Archive - Apr 11, 2006

Harry Potter, King Edward, and the SCA converge for a grand feast

What do Harry Potter, King Edward of England, and the Middle Kingdom all have in common? Elements of all three came together recently at Oxford, England, for a most exquisite feast.

Today in the Middle Ages: April 11, 1554

Sir Thomas Wyatt the Younger was executed on April 11, 1554, for leading a rebellion against Queen Mary Tudor of England, known to history as "Bloody Mary."

Northshield Spring Crown Tournament

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Northshield Spring Crown Tounament is being hosted by Nordskogen on May 13, 2006.

For additional information please visit http://nordskogen.northshield.org/Crown2006/

Site fees:
Adults $9 advance $10 at the door
Non-member Surcharge $3
Children 6 - 12 $4 advance $5 at the door
Children 5 and under Free
Feast fee: $12 Location:
Barony of Nordskogen (Chaska, Minnesota)

Rowany Festival

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The largest SCA event in the Southern Hemisphere, the Rowany Festival is held at Yass, New South Wales, organised by the Barony of Rowany.

http://www.sca.org.au/rowany/festival/index.html Location:
Barony of Rowany (Yass, New South Wales)

Ceilidh

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The Shire of Dun Ard brings you a day of FUN with Archery, Armored Combat - with Live Chess, Tri-Level A&S Competition, and test your Performance Skills in "Entertain Us or Be a Pell" Bardic all day. The Highland Games will once again be played this year. And finally but Not Least Important, Children's games and Activities.

Where: Hunt Lodge, Ft Leavenworth KS

When: April 15th (Easter Weekend), Site Opens at 8am and closes at 8am Sunday the 16th. Location:
Shire of Dun Ard (Ft Leavenworth Kansas)

Knights in Central Park

Take a virtual tour of the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art's armor collection and learn about the history of armor with Knights in Central Park, an interactive website dedicated to historical armor.

Atlantian Crown Tournament

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By decree of Their Most Royal Majesties, Michael and Seonaid, King and Queen of Atlantia, a Grand Tournament shall be held to determine Their Heirs. The Barony of Tir-y-Don is pleased to host such an historical occasion and invites the people of Fair Atlantia to join them in honoring a great tradition. It is Their Majesties desire to see a marvelous display of heraldry on the field for this most magnificent event. Please bring your banners and other heraldic accoutrements to brighten our surroundings. Location:
Barony of Tir-y-Don (Williamsburg, Virginia)

Spring Regional Equestrian Practice

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Spring Regional Equestrian Practice, Saturday April 15th, 9am - 6 pm, at CDC Equine Estates, 2223 N Prospect, Superior Twp, MI 48198.

This is a day-long practice intended to get new and progressing riders (and their horses) practice at the games, mounted combat and jousting. Most of the regional Marshals will be available for help and practice. We will be running authorizations for anyone who is interested as well! Location:
Barony of Cynnabar (Superior Twp, Michigan)

Tournament of Hope

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The Shire of Cathanar invites you to the Coast for a day of fun and the opportunity to help us rescue a damsel in distress.

On April 22, 2006, we will be holding a Tournament of Hope, in order to raise funds for Amy Holliday, a local woman who is desperately in need of a lung transplant due to cystic fibrosis.

(More information about Amy and the fund-raising efforts being undertaken on her behalf may be found at: http://www.kintera.org/FAF/home/default.asp?ievent=130665. If you are unable to attend but would still like to send a donation, there are instructions on this website.) Location:
Shire of Cathanar (New Bern, North Carolina)

Lochac Interactive Map

Finn, Webmaster for the Kingdom of Lochac, has announced that a revised version of the Lochac Kingdom map is now available online. The map is interactive.

Historic SCA Photos Sold on eBay

Forty black & white photographs from an early SCA tournament held in Portland, Oregon in 1977 were recently sold on eBay.