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SCAtoday.net is a news portal for those interested in the history of the Middle Ages, and the living history community (including the Society for Creative Anachronism) for that historical period.
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Open position for the Society

Mon, 2014-05-19 13:35

Leslie Vaughn, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., has announced that Board of Directors is seeking applicants for the position of Society Seneschal and Vice President of Operations.

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Medieval archway found under Cardigan Castle floor

Sun, 2014-05-18 17:13

NPS Archaeology, working on an 18-month excavation at Wales' Cardigan Castle, has unearthed a stone archway dating to the 12th century beneath the floor of the castle. The archway is believed to have led to the tower of the original castle.

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Accidental Medieval Siberian Mummies Discovered

Sun, 2014-05-18 12:50

Just 29 km from the Arctic Circle, near Zeleniy Yar in Siberia, a group of bodies dating back to the Middle Ages have been found in shallow graves.

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Seeking Howe's

Sat, 2014-05-17 18:32

600 years ago, Howe's was a satellite community of Cambridge, England. Then it disappeared off the map. Now archaeologists have begun investigating Howe's, along with three other villages, that ringed the medieval university town.

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Latest techniques used to help conserve ancient bridges

Sat, 2014-05-17 16:00

Researchers from the Applied Geotechnology Group at the University of Vigo in Spain are using the latest technology to study 80 Roman and medieval bridges to determine the original construction of the bridges and the best ways to conserve them.

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Hellsgate Commander's Crucible photos online

Fri, 2014-05-16 17:00

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.

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Registration for the 17th Pennsic Arts & Sciences Display now open

Fri, 2014-05-16 14:26

Rowena reports that registration for the 17th Annual Pennsic A&S Display is now available online.

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Elfsea Defender 2014 pictures

Thu, 2014-05-15 10:20

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.

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First century irrigation system found in England

Wed, 2014-05-14 17:31

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.

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Irish brew

Wed, 2014-05-14 14:26

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.

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Ansteorra Spring 2014 Coronation photos online

Wed, 2014-05-14 10:52

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.

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Crowdsourcing funds Leiston Abbey dig

Sun, 2014-05-11 13:56

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.

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Sofonisba Vespasiana Gabrielli vigiled in Northshield

Sun, 2014-05-11 10:50

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.

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