Archive - Sep 2004
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2004-09-30 17:37
The Society Seneschal, with approval of the BoD, has declared Outlands' recent Crown Tournament to be invalid, due to a technical problem with the winner's fighter authorization.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2004-09-30 11:58
Jadwiga Zajaczkowa reports on the Known World Librarians List about a new research resource from the Victoria and Albert Museum in London: online searching.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2004-09-30 11:56
A Texas teenager allegedly used a sword to kill a neighbor during an argument.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-09-30 11:53
English Heritage has unveiled its plans for a new visitor center at Stonehenge at a cost of UK£67.5m.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-29 23:04
A new study finds that the ancient practice of bloodletting might actually have been beneficial to some patients.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-29 19:58
Workers excavating a quarry in Forfar, Scotland have discovered 17 graves dating back to the dawn of Christianity in the country.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-29 18:11
Eileen Maas, a Newcastle grandmother, was delighted to learn that her garden wall is a lost section of Hadrian's Wall.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-29 10:27
Wolgemut's last concert in the United States before returning to Europe will take place October 28, 2004 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-29 10:26
One of the largest caches of Roman coins ever discovered has been found on a farm near Leigh, England.
Submitted by kampfrau on Wed, 2004-09-29 09:22
A holiday medieval marketplace with A&S events, court and the Forgotten Sea Baronial Champion's Tournament.
Submitted by kampfrau on Wed, 2004-09-29 09:20
The tournament will determine who are the Heirs to Their Majesties Garick and Yasamin.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-09-28 16:10
Company of the Duke's Leopards would like to invite all SCAdians to its Spring Show Camp to be held on the Island of Jersey May 28-30, 2005.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2004-09-28 15:48
Alaxandair O'Conchobhair has posted even more photos from the Fall 2004 Coronation of Rurik and Angelik, 14th King and Queen of the Sylvan Kingdom of AEthelmearc.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-09-28 15:46
Join us as we celebrate the noble and virtuous unicorn, symbol of strength and purity! Chivalry, courtly love, and grand display will be the focus of this wonderful event.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-09-28 15:45
Autumn is upon us and the air grows cooler each day. It must be time once again for The Canton of Tear Sea's Shore to host our annual celebration of The Patron Saint of Scotland - St. Andrew. This gathering will also grant an opportunity for all of us to celebrate the Yuletide season as well.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-09-28 15:45
An all-star cast will highlight the new Masterpiece Theatre production of Henry VIII which will premiere November 7, 2004 on PBS stations.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-09-28 15:41
A man walking his dog on a footpath near Bedfordshire, England idly picked up a coin believed to be worth 120,000-150,000 pounds.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2004-09-28 11:28
Guns and swords were confiscated from the apartment of a former member of the SCA by police at the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-09-27 18:06
A family in AEthelmearc (not in the SCA) is constructing Dupont Castle on 75 undisclosed acres.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-09-27 15:31
Colonel Jenna, "bard, historian, inter-kingdom anthropologist," reports on the recent Coronation of Their Majesties Garick and Yasamin of Calontir.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-09-27 15:04
The remains of a crewman of Oliver Cromwell's ship, discovered off the coast of Scotland, show that the sailor "had the body of a trapeze artist" and probably worked in the rigging.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-09-27 08:53
Master Huen shares photos from the recent Coronation of Rurik Longsword & Angelik Chastellain de Beauvais in AEthelmearc.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-09-26 23:09
A new genetic study places the origins of Romany gypsies as India rather than Egypt as previously believed.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2004-09-26 21:18
The Savannah Morning News visits the Medieval Festival and Beastly Feast, an event held jointly with the Oatland Island Education Center and the SCA.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-09-26 19:36
A new study by geneticists at Dublin’s Trinity College proves that the Irish and Scots are more closely related to Spaniards than to the Celts of central Europe.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-09-26 14:56
For those with lots of time on their hands, here's your chance to get involved in a new artform: Marshmallow Sculpting.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-09-25 12:35
Archaeologists working along the M3 in Ireland have discovered 28 new sites including prehistoric burial sites and a medieval house and field system.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-09-25 11:35
Visitors to England near the Forest of Dean may get the chance to live in an Iron Age village, wearing costumes, foraging for food, and learning the arts of residents of the time period.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-09-25 07:23
Nazir of the Kingdom of Calontir and her Excellency Sigen Northkeep report on the recent Mooneschadowe Guardian event that took place in the Kingdom of Ansteorra. THL Chiara, Ansteorra's Webminister, shares photos.
Submitted by Gwenhyfar on Fri, 2004-09-24 14:27
Were Vikings really the vicious fighters in "fur skirts" we've been led to believe, or were they really just quiche-eating pussycats?