
Views: 109242

Hiya Nev - yes, well swords are normally what me and Tony go for - but Jen and the rest normally stick with polearms. And it is Tewkesbury... :roll:

See you at Towton mate.
by Jim Smith
Wed Mar 22, 2006 6:40 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Team / House Liverys for Recognition
Replies: 149
Views: 109242

Some of Ferrers Household at Tewkesbury last year.
by Jim Smith
Sat Mar 04, 2006 12:56 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: What's wrong in WOTR re-enactment?
Replies: 125
Views: 22417

TG is quite right, you in fact sound fairly reasonable. A woman is either dressed as a woman 100% or as a man 100%. The only people who should have stuff hanging from their belt (other than a purse/dagger) are tradesmen on the job (so to speak :oops: )
by Jim Smith
Fri Mar 03, 2006 9:52 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: What's wrong in WOTR re-enactment?
Replies: 125
Views: 22417

Emanwel wrote: "but the flag thing made for what looked a fairly energetic and tactical battle, and gave combatants flags that they could legitimately try to nick (I think the organisers provided small coloured flags about 5 per side, placed behind the lines, with the combatants pulling out to go ba...
by Jim Smith
Tue Feb 28, 2006 10:47 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: What is wrong with the film, The Patriot?
Replies: 42
Views: 8697

Alan F - good points - especially re: Howe and Cornwallis.

Guthrie: Of course - good to see someone from north of the wall finally admitting to it. :wink:
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by Jim Smith
Tue Feb 28, 2006 7:49 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: What is wrong with the film, The Patriot?
Replies: 42
Views: 8697

Like Guest says, taking the worst excesses of the Waffen SS and having them enacted out by the Evil British - or to be strictly accurate in the History According to Hollywood Bible - the Evil English. Saw the film when it first came out and regretted it. It did motivate me to do a little checking up...
by Jim Smith
Tue Jan 24, 2006 8:54 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: la columna at sheffield
Replies: 23
Views: 5628

Looking really good there! :D Not sure though who exactly you're portraying - Republican or Nationalist, though my first guess would be Republican irregular militia (POUM?) Go on then, shoot me down... :wink:
by Jim Smith
Tue Sep 27, 2005 12:30 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Blore Heath
Replies: 18
Views: 7093

How could I forget??? The Ragged Staff was my introduction to re-enactment and I'm still here ten years later so it can't have scarred me that much... :wink: Great to hear from you again. C15 re-enactment still takes up every summer and most of the autumn and winter in preparation. Perhaps see you a...
by Jim Smith
Sun Aug 28, 2005 9:14 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Blore Heath
Replies: 18
Views: 7093

Blore Heath

Who's up for Blore this year? Here, some of Ferrers Household (supported by one of Wm Stanley's boys), face up to the Thos Stanleys at last year's do.
by Jim Smith
Sun Aug 28, 2005 8:42 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Do you know this Man????
Replies: 2
Views: 2999

OK, OK, you already broke me - this is getting cruel and unusual