At 5:57 AM -0700 8/26/05, Andrea Huwydd Lycsenbwrg wrote:
>Now that the summer camping season is over (alas, for
>mundane personal reasons I was unable to do anything
>medieval....) I'm thinking about next year, and what I
>want to do for a tent. I'm leaning toward a wedge,
>but there seem to be a number of possibilities in that
>line. I want something authentic for 10th-13th
>century Gwynnedd, which given the evidence (I think it
>can be summarized as "They had tents.")
This thread kick-started me to get my article on medieval Welsh
references to tents and other temporary shelters onto my web page.
It can be found at:
(Or, if I've screwed that up somehow, just go to the "what's new"
page from my homepage.)
As you note above, it doesn't have a great deal of practical hands-on
information, but it provides a certain amount of historic context.
Heather Rose Jones