Archive - Sep 2004

September 10th

Feast of the Hare

Greetings to the good people of the Kingdom of Ealdormere. I bring you news from Caldrithig in the land of the Skraels of the Feast of the Hare.

Magician Cleared of Witchcraft Charges

At the Pennsic War, the Coxcomb Academy Graduation Show was jarringly interrupted as an Inquisitor charged the show's master of ceremonies, Captain Matthew Christopher, with witchcraft.

Meridian Grand Tournament Photos Online

Photographs of the first Meridian Grand Tournament have been posted.

September 9th

Pennsic LiveJournal: Quotable Quotes from Pennsic XXXIII

Have a fun Pennsic? A wet Pennsic? Here's what posters on the Pennsic LiveJournal page had to say:

Oerthan Principality Collegium

What better way to spend a chilly November weekend than with the rest of your Oerthan family learning something new? Join us at the Second Annual Principality Collegium to learn new arts, sciences and fighting skills, this year hosted by Beast Valley.

In Drake's Wake

Owners of a replica of Sir Francis Drake's galleon, the Golden Hinde, seek a part-time captain for the ship.

Pennsic 33 photos feature wide ranging subjects

Darter the Chronicler has posted an extensive collection of photo albums from Pennsic 33, covering a wide range of subjects.

September 8th

Oertha Welcomes Newest Resident

The Principality of Oertha (Alaska) has welcomed a new member with the birth of a daughter of Lady Marghead and Thomas Ewan of Pavlovsk Gavan.

Washington D.C. National Mall to Host "Knit-Out"

The Third Annual Knit-Out & Crochet will take place Sunday September 19, 2004 from noon until 5:00 p.m. at the National Mall (Near Mall entrance of Natural History Museum-Smithsonian Metro) in Washinton D.C.

A Taste of Calontir

Have an interest in period food but afraid to try a recipe? THL Gwen A'Brooke has announced "A Taste of Calontir," a new project where gentles may try out period foods. The project was based on an idea originally implemented by "The Stewpot Period Culinary Guild", an unofficial cookery guild in the Kingdom of the Outlands.

Pounce III

Catteden and the Barony Of Red Spears Present POUNCE III October 1-3, 2004 at the Riverbend Recreation Area, TR 208, Findlay Ohio.

Yule Revel and Toys for Tots Tournament

Greetings and Much Love! We send this missive to invite all to join us on December 4th, 2004, for our Annual Yule Revel and not-so Annual Toys for Tots Tournaments. We have made some changes this year, and hope to make this one the best ever!

Cour d'Amour

The valiant Lancelot du Lac calls all gentle lords and ladies to tourney at his castle, Joyous Garde. Guinevere, the Queen of Love, and her ladies gallery will judge who is most chivalrous among those who test their skills within the lists and upon the field of battle. Come all those who would sit at the Round Table and meet in honorable combat to decide who will win the day: Arthur or Lancelot.

September 7th

Known World Costuming Symposium: New classes added, pre-reg deadline extended

The staff of the Known World Costuming Symposium (KWCS) have announced many newly-scheduled classes as well as an extension of the pre-registration deadline.

Viking Burial Site Found in England

Archaeologists have located the burial site of six Vikings who died around the beginning of the 10th century CE.

Atenveldt hails new Royal Heirs

Sir Phelan Ó Coileáin has won the Atenveldt Crown Tourney for his inspiration, Lady Mariana Vivia de Santiago.

Viceroy Tournament III

..and there upon the land of castles shrouded in mist there shall be a tournament, for it is soon time to decide who the third Viceroy and Vicereine of Insulae Draconis shall be. Are you ready to face your fate and protect this land that still belongs to the King and Queen of Drachenwald?

September 6th

Photos from Drachenwald Events Online

Rolf Geuenich of Drei Eichen in Germany has posted several photo albums of recent events in Drachenwald.

Hunter's Moon

"The Shire of Hartstone invites all gentiles to our annual event "Hunter's Moon," to take place on October 23, 2004, on Gibson Street, (no numbered address) at the Dansville Rod and Game Club in Dansville, NY.

Discovery Channel: Wooden Carving Linked to Viking "Seahenge"

A wooden carving of the Viking god Odin has been linked to England Neolithic monument Seahenge, which consists of a giant, overturned tree stump surrounded by wooden timbers.

Middle Ages come alive at fairgrounds

The Shelby Promoter visits an SCA event held at Marias Fairgrounds in Montana.

Baron William Welwyn to Take on Rapier Opponents at Atlantia's Coronation

Percival Aldridge, Provost of the Academie d'Espee, Atlantia, has announced that Baron William Welwyn will take on all comers for the White Scarf Prize at the Kingdom of Atlantia Coronation.

September 5th

Science Aids Renaissance Art Restoration

Computers are being used to help restore several Renaissance paintings by showing how the art works originally appeared.

3rd Century Roman Mosaic Discovered in St. Albans

Archaeologists working on a site in Verulamium Park, St Albans have uncovered a beautiful third century marble mosaic.

14th century brooches declared national treasure

Two 14th century brooches (one in 24-carat gold, with an inscription; the other in braided silver wire) found by metal-detecting enthusiasts have been declared treasures by the British Museum.

September 4th

Robin Netherton to Lecture in Washington D.C. Area

Costuming expert Robin Netherton will present a lecture October 16, 2004 in the Washington D.C. area.

Kids Featured in Photo Album from Pennsic XXXIII

Lidiya has posted photos from Pennsic XXXIII, including those taken at the Kingdom of Atlantia's Children's Fete.

Estrella War to Feature Artisan's Showcase

Estrella War XXI will feature an Artisan's Showcase Sunday February 20, 2005.

September 3rd

Paris Museum Garden Inspired by Tapestry

The medieval garden at the Hotel de Cluny, France's National Museum of the Middle Ages, was inspired by medieval tapestries.

Even More Photo Albums from Pennsic XXXIII

Multiple albums of photos taken at Pennsic 33 by Alexander Gladstone of Ealdormere are now available on the TwoRavens web site.