Archive - Sep 19, 2007

SCAdian to present lectures on Tudor history

The Cumberland Times-News reports that SCA member Ellen McDaniel-Weissler will present a course entitled English Tudor Dynasty History, The Wars of the Roses to Elizabeth I for the CE Institute for Community Services at Allegheny College of Maryland.

Viking ship resurfaces under UK pub.

A team from Nottingham University's archaeology department believes it has rediscovered the remains of an intact Viking boat under a Merseyside pub.

[ANT]Kingdom of An Tir Twelfth Night

Their Majesties of An Tir invite one and all to join Them in celebrating this most glorious of holidays, Twelfth Night hosted by the beautiful Barony of lion's Gate January 11-13, 2008.

Event & Site Information
Aston Pacific Inn Resort Hotel & Conference Centre
1160 King George Highway
White Rock/South Surrey, BC, Canada

Check-in begins at 3pm, Friday Jan. 11, 2008. Location:
Barony of Lion's Gate (White Rock, British Columbia)

[ANS]Tourney by the Loch

Their Serpentine Excellencies, William and Katya, Lord and Lady Loch Soilleir, invite everyone to a day of melees and artistry. In addition to challenging small unit Chivalric and Rapier melees, the Barony of Loch Soilleir will also be holding its A&S, Bardic, Dance, Youth A&S, and Youth Rapier Championships.

October 12-14, 2007

Martial Melees, Challenging Championships, Fabulous Food, Ample Tree-Shaded Camping and Location:
Barony of Loch Soilleir (Hockley, Texas)

[WES]Mists Fall Coronet

It is time once again to choose the new heirs for our fair principality. We will have a full schedule of events all weekend long. Listed below is just a sample of what is in story for you.

For more details please go the Principality website and get the latest information.

Principality of the Mists (Napa, California)

[AET]Fasching with AEthelmearc Fall AEcademy

The Barony of Endless Hills invites you to join us as we celebrate the Carnival of Fasching, the German beginning of the fifth season (Holiday Season). We are pleased to include AEthelmearc's Fall AEcademy. This grand celebration will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2007 at Rectory St. Patrick's Church (Parish Center), 521 Northumberland Street, White Haven, PA 18661. Event hours are 9am until 9pm. Location:
Barony of Endless Hills (White Haven, Pennsylvania)

Falling Leaves

You are invited to join the borough of Felding at our annual Falling Leaves event on Saturday, October 20th, 2007.

Tentatively planned daytime activities include fencing, thrown weapons and hurley. Please note our new outdoor location of Severance Green (directions below). Merchants are welcome, but are requested to please contact the autocrat in advance. A few tables will be available, but outdoor seating will be very limited, so please bring chairs or blankets Location:
Barony of Carolingia (Wellesley, Massachusetts)

Huntsman’s Harvest

The Barony of Ben Dunfirth presents: The Huntsman’s Harvest Saturday, October 13, 2007

Germania Hunting and Fishing Club
4240 Trinity Church Rd.
Binbrook, ON
L0R 1C0

Site opens 10 a.m., Closes at Midnight

Event Stewards: Seigneur Baudouin de Domrémy and Lady Alana Greywood

Adult - $7, Child (12 years and under) $4, Location:
Barony of Ben Dunfirth (Binbrook, Ontario)

Remembering the Templars

Remembering the Templars: 700 years of History and Myth, as this event is called, takes a look at the trial, dissolution and the subsequent mythology of the Knights Templar. This all day event is free and open to the public, and will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. on the California University of Pennsylvania main campus.

Malcolm Barber, University of Reading, will give a key Location:
California University (Borough of California, Pennsylvania)

SCA President releases statement regarding insurance

Patrick Anderson, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., has issued an announcement from the SCA Board of Directors regarding insurance coverage affected by two civil lawsuits against the SCA.

Ramshaven Baronial Investiture photos online

Konrad and Alyce, recently Baron and Baroness of the Barony of Ramshaven in Ealdormere, report that photos from their last baronial court and the investiture of Kolbjorn and Wencenedl as the new Baron and Baroness are now online.

17th century toys found in Leicestershire

The discovery of a hidden stairway in Market Harborough parish church in 1988 has led to unearthing of one of the most important collections of post-medieval street toys in English history. (photos)