Archive - Oct 2009
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-10-10 08:39
"This is an abnormal burial," said archaeologist Will Bowden of the University of Nottingham, about the discovery of a male skeleton, buried with his hands tied behind his back. "It could be that the person was murdered or executed, although this is still a matter of speculation." (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-10-09 16:22
Dame Alys Katharine of the Midrealm reports that the Hampton Court Palace website includes a series of short videos celebrating Tudor times, cooking, and the life of King Henry VIII.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-10-09 11:48
Their Majesties Dag and AnneMarie, King and Queen of the Middle Kingdom, have announced the list of combatants for Their Crown Tournament which will take place October 17, 2009 in the Barony of Illiton.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-10-09 08:08
Lady Sine Fergusson of Kintyre reports that Daman MacMillan, inspired by Darcie MacMillan, was the winner of the October 3, 2009 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Artemisia. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-10-08 17:57
West Kingdom Twelfth Night XLV January 8-10, 2010 in Teufelburg (Concord, CA)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-10-08 17:41
Red Dragon is a premier event of the fall season, and is held at Camp Mary Orton, 7925 N High St, Columbus OH 43235.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-10-08 17:34
The Barony of Illiton, supported by The Incipient Canton of Athelington and the March of Lochmorrow, present... The Crown Tournament of Dag and AnneMarie Saturday, October 17, 2009
Submitted by media_office_fo... on Thu, 2009-10-08 17:00
Dame Katharine of Cate Hall of the Estrella War XXVI Media Office has the latest updates on the upcoming War.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-10-08 16:44
Attend our Fantastic Fall, AEthelmearc AEcademy! I know what you are asking, "Where and when is this fantastic event happening, and how much does it cost?" Read on and find out the vital information you seek: Date - Oct. 31, 2009 ( in light that this Halloween, we will feature a "trick or treat" track for any children who attend).
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-10-08 15:31
In early Autumn, as the harvests are being brought in, the Barony of Bjornsborg will host Ursae-Lyons III, the annual epic struggle between the fields of the Bear and Lion. This year during combat I and the other Lions will be watching, looking for those who most closely exemplify the ideals of the Defenders of the Dream.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-10-08 14:59
Celebrate the new Heirs of Trimaris at Martinmas Moot, Fall Crown Lyst, brought to you by the Barony of Wyvernwoode and House Ech Dubh November 13-15, 2009.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-10-08 13:29
The Barony of Rising Waters presents Baronial Birthday Bash and Investiture of Baron Richard Larmer and Lady Annabelle Makmyllane
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-10-08 13:21
The Barony of Calafia is again proud to host Winter Weekend 2010. This popular event will be held at the DeBenneville Pines Conference Center in the San Bernardino Mountains, 41750 W. Jenks Lake Road, Angeles Oaks, CA, 92305, starting Thursday, January 14, 2010, 5 PM through Monday January 18, 2010, 12 noon.
Submitted by zachariah von m... on Thu, 2009-10-08 12:30
Ragnarok will be held at Cooper's Lake Campground in Slippery Rock, PA, the week of June 13th-20th, 2010.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-10-08 11:11
The Shire of Nithgaard will host its sixth annual textile symposium on the weekend of November 20-22, at the Sieg Conference Center located on Narrows Road in Lamar, PA (no street address). Saturday the 21st will be a day of classes and workshops devoted to fabric, string, and their glorious arts. Melee and tournament combat engagements in a medieval style will be organized by Thorvaldr Frithsamr. The site opens at 2PM on Friday, and closes at noon on Sunday.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2009-10-07 22:45
Eowyth da Sidend reports that she has created an album of photos from the recent Fall 2009 Coronation in the Kingdom of Calotir. They are posted on her Picasa website.
Submitted by saitotakauji on Wed, 2009-10-07 09:08
As of the West Kingdom's October Crown, the Society for Creative Anachronism officially has members and an incipient Canton in a country where it has never existed before: the modern Kingdom of Thailand.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-10-06 16:44
The intricate and precise artwork of the manuscripts of 7th and 8th century England and Ireland, including the Book of Kells, has amazed artists and scholars for centuries. Now paleontologist John Cisne believes he knows how it was done. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-10-06 13:20
Archaeologists working on excavation of a fortress on Trapezita Hill in the central Bulgarian town of Veliko Tarnovo have discovered a fragment of a 12th century vessel using the sgraffito technique. The very rare fragment bears the name and image of a person.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-10-06 10:44
Bowling Green State University students in Bowling Green, Ohio have a long history of involvement with the Society for Creative Anachronism in the local community. Now, to bring medieval life back on campus, a group of students hope to create the BGSU Medieval Society. Michelle Olmstead of the BGViews has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2009-10-05 17:10
Ren met SCA at the recent Santa Fe Renaissance Fair held at El Rancho de las Golondrinas in New Mexico, where members of both communities entertained the crowds. Staci Matlock of The New Mexican visited the Fair and reports. (photos)
Submitted by Racaire on Mon, 2009-10-05 14:43
Racaire reports that she has posted a number of albums of photos from her recent museum excursions on her Flickr website.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2009-10-05 06:38
It took weavers in Madagascar four years to complete a golden 11-by-4-foot tapestry made completely of spider silk. The only one of its kind in the world, the tapestry is kept safe in a glass case in the American Museum of Natural History. Christopher Joyce of NPR has an audio story.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-10-04 16:20
The discovery of three Roman military camps "will rewrite the history of the Romans in Austria," said Stefan Groh, the leader of the Austrian Archeological Institute team which discovered the camps near Strebersdorf. The sites were found on the amber road, the ancient trading route which runs through the country.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-10-04 12:51
Alain Outlaw of Archaeological & Cultural Solutions, has been looking for Argall Towne since 1975. The elusive, short-lived settlement was started in 1617 near Jamestown, Virginia, by Capt. Samuel Argall, best known for kidnapping Pocahontas in 1613.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-10-04 08:26
Excavation has begun on "the first systematic excavation of a cemetery on Hadrian's Wall," a Roman cremation cemetery which is part of the World Heritage Site at Birdoswald Fort, Cumbri.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-10-03 16:19
Had he lived, what sort of king would Arthur, oldest son of King Henry VII, have been? An article on PhysOrg.com ponders the question with the help of Dr Steven Gunn, Lecturer in Modern History at Merton College, and one of the editors of Arthur Tudor, Prince of Wales: Life, Death and Commemoration.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-10-03 12:04
Eirik Andersen has created an album of historic photos from the earliest days of the Kingdom of Ealdormere and posted them on the Two Ravens website. The photos are from the collection of Thomas the Inquisitive.
Submitted by Comyn on Sat, 2009-10-03 08:23
The BBC is reporting on a treasure find in England that rivals that of the Sutton Hoo burial, if not in quality then certainly in quantity.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-10-02 18:40
Baron Kainin, Known World Handbook Deputy to the President, SCA, Inc., requests the help of SCA members to complete the project by contributing articles on a number of subjects.