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Forum: European Armoury 8th November 2023, 08:55 PM
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Posted By Peter Hudson
Dear Brian, Indeed the Beilby/ Bewick stable...

Dear Brian, Indeed the Beilby/ Bewick stable created a great number of works on wildlife including portfolios on Birds and other animals . The subject that I looked at was the book on Quadrupeds...
Forum: European Armoury 7th November 2023, 12:02 AM
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Posted By Peter Hudson
Laing Art Gallery...

I see that Thomas Bewick has much work at the Laing. He was apprenticed to shotley sword makers and much involved in illustrations and engraving/ decorationon blades etc.

I have no proof at all...
Forum: European Armoury 6th November 2023, 09:34 PM
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Posted By Peter Hudson
New Museum opening soon....

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From a museum in Hawick in the Scottish Borders which will be an absolute must to visit when it opens in the new year. The Curator is Mr Brian Moffat an expert in all things Border...
Forum: European Armoury 4th November 2023, 04:19 PM
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Posted By Peter Hudson
Commercial Hotel. Please see...

Commercial Hotel.

Please see https://shotleybridgevillagetrust.com/plaques/crown-and-crossed-swords/#jp-carousel-4439

Other detail on this site are in my view incorrect as the new sign above...
Forum: European Armoury 4th November 2023, 03:35 PM
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Posted By Peter Hudson
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Ah yes I see it on page77 of your book... Got that... The date of first Cutlers Hall dedicated by Adam Oley in Wood Street.. Thanks...

I cannot upload the pictures but you have it also outlined ...
Forum: European Armoury 4th November 2023, 02:44 PM
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Posted By Peter Hudson
Other building now vanished near The Crown and Crossed Swords.

Yesterday we spoke about other buildings near The Crown and Crossed Swords.

As you know this was two buildings notably The Crown and Crossed Swords originally called The Swords and the next door...
Forum: European Armoury 4th November 2023, 02:34 PM
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Posted By Peter Hudson
The stone lintel above number 44 Wood Street.

Keith, As you know the lintel above 44 WOOD STREET vanished in the late 50s with the demolition of all the industrial /swordmakers houses. My question is that the inscription above the door mentioned...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd October 2023, 06:45 PM
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Posted By Peter Hudson
German Sword-Smiths in Shotley Bridge By Keith...

German Sword-Smiths in Shotley Bridge By Keith Fisher


To refresh readers on Keiths amazing book on this important Swordmaker

please see...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd October 2023, 12:43 AM
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Posted By Peter Hudson
This is such an important thread....

Hi Kieth ... Before you started to unpack the details of this work Forum had nothing in its archives about this subject. The Swordmakers of Shotley Bridge turns out to be a cornerstone and key to the...
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