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Master Caelin on Andrede reports that he has created two albums of photos from Commander's Crucible 2014 which took place recently in the Kingdom of Ansteorra. The photos are available to view on Flickr.
Rowena reports that registration for the 17th Annual Pennsic A&S Display is now available online.
This very cool video was found by @BeautifulMaps. It shows how the rise and fall of various states in Europe since the mid-twelfth century
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Filed under: Official Notices Tagged: awards, pollings
Caelin on Andrede reports that he has created three albums of photos from Elfsea Defender which took place recently in the Kingdom of Ansteorra. The photos are available on Flickr.
Archaeologists working on a development site in Cambridge, England have discovered what they believe is Great Britain's oldest irrigation system. The Roman site includes evidence of planting beds and pit wells.
In honor of Saint Patrick's Day 2014, journalist - and beer connoisseur - Reuben Gray looks at the history of the delightful drink from its prehistoric days to its worldwide modern revival.
Caelin on Andrede reports that he has created several albums of photos from Spring Coronation 2014, which took place recently in the Kingdom of Ansteorra. The photos are available to view on Flickr.
Crowd funding and sourcing have reached the archaeological community on the grounds of 12th century Leiston Abbey in Suffolk, England where amateurs funded experts for a two-week project in exchange for a chance to participate.
Eilis reports that at Their recent Coronation in the Kingdom of Northshield, Their Majesties Siegfried and Elizabeth placed Sofonisba Vespasiana Gabrielli on vigil to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Laurel.
"We can see the whole 750 years of garrison life here in the castle, from medieval wall foundations to a late Victorian munitions rail that was used to bring munitions in from the pier beside the castle right into the inner ward," said QUB assistant excavation director Ruairí Ó Baoill.
The 2014 Pennsic - Known World Children's Fete will be held in the Great Hall on Wednesday of War Week, August 6th, from 1 pm to 4 pm.
Their Imperial Majesties have asked to make it known that they have made their selection to affirm the will of the Barony. Please spread the word so that all of the East Kingdom can hear that Concordia has heirs. Jean Paul Ducasse and Lylie of Penhille have been chosen as the next Baron and Baroness.
Upon being told the news, Jean Paul and Lylie responded, “We BOTH are overjoyed and honored to have been chosen by our Baronial family, and Their Imperial Majesties, to be the Baronial representation of the Crown. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you. For your enduring love and support as well as belief in us, you have our sincere gratitude. We truly are honored and overjoyed for the opportunity to serve the Barony and the East Kingdom. We have some truly great people to follow and wish only that our service will do you and those who have preceded us proud.”
Investiture is being planned to take place in November, in Albany, New York. Vivant!
Photo provided by Lylie of Penhill; photographer unknown.
Filed under: Local Groups, Tidings Tagged: baronial polling, Concordia of the Snows
A sad fact of archaeology is that not all historic sites can be saved. The winter storms of 2013-2014 laid waste to one such site, Coolbanagher Castle near Portlaoise, Ireland. The castle collapsed and was later demolished. (photos)
Gunther von der Hardt, Rashid al-Jallab, Margaret de Mey and Lia de Thornegge have all contributed albums of photos and video to the Drachenwald Spring 2014 Crown Tournament website.
Hiccops-art (6K) 12/28/13 "Medieval oddities: Hiccups" by Lady Catherine Ambrose.
E-Eglsh-Prose-art(165K) 12/27/13 "Echoes of Oral Tradition in the Dialogues of Ælfric’s Natale Sancte Agnetis" by Detlef von Marburg. (Master's thesis)
Early-Keybrds-art (7K) 12/11/13 "Early Keyboards and Their Music" by Domhnall O'Dochartaigh.
horse-recipes-msg (61K) 12/13/13 Period horse recipes. References.
dairy-prod-msg (108K) 12/15/13 Dairy products. milk, butter, curds, cream.