Archive - 2007
Submitted by margaretc on Tue, 2007-11-20 20:26
A red sandstone Roman Tombstone, the first Scottish example ever found, has been unearthed near Inveresk, Scotland proving "that Inveresk was a pivotal Roman site in northern Britain."
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2007-11-20 17:43
The Board of Directors has created a mission statement, business statement, and value statement for the Society for Creative Anachronism.
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Tue, 2007-11-20 14:36
Earlier this year, a man named Cesar Gomez Rivero from Uruguay allegedly walked into the Biblioteca Nacional de España and swiped a series of maps from a 15th century edition of Geographia (one of four major treatises of Ptolemy, the Greek scholar who lived in Roman Egypt during the second century).
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-11-20 11:19
Ysabel Bertrand has posted an album of photos from the recent Holy Pail III event in the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-11-20 07:06
Ysabeau de La Rochelle from the Kingdom of Northshield reports that she is working with a team of developers to create an online Northshield Feast Menu and Recipe Archive.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-11-19 20:08
Lord Stephan Calvert deGrey of the Barony of the Rhydderich Hael reports that a baby daughter was born to Don Ivan ap Myrddin and Doña Elisa inn Rau Hara November 3, 2007.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-11-19 15:23
The Colosseum in Rome will be the site of a special exhibition of Roman theatre, hosting "statues, mosaics, painted vases and fragments of wall paintings depicting actors and their masks, dancing girls, musicians, acrobats and jugglers" in a display that will continue until February 17, 2008.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-11-19 13:52
Valizan reports that Nadrah Bint Valizan al Garnatiyya was placed on vigil for elevation to the Order of the Pelican by Their Majesties Trumbrand and Kaylah of Ealdormere.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-11-19 12:32
The Stronghold of Warriors' Gate presents Fighter Practice and Feast
When: Sunday 25 November
Fighting: There is a BBQ pit in the middle of a Square of Dorms that
includes Dorm 708 and 705. This is where we usually met for Fighter
Practice. There are space for the spectators to sit and good space
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-11-19 12:28
Come one! Come all! Join the "knights" of the oval table as they take a day off from their Quest for the Holy something-or-other and make merry at Monty Python's Pickled Pub on December 1st, 2007. English shenanigans shall ensue with maiming, brawling, bringing out the dead, hurling insults, seeking shrubbery and fighting off killer bunnies. Whilst enjoying the spectacle, lunch on fine Camelot fare, including Ham and Jam and Spam a lot. Location:
Barony of Twin Moons (Tempe, Arizona)
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-11-19 12:20
The Canton of Bryniau Tywynnog presents Wassail December 15, 2007, Tavistock Community Center, Tavistock ON
Join us for a day of fighting, feasting, and merrymaking, as the dark of approaching winter is lightened by seasonal cheer. This year's Wassail features:
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-11-19 11:57
Greetings and gracious felicitations, all ye good gentles. It is that time of year once again, with the leaves fallen, and the air now crisp with pending snow. It is also that time for the Barony of Bergental to welcome all unto the Great Hall to enjoy the company of friends; to entertain and to be entertained; to browse the wares of merchants... In all, a time to come together in fellowship and enjoy the season. Location:
Barony of Bergental (Springfield, Massachusetts)
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-11-19 11:47
Come help celebrate the Twelve Days of Jule (Tolv Dagen Jul) with Baron Gregor and Baroness Monika. Feast on the finest delicacies of 10th century Norway in al-Barran's mead hall. Celebrate in the camaraderie sharing stories the feats of daring and great deeds from the past year. A treat to the eyes will be provided with our great entertainers of al-Barran. Wandering carolers will sing sweetly around the hall. We will be holding a contest for the best boast or toast. Location:
Barony of al-Barran (Albuquerque, New Mexico)
Submitted by Aoife on Mon, 2007-11-19 11:30
There will be a cooking competition at Kingdom 12th Night in Endless Hills. The subject? Historical tarts (not street walkers, but pies without a lid)!
