Archive - Oct 2007
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-10-20 19:19
Divers are examining the remains of a ship which sank off the coast of Pensacola, Florida during a hurricane in 1559. The ship is believed to be one of several Spanish ships sent to colonize the area. A previous ship was discovered 15 years ago.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-10-20 15:50
SCAtoday.net Publisher Maistor Justinos Tekton reports that Sir Lutr Ulfskjald, inspired by Lady Tessa of Wight, was the victor of the Midrealm Fall Crown Tourney, which took place October 20, 2007 in the Barony of the Middle Marches.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-10-20 15:40
Are you a pirate who feels unappreciated? Perhaps you need a degree from St. Augustine Pirate University where you can complete "the course of study [in which] we will assist you in the reaffirmation of your knowledge by recognizing your achievements with the granting of a diploma in your chosen field of Pirateology."
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-10-20 14:29
The Shire of Wyvern Cliffe invites you to attend the 19th annual Toys for Tots Tournament. Join us and give a brighter holiday to children in need!
Saturday, November 17, 2007
Site opens at 8:00 a.m. and closes at 10 p.m.
Site fee $5.00 per person, Family cap of $20.00 (NMS $3.00)
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-10-20 14:15
The Shire of Rosenfeld Presents Battle of Three Kings Normans & Saxons & Vikings, Oh My!? Hawkins State Park, November 2-4, 2007
Master Godwin Alfricson as King Harold II (Harold Godwinson)
War Points will be awarded for the following:
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-10-20 14:07
We invite you all to join the Canton of Glaslyn on Saturday, November 24, 2007 as we choose our artisan champions for the next year. We will be naming our Artisan of the Flame and, our menfolk will be choosing a Keeper of the Flame for the Arts. 3 to 5 entries required, each with documentation.
Glaslyn's Artisan of the Flame
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-10-20 12:25
The Archbishop of Canterbury has opened a 13th century church which was relocated from its original site in Pontarddulais near Swansea, Wales to the National History Museum in St Fagansa.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-10-20 11:58
Thanksgiving is trotting towards us and timidly tempting our taste-buds with the tantalizing yet tender taste of turkey! Unfortunately, buying a turkey at your local grocery store just doesn't speak great tales of heroism and martial prowess. Finally, you can bring home a turkey that will pay tribute to your awe-inspiring sword-work!
Hawks Haven Turkey Tourney
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-10-20 11:51
The Shire of Blackwater once again invites you to find time to come celebrate with us our Hallowtide on November 3rd 2007 A.S. XLII.
As the harvest is in and the domestic
animals safely brought in it is time to celebrate and
observe the change of seasons. We've had good luck in
the past events and we've been blessed with good
weather and good friends coming to celebrate with us.
Come and help us continue that tradition. We will have
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-10-20 11:43
The Shire of the Rusted Woodlands bids you welcome to attend the return of 100 Minutes War!
This year's event shall feature:
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-10-20 11:12
Crystal Ball XXIV "The Age of Discovery" November 16-17, 2007
Activities will include dance classes, venders, boffer, lunch and the main feast will be held at Bluffview Elementary.
Activities will include Heavy weapons and a Rapier Pirate fest! Others if weather permits.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-10-20 11:01
Please come join us at Stargate's Yule Revel on December 1st! That is a different weekend than it has been in the past, so be sure to mark your calendar! The theme this year is a late period English Country Christmas. There has been a rumor that Father Christmas will be there!
Have you been naughty or
nice? He's making a list and checking it
twice! Will you get coal, or something
better? Search your soul, maybe write
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-10-20 10:52
Their Excellencies, Michel mac Donnchaid and Elayne MacDuncan, of Eldern Hills cordially invite all to join in the revelry and remembrance of the Samhain celebration and Eldern Investiture.
