James Prescott - Home Page
Latest news, as of 2012-December-14.
I have updated my index of folk songs (see Personal).
Latest news, as of 2012-March-29.
I have added a prose poem, and some documents related to the early history of Montengarde, the SCA in Calgary (see Personal).
Latest news, as of 2011-November-26.
I have updated my French Noble Archers paper (see Personal).
Latest news, as of 2011-October-15.
I have added a poem written by my great-uncle, Eric Mason, who was a medical orderly in the British Army in World War I.
Latest news, as of 2011-June-14.
I have added a paper on French Noble Archers, and a prose poem entitled The Journeymen Speak (see Personal).
Latest news, as of 2011-March-17, anonymous folk music index updated.
Irish and UK Folk Music Zone: Someone who tells me "I don't want any attribution to my name, because I relish the anonymity" has sent me an index of mainly Irish and UK traditional artists, with small separate sections on (a) folk-rock, (b) singer-songwriters, (c) early music, (d) old-time, and (e) anthologies. This index is entirely their work. It has been updated to include DVDs. They have given me permission to host their index here. Index first hosted 2007-June-22, updated 2008-September-11, updated 2011-March-17.
Primarily Irish and UK traditional recordings, arranged by artist (opens new window)
Latest news, as of 2010-September-10.
I'm hosting an article, "War archery & social status" by John R Edgerton (known in the Society for Creative Anachronism as Sir Jon Fitz-Rauf), with his permission. The article gives a large number of examples of nobles from the Middle Ages and Renaissance using archery in combat, whether on an occasional basis, or as their primary role during battle. This is a PDF file: War archery & social status (opens new window)
Latest news, as of 2005-November-02.
I have updated my analysis of crossbow impact data (see Personal).
Latest news, as of 2004-November-16.
I've added an index of folk songs (see Personal), and updated some links (see Links).
Latest news, as of 2004-April-26.
I've added some recipes and dances (see Personal).
Latest news, as of 2004-April-15.
I've added a couple of Personal articles (see Personal), and an Influences page.
Latest news, as of 2004-March-30.
Google seems to have indexed the site, so the form on the Search page should now work.
Latest news, as of 2004-March-28.
I've added MIDI files so people can hear the music of my songs (see Personal).
Latest news, as of 2004-March-15.
I've added a Links page.
I've added some of my songs, some articles about folk music, some fiction, and some articles about the physics of archery (see Personal).
Latest news, as of 2004-March-11.
This web site is now 'open'.
There are currently two significant items on this web site. The first is my resume (see Professional). The second is a translation of a French cookbook c. 1395 (see Personal).
To come in the future (possibly): some articles on the physics of archery, on aspects of folk music and dance, on software estimation and planning, and perhaps more.
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