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Re: 16th Century Shields

... at this time but he is discussing the current forces of the Irish in the Nine Years War. So this account is accurate to at least 1585 but possibly later. That date is after Derrickes images so it also validates his work as credible. It also validates the use of an "Irish Targe" for both ...
by kevin714
Tue Feb 26, 2013 10:37 pm
 
Forum: Early Modern
Topic: 16th Century Shields
Replies: 54
Views: 96868

Re: Early Irish Inor

It is however a possibility that the inor/ionar was developped after the "warrior coats" of late 6th-7th century we see depicted for exemple on the Vendel helmet plates. We see something very similar to the inor on pictish stone carvings in the 8th century, and later ...
by Morcant
Wed Feb 20, 2013 9:25 am
 
Forum: Early-Medieval
Topic: Early Irish Inor
Replies: 4
Views: 5963

Help needed - Waterford excavations

Hi Folks,

I'm searching for the digital version of the Article 'The dog collar (a twelfth-century open-work band of copper alloy)' from H E Jean Le Patourel, to find in the publication 'Late Viking Age & Medieval Waterford Excavations'.
Can anyone help, please?

Thanks a million,
Stefan
by Cathal
Sun Feb 17, 2013 4:16 pm
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Help needed - Waterford excavations
Replies: 0
Views: 1524

Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... a request he abruptly rejected on the grounds of ‘priestly confidentiality’. The tapes were subject to controversy due to Fr Chisholm allowing the late Peter Hart, author of The IRA and its Enemies (1998), to quote the recordings anonymously. Hart reported three veterans on the tapes speaking on ...
by NiallMeehan
Sat Feb 16, 2013 6:56 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 309699

Re: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.

... he feels is constrained by an anti-Republican agenda in TCD, something so blatant as to constitute “academic fraud” in Peter Hart’s case. As the late Dr Hart is unable to defend himself against this most egregious professional charge one can understand why his mentor, Dr Fitzpatrick, takes up ...
by michaelcarragher
Wed Feb 13, 2013 8:13 am
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: Historical Revisionism and the Irish War of Independence.
Replies: 177
Views: 309699

Re: Gaelic Archery

... disagreed with any historical intepretation that contradicted the view that Irish was a collection of hundreds of independent tribes until quite late in his life. The turning point was an essay he wrote on the Viking impact on Irish society, wherein he finally recognises that the structure of ...
by cellachán chaisil
Sat Dec 22, 2012 6:47 pm
 
Forum: Historic Martial Arts, Arms and Armour
Topic: Gaelic Archery
Replies: 37
Views: 68787

Re: CelticWebMerchant

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by Celtic Britain
Thu Nov 15, 2012 3:36 pm
 
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: CelticWebMerchant
Replies: 3
Views: 5729

Re: 16th Century Shields

... to be the most general name for a shield of whatever size or material. These wicker shields—of various sizes—continued in use in Ulster even so late as the sixteenth century, and in the Highlands of Scotland till 200 years ago. Shields were ornamented with devices or figures, the design on each ...
by finnobreanan
Tue Oct 09, 2012 8:08 pm
 
Forum: Early Modern
Topic: 16th Century Shields
Replies: 54
Views: 96868

Irish Mantle

... serving in Ireland from about 1570 to 1600 with particular mention ofthe payment of 5s to each man to buy a mantle once in Ireland during the late 1590's. Can anyone clue me to what a mantle is ? Size, shape, type of wool used and anything else I need to know to make one :-)
by Daithi
Fri Oct 05, 2012 2:24 pm
 
Forum: Early Modern
Topic: Irish Mantle
Replies: 8
Views: 14647

Re: 16th Century Shields

I've done a little bit of work on late 16th Century English forces and there is not one single reference to shields for Light Horse ever. Musters of Border Horse in England do list shields BUT I've yet to come across a reference in the Privy ...
by Daithi
Fri Oct 05, 2012 10:02 am
 
Forum: Early Modern
Topic: 16th Century Shields
Replies: 54
Views: 96868
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