An elaborately carved Anglo-Saxon stone is up for auction in a move that has upset scholars of the period. Nick Evered bought his house eight years ago with the stone already in it, and decided to sell it in order to be relieved of responsibility for the ancient artifact. The Evereds' home sits on the site of the hermitage of eighth-century St.Pega, Britain's first female hermitic saint.
A November exhumation is planned to try to discover the true cause of Tycho Brahe's death. Since a 1901 analysis discovered mercury in a sample of his beard, some have believed the astronomer, "more famous in death than he ever was in life," was murdered.
David Cvet, Dale Gienow, and Matt Brundle were among the contenders at a recent tournament held by The Academy of European Medieval Martial Arts in Toronto. The Telegraph offers a photo gallery of the tourney.
Archaeologists from the University of Nottingham plan to use laser technology to survey a cave used as a dungeon under the city's Galleries of Justice. It is possible that the cave once housed Robin Hood.
Learn the stuff to help you at war! There will be classes for heavy and light combat, for camp cookery, for making camping garb, packing for war, disguising your modern things and everything else you need to know for a safe and enjoyable war experience.
The Barony of Winter’s Gate invites you to an A&S collegium weekend, June 4th through the 6th. Sir Geoffrey Scott and Countess Étaín du Pommier, OL will be visiting from central kingdom to share their knowledge and skills with us.
Archaeologists in Scotland are excited about the discovery of Roman altar stones found in a cricket pavilion in Musselburgh, East Lothian, finding them "the most significant find of their kind in the past 100 years."
Calling all Fighters, Fencers, Archers, Practitioners of Thrown Weapons,Artisans, Musicians, Dancers, Performers, Heralds, Bards, Games Players and SCA-dians in general to participate in the 10th Annual Brass Ring Thing in the Canton of Beau Fleuve.
There comes the time when an old chapter ends and a new one begins. Come bear witness therefore to the passing of the Baronial circlets as Georg of Glacier's Edge and Katarzina Porjaski complete their reign as Baron and Baroness of Selviergard and hand over the care of the Barony to Their successors. T'will be a time of remembrance, tourneys, feasting and games for all!
Please come and join the fighters of the Silver Desert in a tournament to celebrate the coming of summer and get in some good fighting before journeying to June Crown. This will be a day event, with plenty of fighting for all.
The Schola Saint George presents the 2010 Medieval Martial Arts Symposium, sponsored by the Douglas County Department of Parks and Recreation. To be held at Deer Lick Park, in Douglasville, GA, just west of downtown Atlanta.
The Barony of Storvik cordially invites you to a joint event, featuring a full weekend of martial and artistic activities. Please join us in a celebration of friendship and camaraderie as this event will include the best of both baronies' traditional events.
Warm breezes have melted the snow from our Caledonian mountaintops, and Spring has come to paint our vistas green. The time has come to emerge from our winter's refuge by the fireside, and to play once more on fields of soft grasses. It is time to air our pavilions and tents, and gather together to tell stories of great deeds around the campfire ... and to add a few more tales for years to come.
In the tradition of our forefathers of the West, the time draws near for all noble combatants to find the truth of all measure. The time has come to test one’s physical and mental prowess upon the field of noble combat and to display proof of virtue and earn renown for the love of one’s consort and devotion to their household. The proof of endurance exposes true honour and prowess through the spectacle of tournament.