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by Andrew McKinnon
Fri Aug 17, 2012 7:21 pm
Forum: Combat
Topic: Weeknight Trainings
Replies: 7
Views: 13438

Re: Weeknight Trainings

I am really enjoying the sessions and will pour through the documentation as time allows. Hope you are all enjoying too!
by Andrew McKinnon
Mon Jan 30, 2012 2:46 pm
Forum: Links
Topic: Bertus Brokamp's Belgian Baghat
Replies: 2
Views: 14262

Re: Bertus Brokamp's Belgian Baghat

Bravo...
by Andrew McKinnon
Tue Jan 17, 2012 11:06 am
Forum: Research
Topic: Wool dye colours
Replies: 1
Views: 6996

Re: Wool dye colours

I suspect green may have been a paler hue than we are used to. I am having a (15thC heaven forbid) pleated cotte made and whilst the reds and blues in illustrations in René's book are quite vivd, by comparison the green is more subdued. I would describe it as a jade colour. I don't know why this was...
by Andrew McKinnon
Mon Jun 13, 2011 9:53 pm
Forum: Research
Topic: Names / Titles at Tournament
Replies: 5
Views: 5687

Re: Names / Titles at Tournament

For the purposes discussed I normally use Guillaume de Channynge. Obscure yet tasty...
by Andrew McKinnon
Sat Jun 11, 2011 10:51 pm
Forum: Research
Topic: Latin Motto
Replies: 3
Views: 4368

Re: Latin Motto

Justin Holland is your local latin scholar...

My motto is , "Malum aspice fatum". Roughly, "Evil behold (face up to) your fate".
by Andrew McKinnon
Mon May 30, 2011 11:45 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Heraldry
Replies: 7
Views: 7799

Heraldry

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by Andrew McKinnon
Tue Apr 05, 2011 1:00 pm
Forum: Research
Topic: Voiders?
Replies: 3
Views: 3986

Re: Voiders?

I have spoken to a few people on the subject in the modern context including Gwen from Historic Enterprises. The consenus is that they were stitched to the arming jacket for the under arm ones. I know of people who have pointed them but the issue of having numerous points would bulk them out and per...
by Andrew McKinnon
Wed Feb 16, 2011 1:21 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Furniture wish list
Replies: 4
Views: 4800

Re: Furniture wish list

Most helpful! Thanks Rusty!
by Andrew McKinnon
Tue Feb 15, 2011 1:18 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Furniture wish list
Replies: 4
Views: 4800

Furniture wish list

Hi CotS Team, Wwe all know that if I really was a late 14thC knight at a joust tournament, I would be staying at an inn, ergo, "lostel à lostel," at the conclusion of the tourney. However, I do wish to collect some appropriate furniture for my encampment now I have finally purchased a tent. I was af...
by Andrew McKinnon
Tue Apr 13, 2010 9:49 am
Forum: Suppliers
Topic: Asa & Contarina's Small Luxuries
Replies: 4
Views: 10852

Re: Asa & Contarina's Small Luxuries

I have commissioned a blue silk houppeland for Ironfest. WIll be linen lined with silver silk lining in the sleeves. Shite-loads of dagging of course!