Archive - Jul 15, 2008

Elaine Fairchild of Bishopsgate elevated to Laurel in the West

Dame Francesca von Hesse reports that Elaine Fairchild of Bishopsgate was elevated to the Order of the Laurel at West Kingdom Crown Tournament June 21, 2008.

[ANT] Archery Academy and Ithra

Join us in the country. Camp on soft grass under trees, observe the ducks on the lake, watch banners flutter in the breeze, and hear the sound of arrows coursing through the air as we turn our attentions to the honorable and celebrated discipline of archery -- the sport of monarchs and tool of war and recreation.

This teaching event has classes for the Archer, Bowyer and Fletcher. There are also Ithra Core and other unique classes. Participate in activities such as archery novelty shoots and royal rounds. Location:
Trojan Park: Rainier, Oregon

6th century presses from "holy wine factory" found near Mount Sinai

Egyptian archaeologists have discovered two wine presses dating to the 6th century which are believed to be from a factory which produced holy wine for export to Christians. The presses were found near the 6th century St. Catherine's Monastery on the Sinai Peninsula.

Northumberland Iron Age dig one of largest ever in NE England

Archaeologists working at the Delhi surface mine in Northumberland, England have unearthed the remains of at least 50 Iron Age houses, making the project one of the largest in northeast England's archaeological history.

Photos from West Kingdom's Beltane

Esmeralda of the Lakes has posted an album of photos from the recent Beltane event in the Kingdom of the West.