Archive - May 3, 2009

[NOR] Border Skirmish VI

The the Shire of Ravenslake and the Barony of Caer Anterth Mawr welcome all who come to share in the fun! What are we planning? There are lots more details to work out, but definitely camping, archery/TW (pending marshals), heavy and rapier of course, youth activities of some sort (boffer is still TBD). Burn-your-own at the communal grills on Saturday night, roasted potatoes provided. Bardic circles Friday and Saturday night. A&S classes and activities and merchants selling their wares.

[ANT] Egil Skallagrimsson Memorial Tourney

The Egil Skallagrimson Memorial Tournament is returning for the 35th year in a row. Please join us on Memorial Day weekend, May 22nd-25th, at beautiful Lynx Hollow Park outside of Creswell, Oregon. Egil's XXXV will be autocrated by Ariana Aislinn and HL Elizabeth Turner de Carlisle. Rest assured that all the same things that made Egil's so great last year will be returning this year!

Huge cache of 17th century beads found in Georgia

A recently discovered large collection of glass beads dating to the 17th century proves that global trade had reached the shores of North America. The 70,000 beads, which included Venetian, Dutch, French and Chinese glass beads, were found at an excavation at the Santa Catalina de Guale Mission. (photo)

[WES] May Revel

The base Earl Tostig Godwinson has sailed for Norway! Rumor has it he has gone to recruit the Viking Harald Hardrada to overthrow his brother, Harold Godwinson, and claim England for his own. Though this is likely a lie spread by northern malcontents, Harold has summoned the fyrd to Yorkshire to confront and re-direct any confused Norwegians.

[ANT] An Tir- West War

Armies are set to gather on the borders of An Tir and the West. The war crows call to the mightiest kingdoms of the known world. Songs will be sung of hero's deeds. Let your names be among them. We meet on the fields of battle the 2nd of July, 2009 for four days of glorious war and merriment at An Tir/ West War.

[MID] Northern Oaken War Maneuvers XIII

The Barony of the Cleftlands and the Shire of Falcon's Quarry Present Northern Oaken War Maneuvers XIII June 12, 13 and 14, 2009

[MID] Middle Kingdom Crown Tournament & Kingdom Arts & Sciences Faire

The Barony of White Waters welcomes you to the Kingdom A&S and Crown Tournament of Eikbrander & Runa. Saturday will be Kingdom A&S with other activities, Rattan fighting, Rapier, Archery, and the possibility of Equestrian and Hound Coursing as well. Sunday will be Crown Tourney and all other activities at the discretion of TRM.

[MID] Baron Wars XII

Unfortunately, due to Ohio Historical Society's financial cuts our usual Baron Wars site, Ft. Meigs, will not be available this year. However, a bit of scrambling, our autocrats have found an alternative site for a daytrip Midrealm Kingdom War Practice.

[AET] AEthelmearc War Practice

It is time once again to prepare for the prospect of War, and to properly prepare the Canton of Steltonwald would like to invite all to join us for War Practice XX.

Sir Gabriel de Beaumont victorious in Lochac Crown Tournament

Godric of Twynham reports that Sir Gabriel de Beaumont, fighting for Mistress Constanzia Morales y de Zamora, was the winner of the May 2, 2009 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Lochac.