Archive - Jul 5, 2006

Reporter Visits Border Skirmish

Gwen H. Jader of the Daily Herald Correspondent (Chicago, Illinois area), stepped back into the past at the recent Border Skirmish event, which was co-hosted by the Shire of Ravenslake in the Midrealm and the Barony of Caer Anterth Mawr in Northshield.

Annual 3 Day Event

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The Barony of St. Swithin's Bog proudly presents our annual THREE DAY EVENT! July 14, 15 & 16.

ATTENTION!!! NEW SITE, NEW SITE, NEW SITE! CAMBRIA COUNTY FAIR GROUNDS. THIS SITE IS COMPLETELY HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE.

Site opens on Friday July 14, at 4:00 P.M. and closes Sunday Noon sharp, anyone left on site after that time becomes the cleanup crew. Troll is open on Friday from 4:00-10:00 P.M. and will reopen on Saturday from 8:00- Location:
Barony of St. Swithin's Bog (Ebensburg, Pennsylvania)

Pirate Tourney

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The Shire of Darach invites you to gather up your Booty, put on your best eye patch, and join Their Royal Majesties by the Pacific for our annual Pirate Tourney.

The event will feature Heavy weapons, Rapier, and Boffers combat as well as contests and games. Come enjoy Darach's beautiful scenery and cool afternoon breezes with us.

Special Note: This year we will not be holding Pirate Tourney at the usual site. Location:
Shire of Darach (Ventura, California)

Wargy 2006

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Come get yer' WAR on! Tired of all those other fighting events just having scenarios for an hour and then having to go sit down and wait? Tired of the Fog of Battle only lasting for 15 minutes? Then you obviously haven't been to a Wargy have you?

Only in Dragonsspine, the land that is merciful to its invited visitors and harsh to its unexpected in-laws, could an event so devious arise from! For one day only, the sun will be held back from Location:
Barony of Dragonsspine (Colorado Springs, Colorado)

14th Century Manor to Reopen

A 14th Century hall in on the banks of the River Welland in Lincolnshire that was restored with a UK£600,000 lottery grant is reopening as an art gallery and museum. It will contain 10 galleries, including the history of the local fens and how the landscape was created by drainage and reclamation.

Push for Pennsic 2006

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Arrrr! The Canton of Hawkes Keye and The Marche of Norborough Welcome You To Push for Pennsic 2006: It's A Pirate Thing

MIAMI COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS
COUNTY ROAD 25A
TROY, OH 45373
07-09 July 2006

Site opens on Friday July 7th at 5pm and
Site closes Sunday July 9th at Noon

Driving Directions: Take I-75 to Exit 78 and travel south for 3 miles on County Road 25-A. The Fairgrounds will be on the right. Location:
Canton of Hawkes Keye & The Marche of Norborough (Troy, Ohio)

Cornitos Pas & Feast

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During the day, we will have passes at the barrier, Grande Melees, and honorable challenges to fill the day. Join the Gallery in cheering on the fighters and declaring challenges. After the tournament, there will be a feast in the style of 16th Century Spain to fill our bellies and pass the evening. Join us in feasting upon three courses of delicacies from Libre del Coch! We will have Empanadas, Armored Hen, Pastries of Fine Sugar with Apple Pottage; along with many, many more delectable dishes! Location:
Province of Silver Desert (Sparks, Nevada)

Algarada

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Be it known that the Shire of Alcazar de Brioga will once again hold an algarada, a quick raid across our borders, and the festivities that will follow such an occasion. To this end it calls upon any good subjects of Drachenwald to assist them in making this show of strength, be it by force of arms, ability in the arts and sciences or simply with your gentle presence. The place will be the manor of La Vid, by the monastery of the same name, in the Province of Burgos, Spain. This is close to no man's land, yet safe enough for ladies and unarmed men to gather and feast. All are encouraged to come on Thursday and take part in the inspection of local fortifications on Friday. A border raid will hopefully take place on Saturday, during which non-combatants will make merry in many ways. This will be followed by celebrations to the honor of Drachenwald and our Location:
Shire of Alcazar de Brioga (Burgos, Spain)

Report & Photos from Border Skirmish

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva, Seneschal of the Kingdom of Northshield, reports in from the borderlands where she attended the recent Border Skirmish between Northshield and the Midrealm. Her observations and photos are online.

War College

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The sounds of the War Horns grow louder and more persistent. To assist everyone in their preparations for War, the Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands is proud to host War College on July 8, 2006 at the Pitcairn-Monroeville Sportsmen¹s Club (505 Mosside Blvd., N. Versailles PA 15137, www.pmsconline.com). Activities for the day will include heavy weapons, fencing, thrown weapons, archery, scouting, youth combat, youth fencing, dog coursing, and children¹s activities. The autocrat for this Academy style event for the SCA martial arts is Mistress Karana Yabokchi Location:
Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands (N. Versailles, Pennsylvania)

War College

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The sounds of the War Horns grow louder and more persistent. To assist everyone in their preparations for War, the Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands is proud to host War College on July 8, 2006 at the Pitcairn-Monroeville Sportsmen¹s Club (505 Mosside Blvd., N. Versailles PA 15137, www.pmsconline.com). Activities for the day will include heavy weapons, fencing, thrown weapons, archery, scouting, youth combat, youth fencing, dog coursing, and children¹s activities. The autocrat for this Academy style event for the SCA martial arts is Mistress Karana Yabokchi Location:
Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands (N. Versailles, Pennsylvania)

The Pelican's Version of Who Won the XXth War of the Lilies

At the final court at Calontir's XXth War of the Lilies, concerning the war's theme of Laurels versus Pelicans, the Head Instigators for the Pelicans produced and read the following documentation of how the winner of the war was determined: