Archive - Sep 10, 2008

[MER] Red Tower XXXVI

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The Barony of the South Downs cordially invites you to attend Red Tower XXXVI and the return of the Drying Flagon Tavern!

September 19-21, 2008
Camp Rutledge at Hard Labor Creek State Park, Rutledge GA

This year we are reopening our fun-filled tavern, complete with the return of board games, card games and of course - gambling! Throughout the day you will find classes and fighting scenarios designed to entertain both the fighters and spectators. As always, the centerpiece of the event will be the traditional Red Tower Tournament! Location:
Barony of the South Downs (Rutledge, Georgia)

[ANS] Defender of the Fort XXVI - CANCELLED

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It is a time of strength and peace in the Barony of Raven's Fort. Though chorded remnants of once happy dwellings dot her out lying lands, there has been no sighting of the Viking raiders for almost a year and harvest is well under way. No doubt, this time of healing is the fruit of the Kingdom's great victory over the barbarians, stopping last year's assaults.

The scribes thus recorded, The northmen sail'd in their nailed ships, a dreary remnant, on the roaring sea; over deep water. Dublin they sought, and Ireland's shores, in great disgrace. They left behind them raw to devour, the sallow kite, the swarthy raven with horny nib, and the hoarse vulture, with the to consume his prey; the greedy gos-hawk, and that gray beast the wolf. No slaughter yet was greater made e'er in this island?? Even the dour mission bells toll somehow lighter in a new hope for tomorrow. Location:
Barony of Raven's Fort (Huntsville, Texas)

[ART] Insurrection II

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The insurrection has been suppressed! Our loyalty to the Crown of Artemisia has not gone unnoticed and is now being rewarded. We invite you to join with us in celebration as we are elevated to the status of the Province of Arrows' Flight. Prepare to attend a grand tournament, a magnificent display of the might of the valiant fighters of Artemisia, followed by a bountiful feast held September 20th. Location:
Barony of Arrows' Flight (Lehi, Utah)

Caelin on Andrede's photos from Pennsic 37

Caelin on Andrede reports that he has posted his photos from Pennsic XXXVII on his Flickr website.

[WES] Newcomers' Event

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The Barony of Selveirgard invites the Known Worlde to join us in the continuing celebration of our Fifth year as a Barony. Come as the Medieval Hero or Heroine that inspires you. Whether this be Beowulf, Charlemagne, or King Arthur, Eleanor of Aquitaine, perhaps Joan of Arc or Guinevere herself. Even King Henry IV and Queen Victoria I would be pleased to be your inspiration. We will have tournaments both heavy and rapier as well as A&S that will all inspire us in this the Fifth Baronial year. Location:
Barony of Selveirgard (Chugiak, Alaska)

[WES] Principality of the Mist Fall Coronet

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Their most noble Highnesses, Sigifrith and Kamiilah, invite all combatants to present themselves and their consorts on the field where They look forward to the displays of chivalry and honor worthy of Their lands.

The Coronet tournament will be a standard double-elimination list in the classic tradition of the Mists and the West Kingdom. Concurrent with the later rounds, Her Highness will be hosting a Grand Rose Location:
Principality of the Mist (Tres Pinos, California)

"Unrivaled" Roman villa revealed on Isle of Wight

Archaeologists are marveling over the scope of a 2nd century Roman villa revealed recently on the Isle of Wight in England. The Brading Roman Villa is as "big as an Olympic swimming pool," and includes ornate decorations. (photo)

SCA Announce: Comments sought for Board of Directors nominees

Leslie Luther-Fulton, Executive Assistant to the Board of Directors, says the Board is requesting comments from the populace on the current slate of nominees.