Archive - Feb 2003

February 6th

Guild of St. Luke to Promote Painting in Lochac

Giles de Laval of Lochac has proposed the formation of a Painters' Guild to promote the study and practice of the medieval painter's art.

The Madness of Mary, Queen of Scots

Guardian Unlimited: Historians now believe that Mary, Queen of Scots may have been afflicted with the same disease responsible for the madness of King George III.

Historic Koran Stolen from Topkapi Palace

Historylinks: Thieves have stolen a 15th century copy of the Koran from the Topkapi Palace in Istanbul, Turkey.

Lake Anne Harper Strobel Welcomed to AEthelmearc

On February 4, 2003, Lady Fianna Harpar and Lord Kieran MacRae became parents of a daughter, Lake Anne Harper Strobel.

February 5th

Instructors Needed for AEthelmearc War Practice

AEthelmearc invites all gentles in their Kingdom who love to teach to share their knowledge at AEthelmearc War Practice, May 15-18, 2003.

Tir Righ on its Way to Becoming Principality in An Tir

The Crown Principality of the North (western British Columbia and northern Washington), has moved one step closer to becoming a full principality.

Latest Issue of Bird of Prey Available Online

The January-March issue of the "Bird of Prey", Calontir's journal of combat, is now available online

February 3rd

"Shakespeare: The King's Man" Lecture Series at the Globe

London's Globe Theatre will present an educational program for the public until April 9, 2003 entitled "Shakespeare: The King's Man."

Icelandic Manuscript Project

The National and University Library of Iceland has teamed with Cornell University to digitize over 300,000 pages of manuscripts dealing with Icelandic family sagas, ballads and tales.

February 2nd

Behind the White Curtain Part II: Chirurgeons' Point

Pennsic Independent Online: What is it like to be a Chirurgeon at Pennsic War? What does it take to run Chirurgeons' Point?

Pennsic Royalty Profiles: East Kingdom

Pennsic Independent Online: Meet both sets of Royalty of the East Kingdom in a special double profile at the Pennsic Independent Web Site!

SCA Handyman's Corner

Pennsic Independent Online: Master Red the Green returns to help you with your garb!

February 1st

Who are the Teaghlach

Pennsic Independent Online: A fighting household known as the Teaghlach was incorrectly identified as the Tuchux in the Pennsic Independent for Pennsic XXXI. Find out who they really are and what they do.

Alternative Battles To Take Place at Pennsic XXXII

Pennsic Independent Online: After much discussion and deliberation, Prince Darius of the East and Prince Pieter of the Middle have decided to forego the Belted and UnBelted Champions Battles this year.

January 31st

Roman Coins On Display in Sydney

Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia will play host to a display of rare Roman coins from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Gale.