Archive - Apr 25, 2009

Calontir event photos online

Eowyth has created several albums of photos from recent events in the Kingdom of Calontir on her Picasa website. Included is an album of photos from Calontir's 25th Anniversary celebration.

New Norse clothing book to be published

David Brown Book Company has announced that advance orders are being taken for Medieval Garments Reconstructed: Norse Clothing Patterns by Else Ostergard, Anna Norgard and Lilli Fransen, translated by Shelly Nordtorp-Madson.

Hebrides Scots linked to Irish invaders

A new DNA study may prove a 10th century historical source which states that the western islands of Scotland were invaded by the Irish in the early 6th century. The new evidence shows "a significant Irish genetics component in Scots' ancestry." The study may also prove that the invasions occurred earlier than the 6th century.