Archive - Oct 2002


October 15th

"Pages from the Past" at Oberlin College

Oberlin College in Ohio will host "Pages from the Past: An Exhibition of Medieval and Renaissance Books" through November 8, 2002.

Calontir Fall 2002 Coronation Pictures Available Online

His Lordship Rory has graciously posted photographs from Calontir's recent Coronation.

Illuminated Manuscripts Exhibition and Sale to be Held in Sydney

There will be an exhibit and sale of manuscripts from the twelfth to nineteenth centuries at Hordern House in Sydney, Australia, November 5-15, 2002 from 9:00 am-5:00 pm (closed Sunday).

Duct Tape New Cure for Warts

Dermatologist Dr. Jerome Litt of University Hospitals has determined that duct tape can heal warts in children.

October 14th

Serf & Turf IV Cancelled

The Crown of Aethelmearc announced that Serf & Turf IV, which was to be held October 19, 2002, has been cancelled.

October 11th

Red Book of Hergest Inspires 21st Century Medicine

Scientists in Wales are studying the 13th century Red Book of Hergest, a work compiled by a dynasty of physicians from Myddfai, in hopes of finding new drugs.

Early Roman Plaque Discovered in London

A Roman plaque inscribed with the word "Londiniensium" was discovered October 11 in an archaeological dig in London. Scientists suspect that it is the oldest plaque yet discovered that bears reference to the city's Roman name.

York Doomsday Project Provides Online Sources for Mystery Plays

Over the past few years, a group of dedicated professors in the north of England have been working to make information on the York Mystery Cycle, 15th and 16th century plays, available to scholars.

Lochac Announces Kingdom Events

Her Majesty Elspeth, Queen of the Kingdom of Lochac has announced the next four kingdom events.

October 10th

Calontir and AEthelmearc Add New Subjects

Residents of Three Rivers in Calontir announce the birth of their newest subject. He is Miles Bernard Newman, son of Sheleigh M'Lanagan and Tassilo d'Auxerre. And in AEthelmearc, Nathan James Fox, son of Dona Elisa and Master Ivan ap Myrddin, was born. Congratulations to both families!

An Invitation to the Barony of Rowany Yule Feast

Their Excellencies Corin and Kerdiwen, Baron and Baroness of Rowany in Lochac, extend an invitation to attend the Barony of Rowany Yule Feast, December 7, 2002 in Croydon.

October 9th

Stefan's Florilegium Adds New Articles for October

THLord Stefan li Rous has announced the articles that have been added to Stefan's Florilegium for October 2002.

Aethelmearc's Serf and Turf Changes Site!

Lord Tigernach Mag Shamhrain and Lady Failenn de Cearsaigh, autocrats for Serf and Turf in AEthelmearc would like to announce that the site has moved.

View Facsimilies of Primary Documents Online

A source for primary documentation is available online for scholars who want to view documents in their original form. EuroDocs has links to medieval and renaissance documents from most western European counties.

Gawain and the Green Knight at University of New Mexico

The University of New Mexico will present Gawain and the Green Knight October 16-26 at Theatre X.

Last Castle of Prince Llewelyn Unearthed

Dolforwyn Castle in Newtown, Powys, has finally been unearthed after nineteen years of excavation.

October 8th

Barony Flaming Gryphon to Sponsor Midrealm Heraldic & Scribal Symposium

The Middle Kingdom Heraldic and Scribal Symposium will take place November 2, 2002 at the University of Dayton (Barony of Flaming Gryphon).

Musicians Welcome in Midrealm Courts

Their Majesties Tarrach and Fina of the Middle Kingdom invite musicians to play Processional and Recessional pieces at Their Courts.

"Rent-a-Don" at Lincoln Castle

From February 21-23, 2003, gentles of the Isles and elsewhere will be able to learn the art of defense from Don Christian Jerome Dore and Baroness Claire Shahan of Ansteorra.

Medieval Ship to Find New Home in Newport

A medieval ship discovered during excavations for a new arts center in Newport, South Wales, will be displayed in the city.

Gold Embroidery Workshop to be Given in An Tir

On Sunday November 17, 2002, a workshop on the use of metal fiber embroidery will be given at the home of Master William and Lady Maeve in Olympia, WA from 10:00 am-5:00 pm.

Sylvan Bard to be Chosen by AEthelmearc Royalty at Celtic New Year

It has been announced by Their Majesties Rurik and Elspeth of AEthelmearc, that Their Sylvan Bard will be chosen at Celtic New Year in Sunderoak (Slippery Rock, PA) on Novermber 9, 2002.

Leta von Goesslar Elevated to Pelican

In the opening court of the Spring War, Their Majesties of Lochac elevated Leta von Goesslar to the Order of the Pelican.

October 7th

Greyfox is Northshield's Heir

Old Coronet finalists meet again to decide the succession of the Northshield throne.

October 5th

Researchers Concerned Over Future of Medieval Ship

In July, timbers from a 15th century ship were discovered in Newport in southern Wales, but the town's City Council is concerned that they will not have the money to preserve and display the ship.

SCA Memberships Required to Enter Eastern Crown Tourney

Her Excellency Baroness Katherine Barr reports that by order of Their Majesties Andreas and Isabella of the East Kingdom all combatants and their consorts wishing to enter the East Kingdom Crown Tourney must hold valid memberships.

Campaign to Save Historic York Tower Now Online

A petition to save Clifford's Tower, a 12th century landmark in York, England, from being surrounded by a shopping center is now online.

October 4th

Their Majesties of AEthelmearc Announce Court Preferences

Edmund Tregelles, Silver Buccle Herald of AEthelmearc, reports that Their Majesties of the AEthelmearc, Rurik and Elspeth, have announced Their court preferences.

Dancers Revolt in Fasach Mor

There will be no feasting, fighting or court in Fasach Mor (Detroit, MI) on November 23, 2002 when the shire holds it's Dancers' Revolt. There will, however, be plenty of dancing.

Innilgard Winter A&S Collegium CD Available

Lady Katerina de Brescia reports that a CD of notes and photos from this year's Inilgard Winter Arts and Sciences Collegium is now available.