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by Allan Harley
Wed Feb 04, 2009 5:46 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Upper class life in the 15th century - why bother?
Replies: 29
Views: 3652

Can't be a nun - its habit forming - :oops:
by Allan Harley
Wed Feb 04, 2009 3:29 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Upper class life in the 15th century - why bother?
Replies: 29
Views: 3652

Latest version of all documents are with groups representatives now
Expect to be widespread before end of month.

Kit guide is ongoing
When you can outponce me, I'll become a Nun

Next set of ponce is on its way
by Allan Harley
Wed Feb 04, 2009 10:02 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Upper class life in the 15th century - why bother?
Replies: 29
Views: 3652

Interesting thread - tell me more
by Allan Harley
Mon Jan 19, 2009 5:49 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: 'Munitions' armour/weapons
Replies: 28
Views: 4697

Munition armour was mass-produced, cheaply made armour produced in very large quantities at the beginning of the 16th Century and stockpiled in arsenals to equip common foot soldiers. "Royal Armouries: 8. The metallurgy of plate armour" So why used earlier? because we are comfortable with ...
by Allan Harley
Wed Jan 07, 2009 9:27 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Sir John Flory
Replies: 3
Views: 2105

Sir John Flory

This is the amount of information I have been able to glean on this man - can anyone help, suggest alternative info sources please. John FLORY (Duke of Somersets standard bearer at tyewkesbury) (fl.1464) of Cloford, Somerset. Daughter, Ellen = Edward Basing(q.v.). ( 17 Jan. 1464 Was a rebel on this ...
by Allan Harley
Thu Dec 11, 2008 3:33 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Fed AGM minutes
Replies: 3
Views: 863

Fed AGM minutes

FEd minutes sent out yesterday to all group reps
If you haven't had them mail me
by Allan Harley
Mon Dec 01, 2008 1:55 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Mother of all noobs.
Replies: 14
Views: 2764

I need to check out - but dragging from my memory it was common for most knights to have broken noses around the time-frame so you are working on being fully "aufentic"
by Allan Harley
Mon Dec 01, 2008 1:53 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Festival of History 2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1259

Nige, Be nice - congrats to the pair of you and have nailed the postman to the fence.
Actually written a letter of complaint to the GPO - wonder if it will get delivered :twisted:
by Allan Harley
Wed Nov 26, 2008 10:48 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Festival of History 2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1259

Too busy fighting and enjoying myself - nice shots of all the periods
by Allan Harley
Fri Nov 14, 2008 4:00 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: The most peculiar job I've ever done is...
Replies: 41
Views: 6700

I shovelled Peacock Poo at Bristol Zoo when I was younger - does that count?
by Allan Harley
Fri Oct 24, 2008 3:09 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Campaign Style Events?
Replies: 22
Views: 3737

We used to do one at Tatton Park - they do take a lot of organising, plus enough idiots err, people to make it worth while
by Allan Harley
Wed Oct 22, 2008 10:31 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Charlie Prince jacket
Replies: 9
Views: 6567

Must admit - looks really good.


Just coz I is thick who made it?
by Allan Harley
Tue Oct 14, 2008 1:19 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Re-enactorisms
Replies: 222
Views: 20916

I'm going to refuse to talk about clothing to any of teh public as being too demeaning and send them to a servant :twisted:
by Allan Harley
Sun Oct 12, 2008 12:52 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Re-enactorisms
Replies: 222
Views: 20916

So lets get this straight = breeches not braies

Sigh! its taken me years to get them not to say kecks or pants
by Allan Harley
Mon Oct 06, 2008 7:35 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Videos from Blore Heath
Replies: 21
Views: 2662

I still do the best "go that way" sword pointing and repeated death scenes
by Allan Harley
Sat Sep 27, 2008 12:27 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Medieval handgun on ebay
Replies: 6
Views: 1519

Nice - love to see the pro :roll: venance
by Allan Harley
Tue Sep 16, 2008 8:35 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Bishop John Booth
Replies: 7
Views: 1823

Does that mean we can bash the bishop - I'll get me gown :oops:
by Allan Harley
Thu Sep 11, 2008 3:06 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Groups in Essex?
Replies: 44
Views: 8703

If its 15th century check out the WOTR FED website -
http://www.et-tu.com/wotrf1/cgi-bin/index.cgi.

Also suggets you go alomg to a training session or event with some
group(s) before committting because each group is unique. But some favour LH and some fighting
by Allan Harley
Wed Sep 10, 2008 8:36 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: kenilworth 2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1788

I've taken out teh duplicates where you just cross your fingers etc...
by Allan Harley
Fri Sep 05, 2008 11:59 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Avoncroft
Replies: 19
Views: 2192

Grace, If you think this year was good wait until 2009 :shock:
by Allan Harley
Thu Sep 04, 2008 10:03 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Avoncroft
Replies: 19
Views: 2192

See I've got my gob open again 8)

Nice photos
by Allan Harley
Tue Sep 02, 2008 12:49 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Football.
Replies: 17
Views: 3437

I know this is gonna end in tears but should be fun to watch :twisted:
by Allan Harley
Thu Aug 28, 2008 10:29 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Battle idea
Replies: 22
Views: 2981

Fed Spec was adopted last year but allows groups time to phase in to this since allowing for wastage at events. Contact your captain Breakages are paid to group from expenses on proof of damage - show to Treasurer/Archer Captain at events Minimum is 6 - hoping to increase up to a minimum of 12 worki...
by Allan Harley
Tue Aug 26, 2008 3:36 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Battle idea
Replies: 22
Views: 2981

There is also the view that with several regular events staging 2 battlesa day you could do one fully armoured and the other arching.

best of both worlds :D
by Allan Harley
Tue Aug 26, 2008 8:55 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Battle idea
Replies: 22
Views: 2981

Personally feel that this idea has merit and may be attempted this year - (more likely 2009). The idea of exchanges where troops react to archery, hits, cannon only adds to the display. But is does mean that groups/units have to work closely together as at certain times you may end up fighting in mi...
by Allan Harley
Fri Aug 22, 2008 8:41 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Princes in the Tower
Replies: 9
Views: 1433

Ghost - Jayne will kill you
by Allan Harley
Thu Aug 21, 2008 4:16 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Animal Tails
Replies: 199
Views: 25769

Plus I did "arming the knight" Sunday & entertain the dignitaries
Shortly followed by sticking a broom up my ..... and brushing the field :D
by Allan Harley
Thu Aug 21, 2008 1:58 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Animal Tails
Replies: 199
Views: 25769

Duly noted - next year be ready to set up this kitchen for the king as you will be closely scrutinised.

Personally not pleased though as I was cooking myself until midnight on the Thursday to get the great pies and jewell puddings made.

Difficult to cook and run an event on this scale
by Allan Harley
Wed Aug 20, 2008 8:19 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Animal Tails
Replies: 199
Views: 25769

This is better - its the point of what is completely out of order and what can be improved Simon, I think both Ghost and yourself have it Lets get rid of the no no's and work on getting better all round The point I was making is that when running organising an event there are several thousand things...
by Allan Harley
Wed Aug 20, 2008 2:23 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Animal Tails
Replies: 199
Views: 25769

HI Colin - you have me confused as well - was running around a lot but the meal what was the problem??? Only thing is that normally food would be served as set courses with gaps in between - but everything was condensed to take into account all the other activities that had to be done during the day

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