Will Kempe was Shakespeare's favourite fool and was destined to be one of five actor-shareholders in "The Lord Chamberlains Men" alongside Shakespeare.
In February/March 1600, he undertook what he would later call his "Nine Days Wonder" by morris dancing 100 miles from London to Norwich. A 17th Century Jig, entitled Kempe's Jig, was named after him and published in the first edition of John Playford's The English Dancing Master of 1651.
The design can be hand carved on either a Tudor Tankard or a Medieval Jack Body.
Capacity of Jack or Tankard One pint - Approximately.
Height: 15 cm
We always work to ensure we have all items in stock. However, our hand carved and painted drinking vessels can take up to two weeks to create. Please do use our Contact Us page if you are in a hurry and would like to check our stock levels before ordering.
Facts about our Leather Drinking Vessels
- Hidebound leather drinking vessels are water, or beer, proofed and intended for use with cold liquids only.
- All UK sourced.
- Hand crafted and stitched.
- Handmade in England
If you would like your drinking vessel personalised, we can either Carve or Engrave it for you.