Archive - Nov 2006
Submitted by lilli on Mon, 2006-11-06 10:00
On the Swedish Isle of Gotland, Edvin and Arvid Sandborg were helping a neighbor with his garden when they began to dig up old coins, one of them a 1,100 year-old arabic coin.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-11-06 07:35
Jocosa has posted photos from the recent Pillage on the Plains III event in the Kingdom of Meridies.
Submitted by Martel on Sun, 2006-11-05 18:57
Lady Martelle von Charlottenburg reports on "A Thousand and Two Nights", a Middle Eastern themed event held annually in the Barony of Bright Hills in Atlantia.
Submitted by Ursula on Sun, 2006-11-05 18:01
Unto the good peoples of Ansteorra, warm greetings from the Companions of the Order of the Rose in the Kingdom of Ansteorra.
Once again, with the approval of Their Majesties and the gracious assistance of the Shire of Emerald Keep and the Shire of Shadowlands, the Companions of the Order of the Rose announce our Defenders of the Rose event! The Defenders of the Rose II is a two-day event, and the Order gently requests that all good folk attending plan to stay through the Rose Court that will end the event on Sunday afternoon.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-11-05 16:14
Lady Jóra in Irska reports that Gunther Bärenjäger and Julianna of Avon are the new Prince and Princess of the Principality of Cynagua in the Kingdom of the West.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-11-05 12:18
Hauptmann Konrad Mailander of the Midrealm has posted photos and video from the Pounce event which took place in the Canton of Catteden on September 23, 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-11-05 08:53
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has provided an online source for viewing their famous Unicorn Tapestries. The website invites visitors to zoom in for close up details of the designs.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 2006-11-04 18:52
Roger Prior, a Shakespearean scholar, is convinced that many of the musicians of the Tudor Court, including the Bard's own "Dark Lady," may have been Separdic Jews.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-11-04 15:19
Maestarinna Sigrid Briansdotter has created a list for discussion of topics of interest pertaining to post-Viking Scandinavia.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-11-04 12:06
Lord Skorri Einarsson has posted photos from the recent War Of The Wings event in the Kingdom of Atlantia on the Smug Mug website.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 2006-11-04 08:49
Archaeologists found the remains of a ship from the Viking Age recently, in a burial mound on a farm outside the coastal city of Larvik.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-03 18:16
M'Lady Brenna Aine Bisset, Estrella XXIII Gatebook Autocrat, has announced that a contest will take take place to choose the best design for the gatebook cover art.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-03 16:43
The Lady of Love and Beauty and her Lord Protector will be presiding over Their Court of Love and Beauty on the Eleventh of November at the First United Methodist Church at 725 West 9th Ave in Downtown Anchorage from 4pm until 10pm.
An evening tea with dancing and merriment will be at the heart of
this celebration of the Courtly Arts. Tea and punch will be
provided with the populace bringing their favorite desserts or
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-03 16:14
They came from across the sea...first as mercenaries, then as invaders. Settlers followed and spread throughout lands occupied by others. War ensued. From the mists a leader did come, to unite his people and sit at round tables. Success was theirs....for a while. For the strength of the invaders was greater, and their victories more. And out of ruins of a conquered people new kingdoms were built. The rest is but legend... Location:
Shire of Vanished Wood (Elgin, Illinois)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-03 15:47
We invite one and all to a full day of Tournaments and Competitions – Heavy Weapons, Fencing, Equestrian Arts, Thrown Weapons, Archery, Arts and Sciences, and Bardic Performance - all will be put to the test, with special awards for Tourney/Competition winners, and the naming of the Endless Hills’ Baronial Champions!
The Tournaments and Competitions are open to all, but the Baronial Champions will be selected from Barony members who compete. Inspections for all competitions begin promptly at 8:30 AM! New—The Barony of Endless Hills Cooking Guild is sponsoring a Cooking Challenge! Contact Mistress Euriol of Lothian (Cassandra Baldassano) at firstname.lastname@example.org for information! New! Hound Coursing has been arranged! Contact Lord Stefan Legas at email@example.com for information! Brewers and Vintners – Come compete in the Brewer’s Guild Competition! Four categories – Beers and Ales, Wines, Cordials, and Non-Alcoholic!
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-03 15:43
Bryn Madoc invites the gentles of Meridies to celebrate the end of the holiday season with us at 12th Night/Collegium Cambrium.
