Archive - May 2009
Submitted by media_office_fo... on Fri, 2009-05-15 17:21
Hello! Yes, Estrella War 25 has ended, but you still have a chance to let the staff know what you liked and didn’t like about it.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-05-15 16:32
The Barony of Mag Mor presents: Cattle Raids XIV: A Day in the Black Forest (A Landsknecht's Dream) August 21-23, 2009
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2009-05-15 14:21
The coronation of Eikbrandr and Runa as King and Queen of the Middle Kingdom took place May 2, 2009, at the beautiful cathedral of Central Catholic High School in the Barony of Cleftlands. A teacher from the school, and SCAtoday.net's Justinos Tekton, both have published photo albums from the event.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-05-15 10:26
The Medieval Tymes website is hosting a digitized copy of the Maciejowski Bible, a 13th century manuscript commissioned by King Louis IX (Saint Louis) of France and executed by unknown scribes.
Submitted by Bartholomew on Fri, 2009-05-15 06:37
On May 2nd in the Shire of Darton (Wellington, New Zealand), Sir Gabriel de Beaumont bested 13 other combatants to make himself and his lady, Mistress Constanzia Moralez y de Zamora, the Royal Heirs of Lochac.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-05-14 18:49
Baroness Kateryn of Cornwall, from Caer Anterth Mawr in the Kingdom of Northshield, reports that Duke Sir Siegfried Von Kulmbach, inspired by Lady Elizabeth of Bright Sand, was the winner of the May 9, 2009 Crown Tourney in that Kingdom.
Submitted by Orianna on Thu, 2009-05-14 15:19
On Saturday May 9th, Count Sir Henri d'Artois, fighting for Lady Elina d'Artois du Tailleur, emerged victorious in the 25th Crown Tournament of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc.
Submitted by RowenCloteworthy on Thu, 2009-05-14 12:13
Baron Rowen Cloteworthy, Brigantia Principal Herald, reports that Graf Konrad Von Ulm, inspired by Countess Brenwen the Faire, was victorious in the Eastern Crown Lists held May 9, 2009. Graf Konrad defeated Duke Lucan von Drachenklaue, who was fighting for Duchess Jana Von Drachenklaue, in a well fought contest of sword and shield.
Submitted by Fianna on Thu, 2009-05-14 09:56
Saturday May 2, 2009, Duke Boru Aelwyn won the Spring 2009 Spring Crown List in the Kingdom of Meridies for the honor of his lady wife, Duchess Dierdre inghean uí Thighearnáin.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2009-05-13 19:41
A cold wind blows from the North. On that wind ride the long-ships in full sail. The NORSE! They are set on the pillage & plunder of our homelands.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2009-05-13 19:34
Come one and all to the Atenveldt-Sundragon Archery [`monthly´] Tournament! hosted this month by Lord Angus Mac Leod.
ALL ARE WELCOME! We have loaner gear available and Marshalls at the ready to assist anyone who wants to explore! Adults and Youth!
This is a garbed event ~ We have some shade but bring your own and chairs if you'd like. We'll have water and food!
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2009-05-13 18:01
On the May 13, 2009 episode of the popular science show Mythbusters, the crew will try to prove the veracity of mounted archery. The episode Exploding Bumper premieres at 9:00 p.m. EDT and repeats at midnight.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2009-05-13 16:49
What do you get when you mix the SCA, Renaissance Faires and Live Action Roleplaying -- and set it at summer camp? You get the Hidden Kingdom, an Arizona resort experience that drops a group of "adventurers" into the medieval town of Darkhold where they "meet monsters, see (and do) magic spells and find buried treasure."
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2009-05-13 13:15
Patrick Anderson, President of the SCA Inc., has announced a number of recent changes to the Board of Directors and corporate officers.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2009-05-13 09:32
Ellen Hughes, Exchequer for the Incipient Shire de Bermudez, reports that the new shire has been created on the Island of Bermuda and will be "graciously sponsored by the Barony of Concordia of the Snows."
