Archive - Nov 2007

November 3rd

Cecile de Bretigny becomes Laurel in Atenveldt

Vallawulf Rurikson reports that his lady wife Cecile de Bretigny has been offered elevation to the Order of the Laurel by Their Majesties of Atenveldt.

November 2nd

Pillage on the Plains IV photos online

Eirikr Bjarnylr has posted an album of photos from the recent Pillage on the Plains IV event which took place in the Kingdom of Meridies.

Arts and Sciences at the University of Missouri

The setting was appropriate: the Arts and Sciences Building of the University of Missouri, Columbia, for an A&S symposium presented by Columbia's chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., and the MU Medieval Re-Enactment Society. Gwen Daniels of the Maneater has the story.

Calontir Crown List on Legio Draconis

Hrólfr has posted the list of combatants and their consorts on the Legio Draconis list.

Cat and Badger Tavern for sale

Rurik of Trimaris reports that the Cat and Badger Tavern is being sold. The entire tavern, with trailer is for sale and will be available at the end of the Martinmas Moot.

November 1st

[ATL] UnEvent

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Tired of all those fun filled days of frolic, fighting and general mayhem found at all those other events? Want to get down to business and talk policy? Then have we got the Event for YOU! Or, rather, have we got the UnEvent for you!

On Saturday, 1 December, 2007 all officers and members of orders are invited to travel to the fine lands of Hindscroft in modern Ramseur, NC to attend the glorious meetings at UnEvent. The site opens at 9 am with the first Location:
Canton of Hindscroft (Ramseur, North Carolina)

Leif Ericson Pictures

The "House of the Slippery Slope" household offers pictures from Calafia's Leif Ericson Tourney, including heavies, rapier, and youth combat.

[ART] One Thousand Eyes Baronial Birthday

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For twenty years, the proud peacock has spread its plumage over the Heart of these fair lands of Artemisia. Come join us in celebrating the twentieth birthday of the Barony of One Thousand Eyes!

During this wonderful event a new Baronial warlord will be chosen to lead our forces in combat. A three weapon tourney will be held to determine who most is worthy to hold this honorable title. This will be a round robin Location:
Barony of One Thousand Eyes (Idaho Falls, Idaho)

Robert Goulet, Broadway's Sir Lancelot, dies at 73

Robert Goulet, best known as Sir Lancelot in the original Broadway production of Lerner and Loewe's Camelot, has died in Los Angeles at the age of 73.

Quran from 1203 Sells at Christie's

A Quran, believed to be the oldest complete copy, circa 1203 C.E., was offered for sale through the Hispanic Society of America and sold to traders in London.

Report of the Roman invasion of Upper Meridies

Fl. Galerius Aurelianus, aka Padruig the Uncle in the SCA, reports on his recent attendance at the Legio V Alaudae Roman Festivus in Clarksville, Tennessee, where he took part in the encampment and gladiatorial combat.