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On LinkedIn, Landinn de Marest (Kristen Fife), reports that the Board of Directors of the Society for Creative Anachornism, Inc. has approved the creation of a new kingdom.
The fighting in Iraq continues to threaten, not just the populace, but historical treasures and manuscripts. Recently a Dominican Order of priests, known as the Order of Preachers, managed to rescue a number of these precious documents when Islamic State jihadists advanced into the region. (photos)
At the January 17, 2015 Board of Directors meeting in Milpitas, CA, the Board voted against revising Corpora to establish a rapier peerage.
Sir Jon reports that the Winter edition of the SCA wide archery E-newsletter is now available online.
Do you remember why you joined the SCA? If you don't, or need to remember why you are still a member, watch For Glory & Honor: Medieval Reenactors Go To Battle, an NBC News feature showcasing the SCA at the Pennsic War. (video)
The Board of Directors would like to remind the membership that the First Quarter 2015 Board Meeting is scheduled for tomorrow Saturday, January 17, 2015.
Archaeologist Anna Ihr's doctoral dissertation, Becoming Vitrified, shows that the glass industry in Sweden is much older than previously believed, as early as the 13th century. The thesis describes how different vitrified, or glassy, materials can be interpreted and analysed.
Effective February 1, 2015, the SCA is discontinuing its Known World Mail, a hosted mail service previously offered to SCA members.
The 8th century, Old English poem called The Ruin may be the oldest surviving literature to mention Stonehenge, says medieval liguist Dr Graeme Davis. The poem refers to stones called "the old ones" or the "elders."
The Pennsic Pre-reigistration Office reports that pre-registration for Pennsic 44 is now live