Archive - Sep 1, 2008

Gleann Abhann Evacuates

In the face of Hurricanes Gustav and Hannah, Their Royal Highnesses, Havordh and Mary-Grace, Crown Prince and Princess of Gleann Abhann have asked to have shared the news that they have safely evacuated from their home in Louisiana, along with much of the Barony of Axemoor and the surrounding shires.

"The Theatre" discovered in London

Archaeologists are hoping that they have found the remains of The Theatre. Built in 1576, the venue is very likely the place where Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice" and "Romeo and Juliet" debuted. Walls of the building were discovered under a vacant garage.

SCA profile now playing on Current.com

A Baron in Artemisia, a.k.a. Dave Jones, details his involvement with the Society for Creative Anachronism. From his early fascination with history in Texas to full armor fighting in Missoula, Montana, the Baron describes the overall philosophy behind the Society for Creative Anachronism.

"Stick or Treat!"

The Duck Tape Club is sponsoring the Stick or Treat Halloween Costume Contestâ„¢ now through October 10, 2008. Participants are encouraged to create their own Halloween costumes using Duck Tape.

Queen Claude Prayer Book acquired by Morgan Library

Several months ago, the Morgan Library and Museum received a new treasure: the prayer book of Queen Claude of France, a contemporary of Anne Boleyn. Bound in red velvet, the book is smaller than a credit card and contains "fifty-two folios, painted front and back with a hundred and thirty-two miniature illuminations."