Archive - Jul 2006
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-07-11 18:10
A schedule for events and activities at Pennsic XXXV is now available on the Pennsic website.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2006-07-11 14:46
"The Masquerade Medieval" is planning a performance of Lion In Winter for Pennsic 36. This is new company forming in the East Kingdom and Atlantia under the direction of Baron Lorcan Dracontius of Bhakail.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-07-11 11:34
Lady Alsinda de Rochabaron of the Shire of Northover in Gleann Abhann reports on the near-miraculous discovery and return of regalia belonging to Royals in the Kingdom of Artemisia.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-07-11 10:04
What can I say about our 1st Birthday Bash of our New Shire Tymberhavene? It is to be held at LaVerne Park, just outside of Coquille, Oregon.
MapQuest has good directions for folks, and it will be Campout, Camp Fire Entertainment nightly, Archery and Throwing Weapon contests, Beginning Archery for anyone, by Oregon Mountain Arrow Shop in North Bend. They will brign Bows and Arrows to use.
Submitted by Ursula on Tue, 2006-07-11 09:49
Insurgent Flemish peasants shocked the chivalry of Europe by defeating the occupying French cavalry at Courtrai (modern Kortrijk) on July 11, 1302.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-07-11 06:53
Members of the Red Hat Hotties, a chapter of the Red Hat Society, surprised their new royalty recently by providing the ladies with real knights in the form of members of the Society for Creative Anachronism.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-07-10 22:44
In honor of Project Gutenberg's 35th anniversary, the 2006 World eBook Fair has made its online collections available free to the public through August 4, 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-07-10 20:03
Their Excellencies Countess Denise and Baroness Kisaiya of the Kingdom of Atlantia are looking for volunteers to help with the Annual Known World Children's Fete at Pennsic XXXV. Needed are performers, craft helpers and general volunteers who like to work with children.
Submitted by Gwenhyfar on Mon, 2006-07-10 16:50
Alberta, Canada beekeepers are hoping the province's move to allow a cottage wine industry to develop for an ancient beverage will create a buzz among liquor connoisseurs.
Submitted by Vanyev Betzina on Mon, 2006-07-10 12:14
Come get away from the mundane world and witness epic deeds while relaxing lakeside, surrounded by natural beauty but served by civilized amenities. The site is only 35 miles off of I-5 up scenic Highway 62, on the way to Crater Lake, nestled in the heart of the Summit’s namesake mountains.
The site for Fall Coronet 2006 is Joseph Stewart State Park. The site has hot showers, indoor flush restrooms and fresh water taps. It also has curbside loading and unloading and paved paths for easy access, as well as spacious parking a short walk from the camping area. There is abundant, shady camping on level grass, including a “Period Village” with lots of room for period encampments around the large central list field. It also includes views of the lake and a playground and camp store a short drive or hike down a scenic walking path away. Multiple picnic tables may also be available.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-07-10 11:48
Metal detector enthusiast John Wood certainly didn't expect to strike it rich four years ago when he discovered an odd-looking gold ring, but the 650-year-old artifact is now set to sell at Christies for UK£100,000.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-07-10 10:08
Join the Barony of Small Gray Bear in celebrating our 21st Diamond Wars at beautiful Camp Cedar Valley, 104 Boy Scout Trail, Viola, Arkansas October 12-15, 2006.
The site is very discreetly wet. No original containers and leave no trace on site.
Submitted by Ursula on Mon, 2006-07-10 08:52
The "Good Parliament" ended in London on July 10, 1376. It was nicknamed by the people of England in recognition of its efforts to end corruption at court.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-07-10 05:57
Our boy Geoffrey Chaucer is at it again! This time he interviews Paris Hilton on his blog.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-07-09 16:39
The recent discovery of inscriptions in the Basque language dating to the 3rd century has researchers excited. Considered one of the oldest European languages, Basque has been linked to African, Caucasian or Etruscan tongues or thought to have developed on its own.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-07-09 12:51
The Library of Congress has published a collection of 355 sheets of Arabic calligraphy from the 9th-19th centuries on its website. The site features digital reproductions of the manuscripts along with background material.
Submitted by Ursula on Sun, 2006-07-09 10:47
John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, ancestor of English kings, sailed for Spain on July 9, 1386.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sun, 2006-07-09 07:31
The Canton of Attilium, in the Barony of Windmasters Hill, Atlantia, helped the Cliffdale Library hold a very successful demo, and Jarel Loveless of the Fayetteville Observer was on hand to cover the story.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-07-08 18:10
Tina Forde, Business Editor for the Antelope Valley Press in Palmdale, California, takes a look at a local dance studio which combines modern life interests with the SCA through dance and the martial arts.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-07-08 14:41
Yehoshua ben Hayyim of the Shire of Ma'ale giborim in Jerusalem, has announced the birth of a son to Lord Alter and Lady Naomi. The baby was born July 4, 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-07-08 11:19
Becky Orr of the Wyoming Tribune-Eagle learned about the passion of SCA members when she visited a demo during "Superday" in Lions Park in Cheyenne, Wyoming June 24, 2006. The demo was staged by members of the Shire of Windkeep.
Submitted by Ursula on Sat, 2006-07-08 08:05
Don Carlos "the Mad" of Spain, son of King Phillip II, was born on July 8, 1545.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-07-07 21:36
Duke Cariadoc of the Bow (David Friedman) has announced the recent publication of his first novel. Harald is a cross "between a fantasy without magic and a historical novel with invented history and geography."
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-07-07 18:19
Lord Stephan Calvert deGrey reports that SCA members in the Barony of Endless Hills (Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, PA) and the Shires of Sterlynge Vayle (Binghamton, NY) and Coppertree (Utica, NY) in Æthelmearc were hard hit by recent torrential rains and flooding. One SCA member, THL Keran Roslin, makes note of how her SCA equipment and skills helped prepare for disaster.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-07-07 13:58
Dame Catriona MacDuff, Coordinator of the Pennsic 35 Arts and Sciences Exhibition, would like to remind Pennsic artisans that pre-registration for the A&S Exhibition ends July 31, 2006.
Submitted by ariannawyn on Fri, 2006-07-07 10:16
With the gracious permission of Their Majesties, Malcolm and Tessa of AEthelmearc, a reception will be held in memory of the late Master Johan von Traubenberg at the Pennsic War.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-07-07 10:05
The Shire of Easaraigh would like to invite you all to THING IN THE WOODS IV, July 28-30 at scenic Camp Tubb BSA Camp near Rock Island, TN.
We have a LOT of activities planned:
The Iron Bow Guild is offering its first official guild meeting, with an
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-07-07 09:43
The Shire of Talmere invites you to attend the Coronation of Gunther and Kora September 8-10, 2006 at the Woodmen of the World Camp in Gainesville, Georgia.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-07-07 06:58
Merouda Pendray of Caer Anterth Mawr in the Kingdom of Northshield has posted photos from the recent Border Skirmish, which took place between groups in Northshield and the Midrealm.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-07-06 18:54
Once again, the cry goes forth for all heroes to vie for glory and honor in the Chalice Championships. And for those who choose to attempt it, there is the legendary 'Chalice of the Sun Gods', the cup of Helios given to Hercules in the course of his labors. Please join us for this unique challenge!