Archive - Jun 20, 2006

"Shakespeare Book of Lists"

Author, teacher and consultant for the Folger Shakespeare Library, Michael LoMonico, has posted an online companion to his book, The Shakespeare Book of Lists which looks at the playwright's life, work and times through a collection of lists.

Lonely Mountain Defender

description:
Greetings all good Gentles and be of good cheer for the great Lonely Mountain Defender draws nigh! Enjoy days of frivolity, fighting and fun in the lovely high mountain meadow. This year's event will include such delites as A&S classes (details to come), ax throwing, archery, heavy and light weapons tourneys and of course the Defender gauntlet. There will be Royal Courts, children's events, and dancing into the night. Saturday evening their will be a potluck in the meadow with the Shire of Drygestan providing the main course. Bring your best smile and come join us at this beautiful site for this joyous celebration Location:
Shire of Drygestan (Los Alamos, New Mexico)

Caer Galen Defender

description:
Harken and Greetings to all. While Henry the VIII and Francis I regale and outshine each other at their Fields of the Cloth of Gold In France, the Barony of Caer Galen searches for it's next Defender and Lt. of the Guard. We request your presence, participation and lounging in  our Fields of Blue and Gold at Pickle Gulch Campground. Heavy fighters will battle in the morning in a Bear Pit with Alternate Weapon Styles. The afternoon fighting will be Snow Ball. Prizes will be given to the new Defender, and for the Most Chivalrous Fighter, Best Death, and the most Patriotic fighting Garb of Blue and Gold, Location:
Barony of Caer Gaeln (Black Hawk, Colorado)

Warders of the Western Gate

description:
The Barony of Fontaine dans Sable presents Warders of the Western Gate June 23-26, 2006 at Wines of the San Juan in Farmington, New Mexico.

When: June 23 – 26, 2006 (Opens Friday at 12noon and closes Monday at 12noon)
Where: Wines of the San Juan – 87412 (see map)
Why: Baronial Champions Event
Who: The Barony of Fontaine dans Sable (Farmington, New Mexico)

Site Fees: Adults $10, Children 6 – 12 $5, under 5 years free
-Checks payable to SCA Inc. – Fontaine dans Sable Location:
The Barony of Fontaine dans Sable (Farmington, New Mexico)

Tocal Baronial Birthday 2006

description:
Come one, come all. Yes, it’s tocal time again! Fight, feast, and fall over into your nice warm bed.

When: 8 – 9 July, 2006
Times: Site opens 10am Sat, 12pm Lunch, 6pm Feast

Address of Site
CB Alexander Agricultural College
Tocal Road Paterson

Cost of Event:
Event and Accommodation - $40
Feast Only (includes lunch) Members $25
Saturday Day Rate - $5 Location:
Barony of Mordenvale (Paterson, NSW, Australia)

Lilies Produces Record Number of Peerages

Lilies War 2006: Laurels vs. Pelicans is being called the "Lilies of Love" owing to the large number of peerages (9) bestowed by Their Majesties.

Today in the Middle Ages: June 20, 1367

On June 20, 1367, King Edward III of England awarded Geoffrey Chaucer an annual pension and the position of valet at court.

Photos from Mermaids

Elashava bas Riva, Seneschal for the Kingdom of Northshield, reports and has posted photos from "Mermaids," an event which took place June 10, 2006 in the Shire of Turm an dem See.