Re: [SCA Newcomers] Re:Red was for harlots? I don't think so!
- On 5 Jan 2010, at 4:27 PM, julian wilson wrote:
> The most common colour I heard of being used tolegally identify Harlots by some mandated article of dress, has been Yellow - and this relates to various places in Western Europe between The Norman Conquest and 1600.I wonder if these times and places coincided with the times and places in which a Jewess was required to wear (variously) a red or yellow visible underskirt. That could have created some very large problems.
> BUT, that's not true of all of the area throughout the whole of those centuries.
D'vorah bat Atar
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- Bambi (To be named ater) TBNL
I am made for great things by GOD
and walk with Pride!!!!
Walladah bint al Mustakfi c 1100ad
see me dance
From: Labhaoise <labhaoise_obeachain@...>
Sent: Mon, January 11, 2010 1:41:59 PM
Subject: [SCA Newcomers] Re:Red was for harlots? I don't think so!
And that is the point, sort of.....
That at some period of time, be it months, years, or decades, in some location, whether a street, district, country, or class; people did/thought/ acted in given way.....
Conversely, it cannot be said that Pantone Green 364 IS worn by women of easy virtue (whatever that meant then and there!)
--- In scanewcomers@ yahoogroups. com, Bambi TBNL <hippy_dippy_ dancer@.. .> wrote:
> well @ one point in the late 1500 I can prove that a certain shade of GREEN was thought to be for"strumpets" in englandin fact I believe shakepearÂ refers to it in a play or 2, but that is the only thing I can think of....
> Â Bambi (To be named ater) TBNL
> I am made for great things by GOD
> and walk with Pride!!!!
> Walladah bint al Mustakfi c 1100ad
> see me dance
> http://www.youtube com/watch? v=7HMtOoXtMs0
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> From: Justinos Tekton called Justin <justin@...>
> To: scanewcomers@ yahoogroups. com
> Sent: Sat, January 9, 2010 5:10:43 PM
> Subject: Re: [SCA Newcomers] Re:Red was for harlots? I don't think so!
> On Wed, 2010-01-06 at 09:04 +0000, cailin.sca@gmail. com wrote:
> > I've also failed at communication in this thread
> Not at all...your posts are useful and on-topic. This list is just full
> of helpful people who often join together to elaborate on different
> facets of a topic under discussion. I don't think you've offended
> anyone, and I hope none of us have offended you. :-)
> Kind regards,
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> Maistor Justinos Tekton called Justin (Scott Courtney)
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> fesswise reversed sable.
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