> Rowen wrote:
> > . . .I have decided that I will be making my own clothing, for the
> > most part, however, I am undecided on the period-type cloth with which
> > to make it. Here is a summary of my persona:
> > mid 1500s pirate daughter of an Irish sea merchant with ties to the
> > East) and an English noble born lady.
You might also want to read up on Grace O'Malley and her life. Believe me,
you couldn't come up with a fantasy character with more guts and glory than
this real person. She was a sailor when she needed to be. She visited
Queen Elizabeth when she needed to. She married when she darn well felt
like it and divorced the same way.
I'd bet that there were girls who sighed and wanted to be like her.
Take a look here: http://www.rootsweb.com/~nwa/grace.html