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Revision as of 04:57, 7 September 2014

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The content of the site is arranged by category shown below. The indented text is the title of each page.

General

 Main page and information About Fairfax Battalia  

Living

Appearance:   Wigs and hair 
Calendars:    Dates and calendars
              Feast Days
Children:     Children
              Education
              Literacy
Clothing:     Black for clothing
              Fustian
              Hat honour and deference
              Hat service
              Recreating the Reality of Elizabethan Clothing 1
              Recreating the Reality of Elizabethan Clothing 2 
              Stockings in the mid-seventeenth century
Commerce:     Coins of the 17th century
              Income by Social Grouping
              Prices of accommodation, food and drink in 1625
              Tally sticks and the formation of the Bank of England
Communities:  Fladbury Parish accounts: damages claimed from Parliament
              Coventry during the civil wars
Construction: Teak in 17th century
Death:        Concepts of death in Early Modern England
              Life expectancy
Education:    Education
              Literacy
Fabric        Fustian
Food & drink  Chocolate advertisement
              Coffee in England in the seventeenth century
Health:       Average height
              Health (William Vaughan’s Fifteen Directions to Preserve Health)
Leisure:      Playing cards
London:       London and the English Civil War
Marriage:     Betrothal ceremonies
Politics:     Levellers
Society:      Income by Social Grouping
              Population: calculations for London and the country
              Servants in the 1640s to 1650s
              Tournaments in the 17th century

Religion

Papists, Protestants and Puritans - a user's guide
Religion in the Civil Wars Part 1 The Religious Background to the Civil War
Religion in the Civil Wars Part 2 Some Tenets of Protestant Reformation
Religion in the Civil Wars Part 3 Religion and the Monarchy Prior to the Civil War
Religion in the Civil Wars Part 4 Religion and Parliament
Religion in the Civil Wars Part 5 The Levellers and the Army
Religion in the Civil Wars Part 6 Concepts in 17th century religion
Religion in the Civil Wars Part 7 Other 17th Century Religious Groups

Military

 The Japanese and arquebuses
 Battle of Worcester
 Battles of the Civil Wars - locations and dates
 European Military Revolution - when, where, who?
 Sir Thomas Fairfax - who was he?
 Fairfax Tour of Destruction
 Flags
 Martial arts in 17th century England
 Military Rank Structure
 Mortars, Mortar-bombs and Hand-grenades
 Muskets and their use During the English Civil Wars
 Nicholas Devereux - his life
 Receipt suggestions for 'cooking by file'
 Seige of Galway
 Sir Robert Overton - his life
 Worcestershire Clubmen

Re-enacting

 Background: Fairfax Battalia background
             Dates and calendars
 Books       Books
 Equipment:  Getting a Shot Gun Certificate
             European Firearms Pass Shot Gun Certificate
             Going abroad with a musket
             Musket Safety
 Etiquette:  Hat honour and deference
             Hat service
 Events:     Your first event
             Talking to the public
 Films:      The Musketeer - film review
 Drill:      Drill displays
             Musket drill
             Pike postures
 Research:   Beginner's guide to research
             Beginner's guide to Referencing
             Beginner's dictionary
             Origin of ye and the long s
             Roman numerals and how to interpret them
 Roles:      Choosing your role
 Safety:     Musket Safety

Book reviews

 Black Tom - book review
 Dealing in Death - book review
 Hobberdy Dick - book review
 Nathaniel's Nutmeg - book review
 National conflicts - book review
 The Adventurer who Unlocked Japan - book review