Archive - Nov 2007
Submitted by Aoife on Mon, 2007-11-19 11:30
There will be a cooking competition at Kingdom 12th Night in Endless Hills. The subject? Historical tarts (not street walkers, but pies without a lid)!
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-11-19 11:19
Royal Visit of Queen Therasa Commins & King Hugh the Little (tourney and feast), November 24, 2007.
Tourney and Activities
The tourney site will open in the morning, Lists open
at 11:30 and close at 12:00. Opening court is at
12:00. This will be followed by the Heavy and Rapier
Tourneys at 12.30pm with the heavy and rapier
Submitted by Racaire on Mon, 2007-11-19 07:51
Arianwen ferch Arthur has posted an album of photos from the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Drachenwald.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-11-18 20:23
Machteld and Isis have created a blog to share their research on medieval silk embroidery.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-11-18 16:45
In the 25 years since the Mary Rose was raised, what have historians learned about the life and times of Tudor England? Finlo Rohrer of the BBC News Magazine has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-11-18 12:12
Halv of Norsa reports that photos from the Norstead Grand Opening Event are now available to view online. Norsa is a Viking Age Living History group based in the central United States.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-11-18 08:26
Straight out of Pirates of the Caribbean, a 400-year-old automaton clock includes a skull that laughs, screams, bites and launches snakes from its eye sockets. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-11-18 00:26
Archaeologists working on a site near Coriscada in northeastern Portugal have discovered a hoard of over 4,000 coins dating to the 4th century inside the wall of the home of a Roman blacksmith.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-11-17 20:39
THL Eirik Andersen reports that he has posted photos taken by Lord Draco and his lady Tatsuko at Ealdormere's recent Fruits of our Labours & Ramshaven Baronial Investiture events.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-11-17 17:18
Aryanhwy merch Catmael, Albion Herald of Drachenwald, has announced the call for papers for the 2008 Known World Heraldic and Scribal Symposium which will be hosted by the Shire of Thamesreach 5 - 7 September, 2008
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-11-17 13:57
The International Mead Festival, which will be held in Denver, Colorado in February 2008, is accepting entries from home mead-makers until December 15, 2007.
Submitted by Racaire on Sat, 2007-11-17 12:33
Racaire reports that on November 5, 2007 Countess Elsa and Count Padraig of the Kingdom of Drachenwald became the parents of a son.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-11-16 19:16
Baron Robin of the Kingdom of Northshield shares video hints on how to beat the heat from Pennsic War, with memories of mud-sliding from Pennsic XXXII.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-11-16 15:25
Baroness Catriona nicHugh Mclaey has posted an album of photos from the Road to Frankfurt event which took place November 10, 2007 in the Marche of Gwyntarian (Midrealm).
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-11-16 15:19
Bring your War Doors, Spears and other WAR equipment and begin preparing for WAR. We will be working on such things as Shield Wall Tactics, Spears and other Tactics used at WAR.
A&S - Static display, open category. The rules will be "useful in war" from sir coats to crossbows, armor, siege craft, weapons, ect. judging by the SB
Where: Kiwanis Camp in Tioga, LA aka Concrete Yurt
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-11-16 15:09
The annual Seamarch Yule event is coming up in just a few weeks, and we are looking forward to a day of fighting, fencing, feasting, and festivities, all for children's charity. We're planning for classes, hands-on demonstrations, and period entertainments of music, poetry, and storytelling. All artists, craftspeople, and performers are encouraged to come and show off!
The event flyer can be found here: http://ldyandrea.net/yule-poster.gif
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-11-16 15:00
Let the revels begin. Their Excellencies, the Baron and Baroness of Atenveldt proudly invite you to ring in the holiday cheer with Them as They celebrate the Yule season on the night of December 15th, 2007 in the Germanic style to honor our beloved Baron Otto's heritage. So dress up in your finest German garb, tie on your bells and holly leaves and come join the revelry. In fact, there will be a prize given by Their Excellencies for Their choice of the best German party garb seen during the night. Location:
Barony of Atenveldt (Phoenix, Arizona)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-11-16 14:52
Duchess Katerina O'Callaghan reminds everyone that important deadlines for merchants for the upcoming Estrella War XXIV are rapidly approaching.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-11-16 14:47
Just in time for Holiday shopping: This year we bring you over 40 merchants.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-11-16 14:38
The Fighters of Rising Stone are planning a BIG WAR PRACTICE SUNDAY DEC 9 at 1PM at Old Fort Park in MURFREESBORO TN.
