Archive - 2007
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-10-10 09:10
Collegium Cantorum, a musical group which "specializes in 'large forms for small choirs' and draws most of its repertory from the masterworks of medieval and Renaissance Europe" will present a pair of concerts in the Washington, D.C. area November 3-4, 2007.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-10-10 05:16
Researchers such as George Ray hope that hard work and Google Maps may yet discover the fate of settlers of the "Lost Colony" of Roanoke in North Carolina, abandoned in the late 1500's.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-10-09 19:06
Outlands resident Guernen Cimarguid has offered a free download of Storyteller in Adobe Acrobat™ format on the Tre Gwernin blog.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-10-09 14:17
Eirik Andersen reports that his photos from the recent Coronation in the kingdom of Ealdormere are now available to view on the Two Ravens website.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-10-09 09:23
Lady Lyneya de Aston reports on the creation of the Gleann Abhann Cooks, Bakers, Stewards & Servers Guild, which will hold its inaugural meeting October 20, 2007 at Knight's Academy.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-10-09 06:03
Over 60 silver coins from Europe, central Asia, and the Middle East have been found in a vegetable patch on the island of Gotland, Sweden. The discovery proves the extent of trade or looting of the Vikings.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-10-08 17:08
Russian archaeologists have discovered 75 graves dating from the 15th to 18th centuries C.E. in Veliki Novgorod. The experts hope that more tombs will be found.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-10-08 13:00
Squire Conrad has posted a video on YouTube of Aengus and Lex boxing, in full armor, at the recent Meridies Grand Tourney.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-10-08 11:48
Rukiyah al-Zarqa has published an album of photos from the recent Red Tower event which took place September 21-23, 2007 in the Barony of the South Downs, Kingdom of Meridies.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-10-08 08:33
Toi Poisson de Mortagne reports that Girl Scouts in the Montachusett Girl Scout Council in the Worcester, MA area have the unique opportunity to earn a "Medieval Maidens" merit badge.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-10-08 05:12
The Koninklijke Bibiliotheek, under the guidance of Jos Biemans, Special Professor of Medieval Manuscript Studies, has created a website to house and make accessible over 6000 medieval manuscripts currently in the Netherlands.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-10-07 16:38
The city of Leicester in England offers an interactive map that allows visitors to explore different aspects of the historical city by clicking on landmarks on the map. The map includes access to the Roman Centre, Medieval Centre, Castle and Newark Liberty and the Modern Centre.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-10-07 12:55
DK (Publishing) Online is seeking to enter the Guiness Book of Records by creating the world's largest virtual army. On the Roman Army Online website, players are encouraged to win prizes by joining up and taking quizzes.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-10-07 08:27
Jeffry Scott, photographer for the Arizona Daily Star shares a slideshow of photos from a recent demo by the College of St. Felix on the University of Arizona campus.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-10-07 04:53
The Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation and the Association Friends of the Costume Gallery in Florence, Italy are planning a four-day colloquium honoring the work of historic costume expert Janet Arnold for November, 2008.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-10-06 19:51
In an April, 1999 issue of The Onion, Zeus, King of the Gods, offers dating tips on handling the ladies such as "Today's Women Don't Like It When You Come To Them As A Bull Or Swan."
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-10-06 15:44
Cassair reports that photos from the recent Masters of Defense Tourney which took place recently in the Barony of Lochmere, Kingdom of Atlantia, are now available to view online.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-10-06 11:18
A new book by French journalist Marcel Gay claims to prove that Joan of Arc was a French royal who did not die on the stake but was rescued by the English.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-10-06 07:05
No blood was spilled during the swordplay at a recent event held by the Barony of Ponte Alto in Prince William Forest Park, Falls Church, Virginia, despite a pronouncement by the Queen of Atlantia. Dan Zak of the Washington Post has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-10-05 17:25
Duchess Katerina O'Callaghan, Acting Kingdom Media Officer for the Kingdom of Atenveldt, has announced that the four principal kingdoms involved in the Estrella War XXIV have signed the Estrella War Treaty.
Submitted by Racaire on Fri, 2007-10-05 14:40
Soon a new exhibition will be on display at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna. The Late Titian and the Sensuality of Painting begins at October 18, 2007 and runs until January 6, 2008.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-10-05 10:02
TSivia reports that the Medieval Baebes, a London-based, female vocal group with a "reputation of reviving ancient text and song and turning historical fantasy into reality for the pleasure of modern audiences" will be performing in the Columbus, Ohio area October 13-14, 2007.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-10-05 09:39
The Shire of Abhainn Ciach Ghlais is proud to sponsor an intensive symposium entirely devoted to smith work, glass, enameling, casting, forge work, bang-on-it-until-it-looks-like-it-should-look work. This event has been held in the East Kingdom in past years, and we are grateful that the organizers have graciously allowed us to host it this year.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-10-05 09:16
The Barony of the Middle Marches is pleased to invite all gentles to The Crown Tournament of Palymar and Aislinn.
October 20, 2007, A.S. 42 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Aladdin Shrine Center
Site fees: $10.00 per gentle over age 12, $5.00 for children 6-12, Free for babes in arms
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-10-05 08:18
The tale of the War of the Wings is told far and wide. Last year, the Barony of the Sacred Stone and the Barony of Windmaster’s Hill did enter into conflict with each other, and lo, the Barony of the Sacred Stone did prevail. This year, Their Excellencies of Black Diamond’s precious daughter covets the wings of the Phoenix for herself. Their armies and allies march to claim them for her. Their Excellencies of Sacred Stone and her allies have vowed to protect the Phoenix at all costs. Location:
Barony of Sacred Stone (Booneville, North Carolina)
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2007-10-05 06:41
Beginning October 1, 2007, the College of Arms will begin to use e-mail as a means of notifying submitters of decisions at the Laurel level.
Submitted by Racaire on Fri, 2007-10-05 04:28
Lady Racaire will be the new Guild Head for the Dragon's Needle Embroidery Guild in the Kingdom of Drachenwald.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-10-04 19:27
The Barony of Thescorre is pleased to host AEthelmearc’s Fall Crown Tournament to choose the Heirs to Duncan and Ilish on Saturday, October 6, 2007 at the Genesee Country Campground, 40 Flint Hill Road, Caledonia, NY 14423.
The campground has a large open field for the tournament, and hot showers and flush toilets available. Pavilions and awnings for shade are welcome – just be aware that the campground sits on a granite base so pounding in stakes can sometimes be difficult!
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-10-04 19:21
The populace of the Rhydderich Hael announces the election of a new Baron. THL Caleb Reynolds has been chosen as successor to Their Excellencies Baron William Freskyn Murray and Baroness Katherine Kiersey, and we wish to celebrate the passing of the Coronet.
The investure of our new Baron will take place on Saturday, December 15th, 2007, at the Universal Unitarian Church at 6320 Main Street, Williamsville, New York 14221. Site opens at 9:00 AM, and closes at 10:00 PM. Court begins at 10:00 AM.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-10-04 18:54
The Barony of Rising Waters presents Baronial Birthday Bash December 1, 2007
SITE OPENS: 10 am to 10 pm