Monthly Archives: March 2015

Pourpoint

It appears that there are 2 different garments that get called a pourpoint. One is an outer layer, often padded that may have started as part of a knight’s armor. The other is a waistcoat style garment that was used … Continue reading

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SCA

Sometime ago now we decide to join the SCA. While their camps are not open to the public they are still a lot of fun. We’ll add information on the events we attend here so you can get an idea … Continue reading

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New Tent Part 2

So we have had the new tent for a while now so I thought it was finally time to put some pictures up. The tent is the same basic design as our older one only on a larger scale. The … Continue reading

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Ladies Chemise

A medieval lady’s outfit would always begin with a white undergarment. In 14th century England, linen was cheaper than cotton, and therefore was the more commonly used fabric for clothing – especially clothing that was required to be more hard-wearing. … Continue reading

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Tables

Tables is both a family of games that all use the same board and a specific game. Today the most common tables game is backgammon, and the medieval game of Irish is the direct precursor of Backgammon. As Tables games … Continue reading

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Seating

As part of our living history setup Wendy and I decided we needed better seating as often we would end up dragging logs from the wood pile or sitting on the floor. As with all things camp related it needs … Continue reading

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