Archive - 2005

January 16th

Chirurgeonate Information for Estrella XXI

Lord Phineas Magollricke, Chirurgeon-in-Charge for Estrella XXI, has posted announcements pertaining to Chirurgeon involvement in the upcoming War.

January 15th

A New Citizen in Trimaris

With great joy, Julienne la Courtois and Antonio de Escobar of the Shire of Sea March in the Kingdom of Trimaris announce the birth of Zoe Abigail Cano on December 28, 2004.

East Kingdom Laurel Ranks to Grow

Lord Robin Gallowglass of the East Kingdom reports that the Order of the Laurel will be increased by two in that kingdom.

Fantastic Fairytale Fete

Rapunzel! Let down your hair! Arise, sleeping beauties and join us! Come forth and play with us, as we enter the realm of fairytale.

Northshield Dance Seminar XIX

Please join us for a day and night full of dancing as the Shire of Inner Sea presents: Northshield Dance Seminar XIX, March 19, 2005.

Troll Fen Defender XI

The Shire of Troll Fen invites all valiant warriors and their ladies to tournament. A double elimination tourney will decide the next Shire Defender.

Ringbearer's Day 2005

The New York Tolkien Society and Marymount Manhattan College is happy announce New Yorks 50th Anniversary Celebration of The Lord of the Rings. http://herenistarion.org/ringbearersday/.

Archaeologists Express Excitement Over Britain's "Most Important Viking Burial Site"

Metal detector hobbyists in Cumbria, England may have found the country's "most important Viking burial site."

Minor Forms required to attend Estrella War

The staff of Estrella War XXI provides information about persons under 18 years of age attending the event this year.

January 14th

Miller's Tale Karaoke Style?

A six-part modern adaptation of Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales has been produced by the BBC. The prime-time drama sets the famously-bawdy "Miller's Tale" in a karaoke bar.

Hall of Fame page showcases active contributors, popular stories

A new feature added today, the "Hall of Fame" page gives you SCAtoday.net "by the numbers," with listings of the most active registered contributors and the most popular stories, plus some general statistics about the site as a whole.

"Scissors" Victorious in East Kingdom A&S Competition

Lady Kayleigh McWhyte, East Kingdom King's Champion of Arts and Sciences, has announced the winners of the Rock, Paper and Scissors A&S Competition held at the Kingdom's Twelfth Night celebration.

Clare Elena of Strathclyde to Sit Vigil in the West

Lady Clare Elena of Strathclyde will sit vigil at the Oerthan Coronet and Investiture January 15, 2005 in honor of her elevation to the Order of the Pelican.

Leonardo da Vinci's Walled-Up Workshop Found

A laboratory once used by Leonardo da Vinci for his research into the natural sciences, but later sealed off by adjacent construction, has been found at a monastery next to the Basilica of the Santissima Annunziata, in Florence, Italy.

January 13th

Enthusiasm for Film Epics May be Waning

The less-than-stellar performance of the latest Hollywood epics may mean that viewers' enthusiam for the genre may be waning.

Septentrian Twelfth Night

The College of Skeldergate proudly presents Septentrian Twelfth Night, Saturday, January 22nd, 2005 at the Thornhill Community Centre, 7755 Bayview Avenue, Thornhill, ON L3P 4P1.

Barony of Grey Niche to Hold Blood Drive

Falada of the Barony of Grey Niche in Meridies has announced that the barony will hold a blood drive at its Candlemas Collegium event February 5, 2005.

Nebelwald Advanced to Full Status

Sovany Barcsi Janos, Chatelain and New Groups Coordinator for the Kingdom of Drachenwald, has announced that the Incipient Shire of Nebelwald has been recommended for advancement to full status.

January 12th

Knights Templar Demand Apology

The grand master of the Knights Templar has sent a letter to the Vatican demanding an apology for persecution of the group during the 14th century.

SCAtoday.net Technical Notice, 2005-01-12

SCAtoday.net is moving its domain name server (DNS) during the evening (US Eastern time) of 12 January 2005. No outages are expected, but we wanted to let you know "just in case". Click the "read more" link if you are interested in the details. Windows users, please also click for a special notice.

Madelyn Ann Kelly Born in the Kingdom of Atlantia

Baroness Briana of the Barony of Stierbach has announced that her barony has grown with the birth of Madelyn Ann Kelly, daughter of Lady Grace Whyting and Lord Sean McKelly.

Ballo Viola Duo

In celebration of the Coronation of our King and Queen at Midwinter XXXX, and for the enjoyment of the Dancers of Lochac and our visiting cousins, from other Kingdoms, Innilgard presents: Ballo Viola Duo.

St Blasius Weekend

We're having a weekend of singing, dancing and music at St Blasius, so come along and enjoy yourself.

Cursed Boots of Pain for Sale on eBay

SCAdian Lord Gustav Jameson is selling a pair of "cursed boots of pain" on eBay, and therein hangs the tale....

Forest Maiden's Favour

The Shire of Blackmoor Keep is alive and well and says, "Come play with us at Forest Maiden's Favour, February 11, 12 & 13, 2005."

An Tir Queen lauds new Rapier Champion

At the Kingdom of An Tir's recent 12th Night Coronation, many fine fighters vied for the honour of winning the right to be designated the Queen's Rapier Champion. The winner was Monsigneur Prospere de Montsegur, of the Barony of Lionsgate, Tir Righ, An Tir.

January 11th

Glen Rathlin achieves full shire status

Sovany Barcsi Janos, Chatelain and New Groups Coordinator for the Kingdom of Drachenwald, has announced that the Shire of Glen Rathlin has achieved full shire status.

January Updates to Stefan's Florilegium

THLord Stefan li Rous has posted updates to Stefan's Florilegium for January 2005.

Balthasar Yvon Charon Elevated to Laurel in AnTir

At the Kingdom of AnTir's recent Twelfth Night celebration, Msgr. Balthasar Yvon Charon was elevated to the Order of the Laurel.

Break the Back of Winter

Hark and come all for a day of warm celebrations in the Beauteous Canton of Greyfells!!! Break The Back of Winter will take place on the 12th of February, in the town of Kingston, at the picturesque Queen's University.