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by James The Archer
Tue Apr 01, 2008 5:25 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Women combat archers?
Replies: 16
Views: 3445

I spent ages dithering about getting my male kit sorted and I managed to get on the field for the first time at Blore. I'm hoping this season to get more field experience and perhaps may look at becoming a fighting archer, if I dont get hurt What you mean you being "hurt", with your speed...
by James The Archer
Tue Mar 18, 2008 10:37 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: 1450-87 reenactment groups
Replies: 14
Views: 2985

Well you could have a look at us, I'm a member of Buckinghams Retinue and we do have a good web site and you can contact our new membership secretary from it m With most of us are based around the Midlands, we have members all over the place and our events are also right across the place with a good...
by James The Archer
Mon Feb 25, 2008 8:01 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Cannock Chase
Replies: 18
Views: 3047

They're a bit on small side for me, Went ridding on my boy (well 1/2 my boy) over weekend, just started again after he had bit of lameness, now got to both of us fit! Mind you had an "interesting" moment or two when he got spooked by birds flying out of hedge.
by James The Archer
Sun Feb 24, 2008 12:35 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: What did you do last Summer
Replies: 4
Views: 1336

chrisanson wrote:nice!

-- Ditto --
by James The Archer
Sun Feb 17, 2008 5:58 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Run, Ian, Run.
Replies: 11
Views: 3519

:D :D :D
by James The Archer
Mon Feb 11, 2008 10:17 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: My turn to stick my head above the parapet
Replies: 16
Views: 2231

Dave B wrote:No amount of tailoring will fix the short legs though.

Well there's always the Rack!
by James The Archer
Sun Feb 10, 2008 11:21 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Thus far..
Replies: 31
Views: 3404

1st off Lidimy - Fat! what Fat?
2nd Good choice of beer!
3rd, back on subject, nice bit of work - coming along well and a good choice of colour for you :)
by James The Archer
Sat Feb 02, 2008 11:08 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: is that a real baby?....
Replies: 27
Views: 4786

Sadly mine is now a teen who 'does not do washing up' ....... even for money! So they don't "DO" eating then? But back to topic, kids are always important, ok some events work better for the kids than others, we did an event based on games and with our "group kids" leading the w...
by James The Archer
Sat Dec 29, 2007 8:53 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Nobby
Replies: 2
Views: 1150

Your lens did not brake? :wink: I've put a vote into help
by James The Archer
Tue Dec 04, 2007 8:05 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Derby Dec' 2007
Replies: 56
Views: 11132

Nice Pics, real life was better as Saturday was lovely during the event, how did you arrange for the rain to hit after everyone was in the pub bar? One point rised on Buck's board was that no one knew it was happening, apart from me, and I only knew about it through Vic, Gary and this site, Would a ...
by James The Archer
Sat Dec 01, 2007 3:58 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Derby Dec' 2007
Replies: 56
Views: 11132

It looked like all had fun, various public jumpped with guns going off, The "biggest bang" Was Gary's blunderbus or should I say cannon!
by James The Archer
Mon Nov 26, 2007 8:28 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Derby Dec' 2007
Replies: 56
Views: 11132

Well I'm looking forward to watching you all re-enact (play) on Saturday :D
by James The Archer
Fri Nov 23, 2007 9:39 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Textile conservation crisis
Replies: 27
Views: 5013

It seems to me the only ones intrested in keeping our history are looked on as strange, and the belive that no money should be spent, even if it brings in money in from the tourests
by James The Archer
Sun Nov 18, 2007 6:53 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Textile conservation crisis
Replies: 27
Views: 5013

I've signed and put a link on the Bucks' Board
by James The Archer
Sun Nov 11, 2007 12:20 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Knee armour?
Replies: 68
Views: 10776

I'm sure there was another tread about arming hose, not found it yet. where hose where reinforced and had points to attach bit of tin too. I'm also sure I've seen a pic in something like arming for war where there was points on hose, but don't own that one to look at.
by James The Archer
Fri Nov 02, 2007 7:51 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: So who is the famous bear-swaddling Lidimy?
Replies: 54
Views: 5262

