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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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Carrickfergus Castle dig "full of surprises"

Sat, 2014-05-10 15:39

"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.

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Pennsic 2014 - Known Word Children's Fete

Sat, 2014-05-10 10:04

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.

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13th century Irish castle laid low by storms

Fri, 2014-05-09 14:02

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)

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Drachenwald Spring Crown Tourney 2014 Photos

Fri, 2014-05-09 10:40

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.

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International team to search for Grunwald Battle location

Thu, 2014-05-08 23:02

For centuries, historians have debated the location of the Battle of Grunwald, fought 15 July 1410 between the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and the German–Prussian Teutonic Knights. Now members of an international team will begin looking in the Great Stream Valley in Poland.

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Pennsic 43 War point schedule

Thu, 2014-05-08 13:45

Syr Silverthorn, Deputy Mayor for Martial Activities at Pennsic War 43, has announced the War Point Schedule for the upcoming War.

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"Clothing of al-Andalus" research paper

Wed, 2014-05-07 22:12

In a recent edition of the Falcon Banner, the online news magazine for the Kingdom of Calontir, HE Qadiya Catalina de Arazuri shares her research for the recent Kingdom A&S event on Clothing of al-Andalus.

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Blarney Stone mystery solved - by the Scots!

Wed, 2014-05-07 16:40

The origins of Ireland's Blarney Stone, famous for bestowing the "gift of gab" to anyone willing to kiss it, has been the subject of controversy for centuries. Now a team of scientists from the University of Glasgow's Hunterian Museum have found the answer using a 19th century rock sample.

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Campaign for Officer and Marshal Medallions

Wed, 2014-05-07 14:47

SCA officers and marshals who would like durable medallions with the badge of their office might be interested in a Kickstarter campaign being run by Combat Medallions.

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