Archive - May 16, 2006

Today in the Middle Ages: May 16, 1620

William Adams, the first Englishman to reach Japan, died on May 16, 1620.

Siegfried & Gwyneth New Northshield Heirs

Viscountess Astrid of the Yellow Rose reports that Sir Siegfried, inspired by Viscountess Gwyneth, was the victor of the recent Northshield Crown Tournament.

Flight of the Falcon II: Heroics for Newcomers

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The Canton of Aire Faucon in the Barony of the Sacred Stone will be hosting an event to welcome newcomers to the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) in Western North Carolina near Rutherfordton on August 26,2006. All interested members and friends of the SCA are encouraged to come and bring along a friend.

The Canton of Aire Faucon Presents
Flight of the Falcon II: Heroics for Newcomers Location:
Canton of Aire Faucon (Bostic, North Carolina)

Border War XXIII

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Join us for our annual skirmish with our neighbors to the east, the Barony of Northwoods.

Site opens at noon on June 16 and closes at noon June 18

All campers must be off site by noon on Sunday. We appreciate your cooperation.

Three cabins on camp sites 7, 9, and 10 to benefit the Royal Travel Fund were auctioned off at a silent auction concluded at Coronation.

Please help contain the spread of the Emerald Ash Borer and do not bring your own firewood to Bertha Brock Park from Eastern Michigan (or other quarantined areas) to the park. Firewood is available for sale near the ball field. Split fire wood will be available near the maintenance building for a reasonable price. Location:
Canton of Rimsholt (Ionia, Michigan)

Inner Vagabond destroyed by fire.

From a report from the Owners, AJ & Andrew, it appears that the Inner Vagabond, a migratory middle-eastern styled coffee house, jewelry and household goods shop, was destroyed by fire on Mother's Day. There was no loss of life, only personal goods.

Coastal Regional Fighter Practice

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Not going to Assessments? The Shire of Seareach invites you to come for a weekend of good fighting and good fun. Bring your armor/fencing gear, your A&S projects, and your camping equipment for our Regional Fighting Practice. There will be A&S classes including basket weaving and kumihimo. Please bring any projects that you may be working on to share with the rest of us. Other activities may include thrown weapons and archery (marshal pending). Location:
Shire of Seareach (Wilmington, North Carolina)

A Celebration

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Let the banns be read in all the land that all may know: Sir Gerhardt, Count by letters patent, has chosen as his bride the Lady Judith de Northumbria, that their great houses may unite and strengthen the realm. To celebrate this marriage, there will be great celebration for all who wish to attend. To whit, let a passage of arms most peaceful be held, before which a showing of the helms of the combatants therein that their worthiness may be judged. Location:
Barony of Knight's Crossing (Hanau-Kesselstadt, Germany)

Melees & Mayhem X

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Shire of the Crescent Moon presents Melees & Mayhem X:Conquest!

Event Steward:
Lord Kellim Dragonognev (Brent Moses)
kellim_dragonognev@cox.net

Co-Event Steward:
Mistress Katriana op den Dijk
calonkat@cox.net

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$8.00 - Adults (+$3.00 surcharge to non-members) Location:
Shire of Crescent Moon (Tecumseh, Kansas)

Panteria XI

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Warm breezes have melted the snow from our Caledonian mountaintops, and Spring has come to paint our vistas green. The time has come to emerge from our winter's refuge by the fireside, and to play once more on fields of soft grasses. It is time to air our pavilions and tents, and gather together to tell stories of great deeds around the campfire ... and to add a few more tales for years to come.

Location:
Shire of Panthervale(Montpelier Vermont)

SCA President Linda Moore resigns to ascend the Northshield throne

Viscountess Gwyneth Felton, modernly known as Linda Moore, found herself in an unusual but pleasant position last weekend, as her friend, Siegfried von Kulmbach, who had asked her leave to fight for her in Northshield Crown Tournament, won the tournament and the right to name her Princess. As a result, Ms. Moore needed to resign from the SCA President's office to assume Her new station as Princess.

Atlantia Crown Tourney Photos Online

Lady Caterine has posted photos taken by her lord husband at the recent Crown Tourney for the Kingdom of Atlantia.