Archive - May 2009

May 3rd

[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.

May 2nd

Danegeld Tor Championship and Mini-Collegium photos online

Áine de Lacy reports that she has created an album of photos from the recent Championship and Mini Collegium which took place recently in the Shire of Danegeld Tor, Kingdom of the West.

Mark S. Weiner receives Fulbright Fellowship to teach in Iceland

Law professor and legal history scholar Mark S. Weiner, who currently teaches at Rutgers School of Law-Newark, has received a Fulbright Fellowship to teach and undertake research at the University of Akureyri, Iceland. The fellowship will begin in the fall of 2009.

Estrella War 2010 department heads needed

Master Ritchyrd McUath and Mistress Ealasaid nic Suibhne, Stewards for Estrella War XXVI (2010), have requested volunteers to help with next year's War.

May 1st

[OUT] Grand Outlandish Tournament XXXVI

A call to arms! Roland is under siege in the mountain pass and we must come to his aid! He was sent to deliver tribute to the Saracen King in northern Spain and was attacked. He has waged a noble battle in the mountain pass and is awaiting our help. We are called by his magic horn to help defend the pass and beat back the Infidels!

[WES] Spring Offensive: The Search for the Holy Grail

Are you strong as the black knight or do you flee from the knights of Nee? Can you survive the attack of the cross bunny? Come celebrate spring in Selviergard.

[WES] Kingdom Arts and Sciences Tournament

This year, the theme is Pilgrims and Pilgrimage. Take part in the 8 Round Hercules Challenge, or the 8 Legged Race! Register your team NOW! As always, there will be numerous classes in the Arts and Sciences in various fields. Fighters, don't think we've left you out! There will be classes and activities for hard suit, rapier and equestrians. Want to teach a class? There is still time to add YOUR class to the schedule.

[GLE] Cracked Anvil XII

It's almost time for Cracked Anvil XII. On May 30, for one day only, the Shire of Smythkepe will bring you Seafarers of the Middle Ages. We are planning avast array of activities for you to enjoy. Heavy Weapons competitions (Ship to Ship Battle, Loot Deck Tourney and the Gleann Abhann Tournament of Champions Qualifier). Rapier Battles include Burning Ship Battle, Boarding the Ship/Bridge Battle, and Smythkepe Defender Tourney.

[ATL] Feast of Saint Genevieve

Feast of Saint Genevieve May 09-10, 2009 Canton of Falcon Cree

Court photos from Grand Tournament of the Unicorn

Master Philip the Pilgrim has posted a small album of photos from the April 4, 2009 Grand Tournament of the Unicorn event which took place in the Kingdom of the Middle.

East Kingdom Crown Tourney combatants announced

Master Phillip the Facetious, East Kingdom Seneschal, has announced the list of combatants and their consorts for the upcoming Spring 2009 Crown Tournament.

Pope creates two new medieval saints

Among the five new saints created recently by Pope Benedict were a 14th century Portuguese friar and an early 14th-century Sienese aristocrat. The saints were canonized in a ceremony at the Vatican.