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Neither Regia Anglorum nor Micel Folcland endorse any vendor. This is not an official list or endorsements. Use at your own risk. Please check with the AO and/or the MTO before buying anything for use on the line! For a more extensive note, see http://regia.org/members/index.html. Be certain to ask for exactly what you need!


Aidan Campbell

UK

Stickler who commissions; very accurate but not inexpensive cloth and other reproductions.

Alpha Offocium

US

Essentially an SCA business, but they do excellent period coins as well, both replicas and moneying dies. Very nice to work with!

Ana Period Shoes

UK

Regia member and manufacturer of approved machine and hand sewn authentic shoes.

Andy Burke—Historical Shoemaker

UK

Specializing in later periods and dos stuff for other societies as well, but very high quality, will do repirs and will work with you to make what you want and need. Mike Everett notes that “it may not be worth it out in America, as to really get the best from him, it’s best to meet him in person.”

Anglo-Saxon Books

UK

Wide assortment of reference books about the period.

Antik Corporation

US

Jewelry.

Argent Fox Music

US

Early member of Micel Focland, his harps are questionable, but he knows what is accurate. He makes excellent Gokstad beds.

Arkeodoc

Swe

A site run by Dan Carlson--an archaeologist who is a great guy and supporter of living history--and archaeological endeavors on Gotland, featuring CDs, books, free articles, galleries and all issues of Viking Heritage magazine.

Armchair Armoury

UK

Mail and rings.

Armlann

US

Chicago-area maker of accurate leather goods including shoes. Please tell him you need goods to Regia standards.

Arms & Armor

US

Battlegear.

Arnour and Castings

Ukraine

Battlegear that should be examined closely before buying.

Armour Class Swords

UK

Rebated swords.

Asgard Crafts

UK

Reproduction jewelry and horn/bone items.

Battle-Merchant

UK

Offering all manner of reenacting equipment from many eras.

Bayley Heritage Castings

UK

Member of Din Edyn featuring Norse buckle/purse/other fittings soon in bronzecasting group.

Bear Claw Trade

UK

Knives, helmets and reindeer skins.

Berbekucz

Hun

Battlegear.

Biaea Broń

Pol

Battlegear.

Black Flag Forge

US

Blacksmith who does custom work.

Blackwood Jewelry

US

Jewelry.

Bodgers Farm Pottery

UK

Recreation pottery and pottery based on period finds.

Burnley and Trowbridge Co.

US

Fabric and notions. “Specializing in 17th, 18th and early19th Century.”

Calumet Trade Goods

US

Mainly an 18the vendor but with offerings of interest. Mainly expansive but museum-quality goods.

Cap-á-Pie

UK

Mail Armor.

Christian Fletcher

US

Expensive swords.

C. K, Kowárna

Czech

Swords.

Cold Steel

US

Spear Shafts and Other Goods.

Creative History

UK

Reproductions aimed at school children.

CU Woodworking

US

Good source of woods, milk paints and tools, always willing to help you if they do not have what you need.

Cult of Athena

US

Spear Shafts, Spear heads and other goodness; sometimes spelled Kult of Athena.

Daegrad

UK

A wide variety of excellent reproductions of Viking-Age tools! Dennis now does most business via Ebay, and it is not as customer friendly as it used to be.

Danegeld Historic Jewelry

UK

Wide variety of Viking Age goods.

David Brown Book company

US/UK

Supplier of pertinent publications; known as Oxbow Books in Great Britain.

Deepeeka/USA

India/US?

Various LARP and reenacting supplies; where I got my quernstone!

Dru Shoemaker

US

Dru does excellent accurate shoes and other stuff as well.

Dúran Fabrics

Swe

Historic Scandinavian fabrics.

Elisabeth Da'Born Art and Textiles

UK

Textiles, and she gives a discount to paid-up Regia members. “I don't mass produce though—so unless I've got it in stock it's request to be made only.”

Esford Swords and Armoury

Aus

Battlegear.

Fabri armorum

Czech

Battlegear.

Feed the Ravens, aka Viking You Like

Ger

No web presence. Deals with accurate goods from the Baltic and elsewhere in Europe.

Fettered Cock Pewters

Can

Our neighbors at Pennsic and nice people. Pewter, silver and gold.

Folump Enterprises

US

Books and reproductions of furniture, game boards, wax tablets and more.

Four Seasons Tentmasters

US

They have one tent they say is appropriate for Norse use, but they include no photo. Their tents are all cotton canvas.

