Archive - Apr 16, 2004

Shakespeare's Will Included in Million Online

London Times: The British National Archives has announced that it will place one million wills from the last thousand years online, including Shakespeare's famous "second-best bed" bequest.

Great Quest for Drachenwald (A&S details)

Her Majesty announced the creation of an Arts & Sciences and Martial Great Quest for Drachenwald at Coronation.

Scots Take Issue with Depiction of Edward I

Some Scots are irate about the depiction of Edward I, known as the Hammer of the Scots, as "a king of Scotland whose achievements were many and his legend great."

Shroud of Turin Doppelganger

A second ghostly image of a face has been discovered on the back of the famous Shroud of Turin

"The Dictionary of the Scots Language" Now Online

Information about Scotland and its language from 1200 CE to the present is now available online with the publishing of the "Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue" (1931-2002) and the "The Scottish National Dictionary" (1931-1976).