Archive - Mar 2010

Ealdormere's Baronial Birthday Bash photos online

Eirik Andersen reports that he has created an album of photos from the 2009 Baronial Birthday Bash in the Barony of Rising Waters, Kingdom of Ealdormere. The photos are posted on the Two Ravens website.

British ponder mystery of Richard II

A visit to Westminster Abbey will show visitors the tomb of King Richard II - or will it? Researchers are wondering if tests on remains found at a former Dominican friary in Stirling, Scotland might determine them to be those of the 14th century king.

Hidden bee hive found at Rosslyn Chapel

As workers carefully dismantled several roof pinnacles at Rosslyn Chapel during a UK£13M renovation project, they found that one of the pinnacles was deliberately hollowed out during its fabrication to make a beehive.

James "Hawk" Galloway elevated to Pelican in East Kingdom

Their Majesties Konrad von Ulm and Brenwen the Faire have elevated James "Hawk" Galloway to the Order of the Pelican for his long service to the Chirurgeonate in the East Kingdom, Pennsic, and Known World.

March 30th

Calontir's Chieftains photos online

Cathus and Constantia Kaloethes report that they have each created an album of photos from the recent Chieftains event in the Kingdom of Calontir.

Silver cap pin declared treasure in Britain

A silver pin in the shape of a bird, believed to have been a cap pin dating to the 16th century, has been declared treasure in Lynn, England. The pin was found by metal detectorist David Cockle in Stoke Ferry.

[MER] Fool's War 21

On April 1-4, 2010, at Lake Tobesofkee Recreation Area, Sandy Beach Park in Macon, Georgia, the Shire of Tir Briste brings you... Fool's war 21

Pennsic Performing Arts information

Sisuile Buitilier, Director, Pennsic Performing Arts, and Mihri Deniz Yetim, House Manager, Scheduler, for Pennsic Performing Arts, reports on peparations for the upcoming Pennsic War.

[MID] Oaken Regional Cooking and Bardic Symposium

Join the Marche of Three Towers for: Oaken Regional Cooking and Bardic Symposium April 10, 2010

March 29th

[WES] Collegium Eskalyae

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Please join the Barony of Eskalya for a Collegium on the 17th of April, 2010.  Classes will include Viking Clothing, Viking Embellishment, Anglo-Saxon Women's Clothing, Mentioning the Unmentionables, Coil Pottery, Leather Shield handles, and much more. 

Stefan's Florilegium updates for March 2010

THLord Stefan li Rous shares updates for Stefan's Florilegium for March 2010.

The perfect fit

On her website, Tasha Kelly McGann shares secrets of how to fit and create a pattern for a fitted medieval gown.

Gulf Wars XIX photos online

A large number of photo albums from Gulf Wars XIX, offered by multiple photographers, are now available to view online.

March 28th

Stolen trailer in West Kingdom

Viscount Leon reports that his trailer containing SCA gear was stolen from his home in Santa Clara, California on March 26, 2010.

Human catapult stunt ends in injury

A day of adventure at the Dangerous Sports Club near Bridgewater in Somerset, England, turned into near-tragedy when Stella Young was launched from a medieval-style catapult made by her boyfriend.

Alfar and Kiffany new West Kingdom Royals

Vlasta reports that Viscount Alfar Uthersson, fighting for Kiffany of Canale, was the winner of the recent Crown Tourney in the Kingdom of the West.

March 27th

[CAL] Calontir Arts & Sciences Championship

Kingdom of Calontir Arts & Sciences Championship & Tri-levels Hosted by the Shire of Crystal Mynes

[NOR] Northshield Coronation

Northshield's Coronation (Spring 2010) At Which Their Royal Highnesses Tom and Sigrid
Become Their Most Royal Majesties Tom and Sigrid of Northshield

Medieval Studies Conference

Penn State is pleased to announce the twenty-second Medieval Studies conference will be held on Saturday, May 1, 2010 in the Weaver Building on the University Park campus of the Pennsylvania State University.

Magdeburg excavation reveals remains of Barbarossa's adviser

Excavations at Magdeburg Cathedral have revealed the grave which experts believe is that of Archbishop Wichmann von Seeburg, a key adviser to Holy Roman Emperor Frederick Barbaross, who died in the late 12th century. (photo)

[ATL] Le Grand Tournoi d'Amitie

The Cantons of Elvegast and Attilium combine forces again to  invite you to join us the weekend of April 16-18, 2010 for The Great Tournament of Friends at Little River Trails in Bunn Level, NC. 

[EAL] Lady Mary 23

There's everything you've come to expect from the Lady Mary Tournament and more! Bring on the pageantry! Especially during the processional at 12 noon. Their Excellencies, Richard Larmer and Annabelle Makmyllane, will be selecting the Barony's champions on this day.

SewFest West 2010

SewFest West 2010 is a public event for people who love needle arts such as sewing, quilting, embroidering, beading, embellishing, stitching, dyeing and felting to name just a few.

[MID] Fighter Symposium & Regional Fighter Practice

Fighter Symposium & Regional Fighter Practice May 15, 2010 Sponsored by: Barony of Carraig Ban, P.I.C. Elv Av Tiden, & The Shire Foxvale

The fleur-de-lis: not just for the Saints

Many Americans recognize the fleur-de-lis only as the team logo of the Super Bowl-winning New Orleans Saints, but the symbol has a long, rich history.

Photos from "A Late Period, Who Knew?" online

Lady Magdelena Grace Vane reports that she has created an album of photos from "A Late Period, Who Knew?" an event which took place recently in the Kingdom of Drachenwald.

March 26th

DNA may help solve 16th century murder

Gaetano La Fata, Mayor of Carini, Italy, has an extremely cold case on his hands: the murder of Baroness Laura Lanzaand her lover Ludovico Vernagallo, killed in 1563 when caught in bed together.

Hoernersburg: mighty Lego castle

Learn about the Middle Ages - with a little help from Lego - at Hoernersburg, a "mighty make-believe Lego castle" complete with descriptions of life in medieval times.

Fighters Collegium photos online

Danielle reports that she has created an album of photos from Fighters Collegium which took place recently in the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann. The photos are available on her SmugMug website.

March 25th

2500 Viking Ships Sail to Wal-Mart

In a true medieval/modern oddity, 2500 Viking ships are arriving at Wal-Mart stores across the U.S. as part of a promotion of the film How to Train Your Dragon.