Gaukler Medieval Wares

Can

Authentic artifacts and accurate reproductions.

Get Dressed for Battle

UK

Battlegear.

Gothic Green Oak

UK

Reproduction games.

Grumpy Old Charcoal Burner

UK

Wood- and ironworking.

Grunal Moneta

UK

Online shop of Dave the Moneyer, “Moneyer to the World and Purveyor of high quality cheap Tat.”

Hainsworth

UK

Fabric supplier since 1783, providing fabric for much more than reenactment.

Handefaste

Sw

Jewelry and more; “traditional” though not always accurate.

Hearthstone Arts

US

Potters willing to do custom and historically accurate objects.

Hemp Traders

US

Much hemp-based merchandise, including fabric and rope. California based and reasonably priced unless you have to ship across the country!

Heron Armoury

UK

Battlegear.

Herts Specialist Fabrics

UK

Fabrics.

Highland Woodworking

US

Woodworking tools.

Historic Enterprises

US

Great people to work with and great wares! Right now, they are mostly later period, but they're working with Regia and the Vikings! to produce accurate Early Medieval kit now. Any of us who have purchased appropriate crosstiming stuff from them even before are more than satisfied! These are the folk in the Tudor-style shop by the barn at Pennsic.

Historical Shoes

UK

Footware.

Homer Kizer

US

Woodworking and treenware.

House of de Clifford

UK

Furrier. Looking for the photo of Regia member, Ian Uzzell, wearing a cloak that is slightly out of Regia’s core period!

Iron Forged Designs

UK

Blacksmiths who specialize in individually designed and hand forged items. Run by Regia member Stuart Makin, who notes that shipping blades and weapons to the States “can be problematic,”

Jameson Leather

US

Regia member and maker of great shoes. He made a pair for me that I love!

Jas. Townsed & Son

US

Primarily an 18th century sutler, but he has goods from other periods and is willing to deal with serious reenactors to discover what goods—and there are many—are period for them.

Javurek Axes and Tools

??

Axes and tools.

Jelling Dragon

UK

Wide variety of Viking Age goods.

Kovex Ars

Czech

Battlegear.

Kremer Pigmente

Ger

Pigment suppliers from Germany, source of the pigments used by Liz Daborn to mix the paints for Wychurst interior!

Lee Valley & Veritas

US

Tools for woodworkers.

Lonely Knight

UK

Reenactment goods for the Roman to medieval periods.

Longhunter Leather

US

Leather canteens, but primarily an 18C sutler.

Lost Viking

US

Spear shafts and other goods. Sometimes very farby.

Manning Imperial

Aus

International manufacturer of historical reproductions.

Marchand Médiéval

Fr

Expensive but has linen rope.

Merchant of Menace

UK

Dealing with many eras and sometimes farby.

Mercia Sveiter

UK

Wide variety of Viking Age goods. Source now for the older battle armor and rebated weapons formerly offered by Get Dressed for Battle.

Micel Folcland Online Shop

US

T-shirts, caps, buttons & other items with the Micel Folcland logo; wear your membership proudly!.

Michael J, King

UK

Musical instruments.

Military History Fest

US

Formerly known as Reenactorfest; a “convention for the ages, featuring reenactors and collector from the Roman era up to the mid-20th century. Micel Folcland has been there since the second and it’s a recommended hoot! Come party with people who have a clue and shop among many fine vendors!

Montague Heritage Services

Ire

Camping equipment, jewelry, clothes and battlegear.

Northlan

Ger

Works by a fine jeweler that include both reproductions and original designs.

Official Regia Anglorum Online Shop

US

Items with official Regia logos.

Oldulv Historisk Forsyningskompagni

Den

Norse Camp gear

Panther Primitives

US

Historical tents and sundries including stakes and poles, They use only cotton canvas.

Pasadena

Sw

Handicrafts.

Paul Meekins Military & Historical Books

UK

Books.

Paul Atkin Historical Woodturner

UK

Woodworking

Paul Binns Swords

UK

Battlegear.

Pergamena

US

Parchment makers. Featuring affordable parchment from various animals.

Period Fabrics

US

Historical fabric but primarily an 18C sutler.

Plantagenet Shoes

UK

Incredibly good historical shoes manufactured by a Regia member.

Purpleheart Armory

US

Spear shafts and other goods.

R Twerks Knives by Nick

UK

Axes and knives. Sharpies.

Ragweed Forge

US

Blades and other instruments of desctruction.

Raymond's Quiet Press

US

High-quality reproductions and recreations, mainly bronze and silver. Recreations are based on finds from archaeological digs but are often not exact reproductions.

