Archive - Jun 4, 2006

Join the SCA in Western Australia!

The Bunbury Mail in Bunbury, Western Australia, offers readers the chance to learn about the Middle Ages by joining the recently-created SCA group.

Kensington Runestone May Hold Secret Code

Ben Tracy of Minneapolis' WCCO reports on the "secret code" contained in the famous Kensington Runestone. The stone, discovered 100 years ago near Alexandria, Minnesota, bears a carved inscription dating to 1362.

Midrealm Crown Tourney pictures online

Master Phillip the Pilgrim has uploaded pictures of Midrealm's Spring Crown Tourney to his (brand new!) Flickr account.

Today in the Middle Ages: June 4, 1070

The first Roquefort cheese was made on June 4, 1070. Roquefort is a ewes' milk cheese with distinctive veins of blue mold.