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Posted: Fri Apr 07, 2006 4:22 pm
by BigM
The Woodvilles. Green with scallop and sunburst.

Scruffy but effective.

Our Glorious leader (voted least likely to join the Richard III Society 2005):

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Trying to run:

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m :D

Posted: Fri Apr 07, 2006 5:24 pm
by Dickie
BigM,

One of me fave pics...

Posted: Fri Apr 07, 2006 8:58 pm
by BigM
Hello Dickie

Hope all well in Basingstoke. Hi to Zoe and shout hello to Ben and Mike over the garden fence for me

M

Posted: Sat Apr 08, 2006 3:03 am
by Bil
Just to say that I'd thought that "sod this for a game of soldiers" would translate roughly as "hoc futi quam lud militorium" but I'm sure that there is sombody here who can correct my spelling/latin.

Also on a simmilar note I am led to believe that "sit vis vobiscum" is not dissimmilar to "may the force be with you" for any aspiring medieval jedi out there, but again I feel a correction may be comming on!

Oh but keeping on track with the post an all, as already stated by Fillionious check out the avatar for the Bonivant colours.

Posted: Sat Apr 08, 2006 9:42 am
by StaffordCleggy
"Hoc futui quam lude militorum" was the spelling i had, but seeing as i have enough trouble with English i'm not the best placed to hold an opinion... :oops:

Posted: Mon Apr 10, 2006 1:52 am
by Bil
You may very well be right on that as my spelling is really bad , but then I think that it's genitic as my father couldnt spell either!

Posted: Wed Apr 12, 2006 4:53 pm
by nev
where as cleggy's excuse is simply that he comes from rochdale :D

Posted: Wed Apr 12, 2006 5:08 pm
by StaffordCleggy
I'm going to wee in your shoes this weekend...... :shock:

Posted: Wed Apr 12, 2006 7:35 pm
by James The Archer
That will be fun to see Nev's face as he puts them on! :twisted:

Posted: Wed Apr 12, 2006 9:31 pm
by gregory23b
Nev wears boots on his face???


:lol:

Posted: Wed Apr 12, 2006 10:07 pm
by craig1459
Pretty much. At Blore he charged a bill block with his face :lol:

Posted: Thu Apr 13, 2006 7:49 am
by nev
yes lets bring that up at every possible opertunity shall we craig :D

Posted: Thu Apr 13, 2006 8:17 am
by craig1459
Well your household appear to agree with me

I'm sure we'll have plenty more stories in a few short weeks "so there was Craig on top of the beer tent..."

That's my form :lol:

Posted: Thu Apr 13, 2006 10:43 am
by Marcus Woodhouse
The Company of Orinance wear a quartered red and cream tabard. As a Burgundian unit they ought to wear a St. Andrews Cross somewhere but as a mercenary contingent we wear our Captains livery, I suppose it makes it easier for us to swop sides. I fight for the Honour of His serene Grace Charles Valois, Lord of Ghent and Duke of Burgundy and the gold of whoever will fed me and my kin.

Posted: Fri Apr 14, 2006 8:25 am
by Marcus Woodhouse
Oh and if a woman comes on the field with a merc outfit that has a Lion Azure as it's banner run away she's weird.

Heraldry

Posted: Fri Apr 14, 2006 11:46 pm
by Graham Field
Hi

MCS (Medieval Combat Society) Heraldry, is given below, although individual knights wear their own colours.

Regards

Graham

Posted: Mon Apr 17, 2006 8:40 pm
by EmanwelOfGwent
Devon Medieval Combat Alliance uses a stylised cross, with three bars - one swept up, one straight, one swept down, we're not in livery at the moment, so it'll be either a flag or a small emblem.

Posted: Wed Jun 21, 2006 9:00 am
by Marcus Woodhouse
White tabard with greeen edging, a black barbican pierced by a sword over a red saltire. The Savoyd company of Seigneur d'Esquerdes of Burgundy) just meself on me own like but i look the dogs B***cks so i do.

Posted: Thu Jun 22, 2006 7:36 am
by zzrpilot
Marcus Woodhouse wrote:The Company of Orinance wear a quartered red and cream tabard. As a Burgundian unit they ought to wear a St. Andrews Cross somewhere but as a mercenary contingent we wear our Captains livery, I suppose it makes it easier for us to swop sides. I fight for the Honour of His serene Grace Charles Valois, Lord of Ghent and Duke of Burgundy and the gold of whoever will fed me and my kin.


Actualy our normal livery is quartlerly red and yellow http://www.company-of-ordinance.org.uk as can be seen on our web site, and as burdundians we would as standard wear either blue and white halved with a red cross of St Andrew or the cross of st andrew as a white ragged staff with the flint steel and sparks of Burgundy. There are too many variations to choose from so we stick with the colours of the Town we hail from.

Posted: Thu Jun 22, 2006 9:07 am
by Marcus Woodhouse
Well I am glad that you have cleared that up for me, I guess that Colin has just washed his tabard one too many times in Ye Olde Soape suds. perhaps i will be able to meet you at Tewkesbury, I have been in touch with Colin but I'm attending this and possibly Joust with the Black Maunch as I'm not entirely sure I know enough people to just go along for the craic and the socialising bit.Glad to finally "speak" to someone else from the Company, even if it is to be told off. Bloody typical, no-one comments when I get it right, every-one notices when i get it wrong. Ces't la vie.

Posted: Sun Jul 09, 2006 9:02 pm
by helen
The Ormond Household are a very scruffy bunch and the livery they wear is blue and yellow with a double carrick bend.

Helen

The House of York

Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2006 2:31 pm
by Frances Perry
Yorkist livery of murrey and azure - House of York. Murrey on the left and Azure on the right. With "Sun in Splendour" livery badge.

This is the livery used by the groups The Clarences and the Company of Palm Sunday 1461.

Posted: Tue Aug 01, 2006 2:33 pm
by Type16
New Livery for me.
Full motiff on left chest, yellow wyvern on blue patches elsewhere.

Individuals in our group wear personal livery.
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Posted: Mon Aug 07, 2006 6:33 pm
by Shaggy
As mercenaries the Company of St Jude all wear their own colours but are recognisable as a unit by a black and white band tied somewhere about their person/kit.

Captains have 2 parts black to 1 white
Other ranks have 2 parts white to 1 black

Posted: Thu Sep 28, 2006 8:14 pm
by craig1459
A detachment of the retinue of Sir John Babington of Chilwell :D

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Posted: Mon Oct 09, 2006 9:38 pm
by Jim Smith
Some of Ferrers Household in action at Blore.

Posted: Mon Oct 09, 2006 9:42 pm
by craig1459
I recognise that arm on the left :D

Posted: Thu Oct 12, 2006 12:30 pm
by kate/bob
... and that Stanley!

Posted: Thu Oct 12, 2006 1:28 pm
by craig1459
kate/bob wrote:... and that Stanley!

Before he switched sides to help the Thomas Stanleys (well, Cat :lol: )

Posted: Sun Oct 15, 2006 8:00 pm
by Marcus Woodhouse
Black Maunch Medieval Society. As the household of Sir John Dunne of Kidwally and brother in law of William Lord Hastings, the Black Maunch wear purple and azure, with Lord Hastings own badge of the Black Maunch (an arm distended upon a white bacground) and/or the Rampant Wolf badge of the Dunnes.