Archive - Jul 2006

July 2nd

Swine and Roses

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The Barony of White Waters (Midrealm) hosts its annual summer event, Swine and Roses, July 14-16, 2006 in South Bend, Indiana. More information is available at http://www.midrealm.org/whitewaters. Just click on Events! Location:
Barony of White Waters / South Bend, IN

"Camelot" Alive in Clarksville, Tennesee

Ann Wallace of the Clarksville, Tennessee Leaf-Chronicle "walked with knights and damsels" as she paid a visit to a recent chapter fighter practice hosted by members of the Shire of Crimson River.

17th Fairway Yields Medieval Ruins

The 17th fairway of a golf course under development in East Lothian has revealed the ruins of houses dating back from the 12th-15th centuries.

Today in the Middle Ages: July 2, 1323

Dame Alice Kyteler of Kilkenny was found guilty of practicing witchcraft on July 2, 1323.

Barony of Tir Ysgithr (Tucson, AZ) Debuts New Website and Webaddresss

The Barony of Tir Ysgithr, located in the modern vicinity of Tucson, Arizona (USA), announces that its new web site is online.

Drachenwald Crown Tournament

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Polish your armour, climb aboard your steed, and canter down to Crown Tournament on October 13th - 15th, 2006, at Limberg Castle in Austria. Be one of the first to find out who will be rightwise King of this realm!

We invite all of You noble Lords and Ladies to display Your splendor in praise of Drachenwald. Join us in Jubilance on this glorious occasion and give cheers to Your future King and Queen. Location:
Shire Ad Flumen Caerulum (Austria)

July 1st

Resurgence of "Old Things"

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! His Grace, Duke Sir Rolf the Relentless has won Crown Tourney in the West! Experts claim return of the "Old Things" is at hand!

The Sporadic Verses

The Sporadic Verses, a series of satirical stories written about imaginary SCA folk, and published in the 1990s in two local newsletters, are offered online for all the world to see.

Today in the Middle Ages: July 1, 1520

Hernan Cortes and his soldiers fled the city of Tenochtitlan on July 1, 1520, an event traditionally remembered as "La Noche Triste."

Over 1,000 Horses Gather in Iceland

Over 1,000 horses and their owners have gathered in Reykjavik, Iceland to take part in the largest-ever Landsmót, or Icelandair Horse Festival, itself the largest gathering of Icelandair horses in the world.