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by beerdragon
Tue Jun 29, 2021 2:52 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: Heron Armoury Type M Viking Sword
Replies: 1
Views: 314

Heron Armoury Type M Viking Sword

For sale a new Heron Type M i got last year, only used in training once no burrs or damage. Comes witha scabbard . Very light at 1.1kg blade length 28 inches . Super nice blade. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10159229546577999&set=p.10159229546577999&type=3 cost £320 selling £275 ono inc po...
by beerdragon
Tue Jun 08, 2021 9:58 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: campaign tent for sale
Replies: 6
Views: 5224

Re: campaign tent for sale

hi still available at all?
by beerdragon
Sun May 02, 2021 1:04 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: SOLD Lancaster's armoury Viking sword. For sale.£280. SOLD
Replies: 2
Views: 1232

Re: Lancaster's armoury Viking sword. For sale.£280.

Interested can you send me blade length, handle length, pics of pommel and blade closer up.
by beerdragon
Wed Mar 17, 2021 7:59 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: Late Viking / Norman Sword for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 1701

Late Viking / Norman Sword for sale

Hi for sale a Brazil Nut style reenactment sword, En45 steel https://www.outfit4events.com/runtime/cache/images/redesignProductFull/bis-5101_02.JPG plus a brand new leather scabbard by GDFB brown leather. Sword Made in the Czech Republic tho i dont know the name of the maker. Overall length approx. ...
by beerdragon
Sun Feb 14, 2021 8:42 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Saxon Surgery
Replies: 18
Views: 17592

Re: Saxon Surgery

possibly but what is probably more true is that they used bees wax on them, this helps them penetrate further , see Todd cutler again he did experiments.
by beerdragon
Fri Oct 23, 2020 9:15 am
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Saxon Surgery
Replies: 18
Views: 17592

Re: Saxon Surgery

Todd cutler on his youtube shows how a goose quill can be used to extract an arrow with ease
by beerdragon
Thu Oct 08, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: campaign tent for sale
Replies: 6
Views: 5224

Re: campaign tent for sale

is this available and does the front open up like an awning?
by beerdragon
Mon Oct 05, 2020 12:10 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: 17th Century ECW kit for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 3480

17th Century ECW kit for sale

Hi All a load of kit to go here, postage can be agreed on each item at your cost or i can bring to TORM next month on the Friday. feel free to haggle. Updated 1 X Back and Breast , pikemans style (No tassets) munition quality but solid, leather may need an oil but all good. £100 SOLD 1 X lobsterpot ...
by beerdragon
Mon Oct 05, 2020 11:52 am
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: Peterson Type y Viking sword for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 1946

Re: Peterson Type y Viking sword for sale

is this available still ? PM me
by beerdragon
Sat Dec 07, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: Medieval Arming sword for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 3376

Re: Medieval Arming sword for sale

found how to do it way!!
by beerdragon
Sat Dec 07, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: Medieval Arming sword for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 3376

Medieval Arming sword for sale

£55 Reenactment medieval arming sword (Curved quillons disk pommel EN45 steel) plus with a wooden leather covered scabbard.Full length 33 inches blade 2ft Postage UK £5 no idea of make , pm me for apic as you cant upload pics here
by beerdragon
Sun Jul 21, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: Tudor / Stuart / ECW period drinking vessels for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 5351

Tudor / Stuart / ECW period drinking vessels for sale

For Sale 1 X Lidded Baluster style tankard by AE Williams hallmarked ,very good quality no lead content so safe to drink from RRP well over £100 brand new these days , £28 posted to UK included 1 X 2 handled pottery Tig cup 17th Century £8 posted uk 1 X wide top fluted hand blown late 16th / 17th Ce...
by beerdragon
Mon Jun 25, 2012 1:26 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: Looking for group in/near London + transport question
Replies: 3
Views: 3572

Re: Looking for group in/near London + transport question

if you want to cover up to 1660 then http://www.17thcenturylifeandtimes.comis the group im with, events all over but I drive and often have a spare seat. we cover from 1600 to 1699 but mainly either 1620's 1640;s or 1670's
by beerdragon
Mon Jun 25, 2012 1:05 pm
Forum: 1485-1603
Topic: Landsknecht groups UK
Replies: 9
Views: 14629

Re: Landsknecht groups UK

looks like the website is down has anyone got a contact email/number they could PM me?

ta :drunk:
by beerdragon
Mon Jun 25, 2012 12:10 pm
Forum: 1485-1603
Topic: Landsknecht groups UK
Replies: 9
Views: 14629

Re: Landsknecht groups UK

cheers ill look into that!
by beerdragon
Mon Jun 25, 2012 10:24 am
Forum: 1485-1603
Topic: Landsknecht groups UK
Replies: 9
Views: 14629

Landsknecht groups UK

Does anyone know of any groups in the UK depicting Landsknechts ? As I understand Henry VIII employed quite a few, always fancied the clothes so hoping tio find a group that does.