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-11-19 11:19
Royal Visit of Queen Therasa Commins & King Hugh the Little (tourney and feast), November 24, 2007.
Tourney and Activities
The tourney site will open in the morning, Lists open
at 11:30 and close at 12:00. Opening court is at
12:00. This will be followed by the Heavy and Rapier
Tourneys at 12.30pm with the heavy and rapier
Submitted by Racaire on Mon, 2007-11-19 07:51
Arianwen ferch Arthur has posted an album of photos from the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Drachenwald.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-11-18 20:23
Machteld and Isis have created a blog to share their research on medieval silk embroidery.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-11-18 16:45
In the 25 years since the Mary Rose was raised, what have historians learned about the life and times of Tudor England? Finlo Rohrer of the BBC News Magazine has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-11-18 12:12
Halv of Norsa reports that photos from the Norstead Grand Opening Event are now available to view online. Norsa is a Viking Age Living History group based in the central United States.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-11-18 08:26
Straight out of Pirates of the Caribbean, a 400-year-old automaton clock includes a skull that laughs, screams, bites and launches snakes from its eye sockets. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-11-18 00:26
Archaeologists working on a site near Coriscada in northeastern Portugal have discovered a hoard of over 4,000 coins dating to the 4th century inside the wall of the home of a Roman blacksmith.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-11-17 20:39
THL Eirik Andersen reports that he has posted photos taken by Lord Draco and his lady Tatsuko at Ealdormere's recent Fruits of our Labours & Ramshaven Baronial Investiture events.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-11-17 17:18
Aryanhwy merch Catmael, Albion Herald of Drachenwald, has announced the call for papers for the 2008 Known World Heraldic and Scribal Symposium which will be hosted by the Shire of Thamesreach 5 - 7 September, 2008
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-11-17 13:57
The International Mead Festival, which will be held in Denver, Colorado in February 2008, is accepting entries from home mead-makers until December 15, 2007.
Submitted by Racaire on Sat, 2007-11-17 12:33
Racaire reports that on November 5, 2007 Countess Elsa and Count Padraig of the Kingdom of Drachenwald became the parents of a son.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-11-16 19:16
Baron Robin of the Kingdom of Northshield shares video hints on how to beat the heat from Pennsic War, with memories of mud-sliding from Pennsic XXXII.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-11-16 15:25
Baroness Catriona nicHugh Mclaey has posted an album of photos from the Road to Frankfurt event which took place November 10, 2007 in the Marche of Gwyntarian (Midrealm).
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-11-16 15:19
Bring your War Doors, Spears and other WAR equipment and begin preparing for WAR. We will be working on such things as Shield Wall Tactics, Spears and other Tactics used at WAR.
A&S - Static display, open category. The rules will be "useful in war" from sir coats to crossbows, armor, siege craft, weapons, ect. judging by the SB
Where: Kiwanis Camp in Tioga, LA aka Concrete Yurt
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-11-16 15:09
The annual Seamarch Yule event is coming up in just a few weeks, and we are looking forward to a day of fighting, fencing, feasting, and festivities, all for children's charity. We're planning for classes, hands-on demonstrations, and period entertainments of music, poetry, and storytelling. All artists, craftspeople, and performers are encouraged to come and show off!
The event flyer can be found here: http://ldyandrea.net/yule-poster.gif
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-11-16 15:00
Let the revels begin. Their Excellencies, the Baron and Baroness of Atenveldt proudly invite you to ring in the holiday cheer with Them as They celebrate the Yule season on the night of December 15th, 2007 in the Germanic style to honor our beloved Baron Otto's heritage. So dress up in your finest German garb, tie on your bells and holly leaves and come join the revelry. In fact, there will be a prize given by Their Excellencies for Their choice of the best German party garb seen during the night. Location:
Barony of Atenveldt (Phoenix, Arizona)