This event will host a number of Celtic games and fun chivalric challenges as
well as the Kingdom Middle Eastern Dance Competition. The Barony of the Eldern Hills is also
anticipating the tourneys which will determine our newest Knife, Axe, and Spear Champion,
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-10-20 10:46
Greetings Unto the Mighty Outlands, Qara Gan and Ceara, Baron and Baroness of Fontaine dans Sable, extend greetings and invite all to come and enjoy the fun at our Toy Box Event. This year Fontaine is honoured to serve Sara's House.
Fontaine Toy Box
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-10-20 10:40
The first two Unbelted Tournaments will be held at Nahrun Kabirun's SCA encampment at the DAAC Renaissance Arts & Crafts Faire to be held on the 3rd & 4th of November respectively.
The first Tournament of the series fought on Saturday the 3rd will be fought using Single Sword, on hand. If the on hand is struck, then the off hand may be utilized.
The second tourney of the series will be fought on Sunday the 4th using
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-10-20 10:24
On Sun. 11/4/07 the Maya Archers of Roseville will present the 17th Annual Awesome Stickbow Classic.
Only longbows and recurves allowed. No compound bows. 28 3-D animal targets at unmarked yardages. 8 targets shot at from a moving canoe! a flying goose! a raffle. Breakfast and lunch will be sold.
You can wear your period garb if you so desire. There
will also be Mountain Men and American Indians.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-10-20 10:10
The Barony of Forgotten Sea Proudly Presents Calontir Fall Crown Tournament November 3, A.S. XLI
Directions*: *From 435 Take the 87th Street exit near Bannister Mall. Go
east on 87th Street to Blue Ridge. Turn left on Blue Ridge to James A. Reed
Road. Turn left on James A. Reed Road to 79th Street (a 4-way Stop) Turn
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-10-20 08:14
Eleanora reports that the new Crown Prince in the Kingdom of Drachenwald is Duke Sven Gunnarsson.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-10-19 22:15
Peter Beatson has published an extensive online report detailing the work of researchers E. Zubkova, O. Orfinskaya, D. Likhachev on the discovery of Viking-age textiles in three chamber graves in Pskov, Russia in 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-10-19 20:27
Lenore Tawney, a weaver who "helped create the genre of fiber art" died September 24, 2007 in her home at the age of 100. Holland Cotter for the New York Times remembers her and her work.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-10-19 10:20
Colin Covert interviews Terry Jones, Monty Python alum and medieval scholar for the Star-Tribune about Chaucer book, and his BBC television series.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-10-19 06:35
Organizers of a medieval carnival to celebrate the renovation of Hulton Abbey in Stoke-on-Trent were delighted to find that it brought various community groups together.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-10-18 21:25
A new study by author Setsuko Matoba proposes the theory that the island of Zipangu made famous in The Travels of Marco Polo may not have been Japan, as believed, but the Philippines.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-10-18 17:52
Gregor Von Leipzig has posted a video introduction to SCA life including heavy fighting, archery and A&S on YouTube.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-10-18 14:16
Fattiopap Laszlo has announced the birth of Madison White to Their Graces Duchess Chiara della Luna and Duke Kerold Hoegaarden in the Kingdom of Ansteorra.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-10-18 10:49
Armored knights were one of the draws at the recent Medieval Festival, a fundraiser for the Oatland Island Wildlife Center near Savannah, Georgia. The activities included an armored combat demonstration, chainmail-making, Middle Eastern dancing and jugglers.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-10-18 07:29
In 1797, Napoleon's army confiscated the masterpiece the “Wedding at Cana” from the Church of San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice and took it back to France. Now the painting has returned home - sort of...
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-10-17 23:06
Bennet reports that The Honorable Lady Ymanya Murray was offered entry into the Order of the Laurel by Their Majesties of the Outlands at Their recent Crown Tournament.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-10-17 19:17
In the blog Cabinet of Wonders, Heather McDougal compares the free discussion of bloggers to the dissemination of information after the creation of the printing press.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-10-17 14:33
Spanish scientists are trying to learn more about Christopher Columbus' early years by studying the DNA samples taken from those bearing the explorer's name.