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The Seventeenth Century SiteRing
This site owned by
Stamford Member's websites/pages
|Sgt. Carl Thelen's Slow Match Web
all about match, including tests, recipies, etc.
|Musketeer Patti Ballard's "Hobbies Gone Wild" site|
|Pikeman Barry Siler's online Drill Demonstration pages|
|Thorne's ECWSA-inspired Pike Drill pages|
Matchlock Advice -
So you've got a new Matchlock.pdf
|Thorne's ECWSA-based Black Powder Safety Rules|
|Thorne's page on converting modern footware to period-look Latchet Shoes|
US Organizations & Regiments
|Free Artillery Co'y, Army of the Marquis of Montrose, ECWSA|
|English Renaissance Reenactment - St. Michael's Guild|
|Blackshire's Company of The Sword (So. Faire)|
|St. Maximilian Landsknechts (No. Cal)|
|English Company of Foote - SF Bay Area pike and sword group|
UK Organizations & Regiments
|Sealed Knot Official Site|
|Sealed Knot "Beer Tent" Public Message/Discussion website|
|Pennyman's Regiment - great costume, weapons and drill pages (ECWS)|
|ECWS Message/Discussion website|
|The Marquess of Winchesters Regiment
check out 'Military Structures' and 'The Three Arms' (ECWS)
|The Siege Group - 17th C Reenacting|
|Routiers Pike and Musket Socitey (Australia)|
17th C Resources
|British Civil Wars and Commonwealth site|
|Tattershall's Making a Matchlock instructions|
|Period Firearms descriptions with
animated gif graphics
(see musketeer above).
|Luke's 17th Century Reenacting and Living History Resources (Blackwells)|
|L'Age D'Or - Fantastic collection of 17th C paintings and artwork|
|Sealed Knot Rules for Musketeers and Black Powder handling|
|EuroWeb's FANTASTIC collection of
17th Century paintings
- check out the Dutch painters.
|Costumes.org 1600-1630 fashion plates and links (very cool!)|
|Fairfax Battalia's new combined site
check out The Snapsack section. (ECWS)
|Hand Gonnes and Matchlocks - plus GREAT links|
|The Arquebus and Matchlock Musket Page|
|Monmouth Caps - history and photos from Morris Team site|
|The Civil War in Worcestershire - very cool site!|
| Gunner's Glass -
1646 English treatise on Artillery
| Thorne's suspension plan for unlined
- perfect for those eBay combed morions.
|BE SURE TO CHECK THE ECWSA SUTTERS PAGES FIRST!
These suttlers know the ECWSA uniform and kit requirements,
and often offer substantial discounts for members.
|Syke's Suttlery, good ECW uniform and Bandolier source|
|Tentsmiths - US makers of period tents|
|Panther Primitives - US makers of period tents|
Townsend - US tents, barrels, tall stockings,
spectacles & more!
Their "Convertable Wedge Tent" is the best suttler-style tent for the price.
|Sarah Juniper in the UK makes extremely well-regarded period footware.|
|Tattershal Arms - US Custom Matchlocks & swords|
|Loyalist Arms - Canadian Dealer, Matchlock & Doglock muskets on p. 2|
|G. G. Godwin - some 17th C kit, plus period lanterns & cookware|
| Hatcrafters - an ASTOUNDING
selection of hats -
the Charles, Salem, Puritan & Quaker models are recommended
|MacKenzie-Smith - Rob makes functional pike & cavalry armor|
|Thunder Ridge Muzzleloading - best prices for high-quality tumbled ball|
Cabelas.com - Hard-Side Black-Powder Gun Case for
under $200 -
best protection for your matchlock, will hold musket-rest and swords also.
Dixie Gun Works - inexpensive ball with sprues at
tons of other gear, every shooter should have their catalog (limited website)
|Great Northern Trade Co - hand-forged gun and cooking tools|
|Albion Small Arms - matchlocks, wheelocks, and doglocks from the UK|
Age of Chivalry sells several helmets for pikemen,
the Cabasett ID# 14-232 for $150.00 being the best.
Cole makes light but functional armour in the UK,
check out his Cabasett, Pikeman's Pot, and Back, Breast & Tassets.
Meekins makes the best bandoliers in the UK,
be sure to get them sized properly & order early.
| Swordsmiths (UK) carries Armour
both 17th C "Hangers" are PERFECT ECW soldier's swords.
| Sally Green (UK) makes great
Singlets (sleeveless doublets),
Casaques (coats) and breeches at nice prices.
| Arrow Leather makes leather
snapsacks (order the large size),
and also carries great flint & steel kits.
Buck has a website showing the many guns he makes -
the largest US matchlock maker!
17th C Links and Reenactor sites
|White Oak Fur Post - US Reenactment Links (mostly Buckskinner)|
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