It was "a tiny timepiece set in a jeweled bracelet". I would get more specific, but it's 6:30 a.m., the book is in the bedroom, and I am on the puter in the living room, and I ain't movin' till I've had coffee!
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Sent: Tuesday, July 03, 2001 1:26 AM
Subject: [SCA-Garb] Re: Digest Number 1311
--- In SCA-Garb@y..., "Carolle M Cox" <hpockets@g...> wrote:
> I'd love to see both! Also that reference about QEI's watch,
please . . . . Next time some PP harrasses my watch, i plan to give
her/him a copy of the documentation, smile sweetly and walk Away!!!
Alison Weir, in her biography of Elizabeth I, mentions that early in
Elizabeth's reign, Robert Dudley gave her a finger or wristwatch or
watch-on-a-chain sort of thing (can't remember which). It was,
according to Ms. Weir, one of the earliest examples of a wearable
watch. I can find something more specific if you need. I don't think
what Dudley gave Elizabeth would have looked a thing like a modern
watch -- his was ornately jewelled, for starters -- but it /was/
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