All I can say is "lovely photo"
by James The Archer
Thu Nov 01, 2007 11:16 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Possibly Thinking About WotR/Late Medieval...
Replies: 24
Views: 4183

Have a look at our group site, it's got some advise on it m The pic of Henry VIII and Queen Anne on your gallery... I do LRP with those two! Small world, innit? And what do I find this morning but an e-mail from Richard saying he may take me to a Bucks event some time next year! With out a dout the...
by James The Archer
Wed Oct 31, 2007 9:58 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Possibly Thinking About WotR/Late Medieval...
Replies: 24
Views: 4183

I chose it as it was a lot of fun, not covered at school and I was intested in Dicky III My advise is to join a group most have kit to borrow while you get set up, work on your soft kit 1st as you do spend more time in it. Have a look at our group site, it's got some advise on it m Just remember it'...
by James The Archer
Tue Oct 23, 2007 5:31 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Hello, i'm new here
Replies: 5
Views: 1460

Welcome, what's your intrest? You'll find a lot of knowage round here.
by James The Archer
Sun Sep 30, 2007 12:38 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: War of the Roses groups?
Replies: 9
Views: 3000

You can always have a look at Bucks, our web site tends to have some good info as well
http://www.bucks-retinue.org.uk/
by James The Archer
Wed Sep 26, 2007 5:49 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Joining the Blore Heath 2007 pics club...
Replies: 8
Views: 2289

StaffordCleggy wrote:Ooh, i can see me for once! :lol:

Ya, charging out in front of the line again!
by James The Archer
Mon Sep 17, 2007 6:59 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: WOTR Alleigences.
Replies: 76
Views: 10037

Simon - you'll need it for Blore - your Yorkists this year And Blue/Murrey, Blue & white, Red & Black - Red all bets covered - now wheres my fence? Is the show and the spectacle the thing or we bloods and cripps? Aghh! Now you tell me! How the hell am i going to get our lot into murray &...
by James The Archer
Sat Apr 14, 2007 10:26 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Towton 2007
Replies: 12
Views: 2633

And as you can see by me sanding at my tent with my big coat on, hat and hood it was COLD (by the way my coat is hiding moden jeans and boots on as I was "cought" out to and had only put the wool layers on to stay warm
by James The Archer
Mon Mar 26, 2007 6:29 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Dyeing canvas
Replies: 51
Views: 3755

You would need a step ladder, and I can out run you :D and it's not like you could snick up on me!
by James The Archer
Sun Mar 25, 2007 7:56 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Dyeing canvas
Replies: 51
Views: 3755

Why does a enraged small orange spring to mind, how going to hide! :lol:
by James The Archer
Sun Feb 25, 2007 6:50 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Outfit planned for start of 2008 season
Replies: 24
Views: 1735

If you mean that "nice German" Andreas Who as King chucked a pures at the Tudors and told the Bucks to go and get it at Bosworth, then he was of the Bucks last year, and yes his "posh" kit is very good
by James The Archer
Tue Dec 05, 2006 10:35 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: XXX forum?
Replies: 25
Views: 4121

I agree with Marcus, it must be a pain, I do hope you can find a simple answer, good luck, as they are £^££%
by James The Archer
Mon Sep 25, 2006 12:45 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Midlands groups
Replies: 6
Views: 1384

You could also look around the web going from links from the FED's page m or L&M's page m I'm sure MSS has a page but don't know much about them as it's mainly FED and L&M in the midlands and from them you can have alook at group pages to see who you like such as the group I'm in Buckinghams...
by James The Archer
Fri Sep 01, 2006 7:05 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Spiritual connection
Replies: 26
Views: 3990

At Dartmouth Castle last Bankholiday and I was coming down with the "Cold from Hell" and was having to rest a lot, which with hat over face on me bed in the castle the amount of times I hear is that a real man and I hand to control myself from saying no I was a robot!
by James The Archer
Tue Aug 08, 2006 6:00 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: What makes you do it ??
Replies: 66
Views: 10888

That might be some thing to do with your hight and eye line / view :wink: