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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!


Abbey Horn

UK

Specializing in horn, both raw and finished, and other pertinent goods.

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.

Antonsen Forge

US

Antoine is a Champaign-County blacksmith who does Mästermyr hinges, and they are very nice. He takes custom orders.

Antik Corporation

US

Jewelry.

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.

Berbekucz

Hun

Battlegear.

Biaea Broń

Pol

Battlegear.

Black Flag Forge

US

Blacksmith who does custom work.

Blackwood Jewelry

US

Jewelry.

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.

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.

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.

Forgery

UK

Emmott Taylor, a Regia mate, offers a wide variety of excellent self-made goods. He has no web presence, but you must contact him through his email addy. Put Forgery in the subject line.

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.

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!

Ironoak

US

Jennifer Edwards notes: “I’ve been working with the maker for about a month to get exactly what I want. He does really great work and it’s not too pricey!

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!

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.

Luta’s Linen Chest

UK

Louise Archer, a regia member, makes soft kit for sale, mostly viking age tunics, trousers and dresses but can also make Roman and Norman kit. She also does custom work.

MallowEarth

UK

Alex Lowman’s page, featuring hawthorn needles and more!

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.

Montague Heritage Services

Ire

Camping equipment, jewelry, clothes and battlegear.

Norðan

Ger

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

Official Regia Anglorum Online Shop

US

Items with official Regia logos.

Online Regia Shop

UK

Regia merchandising Shop run by Clare Williams. She notes that “this will be developed as more designs get fed into it. I will still be transporting the physical stock to events, and have added wooden bows and swords to the mix.”

Panther Primitives

US

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

Paul Meekins Military & Historical Books

UK

Books.

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.

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.

Townsends

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.

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.

Travellers Through Time

UK

Provides dynamic, immersive workshops and talks about history to groups of any age and ability. Birka wire trim for sale.

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.

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.

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.

Woolery

US

A friendly and efficient supplier of fleece, yarn, tools, books and much more interest to the fiber maven!

Wolfstoff

Ger

Primarily Norse and Norman goods.

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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