Archive - Aug 18, 2007

A Loss in An Tir

It is with sorrow that we announce the passing of Anya de Chaalis, who died early on the morning of 6 August after a long battle with a brain tumor.

Medievalist blog listing online

Shana Worthen has created an alphabetical listing of Medievalist weblogs including a short description and frequency of medieval topics discussed.

Researchers hope modern science will solve mystery deaths

Researchers working in St Mark's Basilica in Florence, Italy have exhumed the bodies of two Medici-era literary figures hoping that they can solve the mystery of the men's deaths.

5th century Byzantine church found in Israel

A team of Israeli archaeologists working on a site near the city of Tiberias have discovered an ancient Byzantine church believed to date from the 5th century.

Time for Tudor

Once again it is Time for Tudor! It's time for an evening of dancing and merriment; a time to revive the pagentry of the Elizabethan costume party with a Grande Masked Ball.

Come dressed in your Tudor and Elizabethan fashions and show off how creative you can be in your costumes and light on your feet across the dance floor.

There will be dancing lesson and several contests including Best Location:
Barony of Eskalya (Anchorage Alaska)

Season of the Wolf XV

The March of St. Martin is pleased to present Season of the Wolf XV

September 15, 2007

Brooke Alvinston Inwood Community Center Complex
3310 Walnut St.
Alvinston, Ontario

Site opens 9:30 am and closes 11:00 pm

A Change of Seasons
Following the positive experience and response to Fall Coronation 2006, Season of the Wolf is now an Autumn event.

A&S Activities for all ages are planned throughout the day. Location:
March of St. Martin (Alvinston, Ontario)

Bryn Gwlad’s Fall Faire

Bryn Gwlad’s fall harvest has been bountiful. Come and share in our celebration September 28-30th 2007

There is a small village with clear water, friendly locals, open land with which to run your horse and list. There is plenty of area near town for the musicians and entertainers to roam. This area is protected from the elements by mighty pecan trees making it a pleasant spot for a Fall Harvest Celebration. There will be a great procession into town to show the good bounty that is Bryn Gwlad . Baron Thomas will set a fine table on the green serving feast under the watchful eye of Baron Niklas and his staff. Location:
Barony of Bryn Gwlad (Coldwater Canyon, Texas)

Bi-annual Masked Revel

The March of Wealhhnutu is having our Bi-annual Masked Revel. This year we are doing something new! We are having a Scavenger Hunt, BUT the hunt will take place BEFORE our event!

The items to be found are:
Silverware set, Plate and Bowl, Tankard, Pillow with Kingdom Heraldry, Belt, Tapestry, 101 Buttons, 5 Plumes or Quills, Snood, A piece of Traditional Chainmaile, Authentic Sewing Kit, Beeswax Candle, Leather Pouch, A Mace, Flask, Torque, Rune Set or Tarot Cards, A Hand Flower, 10 Pieces of Parchment, A Hip Scarf with Coins, Byzantine Necklace, A Boar, A Pirates Hat, and A Cloak of Kingdom Colors. Location:
March of Wealhhnutu (Sonoita, Arizona)

Spring War XII

Mordenvale once again invites the citizens of the Kingdom of Lochac and the Known World to participate in the annual fighting, feasting and general good fun that is Spring War.

Event Timetable:
Site Open at 1pm. Arrive and set up.

Morning: Armour Inspections and Scenario Rules
Afternoon: War
Evening: Feast and entertainment.
All Day: A & S Collegia (Break for Lunch) Location:
Barony of Mordenvale (Branxton, New South Wales)

Fall Potrero War

The Barony of Calafia wishes to cordially extend an invitation to the entirety of the Knowne World to join us once again for a weekend of fighting, frolicking, and revelry in the shade of the beautiful oak trees of Potrero.

Potrero County Park
24800 Potrero Park Road
Portrero, California 91963 Location:
Barony of Calafia

Brot, Wurst und Spiele II photos online

Vrank reports that the photos and a short movie of the recent Brot, Wurst und Spiele II event in the Kingdom of Drachenwald (22nd-24th June 2007) have been published.