Archive - Dec 27, 2010

[LOC] November Crown 2011

House Radburne will be hosting November Crown 2011 in the far western reaches of the Barony of Rowany from the 4th to 6th November 2011.

The theme will be Lochac (red, white and blue).

Steward: Katrijn van Delden katrijn.van.delden@gmail.com

Friday 4th November
Site opens at 12pm for camping set up

[MID] Winter Dance & Game Revel

Dance & Game Revel held on February 26, 2011 in Fairport Harbor, OH. This gala event will feature all of your favorite dances, period games, food and fun! Bring cordials, mead and other brews to enjoy with friends during the festivities and games to play until the wee hours of the morning.

[ATE] Granite Mountain Baronial Investiture

Granite Mountain has been hammering and forging for 3 long years.and now our dream is about to come true!!! Please come and celebrate with us as we end the journey of Shire and embark on a new and greater journey as Atenveldt's newest Barony!!

[GLE] Winter Wonders XXV

As winter settles across the land come join us for a celebration of 25 years of this glorious event. Tourneys abound, with a torchlight bridesmaid tourney Friday night, a TOC qualifier, and a warlord tourney on Saturday.

[GLE] Newbie Collegium 2011

Rumors of illness have begun to spread throughout the fair Kingdom of Gleann Abhann -- whispers of a plague most foul. The Shire of Lagerdamm offers sanctuary from this rumored plague to all good gentles who seek it, as well as an invitation to join us for this next Newbie Collegium 2011.

[ANS] Crown Tournament

Unto the populace of Ansteorra do Their Royal Majesties Ulsted and Ebergardis invite you to Crown Tournament at Castleton January 15, 2011  in the Barony of Bryn Gwlad

Site Information
Site Opens: Friday the January 14  at 6pm
Site Closes: Sunday January 16 at 12 Noon.
Gate fees: Adults $10.00 Youth ( 12-17) $5
Family Max $30

National Historical Swordsmanship Convention 2011

The NATIONAL HISTORICAL SWORDSMANSHIP CONVENTION (NHSC, pronounced "Nisk") is a 3-day special event that brings top level instruction in early-Renaissance European swordsmanship to fencers of all experience levels. NHSC will provide an integrated, focused approach that will take your historical fencing to the next level.

Gwenhwyfar Yweinon newest Pelican in Atlantia

Evan da Collaureo, Sackbut Herald for the Kingdom of Atlantia, reports that at Her recent Holiday Faire, Her Majesty Brianna placed Lady Gwenhwyfar Yweinon vigil to contemplate elevation to the order of the Pelican.

[MID] Better War Through Archery

The Barony of Sternfeld is proud to present... Better War Through Archery Saturday, January 29, 2010

[CAL] Calontir’s Fifty-Fifth Crown Tournament

One of the most important tasks set before the Crown is the establishment of a secure line of succession, thus assuring the peaceful transition of power in the event of the untimely demise of our Beloved King and Queen. The ancient and noble traditions of our Society call for the Successors to be chosen by Combat, and the Crown Tournament is the chosen vehicle for this Rite.

[EAS] A Shire Twelve Night 1078

The year comes to a close here in the small demense of Fair Haven Hall. Travelers and subjects of the manor make the trek to the small Northumbrian hamlet to spend the final day of the Christmastide in music dance, games, merriment and a camaraderie little seen outside the immense oaken doors of the picturesque hall.

[WES] New Year's Eve

Looking for something to do on New Year's Eve? Everyone is welcome to The Baronial Keep in Selviergard. We shall open our home for games, bardic, food, fighting, and whatever else we may think to do.

Medieval chess

On her website, Hamill Indexing, Carol Hamill shares extensive information about the history and play of medieval chess from its origins in India and Persia to its western medieval forms.

Papyrus manuscripts offer glimpse of "ordinary life at the dawn of Islam"

Scholars have debated the existence of the Prophet Muhammad, but Petra Sijpesteijn, professor of Arabic language and culture at Leiden University, believes proof exists on Egyptian papyrus manuscripts.