ARN - Newby Question

Theron Bretz tbretz at
Fri Apr 14 06:00:30 PDT 2000

Well, I have a leather jerkin pattern (or can make one off of my jerkin),
but it's not "Scottish".  One of the most common misconceptions surrounding
the Scots in period is that they had developed the stereotypical national
dress one sees today at highland games, Warner Brothers cartoons, and the
hideously incorrect Braveheart.  In fact, a 16th century Scot pretty much
dressed the same as a 16th century Englishman.  His clothes might have been
made from coarser materials, but even that would depend on his social

Don Etienne

----- Original Message -----
From: Curtis Myers <myersc at>
To: <ansteorra-rapier at>
Sent: Thursday, April 13, 2000 11:13 PM
Subject: ARN - Newby Question

> Does any one have a pattern for a leather fighting Jerkin, or something
> that can be made to look Scottish?
> Caerell MacDomnaill
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