Archive - Mar 2006
Submitted by tfirenze on Fri, 2006-03-31 19:51
From today's edition of the Ermine Spot, a list for the Barony of the Flaming Gryphon, Kingdom of the Middle, comes this challenge. It is forwarded by Contessa Tamara Di Firenze, who sees Mistress Jadwiga, and raises to the SCA at large.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-03-31 16:32
Combatchris has posted photos from the March 18, 2006 March Madness event which took place in the Principality of Oertha.
Submitted by nicolaa on Fri, 2006-03-31 11:01
Magistra Nicolaa de Bracton, who has researched the nursery rhyme's controversial origins for Tournaments Illuminated, offers a rebuttal of a web article linked from SCAtoday.net recently.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-03-30 21:32
The Kingdom of Calontir welcomes you to the War of the Lilies XX: Pelicans vs. Laurels Friday June 9th to Sunday June 18th 2006 at Smithville Lake, Barony of Forgotten Sea, (KC, MO)
This years Event Steward
Theme - Pelicans vs. Laurels
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-03-30 19:57
Linda S. Moore (Viscountess Gwyneth Felton), President, SCA Inc., is seeking comments from the Memberships regarding a new policy to temporarily prohibit a member from participating in SCA activities.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-03-30 19:29
Come join the Barony of Winter's Gate as we celebrate the coming end of cabin fever and the silliness of Spring. We invite you to our Fool's Revel on Saturday, April 22 from 11:00am until 10:00pm.
Activities will include, but not be limited to:
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-03-30 19:24
The Board of Directors will hold its April meeting in the Barony of Caer Mear on 22 April, 2006.
The Board meeting is open to all.
April 22, 2006
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-03-30 17:19
The year is 1359, the site is England. In celebration of Edward, the Prince of Wales' upcoming birthday a day of tournament, feast and revelry has been declared. The Barony of Black Diamond calls forth the most Noble of combatants, to bring their weapons of choice, their skill and prowess to this most Honorable field. Heralds declare that this is a day for all Atlantia, to celebrate one of the most historical men in history, and quite possibly of the 14th century. It is a day filled with tournament of martial skills, of Heavy weapons, of Rapier, of Archery. It is a day for the artisans to come forth and bring their finest projects for display and competition. It is a day for the novice, of both the arts and sciences and the martial fields, for you are the future of fair Atlantia, and we celebrate your growing skills as well. Location:
Barony of Black Diamond (Bland, Virginia)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-03-30 17:06
Recent theories have led to speculation that Portuguese mariner Cristovao de Mendonca may have reached Australia in the 16th century, but not so, according to historian Michael Pearson.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-03-30 16:51
Join us back in Grimfells at Bunch Park, in Elkins, AR, for the annual March Warden Tournament! Come on down and participate in the tournament (featuring heavy weapons, archery, and thrown weapons), A & S competition, and RUSH classes. A sumptuous feast (limited to 80) will be prepared by our own Duchess Susannah Griffon, and a free children's feast will be prepared by Mistress Christiaen Janssen. Share in more revelry at Calontir's first camping event than you can shake a jester's wand at! Location:
Shire-March of the Grimfells (Elkins,Arkansas)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-03-30 16:33
Rorik, by Right of Arms, Prince, and Peza, by Grace and Beauty, Princess, invite one and all to a Grand Tournament on the slopes of Mt. Hamilton to determine Their Heirs and Successors. Sharpen your blades and polish your armor, break out your banners, and brush up your skills.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-03-30 16:25
The Incipient Shire of Wyndeham is hosting an East Kingdom University on Saturday, May 20, 2006 in beautiful Vermont. Come and learn.
We have a wonderful site that will allow a plethora of classes. We have a
kitchen with the potential for cooking and brewing classes (it's a wet
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-03-30 15:51
The Shire of Baile na Scolairi presents: Awakening XX: The Sugar Coma Annual Armored Easter Egg Hunt and Kingdom Fighter Practice.
Saturday May 6, 2006
Tri-Lakes Park, 2100 S. Bunn Street, Bloomington, IL. 61702 #309-829-1848
Site opens at 9 a.m. (8:30 a.m. for Merchants) and closes at 10 p.m. Site is Bone Dry and smoking is prohibited in the building. Site is handicap accessible.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-03-30 13:33
H.L. Brice Le Raton from the Barony of Forgotten Sea in Calontir will be directing the Lilies Known World Chorus at this year's War. He is seeking singers to participate.
Submitted by rusness on Thu, 2006-03-30 12:33
Greetings from the Shire of Crystal Crags. With the Sun and warmth of spring on its way we would like to invite one and all to the sixth annual Gallow Games.
We will be holding our annual arts and sciences competition. All attendees are welcome to enter into this competition where Lord Ely of Silver Oak will be offering the prize for this year's champion. All entries will need to be in no later than 10am Saturday the 27th. We'll have games, contests, competitions and prizes. We will also be having our Shire auction, and all auction donations will enter you in a raffle.
Submitted by morganmichaels on Thu, 2006-03-30 11:50
The Shire of Windale in Atenveldt has collected the photos of its members, and they are available online from several sources. Included are photos of everything from combat to crafts to camps.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-03-29 16:20
Curious George learns all about the SCA at a West Kingdom event in this delightful essay by Lady Jehanne de Wodeford.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-03-29 11:58
Duke Radnor of Gildemar was the winner of the March 25, 2006 West Kingdom Crown Tournament. He was inspired by his lady, Duchess Ysabeau of Guildemar.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-03-29 10:01
Philip Longman, writing in Foreign Policy Magazine, uses Roman military strategies and demographics to understand modern policy decisions.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-03-28 20:21
Patrick Kelly of the Albion Benefactor's Society, has written an article on the history of weapons used by the 10th and 11th century Normans.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-03-28 17:52
A new fantasy computer game has been designed to teach rookie journalism students fact-finding skills. "Instead of slaying monsters and gathering gold, the players tackle sources and gather information."
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-03-28 14:44
A British website looks at the origins and original lyrics of famous nursery rhymes including Ring a Ring o Rosies long believed to refer to the Black Death and Remember Remember, which chronicles Guy Fawkes' attempt to blow up Parliament.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-03-28 09:15
Viscountess Elashava bas Riva, Seneschal of the Kingdom of Northshield, has posted photos from TMT VI The Feast of St. Patrick which took place March 18, 2006 in the Canton of Coille Stoirmeil.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-03-27 20:48
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have announced that they have received a US$390,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to bring ancient maps to the internet through UNC's Ancient World Mapping Center.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-03-27 17:25
Jim McNally of the Salisbury (North Carolina) Post checks out a Medieval Fair sponsored by the Canton of Salesberie Glen and learns about life in the SCA.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-03-27 14:28
A woman in Oslo, Norway was shocked recently to find beer streaming from her kitchen water faucet.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Mon, 2006-03-27 09:53
More than half of the Camino de Santiago, medieval Europe’s most important pilgrimage route, passes through the ancient kingdoms of Castille and León.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-03-26 19:10
Master Gwynfor Lwyd has announced that he has updated his website with images from Knights Hospitaller Dragon Feast which took place March 11, 2006 in the Kingdom of Lochac.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-03-26 16:53
Archaeologists working near Hadrian's Wall in Northumberland, England, have discovered a stone carving of what is believed to be the god Cocidius, a Romano-British warrior god, used for protection and good luck.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-03-26 14:21
Eirik Andersen has posted photos from Their Royal Majesties of Ealdormere's Tournaments of Renown and the Septentrian Fight Practice on the Two Ravens website.