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-05-12 19:10
Mistress Hanna von Dahl has created an album of photos from the recent Rose Tournament for Ansteorra on her Flickr website.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-05-12 15:33
YouTube has video clips available of the Spartan vs Ninja episode of Spike TV's Deadliest Warrior program. The Spartan expert on the program is the SCA's own Sir Balin of Tor (Barry Jacobsen).
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-05-12 11:03
Amr ibn Majid al-Bakri al-Amra of the Kingdom of Ansteorra has updated an article written in 2006 on buying a tent. Selecting A Tent For SCA Camping: Tarp-Mender's Tales #3 gives many tips for those who are new to the SCA or who want to change their camping experience.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-05-12 07:46
The list of combatants and their consorts approved to take part in the May 24, 2009 Crown Tournament of Their Royal Majesties EikBRandr and Runa has been posted on the Legio Draconis website.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2009-05-11 17:10
In the year 1278, Llewelyn ap Grufudd (Llewelyn the Last) pays homage to King Edward I. He is finally allowed to marry Elinor, daughter of Simon de Montfort. King Edward claims northern Ceredigion and begins building a string of strong castles at Aberystwyth, Flint, Rhuddlan, and Builth to enforce his presence in Wales.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2009-05-11 17:10
The Rare Book Department of the Free Library of Philadelphia is the setting for an exhibition of liturgical music manuscripts dating from the 10th through 16th centuries. Cantate Domino: Medieval Music Manuscripts in the Free Library of Philadelphia, 900-1500 will be open until June 26, 2009.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2009-05-11 16:47
Long ago in the Badlands of eastern Artemisia there lived ferocious beasts. Their remains still litter the landscape of our beloved home. It is in honor of them that we come together for a weekend of fighting, feast, and fun.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2009-05-11 16:33
NAFDA, the North American Frame Drum Association, will sponsor a workshop featuring drummers from around the world on October 17, 2009 in North Hollywood, California.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2009-05-11 14:47
Sinclair reports that Sir Vladimir Aleksandrov, fighting for Lady Kalisa Aleksandrovna, was the victor of the May 2, 2009 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2009-05-11 08:38
Come all ye pilgrims and travelers, and join the Shire of West Dragoningshire for a pilgrimage at the Hospital of St Cross and Almshouse of Noble Poverty. Share with us in an evening of Chaucer; a morning pilgrimage to Winchester Cathedral, an afternoon demonstration of our fighting skills, and an evening of feasting and storytelling.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-05-10 19:20
Alaxandr MacLochloinn reports that he has created an album of photos from the March 21, 2009 Northern Lights Arts and Sciences Competition event which took place in the Shire of Mountain Freehold (East Kingdom).
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-05-10 16:52
Rainy weather, washing mud from a parking lot marker in Sweden, brought about a near "religious experience" for Stockholm County Museum runic expert Lars Andersson, who was able to identify marks on the stone as runes.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-05-10 15:20
The Shire of Cùil Choluim invites you to Mayfaire XII, May 15 - 17th, 2009, at an exciting new location, the historic Muscatatuck Park in North Vernon, IN. All event activities will be in a central location.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-05-10 15:09
The year is 1203. Crusading zeal is at its height, but the Muslims still control the Holy Land. From the Purple Palace in Constantinople reigns Emperor Alexius III, heir to the once-mighty Roman Empire. Eight centuries later, the year is 2009. Come recreate one of the greatest sieges in history. Constantinople may have fallen during the Fourth Crusade, but this time the Byzantines have one thing that they lacked in 1203-Haus Von Drachenklaue!
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-05-10 13:08
Cindy Morley enjoys pushing the boundaries with her pottery, which includes "mugs with scales, double-walled vessels that fold upon themselves to create elegant inverted pyramids." The Fayetteville, Arkansas woman's work will be on display at the University of Arkansas' Center for Continuing Education until June 30, 2009. Becca Bacon Martin of the Morning News has the story.