Archive - 2003

January 29th

Dance and Drum Competition to be Held at Estrella

A Middle Eastern Dance and Drum Compeition will be held February 14, 2003 at the Estrella War.

Medieval Arab World Links

This week Aoife (Lis) shares links for all manner of information about the Medieval Arab World.

January 28th

Manor House Shows Posher Side of Viking Life

Copenhagen Post: A seventh century manor house discovered near Copenhagen gives a glimpse into lifestyles of the Viking rich and famous.

January 28th

BoD Voted Favorably on EK Duke Proposal

SCAtoday.net has confirmed that the Board of Directors voted to approve the Ducal title for His Majesty Andreas of the East Kingdom, should He be unable to complete His reign.

January 25th

Drachenwald Royalty Captured Online

Photos of Their Majesties of Drachenwald may be viewed online.

Calontir's Fourth Company Called to Arms

Lady Rebecca and Count Fernando report that Calontir's Fourth Company has been called by Their Majesties to fight at the Estrella War.

Just for Kids

Her Royal Highness Nan Astrid of the Midrealm has deveolped a website "just for kids."

When Good Siege Engines Go Bad....

The Grey Company Trebuchet Page offers the lighter side of siege engines.

January 24th

Medieval Combat Seminars Slated for Spring

Several swordsmanship seminars are being offered in the Ansteorra and Outlands areas this spring.

Calontir's Queen's Prize Tourney Showcases A&S

Photos of many of the fine entries from Calontir's Queen's Prize Tourney may be viewed online.

January 23rd

Fires in Lochac Show Courage and Bring Challenges

Kiriel du Papillon writes about the wildfire situation near Canberra and reports on SCA members affected.

AEthelmearc Rejoices at New Citizen

Their Majesties of AEthelmearc welcome Their newest citizen, Douglas Warren Johnson.

The Workshop is Open!

A new forum has been created for discussion by Known World artisans.

January 22nd

The Medieval Tournament

Aoife (Lis) provides an extensive, annoted list dealing with Medieval Tournaments.

More About Dukal Petition for HRM Andreas

SCAtoday.net has been monitoring a number of Kingdom e-mail lists, following the intense discussion about the issue of whether HRM Andreas should be made a Duke even though He may not complete His reign.

Quest for the Golden Seamstress

The Incipient Canton of Mystic Straits will host a sewing competition February 21-22, 2003 in the Barony of Roaring Wastes (Detroit).

Populace Petitions BoD to Grant Duke Title to HRM Andreas

As His Majesty Andreas heads off to war in the modern world, a petition is circulating to allow Him to receive the title of Duke even though He may not complete the reign as King.

Isobel Anne, Lochac's Newest Subject

On the Lochac List, it was reported that Their Majesties of Lochac have a new subject, Isobel Anne.

Pennsic Battle Schedule Continues to Provoke Discussion

In a letter to the Royals of AEthelmearc, the East and the Middle and to Cooper's Lake officials, Sir Valdemar Ironfist of Calontir writes of his concerns about the Battle Schedule for Pennsic XXXII.

Sir Gregory Lockswan Reports on Lochac Fires

Master Denys the Decadent, reporting for Sir Gregory Lockswan, relays more news about the fires near Canberra, Australia.

January 21st

Medieval Women Who Dared

Aiofe (Lis) offers an extensive, annoted list of source relating to the study of women in the Middle Ages.

January 20th

Caerthe to Host Known World Academy of the Rapier (KWAR)

Now is the time to start thinking about the next great Known World fencing event, KWAR 2003!

Their Highnesses of the East Clarify Cancellation of Great Court

In a letter posted on the East Kingdom list, Their Highnesses Darius and Roxane clarify Their intentions for Pennsic's Closing Ceremonies.

Iron Oak Debuts Redesigned, Highly Interactive SCA Web Site

The Incipient Canton of Iron Oak in the Pentamere Region of the Middle Kingdom has completed a total refit and redesign of their home site, said to be the first site in the region based fully on Flash interactive content.

Australian Wildfires Affect SCA Event

The Le Crapaud Tourney scheduled for Saturday in Eddison Park, Woden, ACT was cancelled due to wildfires burning near the capital of Canberra.

New Heirs in Calontir

Duke Sir Valens, inspired by Susannah, was victorious Saturday in Calontir's Crown Tournament.

Calontir Mourns Marie de Lancie

Marie de Lancie, considered a "bright and shining star" in Calontir, passed away January 18, 2003 of cancer.

Queen's Rapier Championship Held at An Tir Twelfth Night

Lady Allessandra de Montefeltro has announced that an account of the Queen's Rapier Championship held at An Tir's Twelfth Night January 12, 2003 is now available online.

Finnish Canton Advances to Full Status

Sovany Barcsi Janos, Chatelain and New Groups Coordinator of Drachenwald, has announced that the Incipient Canton of Miehonlinna (Valkeala, Finland) advanced to Full Status.

January 19th

Fighters Fought Well at 12th Night

Figthers fought well at 2nd Annual College of Val d'Azure 12th Night Tournament