| In 2007, L'Emprise
de l'Escu Gules formed an educational not-for-profit corporation in New
York State called Redshield-1391, Inc.
Our primary objectives are the re-creation (in reasonably accurate historical detail) of the clothes, tools, food, weapons, combat, arts, crafts, and other aspects of the culture of Western Europe in the span of years from 1375 to 1425. We make a concerted effort to narrow the time period of events to within an approximate one year time interval of 1391.
Our goal is to encourage and promote the study of Western European history, with emphasis on the middle classes and lesser nobility of the late 14th and early 15th Centuries.
In order to accomplish this we organize and participate in events such as
tournaments, feasts, festivals, fairs, military company drill and maneuver,
and demonstrations of everyday life. We frequently provide educational presentations
to local schools.
Our not-for-profit status allows us to accept tax-deductible donations to aid us in providing our school programs, Living History portrayals, and other educational activities. All donations are used exclusively for this purpose.
We are always looking for new members and if this sounds like something in which you may be interested we'd love to hear from you.
Email us: firstname.lastname@example.org