Archive - Apr 20, 2006

Shakespeare First Folio to be Auctioned

A rare, 17th century, calf-bound volume of the plays of William Shakespeare is scheduled to be auctioned in the summer of 2006 at Sotheby's sale of English Literature and History.

Woman Is Treated for the Plague

The Los Angeles Times reports that an area woman is being treated for bubonic plague, which she may have caught from fleas around her neighborhood.

The Winchester Pilgrimage

The Shire of West Dragoningshire will sponsor a period pilgrimage in Winchester, England May 12-15, 2006.

Today in the Middle Ages: April 20, 161

The Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius was born on April 20, 161 CE.

Let's have a feast!

WALB-TV visited sixth-graders from Deerfield-Windsor School, taking part in a medieval festival in Albany, Georgia, which included an SCA demo.