Archive - Apr 2004
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2004-04-22 18:39
Early muscian Tina Chancey, known to many in the Kingdom of Atlantia, will become the newest member of Renaissance rock band Blackmore's Night. SCAtoday.net staff reporter Karen Larsdatter has the details.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2004-04-22 14:10
Battered Blade: "Ansteorra, the Texan kingdom, had won every contested field battle in every war. There seemed little chance of unseating the reigning champions, but we had hopes..."
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-04-22 13:11
Daily Post: A three-year project to excavate Chester's Roman amphitheatre has begun, with hopes of attracting forty thousand visitors a year.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-04-21 20:26
Participants for the first Crown Tournament of the soon-to-be Kingdom of Northshield have been announced.
Submitted by Aoife on Wed, 2004-04-21 20:25
This week Dame Aoife provides links for websites dealing with holy orders and monasteries.
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2004-04-21 15:37
Mistress Michaele del Vaga, recently recognized with an Augmentation of Arms for her effort on behalf of the SCA, has died after a long illness.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-04-21 15:06
Archaeologists working near G
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2004-04-21 15:05
Goldberg: This year's Amherst Early Music Festival, to take place July 11-18 and July 18-25 at Bennington College in Bennington, Vermont, will feature workshops and concerts on music and dance of the Middle Ages and Renaissance.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-04-20 23:23
WTOP: Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller wants to make lacrosse the state sport, ousting joursting from the position, but it hasn't happened yet.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2004-04-20 12:51
Kolfinna kottr, from the Barony of Dun Or, has posted her photos from Caid's recent Crown Tournament on her web site.
Submitted by Kottr on Tue, 2004-04-20 12:49
Sir Brand Armond of Lancaster defeated Duke Dietrich von Vogelsang in the finals of Crown Tournament to become Caid's new Crown Prince.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-04-19 17:32
The Event Stewards for Great Western War VIII have announced that this year's war will take place October 6-11 2004 in the Kingdom of Caid.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-04-19 13:18
AP: Marine 1st Sgt. Dwayne Farr has a unique way of keeping up morale in Iraq: he plays his bagpipes!
Submitted by Aoife on Mon, 2004-04-19 13:17
This week Dame Aoife makes the medieval world a more glamorous place with a list of links pertaining to medieval cosmetics and perfume.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-04-18 11:45
Master Delbert von Strassburg, Seneschal of the Kingdom of Lochac, has addressed the continuing issue of the legality of carrying swords in Lochac in a recent post to the Lochac list.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-04-18 09:25
Maryland Newsline: The State Legislature of Maryland is considering changing the state sport from jousting to lacrosse.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-04-18 06:55
News.telegraph: A christening spoon was among the artifacts discovered recently in the burial chamber of an early Christian Saxon king near Southend-on-Sea, England.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-04-17 09:10
A miniature castle created by Colleen Moore is on display at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry.
Submitted by Catriona on Sat, 2004-04-17 07:15
The Newberry Library in Chicago, Illinois, has created an online exhibit which explores the life and reign of Elizabeth I of England.
Submitted by Catriona on Sat, 2004-04-17 02:50
So, what sound does a Cornamuse make? And is a Lizard a musical instrument? Find out the answers to these questions, and see more examples of Medieval and Renaissance musical instruments, on this web site offered by Musica Antiqua.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-04-16 14:10
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.
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2004-04-16 11:01
Her Majesty announced the creation of an Arts & Sciences and Martial Great Quest for Drachenwald at Coronation.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-04-16 10:55
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."
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-04-16 09:20
A second ghostly image of a face has been discovered on the back of the famous Shroud of Turin
Submitted by Catriona on Fri, 2004-04-16 04:16
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).
Submitted by Catriona on Thu, 2004-04-15 15:40
Map History / History of Cartography is a gateway that offers over 3,000 annotated links on the subject of old and early maps.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-04-14 21:10
Sovany Barcsi Janos, Chatelain and New Groups Coordinator for the Kingdom of Drachenwald, has announced that four shires will advance to full status.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2004-04-14 17:45
Winston-Salem Journal: For the last decade or so, Marc Meltonville and Richard Fish, the coordinators of the Historic Kitchens Project, have been restoring historic English royal kitchens in all their former functionality.
Submitted by Catriona on Wed, 2004-04-14 15:11
Ganoskin: In an article originally published in "Metalsmith Magazine," Fall 2000, the history of the use and development of the fork is examined.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2004-04-13 21:52
A collection of documents from Tudor and Elizabethan England is currently touring the United States.