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by CraigofYork
Sun Dec 19, 2010 3:12 am
Forum: Societies
Topic: The Beaufort Companye
Replies: 32
Views: 11815

Re: The Beaufort Companye

i still use canon law! get on the wrong side and i shall deploy the law - DEATH BY CANNON!
by CraigofYork
Sat Dec 18, 2010 5:57 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Company of St George 15th C costume guide.
Replies: 4
Views: 1225

Re: Company of St George 15th C costume guide.

a thrashingly good costume guide, lots of pictures and very very usefull - i strongly reccomend!
by CraigofYork
Mon Dec 13, 2010 12:07 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: help finding a trader
Replies: 2
Views: 915

Re: help finding a trader

ah excellent - thanks very much!
by CraigofYork
Sun Dec 12, 2010 8:09 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Anyone going to the York st nicks fair?
Replies: 13
Views: 2714

Re: Anyone going to the York st nicks fair?

i must say this was a fantastic fayre - i managed to spend all my money which is always good! Ray - thanks again for the purse (i bought the black on on the saturday)
i really hope it happens agian next year!
by CraigofYork
Sat Dec 11, 2010 11:32 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: help finding a trader
Replies: 2
Views: 915

help finding a trader

seasons greeting all! i was at the last ILFH and there i did see a fellow selling handmade chrildrens longbows - unfortunately i got distracted by gowns and forgot to pick up a card from this trader - does anyone have contact details or a website for this trader?
any help muchly appreciated!
by CraigofYork
Fri Nov 26, 2010 11:29 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: reading material for certain events in 1487
Replies: 4
Views: 794

Re: reading material for certain events in 1487

i reckon thats right good - thankyou muchly!
by CraigofYork
Fri Nov 26, 2010 11:22 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: maille shorts
Replies: 12
Views: 2050

Re: maille shorts

just thumbed through the wars of the roses by osprey, it is written that braise d'acier are mentioned in numerous burgundian ordinances....no further info on that, i have at least 20 15th century paintings and drawings that clearly show maille shorts of different types - probably the ones you've alr...
by CraigofYork
Fri Nov 26, 2010 3:22 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: reading material for certain events in 1487
Replies: 4
Views: 794

Re: reading material for certain events in 1487

coool - i'll stick that on my christmas list!
by CraigofYork
Fri Nov 26, 2010 3:18 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: maille shorts
Replies: 12
Views: 2050

Re: maille shorts

thanks guys, most helpful indeed! so...6mm rings do you think?
by CraigofYork
Wed Nov 24, 2010 7:30 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: maille shorts
Replies: 12
Views: 2050

maille shorts

i've found alot of evidence for the use of these so called maille shorts - i can't remember the proper name for these. i'm going to have a go at making a pair in butted maille - anyone ever had a go at making a pair before? or is their any literature/websites out there with information about the cos...
by CraigofYork
Wed Nov 24, 2010 7:20 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Handgonnes at Towton
Replies: 23
Views: 2959

Re: Handgonnes at Towton

wowee thats an impresive array of boomsticks!
by CraigofYork
Wed Nov 24, 2010 2:56 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Handgonnes at Towton
Replies: 23
Views: 2959

Re: Handgonnes at Towton

would a full cast barrel be cheaper or more expensive to make than the method that uses staves and bands or the rolled barrel? sorry i don't know the technical terms for these construction methods
by CraigofYork
Tue Nov 23, 2010 10:58 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: reading material for certain events in 1487
Replies: 4
Views: 794

reading material for certain events in 1487

i've been doing a little bit of reading about the rebellion of 1487 and have discovered something interesting - Scropes part in this rebellion suprised me, Bootham bar is the gate i walk throught to get into town, little did i know Lord Scrope attacked Bootham as a diversionary action on behalf of t...
by CraigofYork
Tue Nov 23, 2010 10:23 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Handgonnes at Towton
Replies: 23
Views: 2959

Re: Handgonnes at Towton

i agree with all of you, i watched the documentery last night and was....a little suprised to say the least - Tim Sutherland seems to be the kind of fellow who would say "ALL medieval guns were used against castles", "All medieval guns were unrelaible and likely to kill the gunner rat...

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