Archive - Apr 2010
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-04-30 17:24
What is being called "one of the biggest hoards" of 12th century silver coins has been found by metal dectorists near Knaresborough, England. The 178 coins date to the reign of Henry I. Meanwhile, in Gloucester, four pennies, of an unknown variety, have been found. (photo)
Submitted by Ursula on Fri, 2010-04-30 14:07
The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore has received a National Endowment for the Humanities grant to digitize more than 100 medieval manuscripts from a wide range of European and Near East cultures.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-04-30 11:15
Ronald Emmerich, who directed such major films as 2012 and Independence Day, will take on a less earth-shaking project with his new project Anonymous. The film will investigate whether Edward de Vere was the real author of Shakespeare's plays.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-04-30 09:29
The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) is seeking candidates for the position of Project Resource Coordinator.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-04-29 20:00
The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) is seeking candidates for the position of Society Minister of Arts and Sciences (MOAS). The current Society MOAS steps down in October, 2010. In order to ensure a smooth transition, applications for the position of Society MOAS are now being accepted.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-04-29 17:23
Gaelic Games are back bigger and better than ever. Yep, we're throwin' a ceilidg and y'all are invited. We'll have our annual Shire champion tourneys: archery, rapier, and heavy fighting. All are welcome to participate.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-04-29 16:34
The Shire of Oakheart invites everyone to join us for a fun filled event themed around Saint George and the Dragon. Activities will include fighting, archery, and arts and sciences.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-04-29 16:24
The Canton of Mons Draconis would like to invite all to attend Mons Draconis Anniversary / Dreiburgen Spring Tourney on Sunday, May 2nd. Please come out and help us celebrate our Anniversary at Hunt Park in Riverside.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-04-29 16:17
For the 9th time the shire of "Ad Flumen Caerulum" opens the hunting season and once more invites all archers to celebrate the begin of the hunt from Friday to Sunday, 2nd to 4th of July, 2010.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-04-29 15:35
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 XXI.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-04-29 15:19
Join Alderford once again as we meet in Roswell to hone our expertise in all things melee. Enjoy a relaxing weekend of family activities including rapier and armored combat, plenty of archery, classes, and bardic activities well into the evening.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-04-29 15:11
Join us at our annual camping event to marvel at the wide open ocean, play games, and experience outdoor A&S adventures. There will also be an as-yet-to-be-determined rapier activity. The A&S competition is for a documented period dish for the Saturday evening potluck.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-04-29 13:40
Come celebrate the birth of our far flung barony in our newest territory, the Incipient Canton of Golden Playne.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-04-29 11:42
Their Excellencies invite you to tournament to determine the Baroness's heavy and rapier champions. Tournament style for both is double elimination with best two out of three for finals.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-04-29 11:34
The time of war has passed, and now is the time to join with friends in the revelry hosted by the Barony of Namron.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-04-29 11:26
Northshield Crown Tournament May 8, 2010 Hosted by: Shire of Dreibrucken
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-04-29 11:09
As the winter snows thaw and spring blossoms across the great lands of Artemisia, a lurking, silent horror has been revealed. Castle walls have kept our enemies safe from the Viking Horde, but those same walls have allowed a plague to fester and infect our would-be foes.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-04-29 11:02
Raptor War 2 Returns, just in case you missed it the first time! Set in a provincial pasture near Glenns Ferry, Idaho, this site has something for everyone: Archery, Equestrian, Melee fighting, a Ball, a Bardic, and more!
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-04-29 10:52
*All Dancers & Musicians Welcome – of any level of ability*
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-04-29 10:45
It is time once again to unleash the dogs of war and the puppies of play. Wolfscairn calls upon all Ladies of Estate to assemble their armies and take the field to win glory, honor and treasure. Wolfscairn also calls upon all those who love to play. This year we also are hosting Mists Games! A day of medieval fun and games.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-04-29 10:42
When its last practioner died in 1958, the art of pole lathe bowl turning died with him, but now former forester Robin Wood has taken up the foot-powered lathe to revive the craft. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-04-29 10:38
The Barony of Thor's Mountain presents: Spring Crown List April 30 - May 2, 2010
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Thu, 2010-04-29 07:01
The nations of Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia and Montenegro are working together to document monumental medieval tombstones known as "Stecci".
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2010-04-28 19:10
A team of scholars at Germany’s Berlin-Brandenberg Academy of Sciences is about to complete the first phase of the Corpus Coranicum, a 20 year project to create "a central repository of imagery, information, and analysis about the Muslim holy book."
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2010-04-28 16:36
Years of exposure to weather and thick-growing ivy nearly brought about an end to Suffolk, England's Mettingham Castle until a grant of UK£290,565 from English Heritage saved the structure.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2010-04-28 14:17
Master Phillip the Facetious, Seneschal for the Kingdom of the East, reports that he has posted the names of the combatants and their consorts for the upcoming Spring 2010 Crown Tournament on his Senescal's Website.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2010-04-28 12:03
THLord Stefan li Rous offers updates to Stefan's Florilegium for April 2010.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2010-04-27 20:43
Rhianna has created an album of photos from the recent Coronation of Ostwald and Kaye in the Kingdom of Calontir. The photos are available on her Flickr website.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2010-04-27 17:03
A team of scientists, who have studied tree rings and medieval wooden architectural materials to determine the climate of the late Middle Ages, report that wet summers were a contributing factor to the disaster of the Black Death in the 14th century.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2010-04-27 10:08
Dona Illadore de Bedegrayne reports that artisans from the Kingdom of AEthelmearc recently offered gifts from their hands to replace regalia lost when a trailer was stolen in the Kingdom of Ansteorra and the Barony of Namron.