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  • Fred Zeiler
    Arlys, Is there a type of wood you are looking for? Frederick From: Authentic_SCA@yahoogroups.com [mailto:Authentic_SCA@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Cynthia
    Message 1 of 11 , Jul 11, 2011
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      Arlys,

      Is there a type of wood you are looking for?



      Frederick



      From: Authentic_SCA@yahoogroups.com [mailto:Authentic_SCA@yahoogroups.com]
      On Behalf Of Cynthia Ley
      Sent: Monday, July 11, 2011 6:18 PM
      To: Authentic_SCA@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [Authentic_SCA] woods: looking for a source





      On a related note, I am trying to find out what, if any, woods were
      imported to England during the 14th century. Clues for hunting, anyone?

      thanks!
      Arlys,
      An Tir





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    • Cynthia Ley
      Much thanks, Folo! You re the best! :-D Arlys ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      Message 2 of 11 , Jul 11, 2011
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        Much thanks, Folo! You're the best! :-D

        Arlys
        >
        > > On a related note, I am trying to find out what, if any, woods were
        > > imported to England during the 14th century. Clues for hunting, anyone?
        >
        > Here are a few notes that might give you hints for where and what to
        > search:
        >
        > http://www.dougmccoy.us/ELB.html: "The first documented import of yew
        > bowstaves to England was in 1294. In 1350 there was a serious
        > shortage, and Henry IV of England ordered his royal bowyer to enter
        > private land and cut yew and other woods."
        >
        > http://medievalwoodworking.org/articles/The%20Northern%20European%20Lumber%20Trade%20in%20the%20Middle%20Ages.pdf:
        > On medieval timber trade
        >
        > http://www.localhistories.org/norwich.html: "The main export from
        > Norwich was wool. Imports included woad for dyeing, timber and pitch,
        > wine, millstones and fish from Great Yarmouth."
        >
        > http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=36073: Documents
        > on imports into London in the late 15C. There are probably other
        > revcords of the like that you can search for earlier times.
        >
        > On the other hand,
        > http://mygeologypage.ucdavis.edu/cowen/~gel115/115CH11coal.html
        > <http://mygeologypage.ucdavis.edu/cowen/%7Egel115/115CH11coal.html>
        > notes that: "The first import of Scandinavian timber is recorded from
        > England as early as 1230," so England obviously had a surplus of some
        > woods.
        >
        > Cheers, Folo
        > www.micelfolcland.org
        >
        >



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