We have taken the most frequently asked questions that are asked regarding the Regiment and the Sealed Knot, if there is a question that is not in the FAQs just click on the contact link and send your question. we will reply back within 24 hours.
A: All that’s needed is £12 for a single person and £15 for a family, temporary membership entitles you to one weekend to try out the hobby. If you then decide to join, the weekend fee is deducted from your membership costs.Q: [...]
Q: What is there to do when the public have gone home? A: Joining the Sealed Knot is not just about re-enactment, it’s also about meeting new friends. The public only see us on the battlefield for a couple of hours then return home thinking we do the same. It couldn’t be more different. We [...]
A: Although you must put your membership through a Regiment whether be Royalist or Parliamentarian you are considered a member of the Sealed Knot Society. Your Regiment is usually the Regiment that is local to you when you join, but should [...]
A: The Sealed Knot Society was named after a secret Royalist group who formed during the Protectorate of Oliver Cromwell to restore Charles II to the throne of England. There were 6 original founding members who made 8 attempts between 1652 and 1659 to restore the [...]
Q: Choosing Your First Event? A: Events vary in size and nature from small displays, to large battle re-enactments involving thousands of the Society’s members.
There is no ruling on what you choose as your first event, but check what events the Regiment are attending, so at least you’ll know who to look for. Easiest [...]
A: No. Unfortunately they’re not. When we do get to re enact on an actual battle ground then we try to keep as close to the original battle through our ‘script‘. Most battles are scripted to the best use of the ground we’ve been given [...]
Q: Do I need to take an annual membership for my second event? A: If you have taken advantage of our introductory membership offer, you will need to upgrade your temporary membership to an annual membership to become a full member, don’t worry the cost of your temporary membership is deducted from you annual subscription, [...]
A: We are a pet friendly Society. As long as the animal is looked after responsibly. On the rare occasion there are restrictions on dogs for the campsites, but these notes are published well before the event. Also on some occasions we can camp near the battlefield so if you [...]
A: Yes, The regiment has a structure with a hierarchy of officers. These are: The CO The 2 IC Ensign Treasurer Membership SecretaryQ: Why is your uniform all blue?
A: The coat colours of the Regiment are based upon that of Earl Rivers’ Regiment as it [...]