Archive - Dec 2004
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-12-31 18:18
Staff reporter Laura Dean of the Allegheny News recently visited the Polar Bear Ball in the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-12-31 14:10
History Today's nominees for History Book of the Year include several relating to the Middle Ages.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-12-31 12:38
A fund-raising campaign by England's National Art Collections Fund to attempt to keep the 14th-century Macclesfield Psalter in the country has fallen short by UK£100,000.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2004-12-31 10:34
Tuberculosis may have passed from humans to animals, and not the other way around, according to new DNA research conducted on bones from an abandoned medieval village in the Yorkshire Wolds.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2004-12-30 23:41
The Savannah Morning News listed the "Medieval Festival and Beastly Feast," held by the SCA and Friends of Oatland, as one of the five festivals which "stood out in 2004," and they are "already looking forward to seeing each again in '05."
Submitted by innocent on Thu, 2004-12-30 23:37
Raymond Tebble, a man recently convicted of "going equipped for theft" to an archaeological site in southern England, has reported to SCAtoday.net that he is a free man, after winning a court appeal that reduced the penalty to a moderate fine.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-12-30 11:49
Lady Aelana of the Kingdom of An Tir has announced plans for the Antir Book Arts College to be recognized as a guild at the upcoming Twelfth Night event.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-12-29 20:38
A trailer previewing Ridley's Scott's epic film on the Crusades, Kingdom of Heaven, has been released online.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-12-29 18:25
Will Campion of the LegioDraconis staff has posted a list of sites where donations to tsunami relief organizations can be made.
Submitted by Motherkat on Wed, 2004-12-29 17:30
On the night of Monday, December 27, 2004, the home/apartment building owned by Viscount Master Sir Haakon was ravaged by fire.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-12-29 10:21
Harry Potter and Gilbert and Sullivan fans rejoice! You can have the best of both worlds in a new musical by Caius Marcius.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2004-12-29 07:20
Their Royal Highnesses Prince Alaric and Princess Noelle of the Midrealm were joined in marriage mundanely on Saturday, December 18. Katerin ferch Gwenllian has provided this report of the festive occasion.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-12-29 00:10
Baroness Khalja, An Tir Campmaster for Estrella 2005, reports that a discussion list for out-of-kingdom travel has been created.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-12-28 17:14
On Sunday December 26, 2004, NPR commentator Sheilah Kast interviewed author Eric Jager about his book The Last Duel: A True Story of Crime, Scandal and Trial by Combat in Medieval France.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-12-28 12:44
Archaeologists have identified remains found in a cemetery in Cumbria, England as belonging to two Amazon warriors, proving that women fought with the Roman army.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-12-27 19:18
Artist Daniel Reeve has found himself up to his ink-stained elbows in work. As the calligrapher and cartographer for the Lord of the Rings films, he is now very busy with many new projects.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-12-27 15:37
Unique amoung major wars, Lilies does not promote inter-kingdom conflict.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-12-27 15:28
The Shire of Trinovantia Nova, renowned throughout Vast Tracts of Land as the Most Loyal Subjects of their Beloved King and Queen, once Again offer their hospitality to their Kingdom.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-12-27 12:39
Plans to build a highway close to Ireland's historic Hill of Tara have caused controversy.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-12-27 12:20
20 years have come and gone, and the Principality of Oertha invites you to celebrate her past, present and future at Winter Coronet Tourney and Investiture! Join Fergus and Margarita in witnessing the selection and coronation of their heirs, feast and enjoy classes and Oerthan hospitality.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-12-27 11:53
The tourney, to choose the King and Queens Rapier Champions of Their Royal Majesties, Sir Thorson Halvorsen and Baroness Svava Thorgeirsdottir, shall take place in the Shire of l'Ile du Dragon Dormant, on the Twenty Second Day of January, AS XXXIX (CE 2005).
Submitted by Aoife on Mon, 2004-12-27 08:41
Aoife's Links this week are all about holiday celebrations from the Middle Ages.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-26 15:38
Eleven small, golden reliefs, called Gullgubber or golden old men, have been discoverd in eastern Norway. The objects date to the 7th century CE.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-26 13:15
The 80-metres-long remains of what is thought to be a curtain wall has been discovered at Ireland's Carrickmines Castle.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-26 11:01
Raymond Tebble of South Shields, England, was convicted of "going equipped for theft" to an archaeolical site in Leicestershire, England, and was sentenced to one month in prison. His metal detector was confiscated.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-25 15:05
THL Hrefna karsefni, Raffle Coordinator for Estrella XXI, has announced that this year's War will feature a raffle to win lunch with SCA President Meg Baron.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-25 12:38
A 2,000-year-old Roman infantry sword "autographed" by its original owner, has been added to the collection of Great Britain's Royal Armouries.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-25 10:56
An archaeological dig at Northgate House in Winchester, England has unearthed well-preserved remains of several early medieval buildings.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-12-24 15:26
English Heritage has announced that the next re-enactment of the Battle of Hastings will take place in October 2006, coinciding with the 950th anniversary of the battle.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2004-12-24 12:27
A photo in the Durango Herald featuring members of the Shire of Rio de las Animas, and their donation for Mercy Medical Center.