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Jon Blair

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Hello all
« on: 2015-11-10, 14:15:55 »
Hi, I'm Jonathan. I've been lurking around here for the past week or so and finally decided to join up. I'm a member at myArmoury.com (where I found out about this site), and I've had some experience with living history as a one time member of LaBelle Compagnie from a few years ago. Lately though, I've been feeling the itch to get my feet wet again, especially now that my son is old enough to participate. Of course, I have hardly any kit any more, so it will be an upward battle, but "Victory needs no explanation; Defeat allows none."
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Re: Hello all
« Reply #1 on: 2015-11-10, 22:30:16 »
Welcome!
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Re: Hello all
« Reply #2 on: 2015-11-10, 23:46:42 »
Hail and welcome!
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Re: Hello all
« Reply #3 on: 2015-11-11, 00:14:03 »
Greetings and well met!
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Re: Hello all
« Reply #4 on: 2015-11-11, 02:29:48 »
Welcome Jon!  I'm envious of your previous involvement with LaBelle (not very knightly, I know  ;) ).  I purchased 1381: The Peel Affinity years ago and I still find myself thumbing through it on a weekly basis.
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Re: Hello all
« Reply #5 on: 2015-11-11, 10:38:43 »
Hail and well met. Welcome to the forum Jon! :)
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Re: Hello all
« Reply #6 on: 2015-11-11, 15:42:20 »
Welcome!
Where abouts do you hail from?
Hanover, PA, just north of the Mason-Dixon line between York and Gettysburg.
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Re: Hello all
« Reply #7 on: 2015-11-11, 15:45:30 »
Welcome Jon!  I'm envious of your previous involvement with LaBelle (not very knightly, I know  ;) ).  I purchased 1381: The Peel Affinity years ago and I still find myself thumbing through it on a weekly basis.
I am in that book on page 157. Unfortunately, the kit was not mine. I hadn't joined LaBelle when most of the photography was done, but they had a few shots that they needed to get, and they thought a fresh face might be useful.

Edit to add: I attached a photo that was not used in the book.
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Re: Hello all
« Reply #8 on: 2015-11-12, 02:57:11 »
Page 157 ... so you're "An English Knight circa 1337", well met!  :)
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Re: Hello all
« Reply #9 on: 2015-11-12, 15:39:11 »
Welcome to the site; I had the pleasure of meeting some of LBC at MTT some years back.  A very impressive encampment they had.
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« Reply #10 on: 2015-11-12, 18:54:09 »
Welcome to the site; I had the pleasure of meeting some of LBC at MTT some years back.  A very impressive encampment they had.
Yes, they are a good bunch of people. I have been thinking about getting back with LaBelle, now that my son is old enough to enjoy participating; he'll be eight in December.
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Re: Hello all
« Reply #11 on: 2015-11-13, 02:47:08 »
Welcome to the site; I had the pleasure of meeting some of LBC at MTT some years back.  A very impressive encampment they had.
Yes, they are a good bunch of people. I have been thinking about getting back with LaBelle, now that my son is old enough to enjoy participating; he'll be eight in December.

That's a great age!  My son was 8 when he attended his first week long SCA event.  They're old enough to be curious about armour and history, yet not too old to hang out with the old man.   ;)
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Re: Hello all
« Reply #12 on: 2015-11-13, 03:58:05 »
Hail and well met!
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« Reply #13 on: 2015-11-13, 06:13:11 »
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« Reply #14 on: 2015-11-13, 10:23:24 »
Welcome and well-met. :)
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