Archive - Jun 2006
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-06-30 19:50
The organizers of the Midwest Medieval History Conference are calling for proposals for papers to be presented at the 45th annual meeting. The conference will be held October 13-14, 2006 at the University of Evansville in Evansville, Indiana.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-06-30 16:32
The Sheriff of Silverkeep requests all populace to report to Silverkeep to uncover the culprit to a horrible crime! The body of a courier was found in our southern lands. He had been robbed and stripped of his livery. If anyone has any information, please bring it with you to FOTCOG: The Resurrection. During your visit, please take part in our heavy tourney and battle scenarios. There will also be a Torchlight Tourney using the infamous "Wheel of Death." There will be Rapier activities as well. We will have children's activities throughout the day, as well as classes for all ages. The case of who killed the courier will also be solved during this fun weekend! Location:
Shire of Silverkeep (West Yellowstone, Montana)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-06-30 15:22
Captain Sivrid Brumbach and Dorothea share their photos from the recent Lilies War which took place in the Kingdom of Calontir.
Submitted by Ursula on Fri, 2006-06-30 10:57
The French captured the city of Bordeaux on June 30, 1451.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-06-30 08:43
Brendan ap Llewelyn, Grand Council Nomination Committee Chairman, reports that the SCA's Grand Council is seeking candidate for membership to the Council.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-06-30 08:33
Join us as we farewell Somerled and Caelia and welcome the 5th Baron and Baroness of River Haven, Wendell von Bayern and Catalin de Dalmation.
When: 22nd/23rd July 2006
Time: Saturday 11:00am, Sunday 10:00am
This event will be themed in the best traditions of the German courts of the early 16th Century.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-06-29 20:00
The Kansas City Star has published a wonderful album of portraits taken at the recent Lilies War.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2006-06-29 16:20
Under the direction and Patronage of Michael and Seonaid, King and Queen of Atlantia, the New Regalia Committee is seeking bids for the design and construction of new crowns.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-06-29 14:27
In the July 2006 Southwind, the newsletter for the Kingdom of Atenveldt, Their Majesties Craven and Mary Rose have announced that Estrella War XXIII will be moving to a new location.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-06-29 13:43
Pathfinder, a new Viking adventure saga starring Karl Urban of Doom fame, is scheduled for worldwide release September 8, 2006. The film speculates on the Norse place in North American history.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-06-29 13:20
The Shire of Darkstone Presents The Kingdom of Northshield Fall Crown Tournament 2006
Date: October 14, 2005
Submitted by Ursula on Thu, 2006-06-29 11:28
The original Globe Theatre was destroyed by fire on June 29, 1613.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-06-28 19:52
Mistress Tatiana Marana Melville of the Kingdom of Northshield reports on a recent trip to the Barony of Seleone in Gulfport, Mississippi to drop off donated items to those who lost SCA gear during Hurricane Katrina.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-06-28 16:30
His Grace Duke Rolf the Relentless, fighting for Lady Rhodry ferch Arianwyn, was the victor of the June 24, 2006 Crown Tournament in the West Kingdom.
Submitted by Ursula on Wed, 2006-06-28 11:21
On June 28, 1577, the great baroque painter Peter Paul Rubens was born in Westphalia.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-06-28 07:39
Lady Aldyet Le Chaundeleur has posted photos from the 2006 Lilies War.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-06-27 22:10
Blair Hedges, a biology professor at Penn State, has discovered a new method to date printed materials. The "print clock" technique uses statistical formulas to analyze fades and page breaks.
Submitted by Eiric on Tue, 2006-06-27 18:56
Mary Martin McLaughlin, best known for editing work on The Portable Medieval Reader (Viking, 1949) and The Portable Renaissance Reader (Viking, 1953), has passed away at the age of 87.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-06-27 13:36
Baronesse Marguerite de la Marche, Seneschale of the Kingdom of Æthelmearc, has announced that the Stronghold of Wynterset (Watertown and Fort Drum, New York) has been elevated to a full status chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism.
Submitted by Ursula on Tue, 2006-06-27 12:02
Conan "the Crooked," Count of Rennes and Duke of Brittany, died on June 27, 992.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-06-27 09:08
Shire Eagle, in association with House Aylekeepe and Clan Darkwood, invite you to Pillage on the Plains III: Gathering of the Tribes. We return to Gibson's Plantation View in Tallassee, Alabama on October 6-8 for a great weekend of fighting, classes, feasting and fun! Make your plans to attend now....
Submitted by Vallawulf on Mon, 2006-06-26 20:50
A Caidan pelican (the kind with feathers, not the kind wearing a medallion) was injured on Pacific Coast Highway in Orange County, California on Thursday as a car struck her. Though the driver was sober, wildlife officials say that the pelican was "probably intoxicated."
Submitted by Racaire on Mon, 2006-06-26 16:49
The photos of the event 'Midsummer Coronation and 40 Year Celebration', held June 16-18, are online now.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-06-26 12:18
I'd like to extend a cordial invitation to the Freehold of Skerjastrond's camping event Woodland Romp IV, sponsored by Darkstone, July 21-23, 2006.
In the manner of Master Geoffrey Chaucer's "Canterbury
Tales," we are
hoping for an eclectic group of travelers; whether bard,
pilgrim, bard, noble, yeoman, or more bards to share
their tales of
journeys past and present. The event is intended to be a
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-06-26 12:09
In the name of Baron Jehan, all gentles are invited to attend the Archery and Thrown Weapons Competitions for the Barony of Carolingia on Sunday, July 9, 2006. During the day, the mighty archers and weapons throwers of Carolingia will compete to choose the best among them for the Baron's Champion.
The event will be on the Town Fields of Bedford, MA, located on Mudge Way (no
Submitted by Ursula on Mon, 2006-06-26 11:52
On June 26, 1559, the Parliament of Paris outlawed the practice of dueling.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-06-26 11:41
Join the Shire An Dun Thiene for a day of fighting, feasting, and games as the towns of Sodbury and Borton-on-Water settle their differences and settle the score.
The Shire of An Dun Thiene presents
The Rebellion begins August 11th at the Cumberland Centre in Columbia, TN.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-06-26 11:21
There brews a conflict in these lands between two noble barons, their excellencies Ulric and Thorvald which centers around ownership of a certain relic found by a team of Loch Salann prospectors secretly searching in the lands of Arrows Flight. These two fearsome barons give a call to WAR - to determine who by right of combat and skill in the gentle arts will be allowed to lay claim to this relic. Their Excellencies call upon their cousins from the North, the South, the East and the West to come to their aid in this great battle. In addition to melee combat for the relic, individual prize tourneys will be held in both heavy and rapier, as well as a boffer tourney for the youth. Location:
Barony of Loch Salann (Springville Utah, Utah)
Submitted by mlecin on Mon, 2006-06-26 08:16
The Honorable Lord Cathan MacCullaich, Chancellor of the Pennsic University, today announced the release of the University Class schedule.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-06-25 20:42
Experts at the Royal Armouries in Leeds have declared a 7th century sword, discovered at Bamburgh Castle in 1960, unique in the world.