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  • Julie
    ... Julie
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 2, 2005
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      > It was a gift to the knight for taking on my obnoxious teenage son. <G> His persona is late Viking-battle of Hastings.
      Julie
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      > A seax for a squiring ceremony?
      > Is that to become a squire or for a squire to become a knight?
      > Is a dark age weapon appropriate for a 'middle ages' ceremony?
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      > Don't get me wrong, I love seaxs in dark age combat but I can't justify
      > them in the middle ages.
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      > Cheers
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      > Alex
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      > BTW, my husband made a gorgeous seax scabbard as well as the seax.
      > It was presented to my son's knight at his squiring ceremony.
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      > Date: Tue, 1 Mar 2005 00:30:01 -0500
      > From: "Phlip" <phlip@...>
      > Subject: Re: UNCLASSIFIED:- Digest Number 1265
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      > Ene bichizh ogsen baina shuu...
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      > > A seax for a squiring ceremony?
      > > Is that to become a squire or for a squire to become a knight?
      > > Is a dark age weapon appropriate for a 'middle ages' ceremony?
      > >
      > > Don't get me wrong, I love seaxs in dark age combat but I can't justify
      > > them in the middle ages.
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      > > Cheers
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      > > Alex
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      > Actually, from context, it appears to be a gift to the Knight from the
      > squire's family, something along the lines of buying an apprenticeship in
      > the medieval guilds. In that context, as long as the price is mutually
      > acceptable, the item given is of no importance to the nature of the
      > ceremony.
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      > Saint Phlip,
      > CoD
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      > "When in doubt, heat it up and hit it with a hammer."
      > Blacksmith's credo.
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      > If it walks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, it is probably not a
      > cat.
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      > Never a horse that cain't be rode,
      > And never a rider who cain't be throwed....
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      > Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2005 06:36:07 -0000
      > From: "Ana Deissler" <anahay@...>
      > Subject: Re: seax-scabbards - no drawings
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      > Yahoo groups does not allow attachments and I am a computer-dunce and don't
      > know how to put stuff on the photo-page, that's why.
      > As I intend to "publish" the instructions also with two of my reenactment
      > societies' circulars there will be drawings available from me off-list on
      > request.
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      > Cheers,
      > Ana
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