Princess of England™

by admin on May 10, 2012

Some cool renaissance wear images:

Princess of England™
renaissance wear

Image by SageE.
Dolls of the World – The Princess Collection – Collector Edition 2004.

"Princess of England™ Barbie® doll wears a lovely gown featuring a rose colored satin bodice and a rosy pink skirt decorated with golden renaissance inspired patterns. The square neckline is edged with pink and golden trim. Soft rosy pink sleeves elegantly drape off her shoulder over a full golden undersleeve. Golden embellishments accent her outfit, including a golden cord that ties at her waist, a brooch, and a regal crown, based on the steeple-shaped headdresses of the era."

191 of 365/2- I’ve been Steampunked!
renaissance wear

Image by Pahz
This weekend is the Steampunk Invasion of Bristol Renaissance Faire. Some very cool and generous online friends sent me accessories. The lovely lady who sent me this hat, goggles and pistol also sent a cool corset, but I’m just about an inch or so too big for it yet (even unlaced all the way). No worries. I have a vest I can wear.

I’m not wearing my hair like this for the Steampunk outfit. I just threw the stuff on and took the photo.

Fashion Cycling Jacket
renaissance wear

Image by Earthworm
I thought urban commuting cyclists should have their own look to distinguish them from sports cyclists. And I don’t think we should all have to wear neon lime-green nylon. Plus my nylon jacket never seems to come clean in the wash. Thus my cycling jacket design was born. Made from army surplus fabric from snow camo backpack covers and salvaged buttons from grandma’s button box. It looks a bit like a fencing jacket. I used a Simplicity pattern for a man’s Renaissance doublet with detachable sleeves. My sleeves attach with velcro on one side and snap tape on the other so I can easily tell which sleeve goes to which side.

The pattern had the sleeves slit to show the shirt underneath, but I made the slit with a flap to close it off or button it open. The sleeves remain unattached at the armpit for further ventilation. I also redesigned the front closure for the fun of it. I put velcro where there are not buttons which makes it easy to throw on and have it partially closed. The buttons are big enough for one handed buttoning. It’s quite functional.


Question by hindutrinity: Was England a “Christian Nation” when they BANNED all Jews from getting into for 300 many years ?
Jews had been banned from entering BRITIAN for 300 many years, right up until Oliver Cromwell authorized their return.

In the Middle Ages, lending funds with curiosity – usury – was regarded as a sin and forbidden to Christians. But medieval monarchs identified it helpful that Jews were allowed to interact in the practice. The outsiders financed royal usage, adventures and wars – and produced their selves wealthy in the method. By 1168, the price of the private residence of the Jews (all around £60,000) was regarded as a quarter of the whole success of England. And when Aaron of Lincoln died not lengthy after – all residence acquired by usury passing to the king on the death of the usurer – Henry II inherited the then huge sum of £15,000.

In the course of Henry II’s reign, Jews lived on good terms with their Christian neighbours. They assisted fund a huge amount of the abbeys and monasteries and had been permitted to get refuge there in times of commotion which came from time to time for religious or commercial good reasons.

They essential the refuge. Clerics and Popes routinely stirred up unwell-experiencing towards the Jews as the “killers of Christ”. Sick will was fed by the Crusades, in which the Jews were as considerably a target of the righteous sword-wielders as had been the infidel Saracens(Muslims). One particular of the most common – and heinous – myths was that identified by Jews as “the blood libel”, which appears to have originated in England in an accusation in opposition to a single William of Norwich in 1144.

It recommended that he and other Jews killed a youthful Christian boy to use his blood in the ritual planning of unleavened bread for the Passover ritual – a claim which disperse from England to France and Spain and all through Europe in medieval moments and which resurfaced in Nazi propaganda in the 20th century.

In 1218, in what became the precursor of anti-Jewish laws all more than the entire world, Stephen Langton, Archbishop of Canterbury, manufactured Jews have on a badge – an oblong white patch of two finger-lengths by four – to detect them. Barons, to whom Jews lent cash, encouraged the mob responses to this sort of claims, in which Jewish households have been ransacked and data of their debts had been destroyed.

At the stop of the 12th century, as part of an epidemic of religious fervour throughout preparations for Richard the Lionheart’s 3rd Crusade in opposition to the Saracens, massacres of Jews have been staged at Stamford honest, in Bury St Edmunds and, most notoriously, in York. In 1190 the city’s Jews had been offered refuge in Clifford’s Tower at York Castle only to be besieged by a mob demanding they change to Christianity. Most of people within committed suicide those who surrendered had been slaughtered. By 1290 the inevitable happened when Edward I – who had found an option supply of finance in the Italian merchants identified as the “pope’s usurers” – banished the Jews from England.


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Reply by LadySuri
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Problem by Ceisiwr: Are elements of the Church of England attempting to return to medieval persecution of minorities?
The Telegraph reviews that a CoE bishop is spearheading an assault on gay individuals, probably out of a misguided notion of “adore”.

http://www.dailymail.co.united kingdom/news/article-1197585/Controversial-Church-England-bishop-Nazir-Ali-tells-gays-transform-repent.html?ITO=1490
I just realised. I gave the mistaken, even though associated, website link. This is the 1 I intended


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Response by Tremendous Atheist
‘Holy’ guides are wonderful for supplying divine justification for bigotry.

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St. George’s Gate, Windsor Castle, England

by admin on October 6, 2011

Check out these medieval spear pictures:

St. George’s Gate, Windsor Castle, England
medieval spear

Image by nikoretro

Detail of Relief above St. George’s Gate, Windsor Castle, England
medieval spear

Image by nikoretro
A near up of the relief sculpture depicting the tale of St. George more than St. George’s Gate, Windsor Castle.


Query by WMartindale: Why are not medieval legal guidelines in England dismissed when they result in harmless individuals to eliminate anything?
http://www.dailymail.co.united kingdom/news/post-1094403/Pay out-500-000-God-help-say-few-pressured-medieval-legislation-foot-church-repairs.html

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Response by KooKoo Molookoo
I would just bulldoze the bloody area down. If im paying out for it, i say that can make it my residence and i can do what i like with it

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