Hous Amberherthe

Compendium of Knowledge

A collection of projects, articles, documentation and ongoing research from the household and friends.

The following is only a small selection of our work. Additional new articles will be added as they are written. Several examples of mini-documentation submitted as part of the Southron Gaard A&S Pentathalon Challenge are included, but link to the Southron Gaard Arts & Sciences Blog.

Additional articles, galleries, project summaries and documentation etc can be found on personal webpages of our residents and associates: Per Mano Isabel Maria, Sarta de donna.


Clothing & Accessories

Isabel wearing her Anglo Saxon and Chrisian in her heraldic cotehardie at Southron Gaard's Heraldic Twelfth Night.  Event stewarded by Hous Amberherthe

Isabel wearing her Anglo Saxon and Chrisian in her heraldic cotehardie at Southron Gaard's Heraldic Twelfth Night.
Event stewarded by Hous Amberherthe.

Skjoldenhamn Hood (SG Pentathlon entry)

Child's Smock (SG Pentathlon entry)

"Purple isnt period" (Personal Blog entry)

Velvet Spanish Gorra (pdf)

Pleated Silk Tall Hat (pdf)

Man's Linen Shirt (pdf)

Using wax to seal fabric edges (pdf)



Food & Drink

Dessert at Southron Gaard's Festa di Natale (Christmas Feast), served from the sideboard as described in Scappi.  Food and display by Hous Amberherthe and House Anwyn.

Dessert at Southron Gaard's Festa di Natale (2018 Christmas Feast), served from the sideboard as described in Scappi. Food and display by Hous Amberherthe and House Anwyn.

Marchpane (SG Pentathlon entry)

Olla Podrida (Recipe)

Feast Budget Spreadsheet (Excel Spreadsheet)

Events & Stewarding

Christian and Isabel dance during the Carnivale Ball

Christian and Isabel dance Rostibolli Gioioso at the Carnivale Ball, held in the Historic Rose Chapel.
Event stewarded by Hous Amberherthe.

Nice Little Touches (An article written for "From the Tower") (pdf p8-13)

Potential Event Sites in Canterbury (pdf)

High End Events (pdf)

Feast Budget Spreadsheet (Excel Spreadsheet)

Past limited focus events:
- The Venetian Carnivale Ball Event Website and Flickr Gallery,
- The French Merchant's Ball Event Website and Gallery,
- The Feast of Sir Percy and the Quest for the Holy Grail Flickr Gallery



We hope you enjoy your visit with us.