Archive - Apr 2006

April 13th

Egil Skallagrimsson Memorial Tournament XXXII

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The Barony of Adiantum presents the Egil Skallagrimsson Memorial Tournament XXXII May 26-29, 2006 in Eugene, Oregon.

Location:
Lynx Hollow Park
Barony of Adiantum
Eugene, Oregon.

Dates:
Memorial weekend, May 26-29th 2006

Contact:
egils32@yahoogroups.com

http Location:
Barony of Adiantum (Eugene, Oregon)

Gleann Abhann Spring Coronation

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Gleann Abhann Spring Coronation of Count Havordh Aetarbani and Countess Mary-Grace of Gatland hosted by The Barony of Grey Niche.

The weekend of May 19- 21 The Kingdom of Gleann Abhan celebrates the reign of Radu and Broinnfinn and invites all to witness the ascension of Havordh and Mary Grace. Please join us at the West Tennessee Woodman of the World Camp in Beech Bluff Tennessee for a weekend of feasting, contests and revelery as we celebrate all the virtues of our Society. Location:
Barony of Grey Niche (Beech Bluff Tennessee)

Cudgel War IV

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Cudgel War is back once again! Still not as bloody as the historical original, but surely as rich in events also this time!

The honourable Canton of Humalasalo offers you again a wonderful possibility to participate in an Aarnimetsän tent camp. During this 10 day event you have a lot of activities to choose from: there is heavy fighting in tourneys (Nordic 1000 on Tuesday, July 25) and three days of war, fencing, archery, arts and sciences lectures and competitions, dancing, games... And, of course, you get to enjoy the Finnish summer, sauna and socializing round the fire! Location:
Canton of Humalasalo (Kavalahti Scout Camp, Finland)

Dandelion Festival VI

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The Stronghold of TorBrant cordially invites you to the 6th Annual Festival of the Dandelion. The warm weather has returned and it's time to celebrate!

Location:
Pembroke Curling Club
428 Herbert St.
Pembroke, Ontario

Site fees:
$8 for Adults
$4 for Students 12 to 17
$3 for 4 to 11
4 and under free
A $4 NMS fee will be charged without proof of membership Location:
Stronghold of TorBrant (Pembroke, Ontario)

THL Eleanor Fairchild Placed on Vigil for Laurel

Citizens of four kingdoms came together to ask Their Majesties Edward and Rylyn of Ealdormere that THL Eleanor Fairchild be elevated to the Order of the Laurel at the end of the first court at Ealdormere's St. Maximus day event on April 8, 2006.

Border Raids XXXIV

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This year's Border Raids will be hosted by the Barony of the Flame. It will take place June 23-25, 2006 at Camp Carlson in Grahamton, Kentucky.

Activities Include:

  • Torchlight Tourney
  • Field Battles
  • Fencing
  • Boffer ActivtiesOrganized 
  • Children’s Activities
  • A & S Competition (War point)
  • Partying!!!

***Note***
There will be NO coursing hounds this year and there will be NO archery. Location:
Barony of the Flame (Grahamton, Kentucky)

Grand Outlandish XXXIII

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Greetings, Welcome to Grand Outlandish XXXIII. This year we will again be holding the event at our beautiful site at the Founders Ranch. Be sure to check out the pictures and talk to people who went last year.

http://al-barran.org/grandoutlandish/

Fees for Outlandish Arriving Wednesday (Must Pre-register)
Adults-$33
Children 17 and under- $19 Location:
Barony of al-Barran (Edgewood, New Mexico)

Sven Örfhendur and Kolfinna Kottr New Heirs to Caid

On Live Journal, Divinite reports the results of the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Caid. Sir Sven Örfhendur, fighting for Sir Kolfinna Kottr, was victorious.

Today in the Middle Ages: April 13, 1111

On April 13, 1111, Henry V, King of Germany, was crowned Holy Roman Emperor after maneuvering that included capturing Pope Paschal II and deposing his own father.

History Journals Guide Discussion List

For serious researchers, the History Journals Guide Discussion List provides information about periodicals and mailing lists on a wide range of historical topics.

April 12th

Northshield Crown List Announced

Their Majesties Lars and Mary, King and Queen of Northshield, have announced the combatants for Their Crown Tournament which will take place May 13, 2006 in Nordskogen.

Worshipful Company of Stationers of the East Kingdom Given Charter

Lyle FitzWilliam, Master of the Company, has announced that the Worshipful Company of Stationers of the East Kingdom has received a Charter from Their Majesties.

15th Century Trading Hall Re-opened in Norwich

Dragon Hall, a 15th Century trading hall has been re-opened in Norwich after a UK₤2 million restoration.

Mid Summer Knight's Dream XIV: Italian Carnivale

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Smythkepe's Annual Labor Day Weekend event featuring Heavy Weapons Combat, Rapier Fighting (including the Wheel of Death ), feasting, fun, classes, an Anvil Toss, a quest and much more.

Details can be found at http://smythkepe.org/mskd.htm

Autocrat: Lady Antonia da Soranzo LadyAntonia@silverheart.net Location:
Shire of Smythkepe (Rogers Scout Ranch, Ione, Arkansas)

Today in the Middle Ages: April 12, 1334

Giotto di Bondone was appointed Chief Architect of Florence Cathedral on April 12, 1334. He designed a bell tower for the Cathedral, but it was not finished until after his death.

Northshield Tournament of Champions Photos Online

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva, Seneschal of the Kingdom of Northshield, has posted photos from the Kingdom's recent Tournament of Champions. She also shares her memories.

April 11th

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.

April 10th

Throwing Down the Bardic Gauntlet

Lady Chiara da Montepulciano, Royal Bard to King Brion of the East, has issued a challenge to the royal bards of the Known World to match her talents with a bardic offering at the Pennsic War.

Atlantia June University

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As the warm breezes of late spring blow gently through the beautiful hills of Isenfir, scholars and students, teachers and pupils, purveyors and seekers of wisdom and knowledge, will gather together from across the Kingdom and beyond to immerse themselves in the erudite environs of the University of Atlantia.

Site: University of Virginia, New Cabell Hall, 1605 Jefferson Park Ave., Charlottesville, VA 22901 Location:
Shire of Isenfir (Charlottesville, Virginia)

Chalice of Equus

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The Shire of Bois d' Arc of the Great Kingdom of Calontir presents the Chalice of Equus. Come join us in a Mongolian themed event.

Equestrian activities will include a Quest in the afternoon and authorizations in the morning from 10:00 to 12:00. Health certificates for out of state horses and negative Coggins required. To reserve covered stalls, anyone bringing a horse please contact Lady Rhiannon, call preferred (417)529-1221 or e-mail rhiannonocm@jscomm.net Location:
Shire of Bois d' Arc (Girard Kansas)