Archive - 2003

April 15th

Rhonwen glyn Conwy's Laurel Scroll a Work of Art

On April 12, 2003, Rhonwen glyn Conwy was elevated to the Order of the Laurel. Her beautiful scroll was the combined work of eleven talented artists.

Darius and Roxane Crowned King and Queen of the Eastrealm

Lady Gyszel Adeler gives an account of the recent Coronation of Darius and Roxane of the East Kingdom.

April 14th

National Museum of Iraq Looted

Daily Telegraph: Baghdad's largest archaeological museum, which contained artifacts from ancient civilizations, has been looted.

Count Alaric of Sartiano Wins Caid Crown Tourney

His Excellency Count Alaric of Sartiano, fighting for Baroness Carynsa Leeland of Roseberry, won Crown Tournament in Caid April 12, 2003.

Restructuring of SCA Funding Proposal Still Open for Comments to the Board of Directors

Duke Sir Frederick of Holland has again asked for comments on his reform policy for SCA funding.

Grad Student Researches Identity and the SCA

Muirenn ingean Donnduban (Lisa Keith), a graduate student at Central Missouri State University and a member of the SCA, is researching the SCA for her Masters Thesis and would like input from members around the Known World.

Pennsic Youth Combat Tournament in Need of Prizes

Ellesbeth Donofrey reports that the East Kingdom will be sponsoring a Youth Boffer Tournament at this year's Pennsic War and is seeking the donation of prizes.

"How a Man Shall be Armyd" Website Teaches Armoring Terms

Looking for a fun way to learn about armor? Try "How a Man Shall be Armyd."

Choral Mass to be Performed at Lochac Festival

Rhiannon Ewias Ferch Ifor reports that the 3-part Mass (minus the Credo) by William Byrd will be performed at this year's Rowany Festival, April 20 (Easter) in Yass, NSW, Australia.

April 11th

Calontir Spring Coronation Photos Online

Photos from the recent Coronation of Their Royal Majesties Valens and Susannah of Calontir are now online courtesy of Rory.

Evil Plan Generator Helps Take Over the World... Well, Maybe Just the SCA

OK, it's been a slow week. Just in case you have lots of time on your hands, here's a way to concoct a plan to take over the universe.

Youth Boffer Combat at Pennsic War

Master Sean o'Shaughnessy, Midrealm Kingdom Marshal for Youth Combat, will be the Pennsic XXXII Youth Combat Marshal. Boffer combat sessions have been scheduled for the War.

April 10th

AEthelmearc War Practice to Feature Artists' Forum

This year's AEthelmearc War Practice at Cooper's Lake Campground (site of the Pennsic War) will feature an interactive A&S display where artisans may discuss their work.

Drachenwald Minstrels' Guild Welcomes New Guildmistress

The Minstrels' Guild of the Kingdom of Dracehnwald welcomes Lady Valeria delle Stelle as its new Guildmistress.

April 9th

Discussion List Offers Hope for SCA Clutter

Every SCA member seems to have the same complaint: "I just have too much stuff!" Now Sl

Celebrating Lent Medieval-Style

The Easter season is upon us and Aoife shares annotated links dealing with food and farming for a medieval spring.

Winner of Principality of the Mists Coronet Determined

The recent tournament in the Principality of the Mists of the West Kingdom has determined a new heir: Demitriy Shelomin.

SCA Board Policies and Procedures Manual Online

The SCA Board of Directors has published an online copy of the Board Policies and Procedures Manual.

April 7th

Newport Ship Needs YOUR Help

The battle for the most important pieces of the ONLY ship ever to be found dating to the mid 15th Century is about to be lost forever. A SCAdian from Calontir asks for your help in saving the ship.

Midrealm Welcomes Newest Subject

THL Heirusalem Crystoma has announced the birth of Caleb Elijah White.

Northern Lights Pentathlon Produces Stellar Results

Lady Margarita Kofinpoia, Coordinator for the Northern Lights Pentathelon held recently in the East Kingdom, reports that over fifty artisans entered over 150 works.

Lochac Gets in the (Side)Swing of Things

According to Richard Cullinan, Kingdom Rapier Marshal, Lochac will begin participation in the sidesword technique for rapier fighting beginning at Festival 2003.

Lady and Lion Event Site Damaged in Ice Storm

The autocrats of Lady and the Lion event scheduled for April 12, 2003 in AEthelmearc, have announced that due to an ice storm, the event location has been changed.

Middle Eastern Dancing on the Web

Aoife, with the help of Mistress Katja Davida Orlova, shares an annotated list of Middle Eastern Dance sources available online.

April 5th

Pennsic to Host 1st Annual Known World Brewers' Meet and Greet

Atlantia's Royal Encampment at the Pennsic War will be the site of the first annual Known World Brewers' "Meet and Greet" and Tasting.

April 4th

"Tiles of Many Media Contest" to be Held at Lilies, Pennsic

It's spring and THLord Stefan li Rous has been busy adding new entries into "Stefan's Florilegium," and has announced a "Tiles of Many Media" Contest for the Lilies and Pennsic Wars.

April 3rd

The Quarter Does it Again with Spring Lyst Issue

The Quarter is at it again with their Spring issue featuring more wackiness from the Polar South.

Armorless Combat Explored in Historic Swordsmanship Study

A draft of a proposal to allow the study of Historic Swordsmanship techniques for heavy and light SCA fighting is now online.

Drachenwald to Sponsor 10th Year Commemorative T-Shirt Competition

Aethstan of Wortham has announced that the deadline for entries for Drachenwald's Ten Year T-Shirt competition has been extended to April 7, 2003.

April 1st

Media Lawsuit Ends with Leveraged Buyout

Dateline: April 1, 2003. A bitter feud between rival publications and The Quarter has ended peacefully, with the simple expedient of a leveraged buyout.