Reconstructing History

US

Patterns and other goods dealing with many historical eras as well as steampunk and other fantasy. Has threads and notions of interest, but styles based on geometric designs make patterns superfluous in most instances.

Rejmyre Smedja

Swe

Blacksmith selling both rebated and sharpies.

Richard Head Longbows

UK

Archery equipment.

Ring Lord

Can

Mail links, but besides accurate rings they also deal in aluminum, galvanized and stainless steel..

Robin Wood

UK

Woodworking.

Runesmith

UK

Jewelry. A limited range but will do commissions.

Sevenmeadows Archery

US

US distributor of Hungarian-made bows. Archery equipment.

Shields Plus

UK

Shields and shoes.

Skirmish Magazine

UK

British-based glossy, colorful magazine for reenactors of all periods and all locations. Now available as a digital download as well.

Smoke & Fire Company

US

Primarily an 18th century sutler, but they have goods from other periods and are willing to deal with serious reenactors to discover what goods—and there are many—are period for them. Publishers of Smoke and Fire News, a monthly living-history newspaper.

Steve Dunford Ironwork

UK

Ironwork.

Suzy the Shepherdess

US

Hand-finished wool from her own flocks, prepared in the methods of the 18C and beyond. Wonderful person from Illinois, whose skeins have photos of the very critter who gave up the wool!.

Sweetness & Light

UK

Period Candles, beeswax and other supplies.

Talbot's Fine Accessories

US

Local and very skilled. His collection of antiquities is large, and his merchandise is made from castings of the originals. Mostly pewter and bronze.

Tandy Leather Factory

US

Generic sources of leather and fittings.

Therion Arms

US

Sharp and Rebated swords.

Thorkil

Pol

Battlegear.

Tillerman Beads

UK

Reproduction beads.

Time Warrior Historic Trader

UK

Shoes and battlegear.

Timeline

UK

Coins and other antiquities.

Tod’s Stuff

UK

Museum-quality reproductions.

Toki Medieval

UK

Martin Cox recommends Stephen Shepherd’s site. Shepherd offers turn-shoes and other leather items.

Traditional Materials

UK

Traditional craftsmen’s Supplies. They say they go back 500 years, but they go back further, although you might need to know what is appropriate for your era.

Tremont Nails

US

Cut nails that resembled forged nails at a much lower price, made using a machine that is a century and a haf old.

Trinity Court Potteries

UK

Reproduction pottery.

TTS

UK

Reproductions for School Children.

Twist Fibre Craft

UK

Mostly inappropriate fabrics and tools, but some like the dyes and buy wool for spinning as well.

Two J’s Supply of Arms

UK

Replica weapons and accessories.

Urweg

US

Glass, jewelry and accessories.

Viking Shield

US

Weapons, armor and accessories.

Viking Jewelry

UK

Norse battlegear and jewelry.

Viking Crafts

UK

Wide variety of Viking Age goods, including pewter belt furniture..

Viking Gear

??

Teutonic supplier, very cagey about where they are located.

Viking Farm

Den

Norse goods.

Viking Jewelry

UK

Jewelry and battlegear at decent prices.

Wareham Forge

Can

Cookware and other metalwork from the Viking Age. Darrell does a lot of the metal work for the L’Ans aux Meadows site and is leader of te Dark Ages Recreation Company (DARC).

Warsztat Syv

Pol

Cardwoven trim.

Wieland Forge

UK

Smithying and blade production.

Wight Leather Craft

UK

Belts and belt furniture.

Wiglaf the Writer

UK

Period writing and calligraphy for hire. I have not seen anything he does, but this is such a unique service that I had to list it!

Wm. Booth, Draper, At the Sign of the Unicorn

US

Primarily an 18th century Chicagoland sutler providing flax and hemp linen, linsey-woolsey, wool, notions, books and patterns. Very willing to work with serious reenactors of any era.

Wojmir Remïos Artystyczne

Pol

Battlegear.

Wolfstoff

Ger

Primarily Norse and Norman goods.

Woodbows

US

Archery equipment.

Woodland Archery

US

Affordable accurate bows; they customize orders; inexpensive bows are called “Bare Bones Bows”.

Wulflund

Czech

Pagan shop with some reenacting supplies.



note: Some vendors do not ship overseas.


Thanks to Liz Daborn, Rhydian Jones, Tim Jorgensen, Cory Nielsen, Stephen Shepherd and Clare Williams for their contributions.


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