Re: [SCA-Archery] Re: tassels?
- greytaylor@... wrote:
> --- In SCA-Archery@egroups.com, "Greg Christensen" <gcjckc@h...>I do not remember Ascham saying any thing about tassels and that is
> > Direct from the Outland Archery web page.....
> > In period times, English archers wore a tassel on their belts to
> wipe their
> > arrows clean.
> I've never heard of this being a period practice. I was under the
> impression that cleaning tassles were not used until sometime in the
> 1800's. Does anyone have any literature on it?
late period, but I may just not be remembering correctly. Anyone have
their copy of Aschem handy?
- On Sep 30, 9:16pm, bloodsng@... wrote:
> In a message dated 09/30/2000 7:51:04 PM Central Daylight Time,We don't have a ranking system for the combat archers. Combat archery is under
> archer3@... writes:
> << In addition to the colors for the rankings already stated, the knot
> should be white for youth; adults blue for open div. or yellow for
> period div. No color distinction for either crossbow or handbow.
> what do they have for their combat archers
the control of the Earl and Knight Marshals.
>-- End of excerpt from bloodsng@...