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by James The Archer
Wed Jul 14, 2010 4:55 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Asians in C15 England
Replies: 64
Views: 8626

Re: Asians in C15 England

Ignor it! or she comes from Spain and is an ex -more, we shuld not stop anyone enjoying our periode due to skin colour, and NO I'm NOT PC :D
by James The Archer
Sun Apr 18, 2010 7:01 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: St Barbara
Replies: 9
Views: 1586

Re: St Barbara

I had found out her feast day, shame it was not during the season as it would be fun for gunners to have some fun on the day. The peacock feather showed wisdom according to the saints web site I was reading. Why she is shown with a symbol for wisdom I can't work out, but there are a few pictures wit...
by James The Archer
Sun Apr 18, 2010 4:27 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: St Barbara
Replies: 9
Views: 1586

St Barbara

Hi All, I'm looking for more information, my book gave only very limited info and another book did not give any! :o I'm looking for her Symbol, she is normal shown with a tower and peacock feather. As for symbols, it has been confusing, one is a tower with lighting bolt (but I don’t trust this one a...
by James The Archer
Wed Apr 07, 2010 5:00 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: The Woodville Household
Replies: 20
Views: 6112

Re: The Woodville Household

the real lord duvet wrote:
Marcus Woodhouse wrote:Well as long as you are aiming at anyone in full harness I'll be safe then.



glad to know you're so happy with that even knowing what we load with.......

just bovine processed grass produce.


AKA instant rust
by James The Archer
Thu Apr 01, 2010 12:44 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: The Woodville Household
Replies: 20
Views: 6112

Re: The Woodville Household

Marcus Woodhouse wrote:Now featuring no interviews with Allan at all. A totally Allan free zone.

Naaa can't ever happpen :D
by James The Archer
Sat Mar 20, 2010 10:39 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Coat of plates Vs Plate
Replies: 37
Views: 5318

Re: Coat of plates Vs Plate

Have a look on youtube metalcaf etc, as I can remember seeing various short films about various types of armour being shot by various bows, guns etc
by James The Archer
Sat Mar 13, 2010 9:10 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Spurs - 15th C.
Replies: 46
Views: 7150

Re: Spurs - 15th C.

Friesian wrote:
Iv'e a feeling my horse WOULD run away far & fast !



Ditto! :o
by James The Archer
Tue Feb 23, 2010 6:58 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: 15th cent spoon on Antiques road show
Replies: 0
Views: 415

15th cent spoon on Antiques road show

Trooper watched this on tv, I've just looked at it on iplayer

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0 ... _32_Leeds/

it's about 9.20 into show,

looks lovely :thumbup:
by James The Archer
Wed Jan 06, 2010 10:30 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Advice on buying a helmet
Replies: 80
Views: 11549

Re: Advice on buying a helmet

zauberdachs wrote:
Marcus Woodhouse wrote:And for that reason I prefer the noble art of shotgun jitsu.


A style of Gun Fu by any chance? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gun_fu

:D
I like it
by James The Archer
Sun Dec 06, 2009 3:55 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Wooden boxes and mugs
Replies: 26
Views: 4260

Re: Wooden boxes and mugs

Out of interest how do you think the handle in the mary rose find is atached? Pegged on, glued (if so what glue can hold for 500 years underwater?) or bound in with the coopering bands? It's a while ago, but I think it was a hole stave, with the hand hole etc cut out then as a normal stave held in ...
by James The Archer
Sun Nov 29, 2009 5:15 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Wooden boxes and mugs
Replies: 26
Views: 4260

Re: Wooden boxes and mugs

paul atkin wrote:
James The Archer wrote:From memory, visting the Mary Rose, there was coopered mugs, but thats tudor, so might have been around from previous times, just can't remembery anything at moment

you mean this one
mary rose mug.jpg

i dont know of any others apart from a roman one

Yep that's the DB :thumbup:
by James The Archer
Sun Nov 29, 2009 1:41 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Wooden boxes and mugs
Replies: 26
Views: 4260

Re: Wooden boxes and mugs

From memory, visting the Mary Rose, there was coopered mugs, but thats tudor, so might have been around from previous times, just can't remembery anything at moment
by James The Archer
Wed Sep 30, 2009 8:28 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: lots of pictures from Blore Heath
Replies: 5
Views: 1914

Heeney wrote: I must drink less coffee...


