Archive - 2004
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-11-19 17:15
Lord Duff MacKellar the Blacksmith of Vatavia, a resident of Northshield and then of Calontir, was killed in a motor vehicle accident on November 9.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-11-19 17:00
Niall Dolphin has posted his photographs from the recent Coronation in the Kingdom of Trimaris.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-11-19 13:16
Wonder what Kingdom regalia looks like throughout the Known World? An unofficial SCA website entitled A Guide to the Crowns and Coronets of the Known World lets you see.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-11-19 10:09
It's not a misshapen creature that haunts an opera house! A pantoum is a 15th century Malaysian poetry form, and Sir Balthazar has written one in honor of Princess Quentyn of the Mists. Balthazar has also published his photos from the Investiture.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-11-19 08:18
The Shire of Arrows' Flight in the Kingdom of Artemisia (Provo, Utah) sponsored a medieval festival recently to benefit the "Toys for Tots" program.
Submitted by Aoife on Thu, 2004-11-18 13:21
This week's Aoife's Links List is on the subject of Medieval Handgonnes, Cannon, Arquebus and Matchlokkes.
Submitted by Liam OShea on Thu, 2004-11-18 10:50
The newly-created "Fur and Scales" email list was created as a resource for anyone interested in hunting, fishing, falconry, and related activities in the Middle Ages.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-11-18 06:06
Yelizaveta has announced that November 18, 2004 is the 10th anniversary of the founding of the East Kingdom Discussion List.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-11-17 20:10
The History Channel will present "The Battle of Hastings," part of its Command Decisions series on Saturday November 20 at 8:30 a.m. (EST)
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2004-11-17 19:52
Duke Finnvar of the Middle Kingdom speaks of the loss of His Grace Gyrth, saying we have lost "a fine man" who was also "one of the best trainers of fighters around."
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-11-17 15:20
Mistress Nicolaa de Bracton, Society Chronicler, has announced the A.S. 38 William Blackfox Award winners. The Blackfox Awards are given for excellence in chronicling.
Submitted by Baronesswindsor on Wed, 2004-11-17 13:02
His Grace Gyrth Oldcastle of Atlantia has passed on into death last weekend and is being laid to rest today. The news of His Grace's passing came from Countess Elizabeth Beaufort around 4:45 p.m. last Saturday.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2004-11-17 11:54
How many of us medieval enthusiasts owe our fascination with the Middle Ages to role-playing fantasy games played as a child? Peter Bebergal, writing for the Boston Globe, celebrates D&D's 30 year anniversary.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-11-16 19:04
Thordr Tjorvason of the Kingdom of Calontir writes about the birth of his daughter Jacquelyn Christine on November 13, 2004.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-11-16 13:11
The Incipient Canton of Westbelleford's annual event Day of the Troubadors is close, on November 27th.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-11-16 12:07
Eskalya welcomes all to share in celebrating Christmas in New Spain at the end of the 16th century, Christmas celebrated with Old World traditions and the abundance of the New World.
Submitted by ColyneStewart on Tue, 2004-11-16 11:42
Laird Colyne Stewart, our newest staff Reporter, brings us this event report from the Feast of the Hare and Border Spat, November 13, 2004.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-11-16 11:30
Friederich Von Blumenkamp has announced that the North American Falconers Association will hold its annual field meet November 21-26, 2004 at the Plaza Hotel in Garden City, Kansas.
Submitted by kampfrau on Mon, 2004-11-15 22:24
THL Kolfinna kottr was asked by Caid's outgoing Majesties Brand and Nuala to join the order of the Chivalry this last Saturday.
Submitted by Geoffrey on Mon, 2004-11-15 18:44
"A Christmas Dirge" is a theatrical event being staged by Subtle Hint Productions, a comic take off on the Classic Dicken's Carol. (Not an SCA event)
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-11-15 17:09
The Honorable Lord Stefan li Rous has posted updates to Stefan's Florilegium for November 2004.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-11-15 17:07
Broinnfinn has announced that THL Eleri of Caerleon, Baroness of Axemoor, will be elevated to the Order of the Pelican.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2004-11-14 22:46
Otagiri Tatsuzou was onhand to witness the refought Outlands Crown Tournament, and he shares his in-depth report of the noble deeds of arms.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sun, 2004-11-14 15:21
The 19th annual World Championship Punkin Chunkin was held last weekend near Millsboro, Delaware (USA). Thousands of people came to see modern "seige engines" (mostly powered by compressed air) hurl pumpkins across a cornfield.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-11-14 12:12
A township in Scotland celebrated Halloween by officially pardoning 81 people — and their cats — executed for witchcraft in the 16th and 17th centuries.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-11-14 09:17
Duke Sir Logan has announced that his squire, Lord Sinclair Hawkins, has been put on vigil for knighthood by Their Majesties of Atlantia.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-11-13 16:16
R. Howard Bloch will teach an NEH summer seminar at Yale University entitled The Bayeux Tapestry and the Making of the Anglo-Norman World.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-11-13 11:13
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth was photographed recently sitting next to Colonel Simon West of the 1st Battalion of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, who apparently was careless with the arrangement of his kilt.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-11-13 08:07
Lady Martel von Charlottenburg, Deputy Minster of A&S, for the Barony of Bright Hills, describes A&S activities at the recent Thegns and Thralls Event held in the Barony.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-11-12 20:01
The skeletal remains of a tiny adult female discovered on an Indonesian island have researchers fantasizing about hobbits.