Archive - Mar 2009
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-03-31 17:40
Tana reports that Duke Maelgwn McCain was the victor of the March 14, 2009 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the Outlands. He was inspired by his lady wife, Sabine of Loch Rennach.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-03-31 16:03
Gawin has posted an album of photos from the recent Fighter's Collegium in the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann.
Submitted by Genevieve la fl... on Tue, 2009-03-31 16:02
This past weekend, in the Spring Crown list of six couples, Sir Gerhardt von Wustenburg, inspired by Lady Judith de Northumbria, Ordo Laurensis, was victorious over HE Baron Lutr Ruckstandwerfe, who fought for the honour of his lady Baroness Siubhan inghean Fhearghuis and their infant daughter Valerie.
Submitted by Lia on Tue, 2009-03-31 07:26
Drachenwald Crown Tournament was fought this Saturday, the 28th of March, and in the final Sir Gerhardt defeated Baron Lutr Rückständewerfer by winning two out of three bouts.
Submitted by Lady Carmela on Mon, 2009-03-30 11:08
The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA), The Shire of Talonval, and The Jackson Community College Student Group are sponsoring a demonstration on JCC campus grounds 2111 Emmons Rd, Jackson, MI 49201 on Monday April 20, 2009 from 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM
For more information contact: Lady Carmela Angelica Adamo/ Laurie Adamo at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Society for Creative Anachr
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2009-03-30 08:15
Every librarian understands the concept of "missing" books: those volumes stolen, mis-shelved, or misplaced that usually turn up. But if those books are at the British Library and number in the thousands, the problem could be disastrous.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-03-29 14:20
This summer, the salvaged remnants of the Mary Rose, the 16th century Tudor warship, will go into a sealed chamber in preparation for a newly-designed museum. The current display, "a spooky monument and a time machine," is housed at Portsmouth's historic dockyard.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-03-29 09:35
According to Spanish historian Alfonso Ensenat de Villalonga, Christopher Columbus was born in Genoa, Italy to Scottish shopkeepers, and was christened Peter Scotto.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-03-28 15:33
A recent analysis of the handwriting of King Henry VIII shows that he was brought up in a household dominated by his mother and sister, and shows traits of being emotionally dependent on women.
Submitted by Racaire on Fri, 2009-03-27 17:10
Their Majesties Marcus and Cecilia of the Kingdom of Drachenwald have announced the list of Combatants for Their upcoming Spring 2009 Crown Tournament.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-03-27 08:42
A team of experts from the Museum of London believes it has found the remains of William Shakespeare's first theater which saw the premiere of plays such as Romeo and Juliet. (video)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-03-26 18:44
According to a 15th century history book, Robin Hood may not have been as popular with the common people as believed. According to art historian Julian Luxford, Robin and his merry men "infested" Sherwood Forest with their thieving ways.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-03-26 15:12
A three-day conference at Cambridge University may shake up traditional views of Vikings. The new study will show that, far from marauding barbarians, the Norse were "more cultured settlers who offered a 'good historical model' of immigrant assimilation."
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-03-26 11:35
The bards of Highland Foorde led the celebration of Saint Patrick's Day at Schifferstadt, an historic 18th century German house in Frederick, Maryland. Staff writer Katherine Mullen of The Gazette joined in the festivities and provided a review.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2009-03-25 18:30
Lady Dianottos has created an album of pictures taken at the recent Kingdom Arts and Science Competition in the Kingdom of Ansteorra.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2009-03-25 15:26
Severed Ways: The Norse Discovery of America, a 2007 film written and directed by Tony Stone, tells the story of two Norsemen stranded in North America in the year 1007 who are forced to survive by their wits.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-03-24 21:14
A recent archaeological dig sponsored by the Institut National de Recherches Archéologiques Préventives and the ARTeHIS Laboratory (CNRS/Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication/Université de Bourgogne) shows that the production of burgundy wine near Dijon, France dates to Roman times.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-03-24 18:25
In honor of its namesake St. Clare of Assisi, Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California has created a medieval garden dedicated to the saint who was "was often compared to a plant or garden." The university's website includes a great deal of information on medieval gardens.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-03-24 16:49
Antonio Felluci reports that he has posted photos from the recent birthday celebration in the Barony of Nottinghill-Coill, Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2009-03-23 17:08
Walter reports that he has created an album of photos taken at the recent Meadowmarsh Bootcamp event in the Kingdom of Drachenwald.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2009-03-23 12:53
THLord Stefan li Rous offers updates to Stefan's Florilegium for March 2009.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2009-03-23 08:39
What would it be like to live in a 12th century hill fort in India? Ask the 5,000 residents who still inhabit the fort in Jaisalmer in the western part of the country. The BBC's Sanjoy Majumder takes visitors on a narrated tour with a slideshow.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-03-22 17:28
Caelin on Andrede has created an album of photos from the recent Seawinds Coastal Invasion event and posted them on his Flickr website. The event took place recently in the Kingdom of Ansteorra.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-03-22 13:10
Archaeologists working in the Old City of Jerusalem have discovered a piece of Persian pottery dating to the 12th-13th centuries. The shard is inscribed with a quotation from the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. (photo)
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2009-03-22 08:44
Patrick Anderson, President of the SCA Inc., has published a request for comments on a proposed Board policy concerning ownership of medical devices such as Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) by recognized branches of the SCA.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-03-21 18:54
Eirik Andersen has posted an album of photos from several 2009 Ealdormere Twelfth Night events on the Two Ravens website.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-03-21 16:03
Charlemagne liked a challenge, and he believed that the youth of his empire should be challenged as well. For that reason he commissioned an English scholar named Alcuin to compile Problems to Sharpen the Young, a collection of puzzles and brainteasers.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-03-21 12:22
At the March 7, 2009 Crown Tourney in the Kingdom of Atenveldt, Duke Sir Cosmo Craven defeated a field of combatants to be crowned Heir to the Throne of Atenveldt.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-03-21 09:40
A new production of Shakespeare's Henry V at the New Victory Theater, the family-friendly theater in New York City, co-produced by the Acting Company and the Guthrie Theater, offers fast-paced staging aimed at the theater's young audience. Charles Isherwood of the New York Times has a review.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-03-20 17:43
A batch of leather shoe soles dating from the 13th to 18th centuries was found in 2005 in a hollow tree trunk in an ancient trash dump in Lyon, France. The soles are well-preserved.