Archive - Sep 5, 2006
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-09-05 22:09
Welcome to the modern Middle Ages! Researchers and craftsmen are working together to construct an authentic medieval castle in the forests of Burgundy, France. Ten years into the project, Guedelon Castle is about 1/3 completed.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-09-05 18:38
Plates from John Derrick's 1581 book The Image of Irelande are available on the Edinburgh University website. The woodcuts show examples of Irish costume of the time.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-09-05 16:29
Honouring the day of St Valentine's. Come one, come all for a day of lounging by the list field watching the Rapier Tournament, seeing who will be chosen as the next Baronial Rapier Champion. And finishing the day with a night of feasting, dancing, and killing people! Come and enjoy the fighting, enjoy the dancing and enjoy the killing of the St Valentine's Day Massacre. Full rules of engagement to be published separately when they are fully decided! Location:
Barony of Politarchopolis (Hughes Shops, Australia)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-09-05 15:04
Archers of AnTir, pray attend! Archery Fest in the Barony of Vulkanfeldt is fast approaching. Once again it is time to choose a new Baronial Protector. Do you know who our current one is? Come shoot the York, Clout, King's Deer, Royal Rounds, wand slot and everyone's favorite Light You are Dead. Fred may even be sporting a new tunic after last year's messy conclusion. There will also be a new A&S contest for the prettiest arrow to be judged by the members of the O.G.G.S. Archery Fest will be back at its traditional site once again this year at Fulbright Park in Union Gap. So grab your bow and arrows and come out ready to shoot! Location:
Barony of Vulkanfeldt (Yakima, Washington)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-09-05 14:49
Rendezvous at the Bridge XVII September 22-24 at Lincoln State Park in Lincoln City, Indiana
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-09-05 14:26
We invite one and all, young and old to join us for a day of fighting and feasting, arts and sciences, glory and revelry to be remembered! Our event autocrated by the talented Liam MacanTsaoir is themed on the battle of Agincourt that was fought in northern France as part of the Hundred Years' War. The battle was fought on a rainy day, the feast day of Saint Crispin, in 1415 between the English and Welsh army of King Henry V and the French army of King Charles VI. Location:
Barony Marche of the Debatable Lands (Dorseyville, Pennsylvania)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-09-05 14:25
A small album of photos from the Arts and Sciences Exhibition at Pennsic XXXV are available to view on the Kodak Gallery website.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-09-05 14:07
If you went to Purgatorio and were thrilled and inspired by the spectacular processions, the jousting, or already interested in horses and want to get more involved, the College of Equestrian Arts has just the event for you!
Fall Equestrium is on Saturday, October 14, in Golden Rivers at the
Central Park Arena (Rio Linda, CA). A number of classes will be
presented for both mounted and unmounted participants. Basic riding
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-09-05 14:00
Their Royal Majesties and the Barony of Dragon's Laire invites one and all to witness the contest to determine the next Kingdom Bardic Champion! Entries shall be judged individually on Saturday and conclude with an audience appeal performance on Saturday evening. Please join us on Sunday to witness the final portion where those with the highest Saturday scores will compete for the Championship and the next Kingdom Bardic Champion shall be declared! Location:
Barony of Dragon's Laire (Bainbridge Island, Washington)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-09-05 11:33
SBS in Australia will broadcast Lost Worlds: Europe in the Middle Ages, a four-part series investigating the Middle Ages and its links to modern life, beginning September 3, 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-09-05 11:23
The Outlands premier period combat collegium is returning for AS XLI. This year, by popular demand, we will be bringing back Puck and Mary Curtis to teach Spanish Rapier. On the armored side we are bringing in Roger Siggs who will do a workshop on Intermediate Fiore. If you've attended a few basic Fiore classes and feel you've learned as much as you can from them, you NEED to be here.
Both fighting workshops will be all day long affaires (6 hrs of instruction) so you should come away overstuffed with new knowledge with which to improve your fighting prowess.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-09-05 11:19
Scottish Justice Minister Cathy Jamieson has announced that the new ban on the sale of knives and swords in the United Kingdom will help stem knife violence in the country. So far, over 12,000 blades have been turned in to authorities.
Submitted by Ursula on Tue, 2006-09-05 10:55
The Shire of Ironwood Loch would like to welcome all to our Rampage on the River. Along the banks of the Colorado River there is a calling of a challenge, "Can you share your Knowledge? Let your voice be heard." So are you up to the challenge? The test is to entice, tempt and allure within a given time. Thirty minutes is all you'll have for those who seek in what you share. Rampage will prove that wisdom is fun and very inspiring. Location:
Shire of Ironwood Loch (Blythe, CA)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-09-05 10:48
Meridians rally to your Crown, warriors don harness and helm, hoist your banners, put on your household livery, grab your list tree shield, hold close the honor of your inspiration and attend. At this illustrious event we ask all to display their heraldry, shire banners and wear your Meridian best to cheer these honored combatants in a full day devoted to heavy combat. Children's Activities will be held Location:
Kingdom of Meridies (Rutledge Georgia)
Submitted by Ursula on Tue, 2006-09-05 10:45
Pray attend all who would relive or revise their childhood!!! Ered Sul presents Toys for Tots.
Upon the date of September 16, in the Year of Our Lord, 2006, beginning at 12 noon until 6pm; we shall gather on the mountain for fun games, fighting, sweets and toys. For entertainment and carousing, the fighting will be interspersed with games of skill and wit, prizes to be awarded to the victor. Feasting will be enhanced by wonderful sweet treats that shall be judged by popular vote and the best shall be rewarded handsomely. Extra points will be given for period authenticity. (Should you desire assistance with researching period recipes, please contact the Autocrat. Feast will be provided by our glorious and woolly Barony.) Just bring feast gear, a dessert to share and your inner child.