Archive - Apr 11, 2006
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2006-04-11 21:57
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.
Submitted by Ursula on Tue, 2006-04-11 17:23
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."
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-04-11 15:46
Northshield Spring Crown Tounament is being hosted by Nordskogen on May 13, 2006.
For additional information please visit http://nordskogen.northshield.org/Crown2006/
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-04-11 15:10
The largest SCA event in the Southern Hemisphere, the Rowany Festival is held at Yass, New South Wales, organised by the Barony of Rowany.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-04-11 14:59
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.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-04-11 14:58
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.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-04-11 14:43
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)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-04-11 14:11
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!
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-04-11 14:05
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.)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-04-11 10:50
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.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-04-11 08:56
Forty black & white photographs from an early SCA tournament held in Portland, Oregon in 1977 were recently sold on eBay.