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Re: Celtic Britain

It's a reasonable place to start - there are a number of discussions on Gallowglass on the Medieval forums. There are also a few decent books of late which have some good backstory & archeological information. Do you have any specific requirements ?

john
by the_power
Sun Sep 14, 2008 7:56 pm
 
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Celtic Britain
Replies: 6
Views: 6460

Re: It's getting to me lads....

... be an idea do organise a proper open-to-everyone session there this year...good ale, decent whiskey. I might just pick a random weekend-ish night, late in December, and stick in the calendar. We were all going to come dressed in kit last year, but chickened out in the end. I'd be afraid it'd turn ...
by the_power
Fri Sep 12, 2008 7:31 pm
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: It's getting to me lads....
Replies: 13
Views: 9657

Re: Names...

... right? The clans of O'Loughlan and McLochlan should have their roots in this direction, afaik. I'm still searching for the evidence of a late Hiberno-Norse guy called "Lochlanson". In my opinion the earliest form of those family names. Maybe someone here has futher informations? ...
by Cathal
Thu Sep 11, 2008 11:46 am
 
Forum: Early-Medieval
Topic: Names...
Replies: 14
Views: 13136

Re: trepanning

... surgery in medieval Dublin. In S Duffy (ed) Medieval Dublin II. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 216-232. Archaeology Ireland also had a report on Late Medieval, early modern excavation with a trepanned skull. ‘Holier than thou: experimental surgery in olde Belfast’, Archaeology Ireland 16 (4) ...
by Billy
Tue Sep 02, 2008 4:48 pm
 
Forum: Pre-History
Topic: trepanning
Replies: 10
Views: 14323

Re: 1916

... here who are making them. Id like to write more but im just back home after a three hour drive from doing a 1916 -1921 reenactment and its pretty late. This should have given you some ideas. If you would like more information or have any specific kit / history questions please e-mail me at padraigoruairc@gmail.com ...
by bannerman
Sun Aug 31, 2008 10:33 pm
 
Forum: 20th Century
Topic: 1916
Replies: 10
Views: 15470

Re: Board content

... a day and the banter amongst all those whoe use this site keeps things light hearted. If anything lets try to keep some of the nasty comments of late off this site and we can all help out with that. Anyway John keep up the great work you are doing ;) Sean May words speak only truth Spot on ;)
by Nerva
Tue Aug 26, 2008 10:49 pm
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Board content
Replies: 25
Views: 24461

Re: Board content

... a day and the banter amongst all those who use this site keeps things light hearted. If anything lets try to keep some of the nasty comments of late off this site and we can all help out with that. Anyway John keep up the great work you are doing ;) Sean May words speak only truth
by wolfvine
Tue Aug 26, 2008 10:41 pm
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Board content
Replies: 25
Views: 24461

Re: Gallowglass Helm

... th usual 14th/15thC sallet style helm you see, with a suggestion of a nasal remnant. That said, the swirl effect was popular in italy/spain in the late 1400s, early 1500s, so it's possible you could consider it a spanish import, which certainly was popular with the Irish here. If you were going ...
by Swifty
Fri Aug 15, 2008 11:34 pm
 
Forum: Late Medieval
Topic: Gallowglass Helm
Replies: 12
Views: 28673

Re: Gallowglass Helm

... th usual 14th/15thC sallet style helm you see, with a suggestion of a nasal remnant. That said, the swirl effect was popular in italy/spain in the late 1400s, early 1500s, so it's possible you could consider it a spanish import, which certainly was popular with the Irish here. If you were going ...
by the_power
Thu Aug 14, 2008 7:57 am
 
Forum: Late Medieval
Topic: Gallowglass Helm
Replies: 12
Views: 28673

The revival of Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA)‏

... a Franconian monastery.) This is the first instance we can document where someone looked at an old manual and tried to make sense of it. Somewhat later, a German scholarly publication (mid-1700s) published a list of old fencing manuals under the title, Bibliotheca Dimicatoria (Library of Fencing). ...
by Sekhemet
Mon Jul 28, 2008 7:23 pm
 
Forum: Historic Martial Arts, Arms and Armour
Topic: The revival of Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA)‏
Replies: 1
Views: 4139
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