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Any one know of any examples,pictures or descriptions any where? I'm looking for the type the military might have used.

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Do you know Jim Bisgood he's got a couple?

teeny pic by the flag bout a third of the way down in the middle
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More from the Cowdray house engravings (technically about 20-30yrs too late for Flodden)

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Thanks, so they look like.............drums. Where did you find the images I looked for the Cowdray ones and came up with nothing.

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Collecting Tudor images and info and the like go with my job, (whether I actually get to use the info is different matter what with some knownowt twunt who has his own ideas of what he thinks Tudor should've looked like) soI had the links on me 'puter from waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay back, =o/ but originally I think it was various Google image searches for 'cowdray house engravings', The Encampment of King Henry VIII at Marquison, The Departure of King Henry VIII from Calais, The Siege of Boulogne by King Henry VIII & The Encampment of the English forces near Portsmouth.

This site has the biggest versions
http://www.myoldmap.com/dominic/maryrose/

I'm at the Big House tomorrow so I'll take a gander at FotCoG, Embarkation at Dover, Battle of Pavia, Battle of Spurs and the Meeting with Max see if there are any more drums.
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I was only there over the new year, but we got there late due to the traffic on the M25 and the rest of England took to the roads around there. So I spent less time looking than I wanted to.

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And you dint pop into the kitchens, or had we finished by then?
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We looked for you but thought you might have had a day off.

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Fife and drums for 1585

http://terpconnect.umd.edu/~mquillig/Si ... 567_39.jpg

Little later but not a bad image :-)

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Thanks. I now know what I'm looking for, now to find a cheap (don't we all want that) one.

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Cassie got hers from the early Music Shop - made to order
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How much?
I just checked their standard range and Busy Mole is hugely cheaper.

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Sorry, can't remember - it was about 5 Christmases ago :-)
However, really well made - good sound - + snare.
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Have a look a the British Museum website - 'research' then 'drums' and 'drum'. I've sorted out a good few of these for them and I recall there are some Tudor ones sprinkled amongst the others. There are a lot of early 17th century Swiss drums, they are essentially the same but rather more giant-sized.

Military drums always had the rim on them, civilian drums did not necessarily have them. There are some splendid paintings of drums with studs down the sides which I find most impressive. I could go on and on, but do not want to bore you.

On the other hand I bought a perfectly acceptable and playable small drum for £12.50 from Pasttimes a couple of years ago - goat skin,pretty pattern in red and white and all. So try a children's toy shop.

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