Archive - 2008
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-02-24 13:34
The recent discovery of a Roman settlement near Lincoln, England, will not hold up plans for the creation of a modern cemetery. Archaeologists believe that the settlement dates from between the 2nd and 4th centuries.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-02-24 08:44
The Instructables website includes a tutorial on how to make a Viking pennannular brooch.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-02-23 19:52
Robert Vermaat has created a website called Vortigern Studies which is "dedicated to the study of the period between the Roman occupation of Britain and the Early Middle Ages."
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-02-23 11:14
Gwynfor Lwyd has posted photos from the Barony of Stormhold's Surveying Weekend in the Kingdom of Lochac.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-02-23 03:46
Chef Robert Irvine's cooking series Dinner: Impossible will feature an episode filmed at the Maryland Renaissance Festival.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-02-22 17:42
Two metal detector enthusiasts are laying claim to discovery of a 13th or 14th century seal depicting the murder of Thomas Becket. The seal was found in a North Yorkshire field.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-02-22 14:29
Looking for information on Viking clothing, textiles, cooking, etc.? Thora Sharptooth has created a website entitled Viking Resources for the Re-enactor which deals with these subjects and more.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-02-22 10:52
Patrick Anderson, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., has announced that the Editor of Tournaments Illuminated will be temporarily offline due to the recent Nevada earthquake.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-02-22 09:56
Duchess Katerina O'Callaghan offers Her final informational post for Estrella War XXIV with the announcement of the victors and their rights to make and display pennants.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-02-21 14:15
Signora Ginevra Isabetta del Dolce shares photos from the recent 12th Night celebration in the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Thu, 2008-02-21 11:48
The Independent Florida Gator reports from the third annual Medieval Masquerade in Gainesville.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-02-21 09:32
Scientists at England's Diamond synchrotron are using intense light beams to help understand sulphur compounds in the timbers of the British warship Mary Rose.
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Wed, 2008-02-20 15:17
Turkish archaeologists found a 2,000 year old lighthouse at the ancient Roman port of Patara. Built in the time of the Emperor Nero, it may be the oldest such structure that remains intact.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-02-20 11:33
Lady Aine DeLacey reports that photos from the recent Investiture in the Principality of Cynagua (Kingdom of the West) are now available to view online.
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Wed, 2008-02-20 07:51
Archaeologists excavating a series of 1st century graves in Colchester, England think one of them may belong to a Druid.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-02-19 18:56
Renaissance Footnotes will hold a weekend-long, Italian Renaissance dance workshop November 29-30, 2008 at Hurst Village Hall near Reading, England.
Submitted by Racaire on Tue, 2008-02-19 16:40
Soon a new exhibition will be on display at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna: Treasures from the national Palace Museum, Taiwan begins at February 26, 2008 and runs until May 13, 2008.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-02-19 13:08
Eowyth Eorwine has posted an album of photos from the Mongol Invasion event in the Kingdom of Calontir on the Lionskin Photo Galleries website.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-02-19 09:30
The Magna Carta will be the focus of this year's Medieval Conference at Pennsylvania State University March 28-29, 2008. The conference will "examine various groups and institutions of that society, in attempt to fill in the background of the Great Charter: the world of King John, and additional sessions will deal with teaching about Magna Carta and its time period.
Submitted by margaretc on Mon, 2008-02-18 18:12
The University of St Andrews in Scotland is opening a new interdisciplinary center for Medieval Studies that is one of the largest such centers.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-02-18 14:13
Geillis ui Siridein shares photos from two recent events in the Kingdom of the Outlands: Citadel's 12th Night and St Golias War Practice.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-02-18 09:46
A plan to regulate antique firearms in New York City may have repercussions for re-enactors and museums who use black powder weapons. If passed, owners of these weapons would be required to submit to the same licensing rules as for other firearms.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-02-18 07:36
An album of photos of the recent Heralds & Scribes event taken by Lord Eoghan Rurikson has been posted on the Flickr website. The event took place January 26, 2008 in the Shire of Sterlynge Vayle.
Submitted by Eibhlin on Mon, 2008-02-18 07:11
The Shire of Starhaven once again presents Cattleraids, at Camp Winona, "Featuring the cattle raids, a five man melee team tourney. This year it will be a weekend event with camping facilities. More info to follow.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-02-17 17:54
Lord Sebastian ffraser, Seneschal the Shire of Wyewood, reports that reports that Their Majesties Cedric and Elizabeth, of the Kingdom of An Tir have elevated Tvorimir Danilov to the Order of the Pelican.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-02-17 15:09
The Gallery, Winchester Discovery Centre presents Alfred the Great: Warfare, Wealth + Wisdom 2 February - 27 April 2008.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-02-17 11:33
Geillis reports that she has uploaded videos from two events in the Kingdom of the Outlands on YouTube.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-02-17 08:51
On Tuesday April 1, 2008 from 6:00-7:00 pm, the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto, Ontario will present Forbidden Shoes: Fear and Footwear in Renaissance Italy, a lecture by Professor Maria Giuseppina Muzzarelli of the University of Bologna, Italy.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-02-16 18:43
Lady Svanna Thorsteinsdottir has announced the birth of Kjell Rex to Lady Astrid and Lord Þórbjörn hausakljúfr Hálfdanarson of the Shire of Midwinde in Northshield.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-02-16 15:29
Several Viking Age sites around the Baltic Sea have been proposed as UNESCO Heritage Sites. The locations include Haithabu, a village in Germany, and the Dannevirke, a series of earthen walls.