Archive - Jul 2009
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2009-07-22 07:48
Professor David Jamieson, Head of the School of Physics at the University of Melbourne, says examination of the notebooks of Galileo reveal that the Italian scientist probably discovered Neptune over 200 years before its officially-listed discovery date.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2009-07-21 21:05
An article published in the "Climate of the Past Discussions", a discussion group of the European Geosciences Union, concludes that "a period of sustained aridity that began from AD 880, followed by increased warming from AD 1100 that lasted beyond the arrival of the Spanish in AD 1532" was partially responsible for the success of the Inca civilization during that period.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2009-07-21 18:28
On The morning of Friday July 17th, Duchess Arielle The Golden (Courtney Hester) passed away in a Texas cancer center, after a nine year battle against breast cancer. She was a Duchess of Atlantia. Her husband, Duke Valharic, was at her side.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-07-21 09:02
THL Brandubh Ó Donnghaile, Silver Buccle Herald for the Kingdom of AEthelmearc, reports that at the Court of Their Majesties Maynard and Liadain in Their Barony of Saint Swithins Bog, two members of the populace were recognized as Peers in the SCA and invited to join the Orders of the Pelican and the Laurel.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2009-07-20 16:10
Mistress Rhiannon ui Neill reports that the Kingdom of Atlantia will host two Heraldic Walking Tours of the Pennsic War.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2009-07-20 08:31
THL Emer nic Aidan (Emily Holbert Kellam) of the Kingdom of Ealdormere reports that her first CD of bardic folk music is now available for purchase online.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-07-19 21:10
Are you looking to enter into an Arts and Sciences Display? Are you wanting to learn more about the SCA or take a class or two? Then we have the perfect event for you. On August 15th 2009, please join us for the Steppes Artisan and Elfsea Baronial College.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-07-19 21:01
The Barony of Dragonship would like to welcome you to St. Festus Faire, a weekend truce from the Hundred Years War. The weekend of September 11th-13th will be a weekend of camping, a Pas D'Armes Tourney, A Glorious Feast, A Laurel's Challenge, an Arts and Sciences Competition, youth fighting, a bardic circle, and lots of fun.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-07-19 20:52
Working in historical textile crafts can be a very lonely affair. So why not get together and see what all the others are doing?
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-07-19 20:43
The Shire of Aventiure invites all of the Kingdom of Drachenwald to attend and cheer on all the worthy warriors and their lovely consorts for the honor of becoming the new Heirs.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-07-19 20:19
Meridians rally to your Crown, warriors don harness and helm, hoist your banners, put on your best household livery, grab your list tree shield, hold close the honor of your inspiration, and attend. At this illustrious event, we ask all to display their heraldry, banners, and wear their Meridian best to cheer these honored combatants in a full day devoted to heavy combat.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-07-19 19:47
The Shire of Fire Mountain Keep invites you to attend our Heavy Tournament Saturday. Our Rapier Tournament will be Sunday am! Also there will be Archery.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-07-19 16:08
Danielle reports that she has created an album of photos from the Spring 2009 Coronation in the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann. The album is posted on SmugMug.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-07-19 12:22
Anyone teaching classes on how to make medieval manuscripts will want to take a look at the Free Library of Philadelphia's website on How Illuminated Manuscripts were Made, which takes visitors through the process of creating a manuscript from parchmenter to bookseller.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-07-19 08:17
Planning a visit to Estonia? You might want to stop by for dinner at Olde hansa, a medieval-themed restaurant "established to honour the Hanseatic League and our forefathers and foremothers." (video)
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-07-18 15:15
Pennsic attendees may want to take a side trip to Washington D.C. to view an exhibit of Spanish art and ceremonial armor. The Art of Power: Royal Armor and Portraits From Imperial Spain will be on display at the National Gallery of Art through November 1, 2009. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-07-18 11:41
Patrick Anderson, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., has announced that applications are now being taken for the position of Society Equestrian Marshal.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-07-18 07:53
Aleksandr reports, via Twitter and repeated on the Calontir list, that Sir Hirsch Ross Eichmann was the victor of the July 11, 2009 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Calontir. Sir Hirsch was inspired by Magdelena.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-07-17 20:40
Harvest Days and Tournament of Chivalry to take place at Their Majesties' pleasure September 4-6 AS XLIV
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-07-17 20:02
Join Shire Blackwood for Fighter Practice & Fellowship!
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-07-17 19:58
Announcing, a Norse Life and Culture Seminar April 10, 2010 Canton of Three Hills (Kalamazoo, Michigan)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-07-17 19:28
Come one and all to the War of the Shires! Teufelberg and Canale will go to battle at Camp Herms in El Cerrito on August 21st thru 23 (Gate opens at noon on Friday and closes at 5 on Sunday)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-07-17 15:36
Countess Margaret ny Connor of the Barony of the Steppes reports that Sir Owen ap Aeddan defeated Count Romanius and Sir Louie in the round robin final of the July 11, 2009 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Ansteorra.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-07-17 13:01
My Lords and Ladies. The Barony of Blatha an Oir and the Barony of Stromgard, being unable to settle their differences peacefully, have 'regretfully' announced that they have no choice but to settle them on the battlefield.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-07-17 11:17
Viscountess Elashava bas Riva reports that she has posted photos from the Spring 2009 Coronation in the Kingdom of Northshield.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-07-17 09:23
Lady Moira ni Namara, Senechal of the Canton of Greyfells, reports that Baronial Muster, scheduled for July 17-19, 2009, has been cancelled.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-07-17 07:24
Researchers believe that the skeleton of a young man found at Stirling Castle in Scotland may be those of a knight killed in battle in the early 15th century. The bones were discovered in the castle's chapel in 1997.
Submitted by Emeludt Hansler on Thu, 2009-07-16 16:13
Lady Elisabeth Hänsler reports that volunteers are still needed for the Children's Fete at the upcoming Pennsic War.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-07-16 13:44
Darius, Web Master for the Kingdom of Artemisia, reports that he has created an album of photos from the recent Uprising XXIII in the Kingdom of Artemisia.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-07-16 10:18
Remains discovered in 2006 beneath the Vatican have been declared to belong to St.Paul, according to Pope Benedict. The tomb bore the epigraph Paulo Apostolo Mart (Paul the Apostle and Martyr).