Archive - Aug 2007
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-08-28 06:51
Mistress Katherine Ayshford of the Barony of Mordenvale in the Kingdom of Lochac has posted photos of her amazing miniatures on her LiveJournal website. The works of art include period style portraiture of some early royalty and peers of the Kingdom of Lochac.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Mon, 2007-08-27 17:58
The University of Arizona's Theatre Department will present William Shakespeare's "Titus Andronicus" March 2-29, 2008.
Submitted by Racaire on Mon, 2007-08-27 14:46
Lady Lia de Thornegge shares with us her photos from the recent Visby Medieval Week event in the Kingdom of Drachenwald (August 2007).
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-08-27 11:36
RodericValcerre has posted several videos on YouTube of full tilt jousting as it is done in Australia.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-08-27 07:04
Eirikr has posted photos from the recent RUM in the Kingdom of Meridies on the SmugMug website.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-08-26 19:09
Archaeologists associated with television's Time Team have unearthed a rare Anglo Saxon settlement near Harborough, England. The village dates from between 450 and 650 C.E.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-08-26 15:54
Lady Drueta de la Rosa, Seneschal of the Barony of Ironbog, reports that the group's camp sign was stolen at Pennsic XXXVI.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-08-26 12:52
For the SCAdian or handyman who just wants to look cool: Duct tape bandages!
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-08-26 08:02
A new study of clothing from Anglo Saxon graves by archaeologist Penelope Walton Rogers shows that most styles followed the customs set in northern France.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-08-25 19:10
A unique wood-reinforced, medieval ditch has been discovered near Prague, Czech Republic. Experts believe the ditch dates to the 13th or 14th century.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-08-25 14:08
Brian O'hUilliam reports that at the recent Steppes Artisan event, Their Majesties of Ansteorra elevated Melisinde de Barcelona and Katharyn Rose Oliver to the Order of the Laurel.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-08-25 10:39
Christina Lee, co-organizer of the second conference on Disease, Disability and Medicine in Early Medieval Europe, believes the Dark Ages weren't so dark, at least when it comes to medicine. Heather Whipps of LiveScience has the story.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Sat, 2007-08-25 07:35
Her Royal Highness, Kenna, Crown Princess of Gleann Abhann writes: "It is my happiest honor to welcome Tiberius Alexander Ziemer to the world, born recently to Mistress Anyeta the Wanderer and Sir Luther von Ziemer (Becky and Chris Ziemer)."
Submitted by Vallawulf on Fri, 2007-08-24 19:54
From the Atenveldt List, Aylwin Wyllowe announces that "Johann & Amphelisia de Wynter are now the proud parents of Ayla Serenity Bowley."
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-08-24 14:22
THL Michael Langley of Riversmeet, Cry Coordinator for Pennsic 36, sends his thanks to those who gave their time to volunteer for the Heralds at this year's War.
Submitted by Tobias Morgan on Fri, 2007-08-24 10:04
As Their Royal Majesties Boru and Deirdre sat in court at Tourney of the Foxes (Shire of Vulpine Reach), the populace assembled to witness not one, not two, but three elevations, one each to all three Orders of Peerage.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-08-24 05:56
Lady Jacquelin de Normandie, Estrella War XXIV Collegium Coordinator, has announced that instructors are needed to teach classes at the coming War.
Submitted by Alaxandr on Thu, 2007-08-23 18:53
Alaxandr an Chobhlaigh mac Lochloinn has posted 1200 photos from Pennsic XXXVI.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-08-23 15:10
Mistress Maysun al-Rasheeqa, Minister of Arts and Sciences for the Kingdom of Meridies, has announced that photos and videos of entries, both static and performance, in the recent Kingdom A&S Competition are available to view online.
Submitted by Doria Tecla on Thu, 2007-08-23 10:25
Have you given or received a gift that was terrifically clever, unique or simple? Tournaments Illuminated is looking for short articles (75 to 125 words) about quick and easy Twelfth Night Gifts.
Submitted by Ursula on Thu, 2007-08-23 06:49
An enameled medieval crucifix stolen from France by the Nazis has resurfaced in an Austrian rubbish skip. It was discovered by a china-fancier looking for old plates in the belongings of a deceased neighbor.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-08-22 19:31
From Tavern Yard to Tourney Field, to a feast fit for kings; Stroll through time in the Courtyard Faire, where children's laughter rings; Where merchants fine display proud wares, the Craftsmen build and the Jongleur sings; 'Round the campfire, or in the Hall, we'll listen to stories told Of Ages past and distant lands, of Heroes strong and bold.
The Shire of Quintavia, in partnership with our neighboring Baronies of
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-08-22 18:38
The Barony March of Mons Tonitrus will host the Crown Tournament on September 1st, followed by the the Warlord Tournament on September 2nd.
Submitted by aisinbiya on Wed, 2007-08-22 18:38
The Company of Medieval Aviculturists became a truly international guild on July 23rd, 2007, with addition of a new member from the Kingdom of Lochac.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-08-22 14:56
Amid the Renaissance, Greek and Norman ruins on the island of Sicily, archaeologists have made a surprising find: the remains of an early medieval mosque dating to the 9th or 10th century.
Submitted by Racaire on Wed, 2007-08-22 11:27
THL Anya Mstyslavyaya and Lady Racaire have started a blog for the embroiderers of Drachenwald: Dragon's Embroidery Workshop.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-08-22 08:07
Baron Gregoire de Lyon of the Barony of Cynnabar in the Midrealm relates a tale from the Pennsic War of the heroism of Sir Nigel, General of the Ealdormerian Army.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-08-21 19:20
Karl S. Kruszelnicki looks at the history of leprosy from ancient times, through the Middle Ages and into the 20th century.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-08-21 15:53
Are you an invader or a defender? Find out! By joining the populace of Bacchus Wood on September 22nd ASXLII Be you fighters, swordsmen or archers all manner of combat provided.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-08-21 15:38
Alas, our oriental soothsayers (who are never wrong) predict that our fair Palatine Baroness Katherine’s coronet will be lost by 15 September AS XLII (CE 2007). Therefore we will hold the coronet tournament of the Palatine Barony of the Far West at noon of the 15th day of September AS XLII at Tama Hills, Tokyo, Japan.
The site will open at 1800 14 Sep and close at noon on 16 September. Troll is $20 for adults and $10 for children. Child care is available for $10 per child. The feast fee is $20 for four meals ($5 per meal, breakfast, lunch, dinner and breakfast). Non-military personal will have to show a valid picture ID card or passport at the gate. Please email the autocrat for a map to find Tama Hills if you are not familiar with its location. Military personnel can obtain the map from their local MWR travel facility.