Noooooo never drink less coffee :shock: :shock: :lol:

Good photos even got shoots of me running run trying to pass on commands I got over the radio :twisted:
by James The Archer
Wed Sep 23, 2009 1:59 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Blore Heath 2009
Replies: 19
Views: 4995

*rse that is, Hannah is a better gun!
by James The Archer
Wed Sep 23, 2009 1:57 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Blore Heath 2009
Replies: 19
Views: 4995

kayleaeloise wrote:
Captain Reech wrote: He crewed 'Gwyniffer' (The Bucks red and black gun) and was working as a handgunner with James Green.


yeah using my gun :P he he

why is the first pic on the blore heath site of my *rse!

Mine too, but yours is better! :lol:
by James The Archer
Wed Aug 26, 2009 2:19 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Bosworth Burlesque
Replies: 4
Views: 2538

:D good one Kyle
by James The Archer
Mon Aug 24, 2009 12:02 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Harfleur and Aincourt at Kelmesh Festival of History
Replies: 8
Views: 2049

That is a very good one of you Dave
by James The Archer
Fri Aug 14, 2009 5:33 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: lacquering leather armour (has become Archer vs Armour)
Replies: 141
Views: 18805

I agree, but it's not that the arrows weren't falling among us, it's just I there is more "miss" area than you'd think among even lightly spaced troops. It's how many archers do you have aiming at any given square metre. In short if there'd been thousands of them, then there'd have been t...
by James The Archer
Mon Aug 03, 2009 11:19 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Ponderosa Battle Of Wakefield 1460
Replies: 13
Views: 3707

Sunday was a lovely day weather wise, shame saturday was not, 1st battle felt a bit like the 1st part of faint hart, with the lack of MOPs but the good weather did bring them out on Sunday
by James The Archer
Thu Jul 02, 2009 7:49 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: More Tatton 09 (from St.Dysmas)
Replies: 7
Views: 1833

As normal, managed to avoid all the cameras :lol:
by James The Archer
Tue Jun 02, 2009 9:14 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Archers
Replies: 62
Views: 9905

Black powder is the way to go, none of this string stuff, go boom, you know you want to :twisted:
by James The Archer
Mon Apr 27, 2009 2:56 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Royal Armouries Joust of Honour footage
Replies: 6
Views: 1772

Looking forard to seeing it "live" at Greenwich in August
by James The Archer
Fri Apr 17, 2009 5:30 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Warwick 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 2875

O dear what was I doing to Paul? :shock:
I see my best view was taked (from behind!) :twisted:
by James The Archer
Fri Apr 17, 2009 5:24 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Looking for a group round Bedfordshire/Northamptonshire
Replies: 19
Views: 2909

Well if you are intrested in WoTR you can have a look at us we as a group are all round the place from one end to other, but mainly round Staffordshire, Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire. Have a look at our web site. http://www.bucks-retinue.org.uk/ You can look at other groups via the Wars of the Ro...
by James The Archer
Wed Apr 15, 2009 5:55 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Towton 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1722

I see I've done my normal trick of managing to hide from all the cameras even with out planning to.
by James The Archer
Thu Apr 02, 2009 5:29 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Get Dressed for Battle hourglass gauntlets
Replies: 10
Views: 2266

That was my tought too!
by James The Archer
Tue Jan 06, 2009 1:24 pm
Forum: 1485-1603
Topic: patten's
Replies: 5
Views: 2306

I would, when it's wet & muddy, they safe your foot wear, also helpping to keep your feet dry
by James The Archer
Wed Dec 17, 2008 6:54 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Charles Edward Stuart Society's Annual Derby Weekend
Replies: 5
Views: 2836

It was fun helpping out. Got some good video on phone camera, just got to work out how to load onto a pc
by James The Archer
Tue Dec 16, 2008 12:29 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: making a needle
Replies: 12
Views: 3373

Nigel wrote:oh and dont forget to post a warning on the door as it can cause a bit of domestic disharmony

Or don't post a notice, it'll b a good way of getting rid of un wanted gests! :twisted:
by James The Archer
Fri Dec 12, 2008 6:14 pm
Forum: 1603-1715
Topic: Restoration Comedy at Greenwich Playhouse
Replies: 2
Views: 1500

steve stanley wrote:One of the odd moments when I regret no longer living in London...
Steve

Just had the same thought, and it's normal a long time between them

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