Archive - Nov 2004
Submitted by ColyneStewart on Tue, 2004-11-23 09:06
On November 20, the Kingdom of Ealdormere held its annual Kingdom Arts and Sciences Competition. Ten worthy gentles entered Kingdom Pent to vie for the title of Kingdom A&S Champion.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-11-23 07:02
Giovanna has posted photos from Northshield's recent Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-11-22 16:46
The Committee for Medieval Studies of the University of British Columbia invites paper proposals for their upcoming conference Cartography in Antiquity and the Middle Ages: Fresh Perspectives, New Methods.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-11-22 08:40
Members of the Shire of Abhainn Ciach Ghlais (State College, PA) in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc, took part recently in a demo at Milton Middle School. A reporter from the Daily Item covered the event.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2004-11-22 07:15
An archaeological dig at Southwark in London has turned up a tin of Roman face-cosmetic, according to scientists at Bristol University.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-11-21 16:44
Archaeology looks at the medieval alchemist as chemist rather than magician.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-11-21 13:20
University of New York at Buffalo geophysicist Gregory S. Baker believes laptops may be more effective tools for archeologists than picks and trowels.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-11-21 10:31
Rabbits are threatening Roman historical sites in Scotland by burrowing beneath their foundations.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2004-11-21 07:25
Lord Karl Teransson of Atenveldt shares a tribute to his friend Marcella Tom, known in the SCA as Misty des Etoiles et Starfire.
Submitted by ianuk on Sat, 2004-11-20 14:48
Sir Phelan Ó Coileáin has been crowned King of Atenveldt, and has crowned his good lady, Lady Mariana Vivia de Santiago, as his Queen. Lady Ianuk Raventhourne brings photos for all to enjoy.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-11-20 10:40
SCA librarians across the United States are warning groups to expect to be inundated with requests for programs this summer when many facilities will feature the theme "Dragons, Dreams and Daring Deeds."
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-11-20 09:00
Edonea MacKay has announced that there are now many photos from Atlantia's recent "Day at the Races" event online.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-11-19 16:15
Lord Duff MacKellar the Blacksmith of Vatavia, a resident of Northshield and then of Calontir, was killed in a motor vehicle accident on November 9.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-11-19 16:00
Niall Dolphin has posted his photographs from the recent Coronation in the Kingdom of Trimaris.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-11-19 12:16
Wonder what Kingdom regalia looks like throughout the Known World? An unofficial SCA website entitled A Guide to the Crowns and Coronets of the Known World lets you see.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-11-19 09:09
It's not a misshapen creature that haunts an opera house! A pantoum is a 15th century Malaysian poetry form, and Sir Balthazar has written one in honor of Princess Quentyn of the Mists. Balthazar has also published his photos from the Investiture.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-11-19 07:18
The Shire of Arrows' Flight in the Kingdom of Artemisia (Provo, Utah) sponsored a medieval festival recently to benefit the "Toys for Tots" program.
Submitted by Aoife on Thu, 2004-11-18 12:21
This week's Aoife's Links List is on the subject of Medieval Handgonnes, Cannon, Arquebus and Matchlokkes.
Submitted by Liam OShea on Thu, 2004-11-18 09:50
The newly-created "Fur and Scales" email list was created as a resource for anyone interested in hunting, fishing, falconry, and related activities in the Middle Ages.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-11-18 05:06
Yelizaveta has announced that November 18, 2004 is the 10th anniversary of the founding of the East Kingdom Discussion List.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-11-17 19:10
The History Channel will present "The Battle of Hastings," part of its Command Decisions series on Saturday November 20 at 8:30 a.m. (EST)
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2004-11-17 18:52
Duke Finnvar of the Middle Kingdom speaks of the loss of His Grace Gyrth, saying we have lost "a fine man" who was also "one of the best trainers of fighters around."
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-11-17 14:20
Mistress Nicolaa de Bracton, Society Chronicler, has announced the A.S. 38 William Blackfox Award winners. The Blackfox Awards are given for excellence in chronicling.
Submitted by Baronesswindsor on Wed, 2004-11-17 12:02
His Grace Gyrth Oldcastle of Atlantia has passed on into death last weekend and is being laid to rest today. The news of His Grace's passing came from Countess Elizabeth Beaufort around 4:45 p.m. last Saturday.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2004-11-17 10:54
How many of us medieval enthusiasts owe our fascination with the Middle Ages to role-playing fantasy games played as a child? Peter Bebergal, writing for the Boston Globe, celebrates D&D's 30 year anniversary.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-11-16 18:04
Thordr Tjorvason of the Kingdom of Calontir writes about the birth of his daughter Jacquelyn Christine on November 13, 2004.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-11-16 12:11
The Incipient Canton of Westbelleford's annual event Day of the Troubadors is close, on November 27th.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-11-16 11:07
Eskalya welcomes all to share in celebrating Christmas in New Spain at the end of the 16th century, Christmas celebrated with Old World traditions and the abundance of the New World.
Submitted by ColyneStewart on Tue, 2004-11-16 10:42
Laird Colyne Stewart, our newest staff Reporter, brings us this event report from the Feast of the Hare and Border Spat, November 13, 2004.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-11-16 10:30
Friederich Von Blumenkamp has announced that the North American Falconers Association will hold its annual field meet November 21-26, 2004 at the Plaza Hotel in Garden City, Kansas.