- From the gentleman with the codpiece question:
Ahhh! Now that is explicit enough to follow!
I'll try it.
Thank you very much.
Ya'll did so much work to get him straightened out, you oughta get the
- --- In Authentic_SCA@yahoogroups.com, Sandra Dodd <Sandra@...> wrote:
>Yes, like an additional pocket.
> This is followed by a discussion of the codpiece as container, this
> time with references to contemporary sources, codpieces as signs of
> virility, and a description of her sources including contemporary
> Container for things other than... the obvious?
> Like keys and ID? Money?
I don't think people normally carried keys with them as there usually
was somebody at home (at least in larger households). They didn't
have driving licenses and other ID back then. I don't know about
passports - 18th and 19th century passports were large documents that
one might slip inside one's coat or jacket and that one carried only
when travelling abroad. Money and handkerchiefs, yes, this is