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Re: 16th Century Shields

... in English Footbands being raised for service in Ireland and Europe and musters do sometimes number as many as 12. In this case the targe was either wood covered in leather or steel. The Targeteer was armed with a full corslet and burgonet with a basket hilted, close hilted or Irish hilted ...
by Daithi
Fri Oct 05, 2012 10:02 am
 
Forum: Early Modern
Topic: 16th Century Shields
Replies: 54
Views: 96417

Re: 1913-1923

... your firearms permits etc. This board is for discussion only so you can ask people about what weapons are correct. You cannot and must not discuss either in public or by private message the sale or purchase of weaponry. 1913 to 1923 is a rich period in Irish history. You will have your work cut ...
by brendan
Wed Sep 26, 2012 9:56 pm
 
Forum: Introductions
Topic: 1913-1923
Replies: 3
Views: 6580

Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... call for a Republican surrender after being captured in the spring of 1923. Equally, they may well have kissed and made up after the Civil War. Either way, I'd expect a question to be raised over whether Deasy might have had an agenda of his own. But because it's not raised, it's not addressed. ...
by DrNightdub
Sat Sep 15, 2012 11:38 am
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 308007

Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... the first lorry and of the seven in the second one, one survived and one was killed after being captured in a nearby farmhouse, which nobody on either side of the debate seems terribly exercised about. So the whole "false surrender" controversy only involves five Auxies from the second ...
by DrNightdub
Sat Jul 14, 2012 11:24 am
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 308007

Re: what happened with lagore swords

Unless you buy a subscriptio to JSTOR, you can't view it. I don't have one either.
by finnobreanan
Fri Jul 06, 2012 5:21 pm
 
Forum: Early-Medieval
Topic: what happened with lagore swords
Replies: 8
Views: 10468

Would love some opinions on what I'm working on

... said that the Irish held onto the Brehon laws even harder when the Tudors were trying to force it out. Does anyone have any info on this subject either way?
by Caoimhin
Wed Jun 20, 2012 4:23 am
 
Forum: Early Modern
Topic: Would love some opinions on what I'm working on
Replies: 6
Views: 8614

Re: Hello from New York

... the broader SCA scene there is some in Dublin and there are some guys in Shinrone in Co Tipperary who are also active. TBH I don't have details on either group to hand :? In terms of 'mainstream' re-enactment the nearest groups I can think of or Bran Dubh who have some people in County Limerick ...
by brendan
Sun Jun 10, 2012 12:14 am
 
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from New York
Replies: 4
Views: 6226

Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... I get something wrong I own up like a man. Your latest posting was a bit all over the place, and I can't say that much of what you submitted was either particularly original or surprising.... I’m unamazed you found it thus: it was a response to your own previous postings. Hmmm, no more than the ...
by michaelcarragher
Fri Jun 08, 2012 5:33 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 308007

Re: Would a 13thC Anglo-Norman soldier be seen dead in a brat?

Their 13th century gambesons look about perfect for what we're doing, plus very encouraging to see a section of the Maciejowski bible as its inspiration... And not too bad on the budget either...

*is tempted*
by Grey Wind
Fri May 18, 2012 6:05 pm
 
Forum: Late Medieval
Topic: Would a 13thC Anglo-Norman soldier be seen dead in a brat?
Replies: 17
Views: 26557

Re: Clontarf Plans and Ideas.

They have a 1000 year anniversary coming up of a significant event in Irish history and they can't be f****d getting off their a***s and either organising anything or throwing significant money at someone who can?! I mentioned Clontarf on the Aussie LH list a while ago and there were people ...
by Andrea L Redden
Fri Apr 20, 2012 2:16 pm
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Clontarf Plans and Ideas.
Replies: 98
Views: 132769
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