If ther are no groups would anyone be interested in putting one together?

cheers
Chris
:)
by beerdragon
Sat Sep 06, 2008 2:14 pm
Forum: 1603-1715
Topic: Restoration Living History groups
Replies: 10
Views: 5476

we do several events set in the 1670's we have two next year based around smugglers and revenue men and another with highywaymen if thats any help http://www.17thcenturylifeandtimes.com
by beerdragon
Sat Jul 12, 2008 9:37 am
Forum: 1603-1715
Topic: sailors shoes
Replies: 8
Views: 5198

Thers was a pair of sailors boots found on the sweedish ship the Vasa (1628) that are just below the knee cut. I have a pic on my home pooter somewhere if you'd like a copy PM me and i will email it.
by beerdragon
Sat Jul 12, 2008 9:33 am
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: Bonekickers
Replies: 2
Views: 2024

Bonekickers

Should have been called drone slippers what a load of old cack trying to be indiana jones and failing badly!
by beerdragon
Thu Apr 24, 2008 12:11 am
Forum: 1603-1715
Topic: New Website 17th Century Life & Times
Replies: 1
Views: 2974

New Website 17th Century Life & Times

Our new site is now online and will hopefully continue to grow, please take a look if you have a spare min :)

http://www.17thcenturylifeandtimes.com
by beerdragon
Thu Apr 24, 2008 12:00 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Small Multiperiod sun 20th July looking for traders
Replies: 0
Views: 1344

Small Multiperiod sun 20th July looking for traders

HI Am involved with a small multiperiod in west london on sun 20th July, would like some traders if any are interested. Stall space is pretty cheap and the event which is part of a country fair is always well attened (can't remember figures but about 2 - 3 thousand public usually. pm me for details :)
by beerdragon
Wed Dec 05, 2007 8:57 pm
Forum: 1603-1715
Topic: Talk on Witchcraft Prof Ronald Hutton
Replies: 1
Views: 2648

Talk on Witchcraft Prof Ronald Hutton

17th Century Life & Times Presents! AN AFTERNOONS TALK ON: WITCHCRAFT IN THE 17th CENTURY. BY Professor Ronald Hutton of Bristol University An hour and half informative talk on witchcraft and the witch hunting craze of the 17th Century. followed by a 30 mins Q&A session. Prof Hutton is a leading aut...
by beerdragon
Thu Nov 08, 2007 10:05 am
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Shield for SALE
Replies: 0
Views: 2215

Shield for SALE

http://livinghistory.co.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?t=11711

see this topic for details, item must go!!! :lol:
by beerdragon
Wed Nov 07, 2007 12:01 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Looking for traders for event
Replies: 2
Views: 2478

Sorry all in my brainlessnes i typed my email wrong its chris.poore@cip.org.uk
by beerdragon
Tue Nov 06, 2007 2:27 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Looking for traders for event
Replies: 2
Views: 2478

Looking for traders for event

Hi im organising a small multiperiod as part of The Bedfont Lakes Country Park annual country fair on Sunday 20th July 2008.

I am seeking Traders for a small traders row stalls £40 approx.

Please contact me on my work email chris.poore@cip.org.co.uk or ring me on 07954430080 for details.

Thanks
by beerdragon
Sun Nov 04, 2007 12:16 am
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Mandolin on Ebay
Replies: 0
Views: 2340

Mandolin on Ebay

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... :IT&ih=006

Just listed this for anyone interested
by beerdragon
Sun Nov 04, 2007 12:13 am
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: WWII Bayonets on ebay
Replies: 0
Views: 1454

WWII Bayonets on ebay

HI WWII crowd ive just listed a couple of mauser bayonets on ebay if anyone is interested!

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... SE:IT&ih=0
by beerdragon
Sun Sep 02, 2007 10:55 am
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: White wines in the C15th
Replies: 6
Views: 4284

Sparkling wine or Champaigne is also reputed to have been invented by the english in the 16th / 17th centurys. As the french white wines did not travel well on the cross channel journey the english merchants started to add extra suger just before bottling causing a second fermintation and making it ...
by beerdragon
Mon Aug 27, 2007 9:47 am
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: Alternative to water in LH camps
Replies: 64
Views: 24224

yes the water from wells, streams etc would probably make the adverage modern day person sick as a goat but in them days people would be more used to bacteria and more resiliant too it. These days we like to live in a nice clean plastic bubble, with everything crystal clean and all surfaces regulary...