Archive - Jun 2008
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-06-21 07:54
Lord Phocas of Bordermarch has posted an album of photos from Bordermarch Baronials which took place recently in the Kingdom of Ansteorra.
Submitted by trbrown on Fri, 2008-06-20 16:26
Have you ever fantasized about living a period style life in the modern world? Period clothing, period furnishings and decorating, period house (but with the occasional hidden electrical outlet)? American artist and author Tasha Tudor really did it, though her period was the 1830s rather than the middle ages or renaissance. Tasha Tudor died at home on June 18, 2008 at the age of 92, surrounded by family and friends (and presumably corgis).
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-06-20 13:02
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel takes online visitors inside a theater costume shop in a video called "Ever Wonder?"
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-06-20 09:14
Once upon a time.... in a Kingdom to the North.... a group of re-enactors in their late-night Pennsic cups devised a drinking game wherein real-life actors were cast as SCA members in a very fictional film. The result: Ealdormere: the Movie!
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2008-06-19 14:00
Patrick Anderson, President of the SCA Inc., has published a follow-up announcement answering some of the questions that people have asked concerning the proposed change in waterbearing policy.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-06-19 12:00
Patrick Anderson, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., addresses the issue of official sanctioning of Waterbearers in the SCA. Comments from the populace are requested.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-06-18 13:54
Baroness Angelique d'Herisson reminds everyone that the Pennsic Blood Drive will be held August 1 and 4, 2008 at Zion Baptist Church.
Submitted by Heirusalem on Wed, 2008-06-18 09:45
The Pennsic Independent is proud to announce the addition of podcasts.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-06-18 06:34
Legio Draconis reports that the latest issue of Artes Draconis, the Arts and Sciences newsletter of the Middle Kingdom, is now available in PDF format online. The Spring A.S. XLIII issue's theme is "On Campaign."
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-06-17 16:50
Lady Zinaida Or'Shinaia has posted an album of photos of equestrian activities at the recent Mists/Cynagua War in the Kingdom of the West.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-06-17 11:07
First discovered in the 1970s by Chichester archaeologist Alec Down, the British city's Roman baths are scheduled to re-emerge from beneath the car park under which they were buried 17 years ago. The city hopes they will become the centerpiece of a new museum.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-06-17 07:31
Lady Brenna MacDonald reports that she has posted photos from the recent Squires and Cadets event hosted by Loch Soilleir and Stargate (Houston, Texas) in the Kingdom of Ansteorra.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-06-16 19:31
Esmeralda of the Lakes shares footage shot around 1:00 a.m. of the flooding at the 2003 Estrella War on her YouTube account.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-06-16 17:14
The recent discovery of graves at Stonehenge has led to a frenzy of speculation and proposed activity regarding the origins of the site. One commentator feels that the ancient structure should keep its secrets.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-06-16 09:43
Bronwen, White Antelope Herald for the Kingdom of Meridies, has announced the elevation of three new Peers at the recent Kingdom A&S event in Their Majesties' Incipient Shire of Stagsgate.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-06-16 06:00
Gelis of Balwery has posted photos from the recent Investiture in the West Kingdom's Principality of the Mists on her SmugMug website.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-06-15 16:32
Castilleja, Spain's mayor Carmelo Cebo does not believe in the value of the 4,500-year-old Copper Age burial site near Sevilla, calling it "just a pile of stones," not worth saving. The site may be destined to be bulldozed to make way for developers.
Submitted by Morrigan on Sun, 2008-06-15 15:12
Gather in the heart of Avacal when the war drums sound the call to arms! Join the forces of the Coronet and their Heirs as they meet as dreaded foes and dear friends in battle!
There will be activities for everyone - War and Castle scenarios for Armoured and Rapier, Tournaments for all martial activities, Target Archery, Populace shoot, Children's activities, Bardic delights, Classes for all, Siege Cooking, Arts and Sciences competitions, Merchants and more!
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-06-15 13:42
A rare Shakespeare First Folio was auctioned by Christies recently bringing UK£435,250 from an unnamed purchaser. The book was sold to Sir Thomas Munro of Lindertis in 1837 and remained in the family until the 1970s when bought by Christies.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-06-15 10:56
Caelin on Andrede has posted a large album of photos from the recent Steppes Warlord event in the Kingdom of Ansteorra.
Submitted by Miriam on Sun, 2008-06-15 07:05
At 8:19 pm EST on Friday, the world was made richer by the addition of Daniel Meade, son of Heidi and Darren Meade, also called Sir Baldwin of Chelmsford (Badger).
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-06-14 18:18
The Great Hall of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington D.C. glints with Renaissance armor as the library presents the exhibit Now Thrive the Armorers: Arms and Armor in Shakespeare June 5 through September 9, 2008.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-06-14 15:37
On June 21-22, 2008, Lady Alyce will be filming battle scenes for a movie in the Kitchener/Waterloo, Ontario area. She will need costumed re-enactors for battlefield scenes.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-06-14 12:13
THLord Stefan li Rous has released updates for Stefan's Florilegium for June 2008.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-06-14 09:32
Baroness Katarina Peregrine, Middle Kingdom Chronicler, has announced that, due to delivery issues with the United States Postal Service, first-class copies of the June issue of the Pale, the newsletter of the Middle Kingdom, will be re-mailed.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-06-13 15:57
Aline Swynbrook reports that Her Majesty Vanessa of the Kingdom of Ansteorra elevated Elizabetta ap Isfjord to the Order of the Pelican at the recent Northkeep's Castellan event.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-06-13 12:38
Folo Watkins reports that Viking specialist and former editor of Viking Heritage Professor Dan Carlsson is considering republication of the magazine if there is sufficient interest.
Submitted by Lady Carmela on Fri, 2008-06-13 10:07
Siege of Talonval IX: Fight in the Forest of Fables
Noon-Friday, June 27 to Noon-Sunday, June 29, 2008
Wheel Inn Campground - 240 Fogg Rd, Leslie, MI 49251
THIS IS NOW A REGIONAL WAR PRACTICE
US-127 between Lansing & Jackson: Barnes exit-east, to Meridian-right, Left on Fogg Rd.
The Shire of Talonval needs YOU! We are under siege and our damsels need rescued from the towers...
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-06-13 09:33
Strike up another point for British metal detectorists! A rare early medieval (400 to 500 C.E.) silver pinhead was found in 2006 by Timothy Phillips in a plowed field near Brigewater, England. The 2 cm decoration would originally been attached to a pin, much like a hatpin. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-06-13 09:07
Mistress Tatiana Marana Melville, Co-Autocrat for Border Skirmish V in the Kingdom of Northshield, has announced that the event has been cancelled due to heavy rainfall and flooding.