Archive - Jun 2007
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-06-21 18:33
The South will rise again! This time the challenge is to HAVE FUN! The first annual Southern Atlantian Archery Day (SAAD) will be a weekend filled with archery, atlatl and thrown weapons stations.
In keeping with the "Southern" traditions, we will have a wide variety of
targets for your shooting and throwing pleasure in the very best
Remember, "Bubba" is both a Southern and Period name! The stations will
Canton of Crois Brigte (Boonville, North Carolina)
Submitted by Gwenhyfar on Thu, 2007-06-21 12:18
The small box buried nearly four centuries with the wreck of a Spanish galleon was gently pried open Friday afternoon.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-06-21 09:23
Joane Silvertoppe, of the Kingdom of Caid, reports that she has posted an album of photos from workshop presented by England's Tudor Tailors. The workshop took place recently in Vallejo, California.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-06-20 15:43
It's almost time to load up the war wagon and come to the Third Annual
Middle Kingdom all thrown weapons event - Butt's and Bale's III! on June
Because of a problem it is not advertised in the Pale so download
the event info at
The Shire of Dragon's Vale is hosting this thrown weapons only event
Shire of Dragon's Vale (Cromwell, Indiana)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-06-20 15:30
Join us for our Ancient and Honourable Midsummer Tourney, Come and take
your ease, Fight if you so please, eat drink and be merry in such way as Is
pleasant to you.
We Return to the parish of Holmbury St Mary, in Surrey
Site: Holmbury St Mary WI Hall, in Surrey
It's a splendid little village hall, with a fine Pub just up the road, and
Nice woodland adjacent.
WestDragonshire (Holmbury St Mary, England)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-06-20 15:14
Trinovantia Nova presents: The Eleventh Annual Syr David Martin Failsworth Memorial Storming of the Great Gate Fight Practice - Pot Luck - and Pool Party
The Shire of Trinovantia Nova is proud to celebrate the memory of the
10th Prince of Ealdormere, Syr David Martin Failsworth, who was
Shire of Trinovantia Nova (London, Ontario)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-06-20 12:13
Broichan has posted an album of photos from the recent Coronation in the Kingdom of Caid.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-06-20 08:56
OK, it's out of our time period and politically-incorrect in so many ways, but oh, is it funny! 300 Spartans on a Plane!
Submitted by Alys Katharine on Wed, 2007-06-20 06:28
Conservation works in Hampton Court's Chapel Royal has revealed the structure of the Royal Pew, hidden behind later paneling, where Henry VIII married his last wife, Catherine Parr.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2007-06-19 17:15
Re-enactors in Russia are preparing an elaborate re-enactment of the 1453 battle for Constantinople, in which it was conquered by the Ottoman Turks.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-06-19 13:59
Visitors to Kenilworth Castle in England were treated to the spectacle of real medieval life recently as the castle sponsored a Medieval Village complete with costumed re-enactors. The village ran from May 27 - June 3, 2007.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-06-19 11:18
Planning to sew your own pavilion? On his website, Dr. Stephen Bloch has posted a pavilion pattern generator that allows users to customize construction of a period tent.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-06-19 10:12
This event is geared to answer all those questions that the newcomer does not even know to ask. This full featured event will include Equestrians showcasing they're talents and skills. Expertise in the marshaled arts will include: heavy fighters, light fighters (Rapier), youth combat, and archery. Classes in Arts and Sciences will also be scheduled through out the day.
Display of Heraldry shall be encouraged, so bring out your seldom used banners. So come forth one and all, enjoy our hospitality while we reveal the mysteries of the SCA to those new to the society. For those veterans out there who wish give guidance and instruction, we most welcome your skills and time.
Shire of Glaedenfeld (Columbia, Tennessee)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-06-19 09:49
Coming soon to a mountain site near you -- THE SEVEN PATHS OF GLORY!!!
Yes, it's once again time to flee the summer heat and take to 7,000
feet of gorgeous, wooded altitude. This year, Glory brings you a
seven-fold quest -- an opportunity to win renown and wow your friends
with your multiple talents. If you can tread the Path of Strength
(heavy fighting), the Path of Steel (fencing), the Path of the Arrow
Barony of Unser Hafen (Buford, Wyoming)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-06-19 09:27
Thursday 12th to Sunday 15th of July - Inter College War XIV (including 21 years of Lochac Colleges celebrations)
The 14th Inter College War this year will be hosted by the College of
Blessed Herman the Cripple (Adelaide University, South Australia). In this
same year, the College of Blessed Herman, oldest of the Colleges of Lochac,
will celebrate it's 21st Anniversary, as will the Colleges of St Bartholomew
Blessed Herman the Cripple (Adelaide, South Australia)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-06-19 08:54
Avast, me hearties! The Bountiful Shire of Noiregarde would like to welcome all ye Land Lubbers and the like to join in on a weekend o’ fun
at Pirates, Knaves and Idiots!
Thursday thru Sunday, June 21-24
Participation fee is a mere $10 (plus a $3 non-member charge)
Wee lads and lasses 13 years of age and under are free!
Feastin’ fer both Friday and Saturday eve will cost the mere pittance of a one-time only $10.
Shire of Noiregarde (Beulah, Wyoming)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-06-19 08:50
The Known World Players are seeking SCA groups, households, and individuals who are interested in supporting the Players' upcoming production of plays from the Wakefield Cycle at Pennsic 2007.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-06-18 18:49
On the military history blog Wapenshaw, there is a discussion of the "myth of the longbow," the belief that swords and armor were the stuff of knights while a bow was the weapon of the peasant.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-06-18 15:18
THLord Stefan li Rous has released updates for Stefan's Florilegium for June 2007.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-06-18 11:54
Signora Ginevra Isabetta del Dolce share her photos from the recent Baronial Birthday event in the Barony of Hawkwood (Kingdom of Atlantia.)
Submitted by Baroness Elfreda on Mon, 2007-06-18 09:29
According to author Adrian Blomfield, "Anglo-Russian relations may be in worse shape than at any time since the Cold War, but that has failed to dent the enthusiasm of thousands of young Russians who spend their weekends recreating British historical battles."
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-06-17 19:48
Lord Cydifor has posted an album of photos from the recent Grand Outlandish in the Kingdom of the Outlands.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2007-06-17 14:25
"Prinzenrolle," an exhibit on children and childhood in the Renaissance, will be on display at Schloss Ambras in Innsbruck, Austria.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-06-17 09:24
Lord Skorri Einarsson has posted photos from the recent Sapphire Joust in the Kingdom of Atlantia on the Smugmug website.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-06-16 22:01
A magnificent 16th century tapestry depicting Tudor country life has been discovered hanging in a San Francisco home over a century after it was misidentified by a British art historian. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-06-16 13:10
Henri Le Juif has posted photos and video from the recent Potrero War held in the Kingdom of Caid.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-06-16 07:58
During the day, Rebecca and Michael Myers of Maryville, Tennessee are high school teachers, but in their free time, they are teachers of another sort: medieval and renaissance dance.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-06-15 20:18
Hautbois is an English musical duo that teaches history through music from the Middle Ages up through the 1940's.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-06-15 14:09
Ambrosius has posted an album of photos from the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of AEthelemarc.
Submitted by Genevieve la fl... on Fri, 2007-06-15 13:45
Genevieve la flechiere reports on the elevation of Eleanora von Ratzeburg to the Order of the Pelican in the Kingdom of Drachenwald.