Save the Date! Saturday, January 13, at St. Gregory the Great Episcopal Church in Athens, GA.
The day will be filled with classes taught by some of Bryn Madoc's
most talented peers, and will be followed by an evening of feasting
and reveling with our traditional covered-dish feast.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-03 15:35
The Barony of Northkeep invites you to attend a day of fun, companionship, camaraderie, and learning.
December 9, 2006
Site Opens at 9:00 AM, closes at 10:00 PM
Please contact the autocrats if you would like to teach a class, or have a class you would like to see taught!
* This is a DRY site.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-03 15:09
The Barony of Marinus invites you to celebrate autumn with us at a German Faire for the benefit of the public. The 14 acre site is the new brewery and organic farm for the Weeping Radish Tavern and will be available for our private entertainment after 5 pm each evening. Come out and put on a show for the public and then join us in a scrumptious feast followed by a bardic circle and revelry.
Martial Activities: Mounted cavalry games, Hound Coursing, Armored combat, Rapier, Archery, Siege weapons, thrown weapons. See website for details.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-03 14:51
The proto-shire of Beinntheine, in cooperation with the Shire of Lagerdamm presents Regional Fighter Practice November 12, 10 AM to 4 PM, Old Post Park, Russellville Come out, have a cup of joe with us, renew some friendships, make some new ones, and smack some new people.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-03 14:45
Originally created as a liaison between the University of Missouri and the Shire of the Standing Stones in Calontir, the MU Medieval Re-enactment Society "dedicates itself to the celebration of the Renaissance and Middle Ages through research and historical re-enactments." Lindsay Toler of The Maneater reports.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-03 14:38
Yule feast, The Barony of Rowany's celebration of the end of the year, is on again, and you should be there.
Date: 2nd December 2006
Steward: Clara van de Keere (Karinne Taylor)
Event Cost: $20/$25 until 12 November, $25/$30 until 30 Novmber. $30 at the
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-03 14:22
As the Harvest is in, the animals sequestered safely once again, and the seasons change we, in the Shire of Blackwater, invite the Glorious Populace of Aethelmearc and her friends to join us in celebration of Hallowtide. We are thrilled to host this event at Trinity United Methodist Church 131 N 9th St Olean, NY 14760. Site opens at 9:00 am and closes at 9:00pm.
As the days grow shorter and the winter chill is in
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-03 14:17
The Shire of Nithgaard will host its fourth annual textile symposium on the weekend of November 10-12 (a week earlier than usual), at the Sieg Conference Center located on Narrows Road in Lamar, PA (no street address). Saturday the 11th will be a day of classes and workshops devoted to fabric, string, and their glorious arts. Melee and tournament combat engagements in a medieval style will be organized by Thorvaaldr Frirsverth. The site opens at 2PM on Friday, and closes at 1PM on Sunday. Location:
Shire of Nithgaard (Lamar, Pennsylvania)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-03 11:27
Great Tidings! Word has come to us through diplomatic channels that the Most Powerful and Sovereign Royal Majesties of the East, Lucan VII and Yana IV have arranged to be present upon the Field of Honour November 18! We are well pleased at this news and we are immeasurably honoured they will be joining us. We do conceive this shall become a day to remember!
Richard & Treacaigh Acris Rex et Regina
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-03 10:57
Archaeologists have discovered "evidence of a substantial Roman villa with a mosaic floor in the main room" in the Quantock Hills of Somerset, England. The site is one of the most westerly Roman villas yet found in England.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-03 07:43
Several video clips from the 2006 Battle of Hastings reenactment have been posted on the Living History website.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-11-02 18:42
Broichan has announced that photos from the recent elevation of Master Donal O'Brien to the Order of the Laurel are now available to view online. The elevation took place at the Dreiburgen Anniversary in the Kingdom of Caid.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Thu, 2006-11-02 15:30
A letter from Catherine of Aragon pleading for help to preserve her marriage to England's King Henry VIII will be offered at auction in New York in December.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-11-02 11:55
Martin of Rivenstar recently attended the Battle of Hastings reenactment and shares photos taken by Lady Johanna.
Submitted by meli1380 on Thu, 2006-11-02 09:56
Lady Melisende Fitzwalter would like to advise gentles that a short sequence from the recent Insulae Draconis Viceroy Tourney in the Shire of Flintheath can be found on the YouTube website.