Archive - Jun 14, 2010

More Double Wars XXIII photos online

Lia de Thornegge reports that she has created an album of photos from Double Wars XXIII which took place recently in the Kingdom of Drachenwald. The photos are available on the Two Ravens website.

World's oldest leather shoe found

Archaeologists have found a leather show dating back 5,500 years in a cave in Armenia. The shoe is cut from one piece of cow leather and sewn together with eyelets.

Milisent Vibert becomes Laurel in the Midrealm

Mistress Llyrydwyl Merewenna reports that, at Their recent Crown Tournament, Their Majesties Radagaisus and Ceinwen of the Middle Kingdom, placed Baroness Milisent Vibert on vigil to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Laurel.

NMS to increase to US$5 effective July 1, 2010

A recent decision by the Board of Directors of the SCA, Inc. will increase the Non-Member Surcharge, the additional charge paid by adult non-SCA members at local events, to US$5. The change will take effect July 1, 2010.

Vicar invokes medieval archery practice law

The vicar of Collingbourne Ducis in Wiltshire has enforced the ancient law, never taken off the books, that allows her to summon the village to archery practice. Those complying with the call to service were rewarded with food and drink.