Archive - Oct 2009
Submitted by Illadore on Wed, 2009-10-21 18:50
The largest haul of Anglo-Saxon gold ever found has been discovered by a metal detector enthusiast on farmland in Staffordshire, it was revealed recently.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2009-10-21 14:04
How can you tell when the economic crisis has reached epic proportions in great Britain? When the marble pillars of Canterbury Cathedral, the seat of the Anglican Church and site of the murder of St. Thomas a Becket, are being held together with duct tape.
Submitted by Seeria on Wed, 2009-10-21 08:37
Most of us have dreamed of building a castle, but these people are actually doing it. Starting in the spring of 2010 the Ozark Medieval Fortress is open.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-10-20 21:36
When construction workers for Istanbul's overwhelmed subway system opened up a tunnel running under the Bosphorus Strait, they expected to begin a process to relieve the traffic congestion. Instead, they uncovered the lost Byzantine port of Theodosius, complete with "an ancient armada: 34 Byzantine ships ranging from dating between the 7th and 11th centuries AD."
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-10-20 19:15
The 5th century skeleton of a man, discovered in 1972 in Gloucester, England, has been identified as a Goth, originating from east of the Danube River. Experts feel that the man was most likely a Roman soldier.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-10-20 18:05
Viscountess Elashava bas Riva, Northshield's Kingdom Chronicler, reports that she has created an album of photos from the recent Fall 2009 Crown Tournament. The album has been posted on the Northshield Gallery.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2009-10-19 17:23
Cateline la broderesse shares photos from Riverwar, which took place recently in the Kingdom of the East. The event saw the elevation of Mistress Jehannine de Flandres Janine and Master Ryan Mac Faoitigh (Ryan McWhyte) to the Order of the Pelican.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2009-10-19 14:38
Nestled between the Rhône and the Saône rivers in east-central France, the city of Lyon offers visitors 2,000 years of history. Tourists are encouraged to visit by Andrea Bolitho in a recent blog forFrance Today.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2009-10-19 10:12
Eirik Andersen reports that he has created an album of photos taken by Lia de Thornegge from the 2009 Drachenwald Fall Crown Tourney and posted it on the Two Ravens website.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-10-18 15:50
A team of archaeologists from Mainz University have discovered what they believe is a 3rd century Roman settlement near Wiesbaden, Germany. The site was found during excavations for a new US$133 million Army Corps of Engineers housing project.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-10-18 12:15
William Short, SCA member and author of the book Viking Weapons and Combat Techniques, will speak at the Fayetteville Free Library in Fayetteville, NY, on, October 29, 2009. The presentation will include a discussion of Viking fighting techniques and weapons.
Submitted by Heirusalem on Sat, 2009-10-17 21:55
Sir Radagaisus (Rutgur) Vidigoia Balthi has proven victorious in the Middle Kingdom Fall Crown Tournament. Prince Radagaisus fought for the honor of his lady, Baroness Ceinwen ferch Elidir O'Denbigh.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-10-17 13:26
Adeliz reports that Tom Tinntinnabulum, inspired by Sigrid de la Mare, was the winner of the October 10, 2009 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Northshield.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-10-17 09:09
Legio Draconis has posted the list of combatants and their consorts for the upcoming Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the East.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-10-16 18:47
As the fall rolls in, the thoughts turn to winter and the hearth and home… Join us on November 14th for Sacred Stone’s In A Phoenix Eye, a celebration of all arts and sciences of the middle ages!
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-10-16 18:30
Signore Capitano Cosmano invites all who read these words to the Barony of L'Ile du Dragon Dormant's annual Fall Harvest/ Baronial Rattan Championship. The event will be a three-part affair, beginning at 10am on the day of the 24th of October, 2009. Saturday mid-morning to mid-afternoon, the Baronial Rattan Championship Tourney will take place. It will be run by the outgoing champion, Brien McShane.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-10-16 18:22
The Dominion of Myrkfaelinn presents on October 24th: Duck, Duck, Goose
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-10-16 18:05
Count Sir Balin of Tor, who has appeared on Spike TV's Deadliest Warrior program, has announced that producers are seeking "warriors who can portray and demonstrate the techniques of the historical warriors" portrayed on the program.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-10-16 17:51
Meridies Fighter's Collegium is coming!! November 13, 14, 15 at the WOW camp in Royal, AL This year it's sponsored by the Barony of Iron Mountain.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-10-16 17:18
Mae fy hofrenfad yn llawn llyswennod! In celebration of the House of Tudor's solid Welsh roots, Time for Tudor will be going a bit leeky this year. Dancing and camaraderie will fill our evening and a prize will be offered for Best Use of Leek in Food so bring something light to share in the Appetizer bar.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-10-16 16:48
We welcome you to be part of The 6th Annual ScanFest of the Carolinas
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-10-16 16:38
The Incipient Shire of Ballachlagan invite one and all to an impromptu regional fighter practice on Sunday, November 1st. Practice will start approximately at 12:00 noon and will run until 6:00 p.m (Rain, shine, or snow). Our facility can accommodate both heavy and light fighters. Unfortunately we cannot do archery in city limits. If there is a thrown weapons marshal out there who would like to set up shop for the day, contact AElric Ravenshaw at Archais@msn.com.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-10-16 16:24
Winter has fallen upon the lands of Harpelestane, and we invite you in our own merry way to remain warm, dry and entertained in the dark Harpelestane nights: dancing.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-10-16 16:12
The Barony of Endless Hills would like to extend a most joyous invitation to all residents of the Barony and beyond to visit our fair lands and witness the Investiture of our new Baron and Baroness, Lord Gunnar and Lady Barbary Rose, by Their Royal Majesties. It will take place on the 7th day of the month of November, 2009, at the Clarks Summit Fire Department Banquet Hall, 321 Bedford Street, Clarks Summit, PA, 18411. The Site opens at 9 AM and closes at 9 PM.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-10-16 16:04
Unto the Mighty Outlands, does the Barony of Fontaine dans Sable send seasons greetings, and a hearty good cheer for the upcoming winter season. As the autumn leaves change color, and fall from the tree's it behooves us to turn our thoughts to those who need our help. Their Excellencies, Angus and Elizabeth, Baron and Baroness of Fontaine dans Sable have chosen this charity as our focus of concern, the San Juan Regional Hospital, Pediatric ward.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-10-16 15:46
The SHIRE OF MIDHAVEN wishes to extend an invitation to one and all to attend their HARVEST FEAST on Saturday November 28, 2009
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-10-16 15:35
Camps flying English and French colors have been seen across the countryside, what predicament awaits our fair lands? People are disappearing and mysterious ransom notes being found. Again, is this an omen, and what do the sages say? Will Meridians have to pick a side to keep the peace? Who will pay to release these good upstanding gentles? Does Baron Cathal have anything to do with any of this?
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-10-16 15:17
Greetings unto the populace of Aethelmearc. The Shire of Blackwater once again invites you to find time to come celebrate with us our Hallowtide on November 14th 2009 A.S. 44. Please note the date change.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-10-16 15:11
William Short, SCA member and author of the book Viking Weapons and Combat Techniques will speak at the Fayetteville Free Library in Fayetteville, NY, on, October 29, 2009. The presentation will include a discussion of Viking fighting techniques and weapons.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-10-16 14:56
I will be holding a Rapier Clinic on the 14th and 15th of November at my residence in Delhi CA. The workshop will focus mostly on rapier/dagger and how to maximize your effectiveness with that form. The other focus will be on the psychology of historical fencing and how to control the fight.