The main focus is WAR FIGHTING, but there will be plenty of time for pick ups too.
BRING ALL YOUR WEAPON STYLES!
Please support the Meridian Army and show up... it may be a BIG PRACTICE, but it wont be as big as it can be unless YOU show up!!
Map to OFP Golf Clup http://tinyurl.com/2deox4 should get you there.
Submitted by SveinnGrimsson on Fri, 2007-11-16 11:47
Sir Berengar of Nancy won Lochac's November Crown tounament, meeting Sir Kane in the final on Saturday the 10th of November, A.S. 42. Fighting for Mistress Bethan, Sir Berengar chivalrously fought his way through all contenders.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-11-16 03:29
"The most important Viking find in Britain in 150 years" has just been discovered in a Yorkshire field. Among the over 8,500 objects found was a rare silver gilt cup, one of only two in existence.
Submitted by aisinbiya on Thu, 2007-11-15 21:41
After seventeen years of service to the dream, Aisin-gioro Biya was awarded arms for her work in aviculture by King Andreas and Queen Gabriella at Warrior's Naadam, Silver Horde's 10th anniversery celebration held in Ostgardr, East Kingdom. Given Biya's own Jurchen shaman persona, the setting for her award couldn't have been more appropriate.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2007-11-15 08:57
Just in time for the release of the new Beowulf film comes a...ahem...slightly different retelling of the tale, by Rathflaed DuNoir, The Black Bard of Meridies.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-11-14 19:50
Ivhon Thorne has created an a website for online discussions about topics of interest to the SCA. SCA-Forums offers a centralized site for SCA information and a place to ask SCA-related questions.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-11-14 16:55
The Barony of Stonemarche would like to invite everyone to attend our Market Day at Birka event on January 25th through January 26th, 2008
have set the prices for Birka 2008, you will notice a change in the
pre-registration price, but not the at the door price.
pre-registration for adult members will be 12.00, same as the at the
Adult non members will be required to pay the non member
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-11-14 16:46
We invite you to come and share the day with us as our Noble Equestrian Hunters compete for the Title of "Venator!" of the Caer Darths 1st "Vino Challenge Course!" After which expect a "sport" challenge!
Don't have a horse?! You can still participate in the Hunt! We will have a Rapier Tournament! to celebrate the "Glory of the Hunt!" There will be a Spear and Javelin throwing competition! - Show off your prowess! The equestrian challenge course will be made up of obstacles that a Huntercould face while trying to complete a Quest Hunt!
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-11-14 16:39
The Barony of Forgotten Sea presents Kris Kinder December 8, 2007.
Site opens at 7 am for merchants and 9 am for populace.
Kris Kinder will be held at the KCI Expo Center, just a few blocks from I-29 and I-435 near the airport. This is a 36,000-square foot exhibit hall with room for merchants, commons, court and meetings.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-11-14 16:27
Antonio Felluci reports that he has posted an album of sixty photos from the recent Fall 2007 Crown Tourney in the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-11-14 13:05
In the year 476 A.D., the Spanish began the Reconquista of Spain, a period lasting almost 1000 years. His grace, King Pedro Santiago Villarquemada has decreed that's too bloody long, so we are going to do it again... in 4 hours! That's right... 4 hours of continuos fighting.. All holds local to that city only.. Strategy and flow of battle will be natural, not artifically imposed. Commanders will be responsible for resting / pushing their troops to either protect Moorish Spain or to conquer it. Location:
Kingdom of Acre (Port Washington, New York)